TuesdayApr 17, 2018 9:00 am

Canadian Cannabis Sector Thriving Despite Slow Legalization Process

CBDWire Editorial Coverage: Despite legislative delays, the legalization of recreational cannabis will take place in Canada, likely by the end of summer at the latest. Companies are coming to grips with the licensing process and are ready to reach this new market. One of the leaders in the new industry is Choom Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CHOO) (OTCQB: CHOOF) (CHOOF Profile), which has gained licensing experience and developed a slick brand designed to appeal to the recreational market. Grower and seller Cronos Group, Inc. (TSX: CRON) (NASDAQ: CRON) is eyeing the international market through a cross-border deal with MedMen. Canopy Growth…

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MondayApr 16, 2018 12:59 pm

Global Hemp Group, Inc. (CSE: GHG) (FRA: GHG) (OTC: GBHPF) Looking Forward to 2018 Senate Bill Addressing Regulation of Hemp

Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is a lead sponsor of ‘The Hemp Farming Act of 2018’, which would remove hemp from scheduled list of controlled substances, making it a legal crop Global Hemp Group, Inc. (CSE: GHG) (FRANKFURT: GHG) (OTC: GBHPF) is joining other leaders in the hemp industry through its anticipation of the impending Senate bill, sponsored by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, that would remove hemp from the scheduled list of controlled substances in the U.S. and, instead, make it an agricultural commodity (http://cnw.fm/0QaGf). “It’s now time to take the final step and make this a legal crop,” Sen. McConnell said…

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MondayApr 16, 2018 12:10 pm

Marijuana Company of America, Inc. (MCOA) Takes Stand for Consumer Access to Booming Cannabis and Hemp Markets

MCOA’s hempSMART™ brand is dedicated to scientific development of hemp-derived CBD-based nutritional products North American legal cannabis market projected to reach more than $22 billion by 2021 Canada’s pending legalization of recreational cannabis for adult users in mid-2018 is expected to generate rapid market growth Results of newly published cannabis industry reports suggest that consumers are not only active buyers of legalized medical and recreational cannabis in its many forms, but are increasingly choosing their purchases more carefully. Marijuana Company of America, Inc. (OTC: MCOA) and subsidiary hempSMART™ have consistently focused on taking a stand for legalized consumer access to…

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MondayApr 16, 2018 11:18 am

Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (REFG) Enables Online Enrollment for Proprietary ‘Green’ Payment System

Strategy drives traffic to its website, as licensed dispensaries and other retailers seek access to the company’s comprehensive digital payment system Green is being offered to more than just medical marijuana retailers, available to the entire cannabis industry REFG’s integrated gateway Green system works with existing point-of-sale processing equipment Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (OTC: REFG) makes it easy for licensed merchants and dispensaries of marijuana to sign up online for its proprietary and comprehensive Green payment processing system, a full scale financial program for state-legalized cannabis markets (http://cnw.fm/Sr7Pb). Green offers its Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) compliant system to not…

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FridayApr 13, 2018 12:04 pm

Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (REFG) Exceeds Expectations with New Online Applications

Clients now have the ability to sign up for REFG’s services through the company’s Take.Green website High demand for efficient, cannabis-focused banking solutions Simplifying the process of medical cannabis purchases for customers and merchants Medical Cannabis Payment Solutions (OTC: REFG) offers one-of-a-kind comprehensive card processing operations through its Take.Green website, which serves the state-sanctioned medical marijuana industry, and now the company provides the opportunity for merchants to sign up for its services online. Previously, REFG was only working with targeted establishments, but it now offers its services to the entire state-sanctioned medical cannabis industry. The interest and activity generated by…

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FridayApr 13, 2018 11:09 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQX: LXRP) Expands Patented Drug Delivery Portfolio with New Breakthroughs

Novel drug delivery system scientifically proven to increase absorption, bioavailability and efficacy New U.S. patents awarded, strengthening company’s IP portfolio Wide variety of patent families with ranging applications Building off DehydraTECH™, its patented lipophilic drug delivery platform, Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQX: LXRP) has received another new Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office that protects the company’s processes for making specific compositions of matter for enhanced cannabinoid delivery (http://cnw.fm/yN7AQ). This latest announcement comes on the heels of Lexaria’s March 22, 2018, press release that announced its receipt of a Notice of Allowance for the…

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ThursdayApr 12, 2018 1:50 pm

ChineseInvestors.com, Inc. (CIIX) Committed to the Education and Use of Cryptocurrency

Focusing on the initial vision of financial consulting to the Chinese-speaking community Recent developments in CIIX’s cryptocurrency media and educational services, cryptocurrency ATMs and cryptocurrency mining shared at MicroCap Conference Committed to continued real-time education regarding use of cryptocurrency ChineseInvestors.com, Inc. (OTCQB: CIIX) provides real-time market commentary, analysis and education-related services to the Chinese-speaking community. “The company endeavors to be on the cutting edge of blockchain technology and to stay ahead of the curve in an effort to continue to build shareholder value and increase revenues this year,” CEO Warren Wang stated in a news release (http://cnw.fm/J0kLL). As the company…

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WednesdayApr 11, 2018 1:47 pm

Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CSE: PVOT) (OTCQB: PVOTF) (FRA: NPAT) Provides Update on Bio-Cannabis Product Pipeline

Several proprietary products developed and ready to market in Canada, California and global markets Cannabis product sales expected to generate significant revenue Pivot’s IP portfolio includes global patents to cement its leading position in the cannabis industry On April 4, 2018, Pivot Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CSE: PVOT) (OTCQB: PVOTF) (FRA: NPAT) published an update on the advancements of its industry-leading cannabis product pipeline (http://cnw.fm/37EFo). A newly developed 1% cannabidiol (CBD) oral micelle solution, created in collaboration with the company’s German technology partner, Solmic GmbH, is ready to market. The development of two topical creams using Pivot’s patented formulation and delivery systems…

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WednesdayApr 11, 2018 12:18 pm

Net Element, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETE) Subsidiary Launches New Same-Day Funding Service

E-commerce market expected to grow from $2.3 trillion in 2017 to $4.88 trillion by 2021 Point-of-sale market expected to reach $116 billion by 2025 Net Element’s new service, Fast Pass Funding, reduces funding times to as little as three hours Global technology and value-added solutions group Net Element, Inc. (NASDAQ: NETE) announced on April 5, 2018, that its Unified Payments subsidiary has launched a same-day funding service, called Fast Pass Funding, through its proprietary Netevia platform (http://cnw.fm/p3oZg). Fast Pass Funding is just one of many value-added services available to merchants through Net Element’s Netevia platform. The Fast Pass Funding service will…

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WednesdayApr 11, 2018 11:11 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQX: LXRP) Tech Promises Versatile Commercial Applications

DehydraTECH™ has been shown to improve the taste, smell, bioabsorption and bioavailability of high performance ingestible consumer products Lexaria is working to eliminate negative side effects and enhance the healthy benefits of a variety of bioactive compounds Research being conducted for healthier oral ingestion of vitamins, nicotine and opioids DehydraTECH™ is a unique enabling technology from Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQX: LXRP) that increases the absorption rate of edible ingestion, delivering five to 10 times more of active ingredients than traditional edibles. This technology is not a competing technology but rather a complementary layer that provides a versatile range…

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