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Multistate marijuana testing firm expanding into Oregon

Steep Hill, one of the largest U.S. cannabis testing labs, is expanding into Oregon – a move that will give the company a presence in eight states. The California-based company has licensed its brand and testing technology to a local Oregon partner, Dr. Carl Balog, an anesthesiologist who already owns a medical toxicology lab, according […]

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Aurora to raise additional CA$100M for domestic, global growth

Aurora Cannabis has arranged a private placement of its securities to raise another 100 million Canadian dollars ($80 million), giving the Alberta producer a cash cushion totaling more than CA$340 million. The deal comes just two days after Aurora offered to acquire rival producer CanniMed Therapeutics for CA$544 million ($425 million) in stock. It’s unclear […]

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Oregon cannabis firm is shuttered for interstate transport

Oregon’s cannabis regulator has suspended the license of an extraction company after its owner was caught with a van full of marijuana products in Nebraska. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission worked in conjunction with law enforcement to investigate and shutter Portland-based Rich Extracts for transporting cannabis across state lines. The Oregonian reported the commission revoked […]

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Kentucky task force will study medical marijuana legalization

Kentucky activists – including at least two elected officials – are part of a task force charged with studying  legalization of medical marijuana. The group – formed and led by Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes – will be empowered to propose the implementation and regulation of medical cannabis, according to TV station WSAZ. Here’s what […]

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Week in Review: CA marijuana rules, Maryland’s MMJ launch & Sessions + cannabis

By John Schroyer, Bart Schaneman and Kristen Nichols California reveals the licensing rules for its marijuana industry, Maryland’s medical cannabis appears ready to launch, and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions indicates the DOJ has no plans to suppress the marijuana industry. Here’s a closer look at some notable developments in the marijuana industry over the past […]

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3 medical marijuana titans team on ‘epic’ partnership to serve global market

A groundbreaking marijuana joint venture has been created. Three leading international cannabis businesses are pooling their intellectual property and technology to create products for the global marijuana market, starting with Canada. Under the joint venture, Ontario’s Canopy Growth will give ownership stakes in one of its wholly owned licensed medical marijuana producers to Amsterdam’s Green House […]

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OMBC ( Oregon Marijuana Business Conference) Interview OLCC Chief Steve Marks

“Our markets might not be the biggest, but they’re certainly among the best and they’ve cultivated a worldwide reputation that’s been a significant driver in the state’s economy. Now that we have proven our mettle and created support for the industry, we need to nurture this market by investing in our business service to improve compliance and enforcement against illegal operations.”