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Boulder’s cannabis data leader BDS Analytics scoops $3.5 million investment

Boulder’s cannabis data leader BDS Analytics scoops $3.5 million investment

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 3, 2018

One of the cannabis industry’s leaders in data repository has managed to bag a rather sizeable investment of $3.5 million. The Boulder-based company is BDS Analytics. With an investment of this magnitude, BDS can transform its dreams of expanding on a national and international scale into a reality. The funds will be ...

South America’s cannabis market is attracting investors

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 1, 2018

Countries like Australia, Canada, Germany, and Israel have been dominating headlines as major game players in the cannabis industry as of late, but South America’s emerging market is beginning to capture the attention of investors. In fact, South America is being touted as one of the most intere...

Cannabis gone global: first ever medical cannabis shipment sent to Canada from Africa

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 30, 2018

A milestone move in medical cannabis has been made by a company in Africa’s southern region. On March 26, an 850-gram shipment of medical cannabis was released from the mountainous country of Lesotho to Vancouver, British Columbia. Anandia Labs, a leading cannabis biotech company, is currently anticipating the arr...

Cannabis-infused beer goes on sale at UK brewery

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 23, 2018

The demand for cannabis-infused beverages is on the incline, with the United Kingdom being the latest place on the map to start selling cannabis oil-infused beer. It is the first beer of its kind in the UK. Adding to its allure is the product's name, “Buffalo Soldier," which was inspired by reefer-...

Health insurer announces groundbreaking medical cannabis coverage plan

Health insurer announces groundbreaking medical cannabis coverage plan

February 16, 2018

Medical cannabis patients in Canada will soon have the opportunity to have their medicine covered under a health insurance plan, thanks to Sun Life Assurance Co. The option will be available through the Toronto-based firm, who insures one in six Canadians, starting March 1. In the company's press...

Canada cannabis businesses looking to expand in South America

Canada cannabis businesses looking to expand in South America

Annureet Kaur

February 7, 2018

Canada is home to the biggest cannabis company, however, now Canada is looking to invest in South American countries where cannabis laws are becoming fairly liberal, in hopes to be the leader of the global cannabis industry. While Canada's biggest, and now the world's biggest cannabis company, Aurora C...

Ontario proposes tourism-boosting idea that will allow hotel room cannabis consumption

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News/Editorial Writer

February 7, 2018

In September of last year, Canadian cannabis connoisseurs were left feeling disheartened when consumption of the green plant was prohibited outside of private residences. However, it seems that the Ontario government have given cannabis tourism a second thought, following the announcement of a pro...

Canadian cannabis cultivator strikes deal with Denmark tomato producer

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Bethan Jenkins

January 15, 2018

Aurora Cannabis Inc. (TSX:ACB) could be on the verge of striking gold in the near future, as the Canadian cannabis cultivator prepares to join forces with Danish pepper and tomato-production company, Alfred Pedersen & Son (TSX:WEED). The aim of the partnership is to cultivate the cannabis plant for...

Australia hopes to be world leader of medical cannabis trade

Australia hopes to be world leader of medical cannabis trade

Annureet Kaur

January 9, 2018

The new year has been a very positive for cannabis for multiple reasons. Australia just became the fourth country to allow the export of medical cannabis. The Australian federal government wants to join the extremely-lucrative medical cannabis industry and hopes to lead all the other nations as a...

Investing in cannabis in 2018

Investing in cannabis in 2018

January 8, 2018

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor With legal sales starting in California and states setting records for sales outside California, it’s a pretty good time to be investing in the cannabis industry. That is, unless Attorney General Jeff Sessions starts messing things up, but that story is...

This liquor distributor will start selling social cannabis at its stores in July

This liquor distributor will start selling social cannabis at its stores in July

Sara Tiradossi

December 12, 2017

Nova Scotia, a province on Canada’s eastern shore, announced on Thursday the Nova Scotia Liquor Corp., its alcohol distributor, would sell cannabis in its stores and on its website once social legalization takes off in July 2018. "The NSLC has the experience and expertise to distribute and sell...

Canadians will be able to buy cannabis from public and private stores, and online

Canadians will be able to buy cannabis from public and private stores, and online

Sara Tiradossi

December 12, 2017

With social legalization around the corner, Canada’s federal government will allow provinces to roll out their own regulations regarding user age, the location and licensing of retail stores, home grows, and many other details. In Manitoba, the Progressive Conservative government announced anyone...

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