Category: Medical Marijuana

LATEST LEGAL CANNABIS REPORT: U.S. Adult Use Marijuana Sales Up 232%

OAKLAND, Calif., March 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ArcView Market Research, the leading publisher of cannabis market research and information in partnership with New Frontier, the cannabis Big Data and analytics authority, today released the full 300+ page version of the 4th edition of the State of Legal Marijuana Markets, which shows that the legal cannabis industry is one of the fastest growing industries in America with a compound annual growth rate of 31%. The official 2015 ArcView market estimate has been increased to $5.7 billion, up from $4.6 billion in 2014. This was fueled primarily by explosive growth in

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News $PNPL – #PineappleExpress “Pineapple Park” Cannabis Cultivation Complex Featured in a Cover Story Published by The Sacramento Bee

LOS ANGELES (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PINEAPPLE EXPRESS, INC. (OTCPink:PNPL) (the “Company”), a publicly traded company that offers cannabis industry consulting, technology, investments, turn-key property rentals, and branding concepts to businesses in the legal cannabis industry, announced today that the Company was prominently featured in a cover story about its new cultivation complex published by The Sacramento Bee, the fifth largest newspaper in California, and the 27th largest paper in the U.S. The Company announced a robust plan for “Pineapple Park”, its new cannabis cultivation complex, and has expanded the facility with additional structures and acreage.  The complex is expected to

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Pineapple Express’s “Pineapple Park” Cannabis Cultivation Complex Featured in a Cover Story Published by The Sacramento Bee

LOS ANGELES (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PINEAPPLE EXPRESS, INC. (OTCPink:PNPL) (the “Company”), a publicly traded company that offers cannabis industry consulting, technology, investments, turn-key property rentals, and branding concepts to businesses in the legal cannabis industry, announced today that the Company was prominently featured in a cover story about its new cultivation complex published by The Sacramento Bee, the fifth largest newspaper in California, and the 27th largest paper in the U.S. The Company announced a robust plan for “Pineapple Park”, its new cannabis cultivation complex, and has expanded the facility with additional structures and acreage.  The complex is expected to

Marijuana Company Bang Holdings Corp Stock Is Now Trading

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bang Holdings Corp. (OTCBB:BXNG), a marijuana focused holdings company, is pleased to announce that its shares of common stock have been approved to trade by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and became DTC eligible on March 3, 2016 under the ticker symbol “BXNG.” “I’m incredibly proud of our team,” stated Bang Holdings CEO Steve Berke.  “In the past 20 months, we have completed our entry into capital markets and built two businesses that are poised to disrupt two separate, but synergistic, multi-billion dollar industries.” Bang Holdings Corp wholly owns two

Rocky Mountain High Brands, Inc. (RMHB) Returns 31 Million Shares to Corporate Treasury

DALLAS, March 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Rocky Mountain High Brands, Inc. (OTC PINK:RMHB) announced today that 31 million shares of stock and warrants have been returned to the corporate treasury in an agreement with former CEO Tom Shuman and former employee Jason Robillard which allows them to manufacture CBD in their own company. Rocky Mountain High Brands will produce CBD infused beverages and other related products in a joint venture with an established CBD producer.  The Company is currently in active negotiations with several parties to produce Rocky Mountain High Brands CBD infused products this year.        Rocky Mountain

New Report Looks at Evolving International Cannabis Markets in 9 Countries

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — New Frontier, the leading Big Data provider in the cannabis industry, explores the international outlook for legal cannabis in the 2016 Global Legal Cannabis Markets: A Worldwide View. In the first ever report on the current and future outlook for legal cannabis across the world, New Frontier looks at the current approaches to marijuana regulation in key markets as well as factors that may impact the evolution of those markets in the coming years. “Many governments are in the midst of internal debates on how best to proceed with marijuana regulations. As support

Medical Marijuana, Inc. Portfolio Investment Company, Kannalife Sciences, Inc. Notified of DEA Clearance for Import of High-Purity, Pharmaceutical-Grade Cannabidiol (CBD)

SAN DIEGO, March 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC Pink:MJNA) is pleased to announce that the Company’s portfolio investment company, Kannalife Sciences, Inc. (“Kannalife”), was recently informed that it has received the necessary 2016 quota allotment from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”) to import high-purity, pharmaceutical-grade cannabidiol into the U.S. Kannalife, a Phyto-Medical Company, also announced new details and progress on its feasibility study being performed by Catalent Pharma Solutions (“Catalent”). The focus of the feasibility study with Catalent is to develop a drug product formulation with suitable solubility and stability for Investigational New Drug application

