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Solaris Nutraceuticals Receives AUD$2,500,000 Grant from Federal Department of Innovation, Industry & Science

VANCOUVER, British Columbia , Feb 15, 2018 – MYM Nutraceuticals Inc., (CSE: MYM) (OTCBB: MYMMF) (“MYM”) In response to an advanced Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (“ACMPR”) license applicant and its strategic partners PUF Ventures Inc. (CSE: PUF) are pleased to announce the Australia based Solaris Nutraceuticals Pty Ltd, which is building the largest medical cannabis greenhouse southern hemisphere, has been awarded a $AUD2,500,000 Regional Jobs Investment Program (RJIP) grant, through Federal Department of Innovation, Industry & Science, “We are co-investing with Solaris Nutraceuticals to make sure it (the medicinal cannabis facility) happens,” said Kevin Hogan, Australian Member of Parliament. “Up to 280 jobs will be there one day providing this great new product that is needed by our community. We look forward to having the largest medicinal cannabis facility in the Southern Hemisphere soon in Casino.” “We are very honoured to be awarded this Federal Grant towards the construction of our 1,200,000 sq. f.t greenhouse,” said Michael Horsfall, Co-founder and CEO of Solaris Nutraceuticals. “We have been overwhelmed with the generous support we have received from all levels of Government. We are working hard to deliver this project. We expect to create upwards of 300 to 500 direct and indirect jobs in the Northern Rivers Region from our greenhouse project. This will provide a significant boost to the local economy” The new facility will be Australia’s...

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The Court Case Against AG Sessions, the DOJ, and the DEA Began in NY This Week

Last July, news broke that a group of five plaintiffs had filed a lawsuit against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Department of Justice (DOJ), and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) claiming that keeping cannabis as a Schedule I drug was unconstitutional. Yesterday, on Valentine’s Day, the opening arguments were heard in the Federal District Court in Manhattan by U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein. A government attorney has filed a motion to dismiss the case, and after this first hearing the judge will take time to consider each side’s argument before determining if the case will be dismissed or move...

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GB Sciences Partners with Wellcana Group, LLC. in the Development of Medical Cannabis in Louisiana

by Todd | Feb 14, 2018 | General, Pharma & Biotech | • GB Sciences Louisiana LLC. Will Operate One of Only Two Licenses Granted by the State of Louisiana under LSU Agricultural Center’s Medical Cannabis License LAS VEGAS, Feb. 14, 2018 /CNW/ — GB Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: GBLX) and its wholly-owned subsidiary GB Sciences Louisiana, LLC. (GBSL) are pleased to announce the completion of a new agreement with Wellcana Group, LLC. (Wellcana) to work together on the previously announced initiative for the development of medical cannabis in Louisiana, a joint effort of the Louisiana State University AgCenter and GBSL, operating under the AgCenter’s medical cannabis license, which is one of only two licenses granted by the State. The terms of the agreement provide that Wellcana will buy 15% of the newly-issued equity of GBSL for $3 million. Wellcana also has an option to purchase an additional 35% for an additional $7 million investment. This new influx of cash will enable GB Sciences to redirect financial resources already earmarked for the Louisiana project to other areas of operation and in other jurisdictions. The new funds will be used to complete the construction of the Louisiana infrastructure, and for general corporate purposes. This new agreement also furthers the goals of GB Sciences to bring strategic Louisiana investors into the project. Wellcana will have the right to appoint members to the...

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GrowGeneration Purchases Assets of Groco Supply

by Todd | Feb 14, 2018 | General | Denver,CO., Feb. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GrowGeneration Corp. (OTCQB: GRWG), GrowGeneration (“GrowGen” or the “Company”), one of the largest specialty retail hydroponic and organic gardening stores, with currently 17 locations serving both commercial and home growers, today announced that it has purchased certain assets of Groco Supply located in Bellevue, WA. The assets include both inventory and customer accounts equaling up to $1.0M in new business for GrowGeneration Washington. GrowGen CEO Comments Commenting on GrowGen’s asset purchase of Groco Supply, Darren Lampert, Co-Founder and CEO, said, ” The purchase of the assets of Groco demonstrates GrowGen’s strategy to consolidate new customers and revenue from hydroponic stores who are looking to align with a national company that has economies of scale. GrowGen is identifying these types of opportunities around the country that are accretive to revenue and income.” About GrowGeneration Corp.: GrowGeneration Corp. (“GrowGen”) owns and operates specialty retail hydroponic and organic gardening stores. Currently, GrowGen has 17 stores, which includes 9 locations in Colorado, 4 locations in California, 2 locations in Las Vegas, 1 location in Rhode Island and 1 location in Washington. GrowGen carries and sells thousands of products, including organic nutrients and soils, advanced lighting technology and state of the art hydroponic equipment to be used indoors and outdoors by commercial and home growers. Our mission is...

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02-14-2018 Video News – The Marijuana Times Show

Joe Klare discusses recreational legalization poll numbers out of Florida, a press conference after a hearing on the marijuana prohibition lawsuit filed against Jeff Sessions and Senator Cory Gardner getting under the AG’s skin. 02-14-2018 – Ep. 73 | Marijuana Times Show https://www.marijuanatimes.org/florida-voters-likely-to-approve-recreational-cannabis-if-it-reaches-the-ballot/ https://youtu.be/DrnWJiCz0nM https://www.denverpost.com/2018/02/07/cory-gardner-marijuana-fight-jeff-sessions/ Sponsor: http://naturecidecannabis.com/ TroyFlowers Author description...

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Number of Mail Packages Containing Marijuana on the Rise in Colorado

According to information obtained by Denver7, the number of mail packages containing cannabis sent from or sent to Colorado last year is on the rise and actually set a record for the number of packages in CO seized by the feds because they had marijuana in them. In 2012, feds seized 234 packages with marijuana in Colorado; by 2015 that number had increased to 542 and in 2017 that number climbed to a record 934 packages. “U.S. Postal Inspectors continue to aggressively target individuals who use the postal service to distribute controlled substances,” Dana Carter, Inspector in Charge of...

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