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Pleasant View Gardens Hires Tanya O’Brien as Sales Operations Manager

Pleasant View Gardens recently promoted Tanya O’Brien to Sales Operations Manager. The New Hampshire-based grower is one of the country’s top-performing wholesale growers of annuals, perennials, and herbs – most notably Proven Winners plants. O’Brien... more »

University of Florida Introduces Medicinal Plants Course

Emerging industries require a skilled workforce to function. Sometimes, the industry begins to boom before employers can hire a sufficient number of skilled employees. That was the case for many employers in the medicinal plant... more »

Akerna Report Highlights Cannabis Industry Trends in 2021

Akerna (Nasdaq: KERN), a leading enterprise software company and the developer of the most comprehensive technology infrastructure, ecosystem, and compliance engine powering the global cannabis industry, has released its annual Cannabis Industry Year-End Review. [caption... more »

Griffin Relocates Colorado Facility

Horticultural broker Griffin recently relocated its Aurora, Colorado facility to Denver. The new facility is located at 5303 N. Havana Str., Suite 120, Denver, CO 80239. The new state-of-the-art facility is 36,200 square feet with... more »

Green Thumb Industries Awards $75,000 in Grants

Green Thumb Industries Inc., a national cannabis consumer packaged goods company and owner of Rise Dispensaries, has announced the first group of nonprofit organizations to receive funding as part of its Good Green Grant Program.... more »

US Cannabis Council Elects Board Chair

The U.S. Cannabis Council (USCC) has elected Jessica Billingsley, co-founder of Akerna, as its new chair. Akerna is a leading compliance technology provider, and developer of the cannabis industry's first seed-to-sale enterprise resource planning (ERP)... more »

MedPharm Gets DEA Approval for Schedule 1 Research License

MedPharm Research, a wholly-owned subsidiary of MedPharm Holdings, a leading medical cannabis manufacturer, R&D laboratory, and compounding facility, has been approved for a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Schedule I Researcher License. Having this license from... more »

Trulieve Celebrates 2021 Pride Month With $60,000 Donation

Trulieve Cannabis Corp., the largest cannabis company in Florida, has raised $60,000 to benefit the four Florida-based non-profits the company partnered with in support of Pride Month. Throughout the month of June, Trulieve sold limited... more »

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