Announces Acquisition of French Wellness Company, GreenLeaf

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EMMAC Life Sciences Ltd, the European independent medical cannabis company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of GreenLeaf, a French hemp-based wellness company. The acquisition provides EMMAC with an established e-commerce and retail distribution model in France as well as a proven portfolio of hemp-based wellness products, under the Hello Joya brand. The GreenLeaf…

Wageningen University Proves Viability of Fluence by OSRAM LEDs

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands & AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wageningen University and Research (WUR), in cooperation with Fluence by OSRAM and Vortus, has released initial results of a cultivation trial analyzing the viability of full-spectrum LED lighting solutions, using Fluence PhysioSpec Greenhouse™ spectrum, in comparison to legacy high-pressure sodium (HPS) greenhouse lighting fixtures. Preliminary data shows PhysioSpec Greenhouse is…

POSaBIT to Present at the MoneyShow in Seattle on June 15

SEATTLE & TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–POSaBIT Systems Corporation (CSE: PBIT), a leading financial technology company delivering unique blockchain-enabled payment processing and point-of-sale (POS) systems for cash-only businesses with a focus on the cannabis industry, today announced that Ryan Hamlin, POSaBIT co-founder and CEO, will participate in the following conference. Event:         The MoneyShow Seattle…

CORRECTING and REPLACING Frelii, Inc. Inks Agreement with Orn Health Inc. to Support Healthcare Franchisee Partners Incorporating Pharmacogentics Into Patient Treatment

LEHI, Utah–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Please note the addition of www.orntotalhealth.com to the first paragraph, first sentence of release and to the end of the Orn Health Inc. and Hans Jenkins, D.O. boilerplate. The corrected release reads: FRELII, INC. INKS AGREEMENT WITH ORN HEALTH INC. TO SUPPORT HEALTHCARE FRANCHISEE PARTNERS INCORPORATING PHARMACOGENTICS INTO PATIENT TREATMENT Frelii Inc. (OTC…

ADDING MULTIMEDIA Socati Board of Director Appointments Bring Significant Leadership Experience to Accelerate Company Growth, Advance Hemp Industry

WOODBURN, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Socati Corp., a leading scale processor of broad spectrum hemp extract with undetectable levels of THC, announced today the appointment of four new board members with decades of experience in rapid-growth companies and in high-potential CBD markets, including food, consumer packaged goods and pharmaceuticals. The appointments help further position Socati as an industry leader…

Vertical Companies™ to Expand Its Multi-State Operations & Brands with $462.5 Million Acquisition of UMBRLA Holding Company and Brands

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vertical Companies™ (“Vertical”) today announced it has entered into an exclusive letter of intent (“LOI“) with the newly formed UMBRLA, Inc. (“UMBRLA”), a holding company in the process of consolidating several highly-specialized cannabis subsidiaries active in California, Oregon, Nevada, Arizona, and Oklahoma. The companies UMBRLA is consolidating generated over $32 million in cannabis…

Socati Board of Director Appointments Bring Significant Leadership Experience to Accelerate Company Growth, Advance Hemp Industry

WOODBURN, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Socati Corp., a leading scale processor of broad spectrum hemp extract with undetectable levels of THC, announced today the appointment of four new board members with decades of experience in rapid-growth companies and in high-potential CBD markets, including food, consumer packaged goods and pharmaceuticals. The appointments help further position Socati as an industry leader…

Brown-Forman to Acquire Fords Gin

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE:BFA) (NYSE:BFB) announced today it has reached a definitive agreement to purchase The 86 Company. Upon completion, Brown-Forman will add Fords Gin, a premium gin to its growing portfolio. “Fords Gin is a unique brand with terrific momentum in one of the fastest growing categories in spirits,” said Lawson Whiting, President…

Attorneys and Tech Experts Converge in Denver at the 2019 Elevate by LegalShield Conference to Unite in Closing the Justice Gap

ADA, Okla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–LegalShield, the leading provider of affordable legal plans and the IDShield identity theft solution for individuals, families and small businesses, announced that it will hold its third annual legal conference Elevate by LegalShield on June 20 – 22, 2019, at the Grand Hyatt Denver. Lawyers from LegalShield’s panel of provider law firms and…

Applied DNA Cannabis Partner TheraCann International Secures Agreement with South Africa’s House of Hemp

STONY BROOK, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Applied DNA Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:APDN) (“Applied DNA”), a leader in PCR-based DNA manufacturing for product authenticity and traceability solutions, announced that its strategic partner to the global cannabis industry, TheraCann International Benchmark Corporation (“TheraCann”), has secured a collaboration agreement with House of Hemp (HoH), a licensed pioneer in South African fiber, seed, oil and…