Friday, 31 May 2019

Investorideas.com - Statement From The Cannabis Cultural Association on Cannabis Scheduling Decision

Investorideas.com - Statement From The Cannabis Cultural Association on Cannabis Scheduling Decision

Investorideas.com - CSE New Cannabis Listing: Pasha Brands Ltd. (CRFT)

Investorideas.com - CSE New Cannabis Listing: Pasha Brands Ltd. (CRFT)

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Investor Ideas #Potcasts: #Cannabis News Special Edition - Interview with Kim Casey on her recent book, Cannabis For Dummies


Investor Ideas #Potcasts: #Cannabis News Special Edition -  Interview with Kim Casey on her recent book, Cannabis For Dummies



Delta, Kelowna, BC –May 31, 2019 (Investorideas.com Newswire) www.Investorideas.com, a global news source covering leading sectors including marijuana and hemp stocks and its potcast site, www.potcasts.ca  release today’s edition of Investorideas.com potcastsCM - cannabis news and stocks to watch plus insight from thought leaders and experts.

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Good afternoon and welcome to another episode of Investorideas.com “potcasts”, looking at cannabis news, stocks to watch as well as insights from thought leaders and experts.

In today’s podcast I interview Kim Casey, Author of Cannabis for Dummies about her background in cannabis, what lead her to write this book as well a the content of the book itself.

But first, earlier this week, the cannabis community received a piece of great news as a federal appeals court gave medical cannabis patients and reform advocates a small but significant procedural victory, ruling that it would hold open a case challenging the scheduling status of marijuana under federal law.

The court is putting the federal government on notice that it must “promptly” make a decision on marijuana rescheduling so that those who rely on its medical benefits don’t unduly suffer.

Two years ago, a group of patients including New York Jet’s great, Marvin Washington and advocates, Cannabis Cultural Association, filed a lawsuit against the Justice Department in a U.S. District Court, alleging that the Schedule I status of cannabis under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) poses serious health risks and unfair economic disadvantages.
The 2-1 ruling from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals said the feds’ classification of weed in the same category as heroin and LSD made no sense.

“Plaintiffs claim that a shift over time in our understanding of the uses and dangers of marijuana warrants a change in marijuana’s classification,” Judge Guido Calabresi wrote for the majority. “It is possible that the current law, though rational once, is now heading towards irrationality; it may even conceivably be that it has gotten there already.” The judges said they might intervene if the DEA did not act “with adequate dispatch” to a request to review its classification of marijuana as a Schedule I drug.

The Cannabis Culture Association commented saying, “The Cannabis Cultural Association is proud to be a plaintiff in this milestone case. Today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued its decision, holding our federal cannabis lawsuit in abeyance but retaining jurisdiction over it while our legal team files a petition to reschedule cannabis, to ensure that the petition is decided with “alacrity.”  This is the first decision of its kind and will afford the plaintiffs the rapid decision that they and all Americans deserve. The Cannabis Cultural Association looks forward to continuing to lead the legalization movement, and to supporting our lawyers’ efforts to compel the DEA to finally render a fair and fast decision.”

