Sienna Resources Private Placement Profiled on InvestmentPitch Media

Sienna Resources Inc (TSXV:SIE) recently announced the closing of an oversubscribed private placement, which raised $2.5 million. InvestmentPitch Media has produced a video focused on this recent news, combined with an overview of the company. “We are very pleased to have such a strong interest in the placement as we had orders for significantly more than we closed,” said Sienna Resources President Jason Gigliotti. “We thought it was prudent to only take $2.5 million to keep the share structure intact. We expect to be on the ground in Sweden this month with a full scale drill program planned for the first quarter. We are very optimistic about the prospects in Sweden and look forward to getting boots on the ground immediately. Cobalt prices are at 10 year highs and demand for ethically sourced cobalt has never been higher. We want to thank our placement subscribers for their continued strong support … Continue reading

FinCanna Works with Cultivation Technologies to Drive Near-term Revenue

The cannabis industry is projected to reach $50 billion over the coming years, according to Cowen & Co., driven by the new laws legalizing medical and adult-use cannabis in California and other states. While investors have many ways to capitalize on the industry, royalty companies offer some of the best opportunities given they do not require companies to surrender equity, they seek to have diversified revenue streams, and represent potential for high-margin revenue as the industry continues to mature. FinCanna Capital Corp. (CSE: CALI) is a cannabis royalty company that’s focused on building a portfolio of investments in scalable, best-in-class projects in the licensed medical cannabis sector. With its flagship investment in Cultivation Technologies Inc. (“CTI”), the company is uniquely positioned to generate near-term income following California’s new laws that took effect earlier this year. Interim Extraction Facility Cultivation Technologies Inc. recently announced the launch of an interim medical cannabis … Continue reading

Top Cannabis Cup Winners Over Time

The cannabis industry is yielding amazing results for growers of the green plant and consumers alike. If you or someone you know is active in the industry, you might want to organize a trip to the Netherlands for the forthcoming High Times Cannabis Cup. Every year in November, thousands of people descend on the weed-friendly city of Amsterdam to indulge in the Cannabis Cup happenings. The world’s first and most famous cannabis festival, it was launched by Steven Hager back in 1988. Hager was inducted into the Counterculture Hall Of Fame in 2012 by none other than himself. He was the world’s first magazine editor to advocate and draw positive attention towards Jack Herer – a cannabis rights activist with his own strain named after him and a reputation that earned him the nickname, “Emperor of Hemp“. What is the point of the Cannabis Cup and what does the schedule include? … Continue reading

NanoSphere Health Sciences Signs License Agreement to Open California Market

NanoSphere Health Sciences Inc. (CSE: NSHS, “NanoSphere”) is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to license its technology, as it pertains to cannabis products, in the State of California.  According to ArcView’s 2016 Annual Industry Report, the legal cannabis market in California was $1.8 billion in 2016, is expected to reach $3.7 billion this year, and is further projected to exceed $5 billion in 2019. The licensee, based in Oakland, California, is a private-label manufacturer of pharmaceutical goods for more than 35 leading brands in the legal cannabis space.  The agreement provides the manufacturer with a non-exclusive license to NanoSphere’s patent pending NanoSphere Delivery System™ and its branded Evolve NanoSerum™ line.  Evolve NanoSerum™ is the first clinically tested transdermal cannabis product to show pain relief within minutes. The manufacturer, in joint venture with NanoSphere, will establish the Evolve product line as its flagship product across its network … Continue reading

WeedMD Commences the Sale of Cannabis Oil

WeedMD Inc. (TSX-V: WMD) (“WeedMD” or the “Company”), a federally-licensed producer and distributor of medical cannabis, is pleased to announce that it has launched the sale of medical cannabis oil to its growing registered patient base. “Having taken the time to understand the needs of our patient base and market demand, we developed two unique brand of cannabis oil that are now for sale to our patients and to the seniors’ institutional market,” said Bruce Dawson-Scully, CEO of WeedMD. “Our suite of products now includes dried flower as well as cannabis oils called EntourageTM and AxisTM by WeedMD. We’ve also developed a unique awareness platform that, in addition to providing ease of access to our oil products, includes our proprietary education program to foster product awareness and cannabis education – all integral components of rolling out our robust medical cannabis oil strategy.” “We’ve developed and perfected our oil products with the concept of … Continue reading

Do Cannabinoids Kill Cancer?

