Aurora Signs Deal With Shopify for Online Marijuana Retail

Aurora Cannabis Inc. (ACB.TO) has signed a deal with Shopify (NYSE: SHOP) (TSX: SHOP) to build an online platform for its online marijuana retail. The e-commerce company Shopify will create the platform for both...
Aurora, MedReleaf Approve $3.2B Deal, Biggest in Canada

Aurora, MedReleaf Approve $3.2B Deal, Biggest in Canada

MedReleaf (LEAF.TO) has approved a $3.2 billion takeover from Aurora Cannabis Inc. (ACB.TO), making it the biggest deal in Canada so far. More than 96 percent of MedReleaf’s shareholders voted to accept the acquisition...
Canadian Marijuana Company Tilray Has First US Marijuana IPO

Canadian Marijuana Company Tilray Has First US Marijuana IPO

SEATTLE — Another big first for the marijuana industry is in the books: A major Canadian grower, processor and distributor has completed an initial public stock offering in the United States, raising $153 million,...
marijuana banking

Fear shrouds official marijuana banking in New York

Marijuana banking is now official in New York, but fear continues. The Department of Financial Services in New York has issued new policies, allowing marijuana banking in the Big Apple. Throughout the US, states, where marijuana is...
ABcann cannabis facility in Napanee in midst of $30 million expansion

ABcann cannabis facility in Napanee in midst of $30 million expansion

ABcann, a medicinal cannabis company, began its business in Napanee four years ago. Now that legalization is in sight, the company has set its own sights on the recreational use market. To meet the demands of commercial use,...
Cannabis company Aphria expands to south with acquisition

Cannabis company Aphria expands to south with acquisition

LEAMINGTON, Ont. — Aphria Inc. says it's preparing to expand its cannabis business into South America and Jamaica by acquiring a subsidiary of Scythian Biosciences Inc. for an undisclosed price. The Ontario-based company says it will...
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Cannabis farm in Uganda is in the works for Israel’s Together Pharma

Israel’s Together Pharma Ltd. is setting up a cannabis farm in Uganda, the Times of Israel reported.  Together has already placed an order for cannabis seeds from a Dutch supplier for the cannabis farm in...
NFL And Cannabis

NFL And Cannabis: Who Has The Bigger Game?

The cannabis industry will be bigger than NFL, says pot business Icon Michael Straumietis. Straumietis, also known as “BigMike,” is the CEO of the BC-based Advanced Nutrients, a giant marijuana fertilizer and supplement company operating...
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High costs discourage medical marijuana coverage in Canada despite legalization

High costs are discouraging insurance companies to give medical marijuana coverage despite the legalization of the green herb for medicinal purposes in Canada since 2001, Reuters reported. High costs to reimburse or give coverage...
Marijuana-infused beverages

Marijuana-infused beverages with no calories are in the making: Canopy CEO

Marijuana-infused beverages that are free of calories are in the making, says Canopy's CEO. With Canada’s recreational cannabis legalization on the horizon, Canopy Growth and Constellation Brands are looking to place their stamp on the...
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