As well the Virtual Investor Conferences and KCSA Strategic Communications today announced the agenda for the upcoming Cannabis Industry Virtual lnvestor Conference. Individual investors, institutional investors, advisors and analysts are invited to attend. The program opens at 8:45 AM ET, with the first live webcast at 9:00 AM ET, on Tuesday, June 4th.
Some of the companies attending the Virtual Conference include Aurora Cannabis, KushCo Holdings, Khiron Life Sciences and more.
In my interview with Kim Casey on her recent book Cannabis For Dummies, Kim discussed what brought her to write this book and some of her hopes from both the industry and the average US or Canadian citizen who may read this book.
“I think this was written for numerous audiences, there’s something in it for everyone, from someone who is very comfortable as a cannabis user to someone who has just heard of cannabis and is curious. For the comfortable cannabis user they may learn a great deal about the industry itself {from the book},” commented Casey on the potential audiences for her book.
When asked about what specific information Casey thought the average cannabis consumer could learn from her book she pointed quickly to the section of the book focussed on Cannabis Taxes, both in the US and Canada.
“Most people, even the people working for cannabis companies, are unaware of the Federal US Tax code. The general public doesn’t realize that the dollars that are coming into the company are mostly going back to the federal government. To clarify, this is not State Tax where medical or recreational cannabis is aloud, but Federal.”
“For the Canadian population, understanding that each Canadian province has its own business structure on the involvement of Government in the supply chain. Some provinces are allowing independent business to operate the dispensaries, some are handling the entire piece from growers to consumers, and some have a mixture. This may be interesting to individuals who may not understand the industry and its ins and outs on the whole.”
Cannabis for Dummies covers everything from the growing and processing side of cannabis, to Investing, business practices and even how to best buy cannabis for personal consumption.
The chapter focussed on Investing gives a great overlay of the last two years in the industry, some of the pitfalls to avoid and be wary of as well as certain company standards and trends that have lead to success so far.
The book is available at Amazon and Barnes and Noble and is available in paper and e-book format.

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Investor Ideas Adds New #Stocks in Tech (NYSE: $FSLY), Mining (TSXV: $ECC.V), Gaming (NASDAQ: $SCPL) and Cannabis (CSE: $VAPN.C)

Investor Ideas Adds New #Stocks in Tech (NYSE: $FSLY), Mining (TSXV: $ECC.V), Gaming (NASDAQ: $SCPL) and Cannabis (CSE: $VAPN.C)



Point Roberts WA, Delta BC – May 31, 2019 – (Investorideas.com Newswire) Investorideas.com, a global news source and leading investor resource announces this week’s additions to its global stock directories in tech, mining, gaming and cannabis.


The newest tech companies are involved in cloud computing, cyber security, e-commerce and software and all are recently listed NYSE/Nasdaq IPO’s.

The latest mining companies are both TSX Venture listed and are involved in vanadium and gold mining in British Columbia and Mexico respectively and for precious metals in Spain.

New gaming companies are involved in the mobile casino app sector while the newest cannabis company, Vapen MJ Ventures Corporation (CSE:VAPN), is an agriculture tech firm involved in all aspects of cultivation, extraction, manufacturing of THC and CBD Vape cartridges, concentrates, edibles, retail dispensary, and wholesale distribution of high margin cannabis and CBD products in Arizona.

New Tech Companies:
Fastly, Inc. (NYSE: FSLY) As the consumption of online content continues to grow globally, organizations must keep up with complex and ever-evolving end-user requirements. We help them surpass their end-users’ expectations by powering fast, secure, and scalable digital experiences. With Fastly’s edge cloud platform, our customers are disrupting existing industries and creating new ones. Today, our platform handles hundreds of billions of internet requests a day.

TUFIN SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES LTD. (NYSE:TUFN) simplifies management of some of the largest, most complex networks in the world, consisting of thousands of firewall and network devices and emerging hybrid cloud infrastructures. Enterprises select the company’s Tufin Orchestration Suite™ to increase agility in the face of ever-changing business demands while maintaining a robust security posture. The Suite reduces the attack surface and meets the need for greater visibility into secure and reliable application connectivity. With over 2000 customers since our inception, Tufin’s network security automation enables enterprises to implement changes in minutes instead of days, while improving their security posture and business agility.

PAGERDUTY, INC. (NYSE:PD) is a leader in digital operations management. PagerDuty empowers organizations of all sizes with real-time and data-driven insights to drive better business results. DevOps, ITOps, and SecOps teams use PagerDuty's award-winning platform for real-time operations to improve operations, deliver exceptional customer experiences, and accelerate innovation. Today, over 11,000 organizations across all industries have deployed PagerDuty. Notable customers include IBM, GE, Box, and American Eagle Outfitters.

