OurCrowd to Boost Investment in Seed, Early-Stage Startups

JERUSALEM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In defiance of global trends, OurCrowd is intensifying its incubator and early-stage investment activity to help grow young technology companies. OurCrowd, the global crowdfunding venture investing platform and Israel’s leading venture investor, invests in – and already operates – five tech incubators with partners in Israel and globally. “As we approach the next decade,…

22nd Century Group’s FDA Advisory Committee Meeting for Reduced Nicotine Content Cigarettes Brings New Standard for the Tobacco Industry

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE American: XXII)—a plant biotechnology company that is a leader in tobacco harm reduction, reduced nicotine tobacco, and hemp/cannabis plant research—will present the Company’s Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) application for its reduced nicotine content cigarettes to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Tobacco Product Scientific Advisory Committee (FDA…

Global Cannabis Packaging Market Analysis & Trends, 2018-2028 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Global Cannabis Packaging Market Analysis & Trends – Industry Forecast to 2028” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The Global Cannabis Packaging Market is poised to grow strong during the forecast period 2018 to 2028. Some of the prominent trends that the market is witnessing include increasing the legalization of cannabis all…

Clear Cannabis, Inc. Welcomes Global Financial Markets Expert Ezra Gardner to its Board of Directors

DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Clear Cannabis, Inc., a leading cannabis distribution and infrastructure company in legal-marijuana states, today announced Ezra Gardner has joined the company as the newest member of its board of directors. Mr. Gardner brings over 20 years of professional experience in global financial markets, including investing in public and private companies, financing mergers and acquisitions…

Fluence Appoints Dr. Abhay Thosar to Director of Horticulture Services

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Fluence by OSRAM (Fluence), a leading global provider of energy-efficient LED lighting solutions for commercial cannabis and agriculture production, today announced the appointment of Dr. Abhay Thosar to director of horticulture services. Thosar, who previously served as senior plant specialist with Signify (formerly Philips Lighting), brings deep horticultural experience and applied expertise in…

ZYUS Life Sciences Receives Analytical Testing and Research Licences from Health Canada Further Enabling Medical Cannabis Product Development and Production

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ZYUS Life Sciences Inc. (“ZYUS”), a company focused on the global development and commercialization of innovative cannabinoid-based formulations, announced that it has received both its Analytical Testing Licence and Research Licence from Health Canada in accordance with Canada’s Cannabis Act and Cannabis Regulations. The grant of these additional licenses follows the recent grant…