ArcView Hires Top Talent & Launches Winner's Fund

$50,000 to go to top rated companies at its pitch events Companies to receive more help before pitching OAKLAND, Calif., March 1, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, The ArcView Group announced the launch of a Winner’s Fund that will deploy $50,000 into a top-rated company at each of its upcoming pitch events and the hiring of a Chief Mentor who will spend hours helping each company prepare to pitch ArcView’s 500+ high net worth investor members. The Winner’s Fund is being funded by ArcView and some of its investor members and will be managed by ArcView’s partner NeWay Capital. In

Medical Marijuana, Inc. Portfolio Investment Company, Kannalife Sciences, Inc.’s New Cannabis-Derived Compound KLS-13019 Covered by Reuters, Kannalife Explores IPO This Year

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC Pink:MJNA) is pleased to announce that the Company’s portfolio investment company, Kannalife Sciences, Inc. (“Kannalife”), has made global news headlines from a Reuters article covering Kannalife’s new cannabidiol (CBD)-like molecule KLS-13019. The Reuters article also discussed Kannalife’s plans to fund its continued research and move toward clinical trials on a treatment for hepatic encephalopathy (HE). The full article can be read online at: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-kannalife-ipo-idUSKCN0VY2N0. “Kannalife is seeing an enormous opportunity with the development of KLS-13019. We believe that a successful clinical trial for Grade 3 hepatic encephalopathy (HE)

Medical Marijuana, Inc.’s HempMeds® México Offers Details for Importation of RSHO-X When Purchased in the U.S.

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mexico’s Health Department, COFEPRIS, issued several import permits allowing an individual access to the product called Real Scientific Hemp Oil-X™ (RSHO-X™). Medical Marijuana, Inc.’s (OTC Pink:MJNA) HempMeds® Mexico is the sales, marketing and distribution company supplying the cannabidiol (CBD) hemp oil product featured in the press release issued by the government agency. HempMeds would like to inform consumers able to come to the United States, that they can pick up the product at HempMeds® in California. Each can legally bring it back across the border to their home whether on foot, on

Dixie Brands Inc. Raises the Stakes in Nevada with the Announcement of Expansion into its Fifth State via Joint Venture with Silver State Wellness, LLC.

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dixie Elixirs & Edibles, a Dixie Brands, Inc. company and creator of the world-famous Dixie Elixir, has formed a joint venture agreement with Nevada’s Silver State Wellness, LLC. Today’s announcement marks Dixie’s fifth market expansion in the last nine months, with plans to bring a line of eight different edible, vapable and topical cannabis products to the Nevada medical marijuana market by late May, 2016. “Dixie’s expansion into Nevada marks our fifth state and a definitive moment in our National expansion,” said Tripp Keber, CEO of Dixie Brands, Inc. “The market opportunities

US Marijuana Production Energy Costs Exceed $6 Billion

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — New Frontier, the leading Big Data provider in the cannabis industry, analyzes the high energy costs associated with cultivating marijuana in its latest report, Illuminating Cannabis: The Future of Energy in the Cannabis Industry. Marijuana is the most energy intensive agricultural crop produced in the U.S. Its production consumes one percent of the country’s electrical output at a cost of $6 billion annually, using the energy equivalent of 1.7 million homes. “Both operators and legislators will need to be very mindful of the high energy demands of the legal cannabis industry. Companies that

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News $AXIM – #AXIMBiotech Leads Cannabis Industry in Cannabinoid Research, Development and Intellectual Property; Tackles 15 Debilitating Conditions With No Known Cure

NEW YORK, Feb. 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dr. George E. Anastassov, MD, DDS, MBA and Chief Executive Officer of AXIM® Biotechnologies, Inc. (OTC:AXIM) shares the hemp innovator’s vision and actions that position the Company as a cannabis industry leader in cannabinoid (i.e. THC, CBD, CBG, CBN, etc.) research and development, as explained in a recent interview by TheStockRadio.com. In the interview, Dr. Anastassov shares AXIM® Biotech’s focus upon unique proprietary delivery mechanisms for the introduction of cannabinoids and finding solutions for conditions for which there is currently no effective treatment.  These indications currently include: MS, spasticity, pain, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s

Medical Marijuana, Inc.'s RSHO-X Garners FOX 5, Other Global News Coverage After News of Historic Import Permits for Mexican Families

