JUJU Royal named in Maricann’s Product Strategy for LOI with ABLE BC

International Cannabrands Inc. (formerly, GEA Technologies Ltd.) (CSE:JUJU.A) (the “Company”) is pleased to report that the Maricann Group Inc. (CSE:MARI, OTCQB: MRRCF, Frankfurt: 75M) (“Maricann”) announced JuJu Royal™ will be among its stable of products for distribution pursuant to a non-binding letter of intent (“LOI”) with the Alliance of Beverage Licensees (“ABLE BC”). ABLE BC is the advocacy organization representing British Columbia’s private liquor industry. The LOI outlines a proposed relationship between ABLE BC and Maricann for, among other things, the supply of Maricann products, including JuJu Royal, to the distribution channels of ABLE BC’s 1,000 members.

The Company announced its arrangement with Maricann in October, where Maricann has the exclusive right to cultivate, extract and distribute in Canada the JuJu Royal line of products that are currently offered in the United States. See the joint press release dated October 5, 2017, for additional information.

Jeffrey Britz, the International Cannabrand’s CEO commented: “Maricann is known for its quality, differentiated products, unparalleled reputation and established customer base. We couldn’t be happier with our choice of partner for distribution of JuJu Royal in Canada.”

ABLE and Maricann will now work towards the negotiation and execution of the definitive agreements to document the relationship proposed in the LOI. The LOI does not set forth any specific amounts to be supplied or purchased. Furthermore the timeline for the development of the formal agreement will depend, in part, on the timing of the implementation of regulations relating to the sale of recreational marijuana in Canada. For more information see Maricann’s press release dated November 30, 2017.

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Maricann, which has federal licenses in Canada to cultivate, extract, formulate and distribute cannabis, is rapidly expanding its Canadian production, based in Norfolk County, Ontario, adding 22,245 kg of annual production of dry flower to come online Continue Reading

Maricann Group Inc. Signs Definitive Agreement with Lovell Drugs for Medical Cannabis Retail Pharmacy Initiative

Maricann Group Inc. (CSE:MARI)(CSE:MARI.CN)(CNSX:MARI)(OTCQB:MRRCF)(FRANKFURT:75M) “Maricann” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Lovell Drugs Limited (“Lovell Drugs”), Ontario’s oldest pharmacy chain, to be the exclusive provider of medical cannabis to its pharmacies. Lovell Drugs will, in partnership with Maricann, implement a medical cannabis education and access program for its pharmacists and allied community physicians that facilitates the counselling and fulfillment of medical cannabis to its patients. Maricann will fulfill prescriptions directly to Lovell Drugs’ patients through the existing Access to Cannabis for Medicinal Purposes Regulations. Lovell Drugs has already commenced distribution of Maricann cannabis products to its patients, with the first prescription registered and fulfilled on December 1st, 2017. Lovell Drugs is a well established resource for community physicians and ideally positioned to educate and counsel patients on medical cannabis to help ensure appropriate access, education and clinical oversight. “Pharmacists’ expert … Continue reading

CFN Media Interviews MariMed

As more and more states legalize cannabis for medical and/or adult-use, there is a growing need for experts who can handle the myriad of issues and challenges new marijuana businesses will encounter. MariMed (OTCQB:MRMD) offers total solutions for both cultivators and dispensaries, all from professionals with a proven track record of success in the cannabis space. The company recently announced the purchase of edibles company Betty’s Eddies, a maker of an all-natural fruit chews, one of the most popular delivery methods currently on the market. CFN Media recently sat down with MariMed Chief Operating Officer, Tim Shaw, to discuss the business’s consistent successes throughout the East Coast and beyond, as well as their dedication to consistent dosage for every single product sold. Rachelle Gordon:  How has MariMed grown since its founding in 2014? Tim Shaw:  It’s been an incredible experience.  It started when a team of successful businessmen and cannabis … Continue reading

CFN Media Interviews Organigram

The legal cannabis market in Canada is exploding and with full legalization only months away, and it will only be a matter of time before the country is bringing in billions of dollars in revenue. The country’s licensed producers are responsible for providing safe and effective medicine to registered patients. Organigram (CVE: OGI)(OTCQB:OGRMF) was among the first LPs in Canada and have set the standard in terms of both cultivation and strain development. The company recently announced the launch of The Edison Project by OGI, an initiative that combines cutting-edge technology and advanced research and development to create the highest-quality flower on the market. CFN Media recently spoke with Organigram Chief Commercial Officer Ray Gracewood at the annual Marijuana Business Conference in Las Vegas about the company’s recent developments and their plans to gain market share in Canada and beyond. CFN:  What is the history of Organigram as a licensed … Continue reading

