Category: medical cannabis

Tilray to Build $24 Million Medical Cannabis Cultivation and Processing Facility in Portugal

Tilray, a federally licensed cannabis producer based in British Columbia, recently announced plans to build a €20 million ($24 million) European campus in Portugal to cultivate, process, package, and distribute GMP-grade medical cannabis products to qualified patients, pharmacies, and researchers throughout the European common market. “Tilray’s EU campus is another strategic milestone as we aim to build the world’s most trusted and admired medical cannabis brand,” said Brendan Kennedy, Chief Executive Officer of Tilray.   The 270,000 square foot campus will be located in the BIOCANT Research Park in Cantanhede, Portugal and will be constructed in phases over the...

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The American Legion Urges the Federal Government to Give Veterans Access to Medical Cannabis

Getty We’ve reported in the past about the potential effectiveness of medical cannabis use for military veterans suffering from PTSD. As that issue slowly but surely progresses forward, some members of the American Legion are starting to take more drastic action. Last year, the organization called for the federal government to reschedule cannabis as a Schedule 1 drug. Unfortunately, that hasn’t yet come to pass, as the absurd Schedule 1 classification remains. Recently, the American Legion published a resolution that urges the federal government to give Department of Veterans Affairs doctors the ability to recommend cannabis in states where...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COMI-CON DAY ONE – BUDTRADER.COM THROWS A RAGER   WARNED BY BOTH MARINA POLICE AND EVENT ORGANIZERS TO “SLOW THEIR ROLL” SAN DIEGO, CA – July 21, 2017 –, the nation’s largest online platform for the legal cannabis industry is the talk Comi-Con San Diego after the first day of the iconic event. Hosting a weekend-long Comic-Con party on their “Superyacht” BudTrader Liquidity, they’ve received two warnings from the Marina Police and one from Comi-Con organizers for the energetic party. Sandwiched between the IMDB and Turner yachts, the BudTrader boat is a huge hit (no pun intended). Located at the exclusive 5th Avenue Landing (immediately behind the San Diego Convention Center) where the annual event is held, BudTrader had guests from the two neighboring yachts looking over the sides wantingly. At one point, Paul Verra  BudTrader’s director of promotions felt bad and brought a couple of the IMDB guys aboard for a tour, introductions to the BudTrader Babes and a little partying. 5th Avenue Landing Staff the slips are usually booked up to 1 year in advance and are typically reserved for Hollywood Movie Studios and Media Conglomerates, but due to a last minute cancellation, Brad McLaughlin, CEO of BudTrader was able to sneak in under the radar with less that 7 days to plan his shananigans, The weekend-long party is accessible by invite only....

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