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As reported by multiple Mexico and U.S.-based news agencies, the country of Mexico is embracing the ability of its residents to access, import and use cannabidiol (CBD) hemp oil in the form of Real Scientific Hemp Oil-X™ (RSHO-X™). “We are extremely pleased to share the latest news reports about CBD hemp oil — specifically RSHO-X™ — with our shareholders, the public and those who are interested in learning about the historic law changes that are leading to whole nations accessing this incredible plant,” states Dr. Stuart W. Titus, Chief Executive Officer of

News $MJNA – #MedicalMarijuana Inc. Featured by Reuters: Mexico Government Grants Import of RSHO-X, Market Estimated $1-2 Billion for CBD Hemp Oil Over 10 Years

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Medical Marijuana, Inc.’s (OTC Pink:MJNA) is proud to inform shareholders and the public that Reuters wire news agency featured the Company in the article California-based Medical Marijuana Eyes Mexico as Next Big Market.  In an historic move, the government of Mexico issued two of the country’s first permits to import a cannabidiol product, RSHO-X, from the U.S. headquartered industrial hemp company. “With Mexico’s government’s decision to approve import permits, we are extremely proud of our capability to provide our cannabidiol (CBD) hemp oil, RSHO-X, to the more than 120 million residents of

News $MJNA – #MedicalMarijuana Inc.’s RSHO-X: Government of Mexico Approves Historic First Import Permits for Cannabidiol (CBD) Oil – Permits Now Available Via COFEPRIS

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Medical Marijuana, Inc.’s (OTC Pink:MJNA) is proud to inform shareholders and the public that today the Health Department of Mexico, COFEPRIS, issued the country’s first-ever government permits to import cannabidiol (CBD) hemp oil.  One of the permits is granted to 11 Year-Old Alina Maldonado Montes de Oca whose father, Abelardo Maldonado Constantino, drove eight hours – one way – by bus to pick up the historic document.  These are the first import permits in Mexico’s history allowing importation of non-psychoactive cannabis oil / cannabidiol (CBD) hemp oil.  The brand of CBD hemp

News $MJNA – #MedicalMarijuana Inc.’s RSHO-X: Government of Mexico Approves Historic First Import Permits for Cannabidiol (CBD) Oil – Permits Now Available Via COFEPRIS

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Medical Marijuana, Inc.’s (OTC Pink:MJNA) is proud to inform shareholders and the public that today the Health Department of Mexico, COFEPRIS, issued the country’s first-ever government permits to import cannabidiol (CBD) hemp oil.  One of the permits is granted to 11 Year-Old Alina Maldonado Montes de Oca whose father, Abelardo Maldonado Constantino, drove eight hours – one way – by bus to pick up the historic document.  These are the first import permits in Mexico’s history allowing importation of non-psychoactive cannabis oil / cannabidiol (CBD) hemp oil.  The brand of CBD hemp

News $PNPL #PineappleExpress Elaborates on Desert Hot Springs (DHS) Project Expansion on the Heels of New Legislation

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — PINEAPPLE EXPRESS, INC. (OTC Pink:PNPL) (the “Company”), a publicly-traded company that offers cannabis industry consulting, technology, investments, turn-key property rentals, and branding concepts to businesses in the legal cannabis industry, commented on external factors that may directly benefit its Desert Hot Springs, CA 8.82 acre cultivation compound project.    According to various news reports more than 160 California cities and counties have proposed or already enacted bans within their city or county limits on commercial and/or personal cultivation of medical cannabis. They were responding to state laws approved late last year, collectively

NEW REPORT: U.S. Adult Use Marijuana Sales Up 184%

ArcView’s 2015 Official Market Estimate is $5.4 Billion with a 30% compound annual growth rate between 2014-2020 New Frontier & ArcView collaborate on most comprehensive report ever SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 1, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — At the ArcView Investor Network’s quarterly gathering of high net worth cannabis investors, ArcView Market Research, the leading publisher of cannabis market projections and information in partnership with New Frontier, the cannabis Big Data and analytics authority, released the executive summary of the 4th edition of the State of Legal Marijuana Markets, which shows that the legal cannabis industry is one of the fastest growing

NEW REPORT: U.S. Adult Use Marijuana Sales Up 184%

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 1, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — New Frontier, the cannabis Big Data and analytics authority in partnership with ArcView Market Research, the leading publisher of cannabis market projections and information, has released the executive summary of the 4th edition of the State of Legal Marijuana Markets, which shows that the legal cannabis industry is one of the fastest growing industries in America with a compound annual growth rate of 30%. The official 2015 ArcView market estimate is $5.4 billion, up from the new estimate from 2014 of $4.6 billion. This was fueled primarily by explosive growth in adult