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Joint venture between Dixie Brands and Khiron Life Sciences targets Latin America, U.S. markets

Dixie Brands Inc. and Khiron Life Sciences Corp. have signed a binding letter of intent to establish a 50/50 joint venture to introduce a full line of cannabis-infused products to the Latin American market.

As part of the agreement, “Dixie will also manufacture and distribute Khiron’s Kuida® brand of CBD-based cosmeceuticals in the U.S., targeting the growing Hispanic population,” reports Dixie Brands, which has been formulating THC- and CBD-infused products since 2009 and is one of the cannabis industry’s leading consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies.

 

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Using a different approach to the market by focusing on the local consumer

-The bloom is off the bud as the cannabis “Green Rush” cools down

-Biome Grow’s “start-up conglomerate” benefits from mistakes made in the Canadian cannabis space

-Solid Canadian base positions Biome Grow to gain revenue from international markets

The “Green Rush” to cash in on the potential of a brand-new market has cooled, and it appears that the bloom is off the bud in the volatile cannabis space. Major cannabis companies like Canopy Growth Corporation and Aurora Cannabis Inc. have seen their stock values sharply decline. After the heady rush to recreational legalization, it appears that investors are taking a long, sober second look at pot stocks.

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LYF Food Technologies applies for processing licence and prepares to enter the cannabis edibles market

LYF Food Technologies Inc. reports it has applied for a standard processing licence from Health Canada and has made significant progress with regards to facility construction, strategic partnerships and business development.

LYF is now beginning to fully execute the long-term strategic plan of becoming an industry leader in the value-added cannabis products sector, specifically in nutraceuticals, functional foods and traditional edibles,” notes the company, which has more than 25 years of experience in large-scale food manufacturing and offers chocolate, confectionary, baked and health food edibles.

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How to start talking to your doctor about cannabis and CBD

The decades-long stigmatization of cannabis can make initiating conversations about its use awkward and difficult, particularly with your doctor. Add to that the knowledge—or even a hunch—that your doctor may be skeptical about the benefits of cannabis, raising the topic can be downright intimidating. But it doesn’t have to be.

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This football legend just made a big marijuana investment

The marijuana industry is flowering before our eyes. Having recently been considered taboo, the legal cannabis industry is no longer. The legalization of recreational weed in Canada this past October, coupled with the passage of the Farm Bill in the U.S., and roughly two-thirds of all states having passed some form of marijuana legislation since 1996, has legitimized the pot industry.

 

Cannabis investments are coming from some unlikely sources

With the cannabis industry now a valid business model, we're seeing an outpouring of investments and support from what would have previously been unlikely sources.

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3 marijuana stocks to watch in February

February is going to be a big month for the marijuana industry. With Canopy Growth Corp  (TSX:WEED)(NYSE:CGC) expected to release earnings on February 14 and Aurora Cannabis Inc set to do the same on February 11, there’s a lot of news to keep up with. But there’s more than just earnings to look out for. Between Aphria Inc’s (TSX:APHA)(NYSE:APHA) hostile takeover drama and a new round of acquisition mania, there’s enough going on in this industry to keep investors’ hands full for 28 days. The following are just three marijuana stocks worth watching in the busy weeks ahead.

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Origin House signs exclusive distribution agreement and provides strategic financing to Utopia Cannabis

The Company now has exclusivity on the complete suite of Utopia-branded products on its distribution platform.

CannaRoyalty Corp. d/b/a Origin House (CSE: OH) (OTCQX: ORHOF), a leading North American cannabis products and brands company, recently announced that the Company has agreed to provide additional strategic financing of US$750,000 to Utopia Cannabis, an award-winning California-based cannabis brand. The funds have been advanced towards the purchase of Utopia-branded manufactured products including cannabis flower, concentrate, edibles and PAX pods.

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How the CBD craze might affect your wardrobe

No longer just for hippies, hemp fashion is experiencing a major comeback—thanks in part to the booming CBD market.

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Insight Productions and lifestyle brand Civilized team up to develop cannabis-inspired programming

Insight Productions and Civilized have joined forces to develop diverse, new content for broadcast and digital platforms that champions and explores modern cannabis culture.

Effective immediately, the partnership will see Insight and Civilized develop multiple culture/lifestyle projects, including docu-series, cooking, science and business series, notes a statement issued by Civilized Worldwide, a digital media company and pioneering cannabis lifestyle brand with operations in both Canada and the U.S.

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A cannabis producer just topped Apple as the favorite stock among millennials (ACB, AAPL)

 

More people own shares of the Canadian cannabis producer Aurora Cannabis than Apple on Robinhood, a free trading app popular among millennial traders, highlighting the “green rush” into marijuana by younger investors.

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