Associated Press

Sara Gullickson Named First Woman CEO of a U.S. Publicly Traded Cannabis Company Item 9 Labs Corp.

By Item 9 Labs Corp.

December 4, 2018

“SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Award-winning international cannabis consultant Sara Gullickson was recently named CEO of Item 9 Labs Corp. (OTC: INLB) (Item 9 Labs or the Company), a leading developer and manufacturer of innovative cannabis products and proprietary delivery platforms. The appointment is of historic significance, establishing Gullickson as the first woman CEO of a U.S. publicly traded cannabis company…”

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https://www.apnews.com/fcf6dc0b10f5f966a0c0aa2dde3affc2

Yahoo Finance

Short-seller Gabriel Grego slams cannabis stock Aphria, shares tank

Julia La Roche

December 3, 2018

“Noted short-seller Gabriel Grego, the founder of long-short hedge fund Quintessential Capital, revealed a scathing short of cannabis company Aphria (APHA).

“This presentation is not about cannabis,” Grego said, before adding, “We believe there’s something sinister happening in this company.””

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https://finance.yahoo.com/news/short-seller-gabriel-grego-slams-cannabis-stock-aphria-shares-tanks-141046109.html

North Bay Business Journal

North Coast cannabis start-ups tackle tours, software, vaping pens, cultivation, delivery

JESSICA ZIMMER

December 3, 2018

“Consulting, touring, creating software and salves: These are just a few of the plans of those entrepreneurs seeking to establish a beachhead business in North Bay cannabis commerce…”

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https://www.northbaybusinessjournal.com/northbay/sonomacounty/9001527-181/cannabis-sonoma-marin-business-startups

Marijuana Moment

Major Alcohol Association Briefs Congress On Marijuana Legalization

By Kyle Jaeger

December 3, 2018

“One of the nation’s leading alcohol industry associations held a briefing on Capitol Hill on Friday to tell lawmakers and congressional staffers about its position on marijuana legalization…”

source link:

https://www.marijuanamoment.net/major-alcohol-association-briefs-congress-on-marijuana-legalization/

MG Retailer

Growers Need Brand Identities, Too

By Dino H. Carter

November 27, 2018

“Decreased demand, coupled with overproduction, is driving down flower’s price, especially in markets where recreational use is legal. According to New Frontier Data, wholesale pricing has dropped by more than 50 percent in most key markets across the United States…”

source link:

https://mgretailer.com/business/marketing-promo/growers-need-brand-identities-too/?mc_cid=383d589c24&mc_eid=f443a6eaf9