Anthem Affiliated Health Plans More Than Doubled the Number of Consumers Receiving Whole-Person Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–To make a positive impact on consumer health and lessen the impact of the opioid epidemic, Anthem affiliated health plans pledged four years ago to ensure significantly more consumers received both drug therapy and counseling treatment in an effort to treat the whole person and achieve what are believed to be better outcomes for…

Eaze Announces Major Expansion of Social Equity Menu in Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eaze, California’s largest marketplace for legal cannabis, today announced expanded efforts to support an equitable cannabis industry: A major menu expansion in Los Angeles featuring Black and POC-owned brands, and the Social Equity Partners Program, a multi-point initiative to assist and elevate equity license holders. Eaze’s Social Equity Partners Menu, which already features…

Weedmaps’ New Docuseries Digs into the Challenges California’s Cannabis Industry Faces Four Years After Legalization

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–When it comes to the legalization of cannabis, is California a model to follow or a cautionary tale? California-based Weedmaps, the leading technology and software infrastructure provider to the cannabis industry, has produced a three-part docuseries titled Uprooted that explores that question. It premieres today on weedmaps.com/uprooted. Governors across the country have deemed…

California’s Best-selling Flower Brand, Flow Kana, Expands Its Vision for Sustainably Cultivated, Sungrown Cannabis with the Formation of Flow Cannabis Co.

REDWOOD VALLEY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Flow Cannabis Co., a California-based umbrella company of sustainably cultivated cannabis goods and services, today announced its formation with the state’s best-selling sungrown cannabis flower line, Flow Kana, as its flagship brand. “Since 2015, when we first appeared with a consumer brand called Flow Kana, it has been our goal to usher…

Brown-Forman Reports Solid First Quarter Results amidst Continued Uncertainty

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BFA) (NYSE:BFB) announced financial results for its first quarter of fiscal 2021 with reported net sales1 down 2% to $753 million (+3% on an underlying basis2) compared to the same prior-year period. Further, reported operating income increased 56% to $387 million (+15% on an underlying basis) and diluted earnings per share…

Halo and High Tide Announce Amended Terms on Sale of KushBar Assets to Halo

CALGARY, Alberta–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Halo Labs Inc. (“Halo”) (NEO: HALO, OTCQX: AGEEF, Germany: A9KN) and High Tide Inc. (“High Tide”) (CSE:HITI) (OTCQB:HITIF) (Frankfurt:2LY) and are pleased to announce that they have entered into an amended and restated asset purchase agreement (the “Amended Agreement”) to amend the terms of the previously announced asset purchase agreement dated February 14,…

Innovative Industrial Properties Acquires Michigan Property and Expands Real Estate Partnership with Holistic Industries

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 located at 29600 Stephenson Highway in Madison Heights, Michigan. The purchase price for the property…

Latin/South America Retail POS Terminal Market Study 2020 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Latin/South America Retail POS Terminal Market Study” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Now Updated – COVID-19 Impact Included The market for POS in LATAM continues to grow, but 2019 saw many struggles in certain countries due to corruption, crime and political instability. Large western retailers continue to expand in the market,…

Panda Biotech Selects Wichita Falls, Texas, as Site of the Largest Hemp Fiber Processing Center in the United States

DALLAS & WICHITA FALLS, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dallas-based Panda Biotech has selected Wichita Falls, Texas, to be the home of the largest and most state-of-the-art industrial hemp processing center in the United States. The Panda Texas Plains Hemp Gin™ will also be the first facility in the nation to cottonize hemp fiber on a commercial scale for…

ManifestSeven Selects Date to Commence Trading on Canadian Securities Exchange

LOS ANGELES & IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ManifestSeven (“M7” or the “Company”), California’s first integrated omnichannel platform for legal cannabis, today announced that it will complete its previously announced reverse takeover transaction of P&P Ventures Inc., and change its name to ManifestSeven Holdings Corporation (“M7 Holdings”). In conjunction with that transaction, each holder of M7 Class A…