RUHNN HOLDING LTD (NasdaqGS:RUHNis the largest internet key opinion leader (“KOL”) facilitator in China as measured by revenue in 2018, according to Frost & Sullivan. The Company connects influential KOLs who engage and impact their fans on the internet to its vast commercial network. Ruhnn pioneered the commercialization of the KOL ecosystem in China, and operates under both full-service and platform models. The Company’s full-service model integrates key steps of the e-commerce value chain from product design and sourcing and online store operations to logistics and after-sale services. The platform model promotes products sold in third-party online stores and provides advertising services on KOL’s social media spaces to third-party merchants. As of December 31, 2018, the Company had 113 signed KOLs with an aggregate of 148.4 million fans across major social media platforms in China.

POWERBRIDGE TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. (NasdaqCM:PBTS) is a provider of software application and technology solutions and services to corporate and government customers primarily located in China. The Company introduced global trade software applications following the launch of operations in 1997 with a vision to make global trade operations easier. Since inception, Powerbridge has continued to innovate by developing technologies for successful delivery of a series of solutions and services that address the evolving and changing needs of corporate and government customers. Powerbridge's mission is to make global trade easier by empowering all players in the ecosystem.

New Mining Companies:
Ethos Gold Corp. (TSXV: ECC) (OTCQB: ETHOFis exploring the La Purisima gold project (earning 100%) in Chihuahua Mexico, the Iron Point Carlin gold project (earning 50% from Victory Metals Inc.) 22 miles east of Winnemucca, Nevada, and the Perk-Rocky copper-gold porphyry project (earning 100%), 220 km west of Williams Lake, British Columbia. La Purisima is a near surface, bulk tonnage, oxide gold target, and a maiden drill program will commence shortly. Iron Point is a Lower Plate hosted Carlin style gold target, and a planned program of three vertical holes to test this target will commence shortly under the supervision of Dr. Quinton Hennigh. Perk-Rocky is a copper-gold porphyry target, and an exploration program including detailed airborne geophysics and ground mapping and sampling will commence shortly. Ethos currently has cash of approximately $Cdn 6.8 million and 54.6 million shares issued. In 2019 Ethos plans to spend an aggregate of approximately $Cdn 1.8 million on the maiden drill programs at La Purisima and Iron Point, and on the initial work program at Perk-Rocky. Ethos is also earning into the Pine Pass and Ursula vanadium projects (100% earn-in) in north-central British Columbia. In March 2019 Ethos received notice from the Province of British Columbia that the mineral tenures making up its Pine Pass vanadium project are included in an area under consideration for an immediate moratorium on development proposals and possible inclusion in an expanded environmental protected area, and in light of this notice has suspended work on its vanadium projects.

Pan Global Resources Inc. (TSXV: PGZ.V) (OTC: PGNRF) s actively engaged in base and precious metal exploration in Spain and is pursuing opportunities from exploration through to mine development. The company is committed to operating safely and with respect to the communities and environment where we operate.

New Gaming Companies:
SciPlay Corporation (NASDAQ: SCPL) develops and publishes digital games on mobile and Web platforms. The company offers seven games, which include social casino games, such as Jackpot Party Casino, Gold Fish Casino, Hot Shot Casino, and Quick Hit Slots, as well as casual games comprising MONOPOLY Slots, Bingo Showdown, and 88 Fortunes Slots. It provides social casino games, such as slots-style game play, as well as table games-style game play; and casual games, which blend slots-style or bingo game play with adventure game features. The company was formerly known as SG Social Games Corporation and changed its name to SciPlay Corporation in March 2019

Blackstone Group L.P., The (NYSE:BXinvestments are designed to preserve and grow our limited partners’ capital, provide financial security for millions of retirees, sovereign wealth funds, and other institutional and individual investors, and contribute to overall economic growth. GAMING: over the past few months has continued on a gaming investment spree, most recently with the purchase of a minority stake in Romania’s largest sports betting operator, Superbet. The equity firm has paid €175 million for a minority stake in Superbet. Blackstone Tactical Opportunities conducted the transaction on behalf of its parent company.