Micron Waste Aims to Mitigate Cannabis Environmental Issues

The cannabis industry is projected to reach $50 billion in the United States and $22.6 billion in Canada, according to several different analysts, driven by the legalization of medical and adult-use cannabis across North America. Investors have many different options when looking for exposure to the growing industry, but ancillary companies may provide the lowest risk opportunities that could still benefit from the strong growth rates. In this article, we will look at Micron Waste Technologies Inc. (CSE: MWM) and its plans to offer solid and liquid waste management solutions to the industry, which helps solve major environmental issues in a way that benefits all parties. Environmental Costs of Cannabis The cannabis industry’s rapid growth has spawned many different legal issues, but the environmental costs of cultivation have been largely ignored. According to Evan Mills, a senior scientist at the University of California, indoor cannabis cultivation represented about 1% of … Continue reading

Friday Night: An Early Mover in Nevada with Global Expansion Plans

The legal cannabis industry has experienced tremendous growth across North America with adult-use legalization pending in Canada and in California. Nevada recently followed the lead of Colorado and Washington of implementing legal adult-use cannabis, making the jump in July 2017. After serving as the Executive Vice President for Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. (TSX.V: FIRE) (OTC: SPRWF), a licensed producer of medical cannabis in Canada, Friday Night Inc. (CSE: TGIF) (OTCQB: TGIFF) CEO Brayden Sutton saw the opportunity in Nevada and quickly built a leading presence in the state. In this article, we will take a closer look at the company’s leadership position in Nevada and its plans to expand into other areas and geographies over the long-term. Established in Las Vegas Market  The legal cannabis industry is projected to grow from $6.9 billion in 2016 to nearly $22 billion by 2021, according to ArcView Research, fueled by the legalization of medical … Continue reading

AXIM Biotech Announces Successful Completion of Pre-IND Meeting with FDA on Comparable Product to Marinol; Green Light from FDA for IND Submission

NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — AXIM® Biotechnologies, Inc. (AXIM), a world leader in cannabinoid research and development, announced today that it has successfully completed a pre-investigational New Drug Application (pre-IND) meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a dronabinol-based functional, controlled-release chewing gum product it’s developing to help treat patients with chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting and HIV/AIDS patients experiencing appetite and weight loss. AXIM will now begin preparing its IND filing to the FDA for this new chewing gum product, referencing Marinol®, one of the FDA-approved, dronabinol-based drugs available in the U.S. “We are very pleased with the outcome of our pre-IND meeting with the guidance of the FDA, which enabled us now to submit the protocol for clinical development of this dronabinol-based chewing gum that we believe could truly be a breakthrough utilizing Oral Mucosal absorption and those who suffered from the side … Continue reading

Abattis Confirms Breakthrough Extraction Technology Capabilities

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Abattis Bioceuticals Corp. (the “Company” or “Abattis”) (CSE:ATT) (ATTBF) is pleased to announce the successful completion of experiments confirming column chromatography extraction technology. The experiments assessed the feasibility of applying the technology for the extraction of CBD, THC and THCA from industrial hemp and cannabis.  Throughputs, yields, purity and terpene profiles were also part of the scope of work performed at our facility, Northern Vine Labs.  Bench scale runs were carried out in conjunction with confirmatory larger scale runs of up to 75 kilograms of biomass per day.  The technology is already being used in an industrial scale capacity of up to 50,000 kilograms of biomass per day. The developer of the technology is now preparing to work with key partners to start isolating cannabinoids for the upcoming Canadian legalized market. “The extraction method using proprietary polymers has very distinct competitive advantages over … Continue reading

CFN Media Interviews DOJA Cannabis Co.

When it comes to craft cannabis, there are few licensed producers in Canada solely dedicated to the art. DOJA Cannabis Co. (CN: DOJA) (OTC: DJACF) is the country’s premiere marijuana lifestyle brand, offering premium products at affordable rates. The company’s limited Q3 report included updates on licensure, expanded facilities, and the opening of Canada’s first DOJA Culture Café, a cannabis information center and artisanal coffee shop. CFN Media sat down with DOJA Founder and CEO, Trent Kitsch, to learn more about the company’s meteoric rise in the Canadian craft cannabis market and the potential future of the country’s market as a whole. Rachelle Gordon:  What is DOJA and what is the history of the company? Trent Kitsch: I fell in love with cannabis and started my ritual when I lived in the Caribbean. I lived in Nassau, Bahamas for a while and worked exclusively with Rastafari, or Rastafarian construction workers. … Continue reading

Friday Night Inc. Graduates to OTCQB in USA; New USA Symbol “TGIFF”

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / December 12, 2017 / Friday Night Inc. (“Friday Night” or the “Company”) (CSE: TGIF) (1QF.F) (OTCQB: TGIFF) is pleased to announce that it has received OTC Markets approval to graduate to OTCQB effective December 12, 2017. Friday Night will trade on the OTCQB in the USA under the symbol ‘TGIFF’. The Company received approval for the change in listing tier after supplying OTC Markets with all required documents and information, including audited financial statements for the last two years. Joe Bleackley, Director of Corporate Communications reported, “Advancing our listing tier to the OTCQB is a great step in our development as it increases our awareness in the USA. We take pride in delivering accurate and current information to our shareholders and the OTCQB listing will bring a new level of investor confidence in Friday Night Inc. Investors can find real-time quotes and market information for the … Continue reading