TheraCann Adds Blockchain Functionality to ETCH biotrace Platform Powered by Applied DNA 

STONY BROOK, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (“Applied DNA”, NASDAQ: APDN), announced today that its cannabis and hemp industry partner, TheraCann International Benchmark Corporation (“TheraCann”), a leading full service international cannabis consultancy and technology firm, has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with TruTrace Technologies (CSE: TTT) (OTC: BKKSF) (“TruTrace”), creator of the a fully-integrated…

cbdMD Set to Join Russell 3000 Index

CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–cbdMD, Inc. (NYSE American: YCBD) is set to join the Russell 3000® Index at the conclusion of the Russell U.S. Indexes annual reconstitution, effective after the U.S. market opens on July 1, according to a preliminary list of additions posted June 7. “Inclusion in the Russell 3000 Index is a reflection of the…

Tenet and Aetna Sign Multi-Year Agreement

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) and Aetna, a CVS Health company, (NYSE: CVS), today announced that they have entered into a new multi-year agreement that provides Aetna members with continued in-network access to all of Tenet’s hospitals, emergency centers, outpatient centers and employed physicians. The agreement is for a term of four years with…

FSD Pharma Receives Full “Sale for Medical Purposes” Cannabis License from Health Canada

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FSD Pharma Inc. (CSE: HUGE) (OTCQB: FSDDF) (FRA: 0K9) (“FSD” or the “Company”), announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary FV Pharma Inc. (“FV Pharma”) has received its Full Sale for Medical Purposes license to sell cannabis under the Cannabis Act (Canada). The license is effective as of June 21, 2019. The latest amendment to…

Clever Leaves Presents ESENIA, the First CBD Brand by a Colombian Company in the UK for Women

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Clever Leaves, the vertically integrated Colombian company licensed to elaborate medicinal cannabis will today present ESENIA, its CBD Brand for women, at the Cannabis Europa conference. The ESENIA range, with its first product: ESENIA ESSENTIAL is currently the only hemp-based well-being Colombian product for women to be commercialized in the UK. ESENIA by Clever…

EMMAC Life Sciences Ltd To Partner with Hyris Ltd to develop Unique Real-Time Phyto-Cannabinoid Rich technology for the specific identification of proprietary cultivars of Cannabis subsp.

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EMMAC, the European independent medical cannabis company, is pleased to announce an exclusive collaboration with Hyris Ltd, a UK-based biotechnology company, to develop a comprehensive library of genetic profiles of existing cannabis varieties, and to industrialise DNA-based methods for the identification of its unique branded cultivars. The Hyris platform will enable EMMAC to gain…

Ms. Louisa Mojela to Speak on Social Justice and Environmental Sustainability at Parliament of the United Kingdom on June 24, 2019

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Halo Labs Inc. (“Halo” or the “Company”) (NEO: HALO, OTCQX: AGEEF, Germany: A9KN) is pleased to announce that Ms. Louisa Mojela, proposed chairman of Halo and founder and executive chair of Women Investment Portfolio Holdings, will speak on a panel at the European Global Cannabis Partnership launch at the House of Commons on Monday…

TILT Achieves Key Milestone in Distribution Services with Blackbird Business Unit Completing Deliveries to Every Licensed Dispensary in California and Nevada

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TILT Holdings Inc. (“TILT” or the “Company”) (CSE: TILT) (OTCQB: SVVTF), a leading provider of products and services to businesses operating in the US cannabis industry, today announced that its subsidiary Blackbird Logistics Corporation (“Blackbird”) has delivered cannabis products to every licensed cannabis dispensary in California and Nevada, totaling more than 600 retail…

Innovative Industrial Properties Acquires Michigan Property and Enters Into Long-Term Lease with Emerald Growth Partners

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (IIP), the first and only real estate company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: IIPR) focused on the regulated U.S. cannabis industry, announced today that it closed on the acquisition of a property in Harrison, Michigan, which comprises approximately 45,000 square feet of industrial space. The purchase price…

Tenet Announces Retirement of Keith Pitts

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) today announced that Keith Pitts, Vice Chairman, will retire from his position on August 31, 2019. Ron Rittenmeyer, Executive Chairman and CEO, said, “Keith has made numerous contributions to Tenet, our predecessor organizations, and the broader healthcare industry during periods of significant change and transformation. We deeply appreciate his…

Columbia Care Announces Launch of Pioneering Research Study to Identify Genetic Factors Affecting the Efficacy and Safety of Medical Cannabis

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Columbia Care Inc. (“Columbia Care” or the “Company”) (NEO: CCHW, OTC: COLXF), one of the largest global operators in the medical cannabis industry, with licenses in 15 jurisdictions in the US and the EU, today announced the initiation of a research study designed to optimize the use of Columbia Care’s precisely-manufactured, pharmaceutical-quality medical…

LeafWorks, Botanical Genetics Company, Launches Cannabis Supply Chain Certification

SEBASTOPOL, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today LeafWorks, a female-founded plant genetics company specializing in botanical identification, launched its proprietary LeafWorks Supply Chain Certification to combat fraud and mislabeling in the marketplace and solve a pervasive problem among cannabis cultivators, distributors, and consumers: verifiable ingredient authenticity and sourcing. The LeafWorks Supply Chain Certification offers guaranteed transparency across every step…