New Cannabis Companies:
Vapen MJ Ventures Corporation (CSE:VAPN) through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, currently operates as an agricultural technology, services and property management company utilizing a full vertical integration business model to oversee and execute all aspects of cultivation, extraction, manufacturing of THC and CBD Vape cartridges, concentrates, edibles, retail dispensary, and wholesale distribution of high margin cannabis and CBD products. VAPEN MJ currently provides these management and marketing services in the State of Arizona with expansion plans through acquisitions and partnerships worldwide.

The directories are not meant as recommendations but as a research tool to discover opportunities and trading ideas in a particular sector.

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Thursday, 30 May 2019

Investorideas.com - iCAN: Israel-Cannabis announces medical cannabis investments in Israel, the US and South Africa

Investorideas.com - iCAN: Israel-Cannabis announces medical cannabis investments in Israel, the US and South Africa

Investorideas.com - The Green Organic Dutchman (TSX: $TGOD.TO) (US: $TGODF) Announces Distribution of SpinCo Unit Warrants to Electing Shareholders

Investorideas.com - The Green Organic Dutchman (TSX: $TGOD.TO) (US: $TGODF) Announces Distribution of SpinCo Unit Warrants to Electing Shareholders

Investorideas.com - Trulieve (CSE: TRUL) (OTC: TCNNF) to Purchase Land for Indoor Cultivation Use

Investorideas.com - Trulieve (CSE: TRUL) (OTC: TCNNF) to Purchase Land for Indoor Cultivation Use 

Investorideas.com - Curaleaf Holdings (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) Completes Acquisition of Emerald Dispensary

Investorideas.com - Curaleaf Holdings (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) Completes Acquisition of Emerald Dispensary

Investor Ideas #Potcasts: #Cannabis News and #Stocks on the Move (CSE: $AGRA.C) (CSE: $DIXI_U.C) (CSE: $CURA.C) (TSXV: $RPP.V)


Investor Ideas #Potcasts: #Cannabis News and #Stocks on the Move (CSE: $AGRA.C) (CSE: $DIXI_U.C) (CSE: $CURA.C) (TSXV: $RPP.V)



Delta, Kelowna, BC –May 30, 2019 (Investorideas.com Newswire) www.Investorideas.com, a global news source covering leading sectors including marijuana and hemp stocks and its potcast site, www.potcasts.ca  release today’s edition of Investorideas.com potcastsCM - cannabis news and stocks to watch plus insight from thought leaders and experts.

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Good afternoon and welcome to another episode of Investorideas.com “potcasts”, looking at cannabis news, stocks to watch as well as insights from thought leaders and experts.

In today’s podcast we look at a few early announcements.

AgraFlora Organics International Inc. (CSE: AGRA) (OTC: PUFXF), a growth oriented and diversified international cannabis company, announced that the Company has applied for licensing with Health Canada under the Industrial Hemp Regulations of the Cannabis Act.

The Company anticipates that license approval could be granted in the third quarter of 2019, which will subsequently equip AgraFlora with the ability to seed, cultivate and harvest industrial hemp at its flagship 2.2 million square foot Delta, BC facility.

Upon successful grant of an Industrial Hemp License, AgraFlora intends to aggressively pursue proprietary Cannabidiol ("CBD") cultivar development, as well as: Seedling development; Cultivar experimentation; and Specialized fibre production.

"We are thrilled to gain additional exposure to the burgeoning hemp and CBD marketplaces," said Brandon Boddy, Chairman and CEO of AgraFlora Organics International Ltd. "The cultivation of hemp is a natural accompaniment to our overall cannabis strategy, which will bring material synergies to our existing cultivation operations. By way of our existing cultivation infrastructure at the Delta Greenhouse Complex, we will continue to leverage the vast skillset of the Houwelings Group. Furthermore, AgraFlora's Industrial Hemp License will allow for ample access to low-cost, high-volume raw material for the extraction of CBD, which has been increasingly recognized for its therapeutic benefits across a wide range of medical indications and wellness applications."

Therabis LLC, a leading pet wellness company and a subsidiary of Dixie Brands Inc. (CSE: DIXI.U) (OTC: DXBRF), has announced that Vedco, Inc. will begin distributing its full-spectrum hemp-based, highly-palatable, soft-chew supplements to their network of distributors who are the leading suppliers to veterinary clinics across the USA.

