Nasdaq

New Green Frontier 2018; Gravitas Financial Inc.’s inaugural cannabis investor conference announces Gene Simmons as keynote speaker

By GlobeNewswire

November 13, 2018

“TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, New Green Frontier, an invite-only, cannabis investor conference, is pleased to announce that Gene Simmons, legendary rock star, Chief Evangelist Officer of Invictus-MD (TSXV: GENE, OTC:IVITF) will be the keynote speaker for this year's inaugural event. The event is happening November 19, 2018 in Toronto, ON, and will connect cannabis companies across North America and accredited, institutional, and high-net worth cannabis investors to share insights and foster relationships that will help shape and advance the rapidly-growing industry.”

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Cannabis Business Times

7 Tips to Increase Water Efficiency in Cannabis Cultivation

By Melissa Schiller

November 13, 2018

“Minimizing water use in cannabis cultivation not only reduces the impact on the environment, but it could also help growers comply with state and municipal regulations, as well as reduce costly water bills.

Here, Nic Easley, CEO of Comprehensive Cannabis Consulting (3C), and Duncan Gordon, chief operating officer of Sunniva, a vertically integrated medical cannabis company with cultivation and extraction facilities in California and Canada, offer insight into maximizing water efficiency in grow facilities.

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https://www.cannabisbusinesstimes.com/article/7-tips-increase-water-efficiency-cannabis-cultivation/

Seeking Alpha

Weekly Cannabis Report: Mexico And U.S. Moving Closer To Pot Legalization

November 12, 2018

“Cannabis stocks experienced a volatile week as gains from U.S. legalization and Sessions' resignation were erased by Friday.

Three U.S. States (Michigan, Missouri, and Utah) legalized marijuana and cannabis foe Jeff Sessions resigned as the Attorney General.

Mexico's incoming government proposes a new bill to legalize both medical and recreational cannabis on a national level.”

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https://seekingalpha.com/article/4221250-weekly-cannabis-report-mexico-u-s-moving-closer-pot-legalization

LA Weekly

Cannabis Tech Finds a Friendly Welcome in L.A.

By JIMI DEVINE

NOVEMBER 12, 2018

“Two of L.A.'s fastest-growing sectors, tech and cannabis, have collided to get the ball rolling on innovations that likely will have a big impact well beyond the world's largest cannabis market in Southern California.”

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https://www.laweekly.com/news/cannabis-tech-finds-a-friendly-welcome-in-la-10052746

Tennessee News 5

Is the stigma of cannabis preventing more seniors from using it?

By Kumasi Aaron

Nov 12, 2018

“Seniors are among the fastest-growing population of new cannabis users. However, the stigma behind cannabis could be keeping some seniors from getting much-needed relief from chronic pain, as well as sleepless nights.”

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https://www.newschannel5.com/news/national/is-the-stigma-of-cannabis-preventing-more-seniors-from-using-it

BBC

Medical cannabis: Death sentence prompts Malaysia to re-think harsh laws

By Kevin Ponniah

November 12, 2018

“A death sentence given to a young man selling cannabis oil to the ill has stirred debate in Muslim-majority Malaysia about its ultra-tough drug laws. The case has prompted calls for the country to become the first in Asia to legalise medical marijuana - but long-held stigma and a mostly conservative population means change could come slowly.”

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https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-46029635