Cannabis News for Florda
Verano Holdings Corp. (CSE:VRNO) (“Verano” or “the Company”), a leading multi-state cannabis company, today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Mad River Remedies, LLC, a highly productive dispensary in Dayton, Ohio. Assuming closing of this accretive transaction, and in combination with other pending transactions, Verano will... Read more
Controversial THC Cap Bill to Affect Dosage, Cost of Medical Cannabis Care
By Vanessa Orr More than 500,000 patients in Florida depend on medical marijuana to help them deal with conditions ranging from epilepsy to PTSD to cancer. Yet two controversial proposals—House Bill 1455 and Senate Bill 1958—are currently making their way through the legislative process, which could change the efficacy... Read more
MMJ Patients Focus on Lawmakers as Session Looms On
By Jodi James Rep. Roach on MMJ patients and doctors: They are “Drug Seekers and doctors who just want to get rich.” Patients using flower or high THC products, medical specialists who certify their use, and the Medical Marijuana Treatment Centers (MMTCs) are all on high alert! A few... Read more
Loyalty Programs Key to Retaining Customers, Boosting Profits
By Vanessa Orr One of the best ways to stay in business is by establishing a loyal customer base—and one of the smartest ways to do this is by creating a loyalty program that recognizes and rewards customers for their repeat business.     “Everybody understands loyalty and rewards programs; they... Read more
Americanna Laboratories Appoints Wyman Dickey as New CEO
Americanna Laboratories, a premiere cannabis testing laboratory with headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida, announced the addition of Wyman Dickey as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  Dickey brings tremendous experience to this role having worked at the senior leadership level for 17 years in the highly regulated field of career postsecondary education.... Read more
Fear and Loathing in Florida: Patients React as Lawmakers Threaten MMJ Program
By Jodi James The room in the Knott Building at the Capitol seemed empty, thanks to COVID restrictions and social distancing, when the Representative from Lee County, Spencer Roach, took the dais. For the next twenty minutes, he would explain HB 1455, a proposal that is “taking a wrecking... Read more
Cresco Labs Announces Expiration of HSR Act Waiting Period for the Proposed Acquisition of Bluma Wellness
Cresco Labs and Bluma Wellness Inc. announce the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (the “HSR Act”), as amended, in respect to Cresco Labs’ pending acquisition of Bluma (the “Transaction”). The waiting period expired without the issuance of a so-called “second request”... Read more
Curaleaf Appoints Carlos Madrazo as Senior Vice President Investor Relations and Capital Markets
Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. announced that Carlos Madrazo has been appointed to the role of Senior Vice President of Investor Relations and Capital Markets for Curaleaf, a new position. Madrazo will work with Curaleaf’s Executive Leadership Team to help advance the knowledge and understanding of the Company’s strategic positioning within... Read more
Bluma Wellness Obtains Final Order Approving Arrangement with Cresco Labs
Bluma Wellness Inc. is pleased to announce that the Company has obtained a final order of the Supreme Court of British Columbia approving the previously announced acquisition of the Company by Cresco Labs Inc., by way of a plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act. If the Arrangement... Read more
Green Thumb Industries to Open Rise Meadville in Pennsylvania, Its 56th Retail Location in the Nation, on March 31
Green Thumb Industries Inc. (GTI) (CSE: GTII) (OTCQX: GTBIF), a leading national cannabis consumer packaged goods company and owner of Rise™ Dispensaries, today announced it will open Rise Meadville in Pennsylvania, its 56th retail location in the nation, on March 31. Profits from the first day of sales will be... Read more