Vedco is a logistics, sales and marketing provider of Animal Health products that is owned by many of the leading distributors in the US Animal Health Market and it creates a more efficient procurement infrastructure exclusively focused on servicing the veterinary channel. With a combined network of 98 distributor locations nationwide, Vedco is one of the country's largest veterinary suppliers with a client list that includes more than 30,000 clinics.
  
"We are pleased to have been selected by Vedco as the first full-spectrum soft chew hemp supplier that they are offering to their distribution network," said Bob Rubin, President of Therabis.  "Many pet owners rely on their veterinarian to recommend a product that best addresses their pet's specific ailment. We expect that our participation in that channel will help strengthen our leadership position both among veterinary patients and retail consumers in general."
  
Therabis will introduce a series of new formulations of its products called "Therabis Veterinarian Formula," in recognition of the fact that pets requiring veterinary care are more likely to require stronger versions.  These products will include higher concentrations of cannabinoids and other approved natural ingredients for more targeted therapeutic value in comparison to the formulations currently sold through retail and online channels. Therabis Veterinarian Formula versions will initially be available for the canine "Mobility" supplement, as well as both the canine and feline versions of the "Calming" stress relief products. Therabis will soon add other indication-specific veterinary formulas.

"We are very excited about a full-spectrum, plant-based nutraceutical derived from hemp in a soft chew dosage form that veterinary hospitals can offer to their clients for overall pet wellness," said Craig Campbell, General Manager of Vedco, Inc. "We have looked closely at Therabis products and we are pleased to showcase them to our full national distribution network."

Veterinarians are highly influential in recommending therapeutic products for pet owners. According to Packaged Facts, veterinarians are the most important source of pet care information for 70% of dog and cat owners, far surpassing any other source and more than doubling online research. The American Veterinary Medical Association recognizes nutraceutical therapy as important as part of their guidelines related to complimentary or alternative medicine. The nutraceutical market has been estimated by Grand View Research to exceed $2 billion in the U.S. 

Continuing with Dixie Brands, who also issued a statement about the passage into law of Colorado bill HB19-1090, a bipartisan bill providing greater investment flexibility in marijuana businesses.

Dixie Brands supports the legislation and applauds the Colorado legislature and Governor Jared Polis for signing it into law. The Company also intends to explore opportunities to expand investment in Denver-based cannabis operations, once the law is fully in place.

"This is a defining moment for Colorado's cannabis industry and a tremendous boost to Colorado's economy," said Chuck Smith, CEO of Dixie Brands. "By permitting access to capital through private and public investments with appropriate guardrails, this bill ensures that Colorado businesses keep their headquarters in the state, remain competitive, invest in research and development and other innovation and continue to contribute significant tax dollars to the state."

Dixie and other publicly listed companies in Colorado have not been permitted to own cannabis production or manufacturing operations. Dixie owns the intellectual property and licensing rights associated with its portfolio of cannabis-infused products. The THC-infused products are manufactured and distributed in Colorado by a private state-licensed company controlled by an investor and Board Member of Dixie Brands. With the passage of HB19-1090, Dixie intends to explore a transaction to acquire and operate the licensed manufacturer. Any such transaction would be subject to successfully completing a state licensing application, as well as review by an independent committee of Dixie's Board.

In the event a transaction is completed, it would create expanded opportunities for Dixie to invest in its Colorado production operations as the Company continues to grow its business. Ownership of the manufacturing operation would result in increased revenue and gross margin for Dixie.

Chuck Smith is actively involved in the state's cannabis industry and has worked with other business leaders for the passage of HB19-1090. He currently sits as Board President of Colorado Leads, a pro-business alliance of more than 50 Colorado companies created to help educate the general public about the economic and community benefits of a safe, regulated medical and recreational cannabis industry.


Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF), a leading vertically integrated cannabis operator in the United States, today announced that it completed the acquisition of the Emerald dispensary in Gilbert, Arizona, whose license is held by Absolute Healthcare, Inc., an Arizona non-profit corporation. The signing was announced earlier on May 21, 2019 and the transaction was closed on May 29, 2019. The dispensary is expected to be rebranded as Curaleaf over the next month.

Emerald is the only dispensary licensed to operate in the Town of Gilbert which is located in the Metro Phoenix area. It is one of Arizona's largest and longest standing medical cannabis retailers, serving over 44,000 unique patients since 2014.

Curaleaf has the largest footprint of single-branded retail stores in the U.S. and is executing on its strategy of building a national brand in highly populated states. Curaleaf will continue to explore opportunities to open additional locations throughout the state of Arizona in 2019.


Regent Pacific Group Limited (HK: 00575) (TSX-V: RPP), a specialist healthcare, wellness and life sciences investment group, has signed an indicative non-legally binding offer letter with Entertainment Direct Asia Ltd. to acquire Yooya for a potential consideration of US$15 million. If successful, the transaction would be effected through a share for share exchange.

Following the transaction, Yooya will expand its sector focus and become the first e-commerce marketing platform to focus on CBD infused products that are designed to awaken the body's natural healing system and promote better health and sleep; and products that safely eliminate the psychoactive THC from hemp.

Yooya is a content-driven e-commerce platform that is reshaping the way that brands connect with Chinese consumers. Total e-commerce revenue in China is forecast to top US$1.8 trillion by 2022. Yooya recognises that the way that Chinese consumers shop and the factors that influence purchase decisions have changed dramatically, with video content consumption being the single most popular activity on the internet in China. Japan, Asia's second largest e-commerce market in dollar terms, will see nearly 90 million e-commerce shoppers by 2021.

Yooya helps brands to reach the right audiences through its targeted video platform; and substantial network of content producers and e-commerce providers. John Possman and Richard Myers, existing directors of Yooya, have over fifty years of experience combined in media, technology, and consumer products in Greater China, Japan, and other markets in Asia.

Yooya is particularly focused on brands in the beauty and cosmetics, health and wellness, apparel, and related sectors. Recent research from Kantar shows that in 2018 annual online sale of cosmetics, skincare, and personal-care products in China grew by 46%, 40% and 37% respectively.

Jamie Gibson, Chief Executive Officer of Regent Pacific, said, "We see huge opportunity to use the Yooya team's extensive experience in digital marketing and partnerships with both influencers and e-commerce platforms to support the roll out of our CBD, organics and natural formulations business, which require more targeted engagement to reach the end-consumer."

The possible acquisition remains subject to a number of pre-conditions, including completion of due diligence, respective approvals of the Company's and Yooya's boards and formal acquisition documentation to be agreed between the Company and each of Yooya's shareholders.

To further support the expansion into new product lines, the Company has also signed subscription agreements with Jim Mellon, Jamie Gibson and an experienced group of strategic investors including principals of JJR Capital and Abony Enterprises in CBD, organics and natural formulations for a total amount of approximately US$17.5 million in convertible loan notes.

"The capital raised through this offering will help us drive our rapid expansion into the fast-growing CBD segment, which is estimated to be worth up to US$15 billion in China alone by 2024, added Jamie Gibson. "We envisage rolling out our CBD business in Asia with a line of exceptional consumer-focused products initially in the health and wellness area, including topicals and balms, and working with the world's largest CBD manufacturers to build out our CBD brands over time. The participants in this offering include strategic investors in the Company who have generated very successful investment returns in the CBD market and we are grateful for their confidence in the Company."

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Investor Ideas #Potcasts, #Cannabis News and #Stocks on the Move; Episode 438 (NASDAQ: $VFF) (CSE: $NOVA.C) (CSE: $LOVE.C) (OTCQB: $MGWFF)

Investor Ideas #Potcasts, #Cannabis News and #Stocks on the Move; Episode 438 (NASDAQ: $VFF) (CSE: $NOVA.C) (CSE: $LOVE.C) (OTCQB: $MG...