Many people have seen the headlines “Cannabis Kills Cancer”, but does cannabis and its miracle molecules, cannabanoids, really stop the killer we call cancer?  Medical cannabis has long been used for palliative care for cancer patients. Oncologists, general practitioners and care givers have often used cannabis to stimulate the immune system, reduce inflammation and treat symptoms that accompany cancer treatments, such as, lack of appetite, chronic pain, depression and anxiety. Over time, anecdotal evidence emerged that cannabis was not only helping with the terrible symptoms of cancer and its subsequent treatment, but its powerful brand of chemicals, known as cannabanoids, were actually shrinking and stopping the spread of various types of cancerous tumors. Now in 2018, the evidence has moved beyond anecdotal and recent studies show promising results using the two most common cannabanoids found in cannabis, Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD), to fight cancer cells. Although results are promising, … Continue reading

What This 3-Way Megamerger Could Mean to Marijuana Stocks ... - Madison.com

What This 3-Way Megamerger Could Mean to Marijuana Stocks …Madison.comAurora Cannabis (NASDAQOTH: ACBFF) appears to be testing out the old proverb. The Canadian marijuana grower’s “fly” is CanniMed Therapeutics (NASDAQOTH: CMMDF). Aurora announced plans for an unsolicited acquisition of CanniMed a couple of months ago …Aurora Cannabis says it has ‘open mind’ in merger talks with CanniMedMarijuana Business DailyAurora, CanniMed shares jump as takeover talks extended – The …The Globe and MailCanniMed, Aurora, Newstrike shares rise on speculation of three-way deal to create Canada’s biggest pot producerFinancial PostBusiness Day -Yahoo News Canada (blog)all 28 news articles Continue Reading … Continue reading

Exclusive CFN Media Interview: Cannabis Wheaton Made Great Strides in 2017

The global cannabis industry continues to experience strong growth. According to Deloitte, the Canadian cannabis industry is projected to reach C$22.6 billion in size over the coming years, driven by the legalization of adult-use cannabis this year. Investors have many different options when it comes to gaining exposure to the space, but the best opportunities provide high profit margins and diversification against various risk factors. Cannabis Wheaton Income Corp. (TSX-V: CBW) is the world’s first cannabis streaming company that provides investors with exposure to a diversified portfolio of licensed producers that are supported by its experienced management team. Over the past year, the company entered into several agreements across Canada with federally licensed producers of cannabis (and some late-stage licensed producer applicants) to fund facility construction, expansion, and innovations in exchange for minor equity interests and portions of each producer’s cultivation production. CFN Media recently spoke with Cannabis Wheaton’s Executive … Continue reading

Million Dollar Deal – SinglePoint Signs LOI to Acquire 100% of Bitcoin Payment Platform Bitcoin Beyond

SEATTLE, Jan. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via OTC PR WIRE–SinglePoint, Inc. (SING) today announces a letter of intent (“LOI”) to acquire 100% of Bitcoin Beyond, a premier platform that enables retail merchants to accept bitcoin payments using their existing web-enabled point-of-sale device. This acquisition, priced at $1 million all stock, is expected to provide SinglePoint with a full end-to-end purchasing experience that provides merchants and bitcoin users unprecedented capabilities.   Bitcoin Beyond was created to address growing demand for fast and reliable electronic payment processing for the cannabis industry. As the industry exists today, many merchants face extensive physical cash management issues that require expensive and risky on-site safes, armed guards, armored cars, and physical cash transfers. Bitcoin Beyond stands to overcome these challenges, functioning as a general-purpose point-of-sale system that processes dollar-denominated payments using bitcoin. It can be operated from any web-enabled terminal available at checkout, from a cell … Continue reading