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Weekly CannaBit: Total Arrests for Drug Possession

Weekly CannaBit for the week of Oct. 6, 2015: Over the past 20 years, the number of arrests for drug possession has increased 17% from 1.1 million in 1995 to 1.3 million in 2014.

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Canopy Growth Corporation Officially Acquires MedCannAccess

SMITHS FALLS, ON, Oct. 2, 2015 /CNW/ – Canopy Growth Corporation (TSXV: CGC) (the “Company”), parent company of licensed medical marijuana producers Tweed Inc. (“Tweed”), Tweed Farms Inc. (“Tweed Farms”) and Bedrocan Canada Inc. (“Bedrocan Canada”), is pleased to announce it has officially closed the previously announced acquisition of MedCannAccess (“MCA”) in an all-equity transaction.

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Cresco Labs Will Spend A Million Dollars To Let People Know About Illinois Medical Marijuana Program

CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Illinois’ largest approved grower of medical marijuana announced aggressive plans Wednesday for a multi-tiered marketing campaign designed to educate potential patients and provide them the tools needed to register for the state’s new Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis program.

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Tweed Farms Granted License for Entire 350,000 Square Foot Facility

NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, ON, Sept. 30, 2015 /CNW/ — Tweed Farms Inc. (Tweed Farms), wholly owned subsidiary of Canopy Growth Corporation (TSX.V: CGC) (Canopy Growth), has received Health Canada approval to commence cannabis cultivation in all 350,000 sq. ft. of the facility’s growing space.

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Weekly CannaBit: Marijuana Falls as Heroin Spikes

Weekly CannaBit for the week of Sept. 28, 2015: The number of patients in Vermont’s substance abuse programs being treated for marijuana has trended slightly downward from 1,419 patients in 2004 to 1,279 in 2013.

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The Green Rush: Finding Tech Business Opportunities Within The Cannabis Sector

Cannabis, marijuana, pot, weed, ganja, Mary Jane, doobage. Whatever you call it, it has taken center stage in the world of investment. It’s getting the 15 minutes of fame it rightfully deserves, and it’s getting it right now. Traditionally, whenever anyone mentioned the words “cannabis”…

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Mettrum Health Corporation Launches Line of Hemp-based Foods

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2015 /CNW/ – Mettrum Health Corp. (“Mettrum”) (TSXV:MT) (TSXV:MT.WT) has launched Mettrum Originals™, a line of hemp-based foods created with a focus on nutrition, great taste and convenience, giving Canadians an easy way to integrate hemp and its health benefits into their diets.

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Illinois Medical Cannabis Dispensary Salveo Health & Wellness Ready to Open

CANTON, Ill., Sept. 23, 2015 — Salveo Health & Wellness is a medical cannabis dispensary in Illinois District 14, and is the first dispensary in central Illinois to be registered by the state.

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Weekly CannaBit: Nevada Medical Marijuana Dispensary Application Approvals

Weekly CannaBit for the week of Sept. 22, 2015: Nevada medical marijuana dispensary application approvals by county.

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Tweed Marijuana Inc. Renamed Canopy Growth Corporation

SMITHS FALLS, ON, Sept. 21, 2015 /CNW/ — At its recent Annual General Meeting, Tweed Marijuana Inc. shareholders voted in favour of changing the company’s trading and corporate name to Canopy Growth Corporation (“CGC” or the “Company”).

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