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Mon
22
Oct

Cannabis from yeast: Will synthetic cannabis help grow the industry?

Much like making craft beer, yeast enzymes can be used to create THC and CBD, the active chemicals found in marijuana Unlike other modern high growth industries, the pot business doesn’t require a doctorate in science, or even a college degree. Much of the economic hype which surrounds the industry depends on it remaining an agricultural product. But it might not always be that way.

Fri
19
Oct

Colorado: Leading seed-to-sale cannabis traceability firm BioTrackTHC to present traceability implementation case study

Patrick Vo, the President and CEO of BioTrackTHC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Helix TCS Inc. (OTCQB: HLIX), will present a traceability implementation case study at the fourth annual Denver Marijuana Management Symposium, a two-day conference that offers solutions and best practices for government regulators navigating the emerging medical and recreational cannabis industries.

Fri
19
Oct

Young Henrys and Afends announce the Hemp IPA, one of Australia's first cannabis beers

Young Henrys have unveiled their latest brew, a collaboration with Afends with a very special secret ingredient; hemp.

The Hemp IPA will be available on tap and in cans, rolled out at selected venues and retailers nationwide on October 24th.

To find out a little more about the new brew, we spoke to Oscar McMahon from Young Henrys and Daniel Schultz of Halcyon Bioscience.

Thu
18
Oct

Halo Labs signs US$2 million per month extraction agreement

Halo Labs Inc. ("Halo" or the "Company") (NEO:HALO) is pleased to announced it has entered into an agreement with Falcon International Corp. (“Falcon”) to supply a minimum of 50,000 and up to 70,000 grams per week of bulk cannabis distillate used for vaping at US$7.50 per gram totaling between approximately US$1.6 million and US$2.2 million in monthly revenue. With initial production to occur in November, the company believes it can produce and supply 70,000 grams per week in the coming months. The contract has an initial term of 6 months and extends indefinitely in rolling 6-month extensions. The Company is finalizing the build out of its California manufacturing facility this month and expects to deliver initial shipments in November. 
 

Wed
17
Oct

DMG Blockchain will build a blockchain-based platform for the cannabis industry

In a press release published earlier today, DMG Blockchain announced that it will build a blockchain based supply management platform for the Cannabis industry. Using DMG’s platform, producers, distributors, retailers, shippers, regulators, and others in the Cannabis supply chain will be able to ensure product traceability, safety, and transparency when it comes to the Cannabis business. The platform is set to deploy in Canada first, and later expand globally.

Wed
17
Oct

Canada: Technology companies play key role in new cannabis industry

Legalization of marijuana has arrived in Canada, and technology is playing a big role in this new industry, everything from artificial intelligence in production, to software for supply chain management, to e-commerce sites for distribution and apps to help track usage.

Wed
17
Oct

The cannabis industry is still seeking clarity around organic posts on Instagram

“We don’t know what our nipple is.” That wasn’t someone confused about anatomy or a director trying to push the Motion Picture Association of America into an R rating. It was Alex Pasternack, head of business development for edible cannabis products provider Binske, describing his efforts to learn why Instagram temporarily removed Binske’s account last month, without warning, before eventually reinstating it.Binske is far from alone in trying to understand what’s kosher and what’s not. Several cannabis firms have told Adweek about Instagram’s seemingly disabling accounts arbitrarily without communicating why such actions took place.

Wed
17
Oct

Pure Global acquires state-of-the-art cannabis oil extraction and high-speed robotic filling equipment

Pure Global Cannabis Inc. (TSX.V:PURE; OTC: PRCNF), through its wholly owned subsidiary PureSinse Inc. ("PureSinse"), is pleased to announce the acquisition of state-of-the-art extraction and purification equipment for the manufacturing of concentrated, purified cannabis distillates, extracts, and oils, as well as robotic packaging equipment for high speed filling of capsules, bottles, vials, vape pens, and other products.

Tue
16
Oct

Canada: Shopify confident its online tech can handle cannabis demand

If the rollout of legal recreational marijuana goes (more or less) smoothly this week, an Ottawa-based tech firm will be able to claim at least some of the credit. Canadian cannabis-fanciers are expected to log on in large numbers to buy the product online after it becomes officially legal one minute after midnight tonight. In four provinces, that online shopping experience will be shaped largely by a single company: Canadian e-commerce giant Shopify. The company was chosen to design the retail platform for online sales in Ontario, British Columbia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador.

Tue
16
Oct

Facebook will now allow verified cannabis and marijuana searches

Just a few days ahead of the legalization of adult recreational marijuana sales in Canada, Facebook ended a months-long block on cannabis and related search results for pages on its platform.

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