Canadian CEOs Commemorate Launch of the BlackNorth Initiative

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, The Canadian Council of Business Leaders Against Anti-Black Systemic Racism officially marks the launch of the BlackNorth Initiative with the signing of the CEO pledge at the inaugural BlackNorth Initiative Summit. The pledge commits business leaders and their organizations to specific actions and targets designed to end anti-Black systemic racism. To date, over…

Organigram Announces Executive Change

MONCTON, New Brunswick–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Organigram Holdings Inc. (“Organigram” or the “Company”) (TSX: OGI) (NASDAQ: OGI) announces that Ray Gracewood, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications has left Organigram to pursue other interests. Organigram would like to thank Mr. Gracewood for his many foundational contributions to the organization and wish him well in his future endeavors.…

First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund Declares Monthly Common Share Distributions of $0.0375 Per Share for August, September and October

WHEATON, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First Trust New Opportunities MLP & Energy Fund (the “Fund”) (NYSE: FPL) has declared the Fund’s monthly common share distributions for August, September and October of $0.0375 per share for each month. The payable, record and expected ex-dividend dates, as well as the distribution per share amount for these distributions are as follows:…

First Trust MLP and Energy Income Fund Declares Monthly Common Share Distributions of $0.05 Per Share for August, September and October

WHEATON, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–First Trust MLP and Energy Income Fund (the “Fund”) (NYSE: FEI) has declared the Fund’s monthly common share distributions for August, September and October of $0.05 per share for each month. The payable, record and expected ex-dividend dates, as well as the distribution per share amount for these distributions are as follows:  …

Columbia Care Raises Approximately $14 Million of Non-Dilutive Capital Through Second Sale Leaseback

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Columbia Care Inc. (NEO: CCHW) (CSE: CCHW) (OTCQX: CCHWF) (FSE: 3LP) (“Columbia Care” or the “Company”) announced the close of its sale leaseback transaction with Innovative Industrial Properties (NYSE:IIPR) (“IIP”) valued at approximately $14 million. The transaction includes the Company’s dispensary, cultivation and manufacturing facilities in Vineland, New Jersey, totaling approximately 54,000 square…

The BlackNorth Initiative Summit Launches With Commitments From Over 200 Organizations Representing Over $1 Trillion in Market Cap; Over 3000 People in Attendance

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Canadian Council of Business Leaders Against Anti-Black Systemic Racism today announced the names of more than 200 organizations whose CEOs have signed the BlackNorth Initiative’s pledge committing their organizations to specific actions and targets designed to end anti-Black systemic racism. The names of the organizations, listed below, are being released ahead of the…

Can-Fite Completes Development of an Assay to Identify Clinically Active Cannabis Derived Compounds

PETACH TIKVA, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (NYSE American: CANF) (TASE:CFBI), a biotechnology company advancing a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that address inflammatory, cancer and liver diseases, announced today it has completed the development of a biological cell-based in vitro assay which can identify clinically active cannabis derived compounds that bind to and activate…

Innovative Industrial Properties Acquires Properties in New Jersey and Enters Into Long-Term Leases with Columbia Care

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 sale-leaseback transactions with subsidiaries of Columbia Care Inc. (Columbia Care) for two properties in New Jersey, an industrial building comprising…

IGC Receives a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent Office

BETHESDA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–India Globalization Capital, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE American: IGC) recently received a Notice of Allowance dated July 8, 2020 from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) for the Company’s cannabinoid formulation for the treatment of seizures in humans and veterinary animals. IGC filed this application for its IGC-502 formulation and method…

Global Dairy Alternatives Market (2020 to 2025) – Changes in Lifestyles of Consumers Presents Opportunities – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Dairy Alternatives Market by Source (Soy, Almond, Coconut, Rice, Oats, Hemp), Application (Milk, Cheese, Yogurt, Ice Creams, Creamers), Distribution Channel (Supermarkets, Health Stores, Pharmacies), Formulation and Region – Global Forecast to 2025” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The global dairy alternatives market was valued at USD 21.44 billion in 2019 and…