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Tue
27
Nov

Battelle and Canopy Growth announce strategic collaboration to advance cannabis research

Battelle, the world’s largest nonprofit research and development organization, and Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX:WEED, NYSE:CGC), the world’s largest diversified cannabis company, today announced the completion of multiple fully legal cannabis imports from Canada to the United States. Battelle and Canopy Growth will work together to advance knowledge surrounding cannabis in support of medical research and novel product development.

This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20181127005194/en/

Tue
27
Nov

Cannabis testing lab, Sonoma Lab Works, hires former Tesla exec as president

Cannabis testing company Sonoma Lab Works announced recently that former Tesla executive Daniel Witt has been hired as company president and chief operating officer. The Santa Rosa, California cannabis analysis firm also announced the formation of its board of directors in a press release earlier this month.

Sonoma Lab Works CEO Darius Anderson said that Witt’s experience makes him an ideal candidate for the position.

Mon
26
Nov

8 Things Investors Should Know Before Investing In Cannabis

Diligence is a critical component of any business deal, and cannabis-related deals are no exception. For years, however, diligence in this area has been limited at best and nonexistent at worst. Times are changing though, and as the cannabis industry continues to rapidly evolve and mature, so too does the diligence process for cannabis deals.

Mon
26
Nov

Tech companies and pot producers becoming fast friends

Recreational pot has been legal in Canada for just over a month but the pressure on Cannabis producers to improve their yields and profits is already growing.

And one factor that will influence their fate is the technology that keeps their plants healthy and improves harvests.

"Nobody can manage a million square feet by themselves the old way, which is to look, see, smell," says Michael Kadonoff, the founder and CEO of the cannabis technology firm Braingrid. 

"You need bionic eyes. You need more nerve endings."

Cannabis is one of the best examples of where Canada's actually leading the world. - Michael Kadonoff , CEO Braingrid

Mon
26
Nov

Canopy Growth completes ebbu asset acquisition

Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX: WEED) (NYSE: CGC) has closed the previously announced acquisition of the assets of ebbu, Inc., a leader in hemp research and innovation.

Intellectual Property ("IP") and R&D advancements achieved by ebbu's team apply directly to Canopy Growth's hemp and THC-rich cannabis genetic breeding program and its cannabis-infused beverage capabilities. In addition, ebbu's IP portfolio will contribute to the clinical formulations program executed by Canopy Health Innovations, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company.

Thu
22
Nov

Canadian university hires first Cannabis Health Research Chair

The University of New Brunswick in Canada has announced the hiring of its first research chair to focus exclusively on the health benefits of cannabis. Yang Qu will serve as the cannabis health research chair and assistant professor at the university, according to media reports. The new position is being funded by pharmaceutical company Tetra Bio Pharma of Toronto and the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation.

Wed
21
Nov

Inside Aurora Cannabis: The world’s biggest grow

Welcome to Aurora Cannabis, a Canadian company that’s redefining what constitutes an efficient, high-capacity cannabis-production facility. Take a tour of its massive cultivation locations, including a gargantuan 800,000-square-foot greenhouse, and learn how this licensed producer continues to expand internationally.

Tue
20
Nov

Radient Technologies Inc. receives Confirmation of Readiness Letter from Health Canada

Radient Technologies Inc. (TSX Venture: RTI) is pleased to announce that it has received its Confirmation of Readiness (“COR”) Letter from Health Canada in regard to its application for an initial Standard Processor’s License (the “License”) pursuant to the new Cannabis Act regulations. This COR Letter pertains to the Company’s recently expanded Manufacturing Facility located at 4035 101 St NW in Edmonton, Alberta. Receipt of the COR Letter demonstrates that Radient has met Health Canada’s license application requirements, and is at the Confirmation of Readiness stage.

Tue
20
Nov

Inside the commercial cannabis lab at Niagara College

Canada's only Commercial Cannabis Production Graduate Certificate Program is right across the border in Niagara-on-the-Lake at Niagara College.

Its lab is surrounded by an eight-foot barbed wire fence, and you have to go through three locked doors to get in if you have access. 2 On Your Side's Kelly Dudzik got an inside look at what's in the lab, and how students are being trained to become part of a growing industry.

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Mon
19
Nov

The best cannabis tech shown off at MJBizCon

As the cannabis industry becomes more and more legitimate in many people's eyes, that also means there's more and more innovation occurring, writes Joseph Misulonas. And at one conference, the cannabis industry was able to get a glimpse into its future.

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