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Thu
06
Dec

Researchers say they've made a major breakthrough in producing rare cannabinoid responsible for medical benefits

While much of the attention on cannabinoids is devoted to THC and CBD, a group of researchers say they've made a major breakthrough on a compound that may be more effective at producing marijuana's medical benefits, writes Joseph Misulonas. 

Wed
05
Dec

Strainprint Technologies partners with Israeli research leaders to study cannabis as a treatment for endometriosis

Cannabis’ ability to treat numerous illnesses and conditions is becoming more apparent by the day in the wake of legalization and this is especially true for a number of conditions specifically affecting women's health.

More and more women are opting to use cannabis to treat symptoms associated with premenstrual syndrome and menopause, but it’s also having very positive outcomes in treating other conditions that affect women in particular.  As such, Strainprint Technologies Ltd. announced last month that it has partnered with Israel-based research groups, Lumir Lab and Gynica to conduct clinical studies on how cannabis can be used to treat endometriosis. The study will be the first of its kind and will be carried out simultaneously in both Canada and Israel.

Wed
05
Dec

50 Best companies to work for in cannabis

The cannabis industry is in a phase of unprecedented growth. A report from Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics noted the industry employed an estimated 200,000 people in 2017 and is expected to create another 400,000 jobs nationwide by 2021.

In October 2018, mainstream job-hunting platforms Glassdoor and LinkedIn, combined, listed more than 7,000 open positions for cannabis workers, ranging from dispensary staff to C-suite executives. Where once a handshake and cash under the table were perfectly acceptable—and employment contracts unheard of—now exists a full-blown corporate landscape and the labor pool to match.

Wed
05
Dec

Chile’s cannabis market full of opportunity, tying up deals with foreign firms

A Chilean cannabis firm said the country’s burgeoning marijuana industry is full of opportunity and optimism after tying up a deal with a Canadian technology developer.

Grassroots SpA treats more than 3,000 patients across Chile and it will now ramp up its operations after becoming the exclusive distributor of technologies from Global Cannabis Applications Corp. (CSE: APP). Grassroots aims to bring doctors and patients together via cutting-edge technology.

Wed
05
Dec

Getting in on the ground floor of cannabis investment

Friends often tell me they want to invest in the cannabis industry but feel it’s too late or they want to participate but they don’t think they have the means. Instead of giving financial advice, I tend to just put things into perspective and tell a true story about a small tech startup and the power of private equity:

Tue
04
Dec

Toronto's Rotman School of Management Chooses Strainprint™ Technologies for its 2018 Capstone Course Study

MBA Students to Study Strainprint's Data and Identify U.S. Market Strategy

TORONTO, Dec. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Strainprint™ Technologies Ltd, the leader in cannabis data and analytics is pleased to announce that the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management has chosen Strainprint as one of the subjects of its 2018 Capstone case study. The Rotman Capstone Case study is a requirement for all full-time graduate MBA students. It is a case-based problem solving course where students work in teams to address real problems that real companies are currently facing.

Tue
04
Dec

Your guide to this year's Emerald Cup

It’s that magical time of year when The Emerald Cup is upon us again, with attendance predicted to be even higher than last year’s 20,000. On Saturday and Sunday, December 15–16, the Sonoma County Fairgrounds will be rife with musicians, speakers, and vendors (oh, my!) packing out the weekend with food, libations, cannabis, and the competition everyone talks about all year: the judging of arguably the country’s best outdoor cannabis, writes Adrienne Airhart. Some new additions will have you checking your event schedule to make sure you don’t miss out.

Mon
03
Dec

5 Canadian cannabis earnings reports to watch

Earnings season has been heating up for the cannabis sector and we have been keeping up with these reports on a company-by-company basis. Although these company quarterly reports have showed strong growth when compared to the prior quarter as well as the same quarter last year, price movements have been volatile and to the downside.

Today, we have highlighted 5 company earnings reports from last week and will monitor how other cannabis companies perform this earnings season.

5 Company Earnings Reports to Highlight:

Thu
29
Nov

4 Canadian marijuana stocks set to get the biggest marketing bang for its buck

The Canadian marijuana stocks we’ve discovered spent heavily on marketing last quarter and were top performers in terms of balancing advertising spend and total revenue

Wed
28
Nov

Aurora Cannabis completes Australis distribution to non-resident shareholders

Aurora Cannabis Inc. ("Aurora" or the "Company") (NYSE: ACB) (TSX: ACB) (Frankfurt: 21P; WKN: A1C4WM) announced today that the company, through a selling broker, has completed the sale in the open market of the Australis Capital Inc. ("Australis") units on behalf of non-resident shareholders. Payment of the net cash proceeds from the sales of Australis units to the non-resident shareholders of record as of August 24, 2018 was completed by the custodian on November 27, 2018. In total, 11,222,349 units of Australis were sold in the public markets.

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