Turning to Marijuana for a Runners’ High and More

The ultramarathoner Avery Collins, among the fastest in the world, is not shy about appearing in photographs holding a bong. The first time he tried running after using marijuana, he said, he realized “it allowed me to be very present and not to worry as much about overall times and what’s […]

True Leaf Appoints Chief Marketing Officer and Government Relations Advisors

PRESS RELEASE True Leaf strengthens its team to build a global plant-based healthcare brand and secure government approvals VERNON, BC – April 17, 2018 – True Leaf Medicine International Ltd. (“True Leaf”) (CSE: MJ) (FSE: TLA) (OTCQB: TRLFF), the quality of life cannabis company for people and their pets, announced today […]

Canna Advisors Expands Comprehensive Business Services with Two Key Hires

PRESS RELEASE Corser-Jensen and Wilson Add Extensive Strategic and Operations Expertise to Canna Advisors’ Client Services BOULDER, CO. – Apr. 16, 2018 – Industry-leading cannabis business consulting firm Canna Advisors today announced it is expanding its already robust business service offerings with two new key hires — Sue Corser-Jensen as […]

High Park Announces Agreement to Supply Yukon Liquor Corporation

PRESS RELEASE Tilray Canada Ltd. (“Tilray”) announced today that the company has signed an agreement with the Yukon Liquor Corporation (YLC) to supply the territory with a diverse array of cannabis products in anticipation of legalization later this year. Tilray will fulfill the agreement through its affiliate High Park Company […]

ZipRecruiter CEO Says Cannabis Is Fastest Growing Job Category

The head of a leading firm that connects businesses with job seekers says that employment in the legal marijuana industry is growing faster than any other field. “You know what the fastest-growing job category in the United States is?” ZipRecruiter.com co-founder and CEO Ian Siegel asked. “Marijuana.” And he should know. His company calls itself […]

Tilray Launches High Park Company to Produce and Distribute Adult-Use Cannabis in Canada

PRESS RELEASE In anticipation of the historic legalization of adult-use cannabis in Canada, I am pleased to share that today Tilray, Inc. (“Tilray”) announced the creation of wholly-owned subsidiary High Park Company (“High Park”) to produce and distribute a broad-based portfolio of cannabis brands and products. As a part of this announcement, we […]

CANTetra announces plans to build processing facility in Bodie, WA to transform Chinese imported CBD

PRESS RELEASE  Vancouver, BC, April 1, 2018 (CBE Newswire) Canadian based CANTetra (CCE:CANT) has announced plans to build their multi-million dollar tricyclic processing facility in Bodie, Washington south of their corporate headquarters in Penticton B.C. The move was timed to take advantage of a recently passed law in Washington State (HB2334) […]

Blue Moon Brewer Is Launching Cannabis Infused Drinks

DENVER — The inventor of Blue Moon beer is launching three marijuana-infused drinks that promise intoxication without the alcoholic headache. The drinks, served chilled and initially only available in Colorado this fall, will contain no alcohol but will instead be infused with special marijuana formulas designed to mimic the effects of […]

Green Thumb Industries (GTI) Named a Finalist for Crain’s Chicago Business Best Places to Work List

PRESS RELEASE Company Expects to Double Workforce in 2018 By Adding 250 Jobs Chicago (March 26, 2018) – Green Thumb Industries (GTI), a national cannabis cultivator and dispensary operator dedicated to providing dignified access to safe and effective cannabis, has been named a finalist for the Crain’s Chicago Business Best […]

Marijuana Is the New Gold for Mining Companies Going to Pot

Turns out, it may be easier to strike gold by growing green. Just ask Jay Wilgar, a former wind power developer who started a medical marijuana company with friend Travis Kanellos after hatching the idea while lifting weights at a gym. When they began looking at ways to take their […]