New Lobby Group Wants Greater Access to Medicinal Cannabis
irishexaminer - A new group is being launched this week to lobby the Government for greater access to medical cannabis.
The Irish Medicinal Cannabis Council will be formed by Tom Curran - who helped his late wife Marie Fleming access cannabis to ease her pain before her death - Gino Kenny TD, Cork medical cannabis campaigners Alicia Maher and Vera Twomey, medic Dr Garrett McGovern and writer Clare McAfee.
Coalition Fights to Free All Michigan Cannabis POWs
The Last Prisoner Project announced the launch of the Michigan Cannabis Prisoner Release Campaign, along with the Cannabis Caucus of the Michigan Democratic Party and the Redemption Foundation, with an initial raise of $30,000.
Zone Change for Proposed Pot Shop Denied by Woodstock Council
woodstocksentinelreview - A proposed pot shop won’t be setting up shop just outside of Woodstock’s downtown core after city council denied its zone-change application.
Council rejected an application to permit a zone change at 801 Dundas St. – across from the YMCA – from commercial to special commercial to allow for retail uses, something not normally permitted by the zoning for the site.
Lemon Grove Preparing for Recreational Cannabis Sales for the City
sandiegouniontribune - On the heels of a successful 2020 ballot measure that will tax marijuana dispensaries in Lemon Grove, the city is getting ready to allow for the sale of cannabis for recreational or adult use.
KIND Launches Mobile Payment App for the Cannabis Industry
greenmarketreport - Tech company KindPay has created a closed-loop payment system, which means that it is able to be used only with specific merchants. Similar to other retail stores and industry mobile apps, users can credit their KindPay account with money from their debit and credit card. The mobile app will be able to be used by specific people in the cannabis industry, including dispensaries, growers, and consumers. KindPay is powered by Herring Bank, and according to the company, it is the cannabis industry’s first true closed-loop payment system. It is FDIC-insured and can be used with various debit and credit cards, including Visa, MasterCard, and Discover.
Panaxia And Neuraxpharm Advance Partnership to Bring Medical Cannabis to France
benzinga - Israel medical cannabis producer Panaxia Labs Israel (TASE:PNAX) and European pharmaceutical company Neuraxpharm are planning to reach the French market.
The two companies have agreed to a production, marketing, and delivery partnership to distributePanaxia’s medical cannabis products across France.
Maine Records $1.4 Million in Recreational Cannabis Sales in First Month
centralmaine - Maine’s new adult-use cannabis market reported $1.4 million in legal sales in its first month.
Maine’s six licensed adult-use retailers in Auburn, Bangor, Northport, South Portland and Stratton reported 21,194 sales worth $1,409,442 from Oct. 9, the first day licensed retailers were authorized to sell recreational marijuana in Maine, through Nov. 8, the Maine Office of Marijuana Policy said on Monday. The state earned almost $141,000 in tax revenue from the sales.
Big Marijuana Company Jushi to Triple Cultivation in Pa. as Cannabis Sales Continue to Rise
inquirer - Medical marijuana sales have continued to surge in Pennsylvania, according to the state Department of Health.
On Monday, Jushi Holdings Inc. announced it would spend $50 million to nearly double the size of its entire Scranton cultivation operation, including office, lab and growing space.
Green Relief Announces New Ownership with Plans to Expand Medical Cannabis Line
businesswire - Green Relief Inc. today announced that it has completed its restructuring process and has been acquired by Olivier Dufourmantelle and Angus Footman, two industry veterans who have worked with some of Canada’s leading cannabis companies. The company retained key employees and is open for business in all respects. Now under new management, Green Relief is renewing its focus to providing high-quality, consistent products to its medical cannabis patients.
Green Relief will continue to offer its signature GRx cannabis oil and plans to introduce new medical products in the short term.