MMG Consumer Brands Adds CPG Executive Nicole Butera as Product Development Manager

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MMG Consumer Brands (“MMGCB”), a specialist growth equity firm focused on high-growth consumer brands, today announced that longtime CPG executive Nicole Butera joins the firm to lead product development. In the role of Product Development Manager at MMGCB, Butera will be responsible for leading the development efforts for both mintedLeaf and KARIBO, MMGCB’s lines…

Company Profile for Dream-Relief

–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dream-Relief, Inc. is an Aurora, Colorado-based CBD business offering premium quality all-natural hemp-based formulations. Dream-Relief’s mission is to deliver the highest quality hemp oil extracts available in the industry directly to consumers in an effort to combat everyday pains and ailments. The company sells a superior brand of exceptionally pure 0% THC Broad-Spectrum CBD…

 Dream-Relief, Inc. Launches Aurora, CO-based CBD Business

AURORA, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dream-Relief, Inc. today announces it has launched its CBD retail business in Aurora, Colorado offering premium quality all-natural hemp-based formulations. Dream-Relief’s mission is to deliver the highest quality hemp oil extracts available in the industry directly to consumers in an effort to combat everyday pains and other ailments. The company sells its exceptionally…

Four Companies Enter a Primary Partnership for “LIVE BOARD MARKETPLACE”

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LIVE BOARD, Inc. (“LIVE BOARD”) has entered into primary partnership agreements with four companies regarding “LIVE BOARD MARKETPLACE,” a digital-out-of-home (“DOOH*1”) advertisement initiative that enables programmatic transaction of impression-based DOOH advertisements, with automation of all phases, from advertisement planning to buying and selling of advertising spots and distribution. Going forward, LIVE BOARD will promote…

Cresco Labs Announces Receipt of US$50 Million in Additional Non-Dilutive Funding from GreenAcreage for Sale-and-Leaseback of Lincoln IL Cultivation Facility

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cresco Labs (CSE:CL) (OTCQX:CRLBF) (“Cresco” or the “Company”), one of the largest vertically integrated multistate cannabis operators in the United States, today announced the closing of an agreement (the “Agreement”) to sell its Lincoln, Illinois cultivation facility to GreenAcreage Real Estate Corp. (“GreenAcreage”), for USD$50 million. Concurrent with the closing of the sale, Cresco…

 MedMen Strengthens Balance Sheet, Provides Updated Guidance and Enhances Corporate Governance

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MedMen Enterprises Inc. (CSE: MMEN) (OTCQX: MMNFF) (“MedMen” or the “Company”), a leading cannabis retailer with operations across the U.S., today announced several financial arrangements and corporate updates that will strengthen the Company’s balance sheet and enhance overall corporate governance. Updates include: 1) the execution of financial agreements (“Financing Plan”), which includes US$37…

ManifestSeven Appoints Hélène Blanchette as President of MyJane

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ManifestSeven (“M7” and formerly known as MJIC), California’s first integrated omnichannel platform for legal cannabis, today announced the appointment of Hélène Blanchette as the new president of MyJane – M7’s retail subsidiary created by women, for women. Blanchette joins the company from Xerox Corp., where she served as global vice president of marketing…

Glancy Prongay & Murray Reminds Investors of Looming Deadline in the Class Action Lawsuit Against HEXO Corp.

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Glancy Prongay & Murray LLP (“GPM”) reminds investors of the upcoming January 27, 2020 deadline to file a lead plaintiff motion in the class action filed on behalf of HEXO Corp. (“HEXO” or the “Company”) (NYSE: HEXO) investors who purchased common stock between January 25, 2019 and November 15, 2019, inclusive (the “Class…

Fluence Strengthens Sales and Operations Leadership, Appoints Horticulture Veteran Ron DeKok and Manufacturing Leader Thomas Lambe

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fluence by OSRAM (Fluence), a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and agriculture production, announced today the appointment of Ron DeKok as vice president of sales for the Americas. DeKok joins Fluence after more than five years as Signify’s director of North America for horticulture LED solutions. A…

Applied DNA and Old Port Oil to Conduct First Pilot to Tag CBD Oil

STONY BROOK, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: APDN) (“Applied DNA”), a leader in Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)-based DNA manufacturing for product authenticity, traceability solutions and nucleic acid-based biotherapeutic development, announced today it will conduct a funded pre-commercial pilot to tag cannabidiol (CBD) oil for Old Port Oil, Company (“Old Port Oil”) using its CertainT®…

M&A News: Cannabis One and ONE Cannabis Unite, Primed to Transform the Future of Cannabis

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cannabis One Holdings Inc. (CSE: CBIS) (“Cannabis One” or “CBIS”) and ONE Cannabis Group (“ONE”) announced today that they have entered into a definitive arrangement agreement to combine businesses. Both are cannabis leaders in their own right, their combined prowess creates a strong, national force among cannabis retail and product brands alike. Cannabis One…