Coda Signature CEO Mark Grindeland to Head MJBizCon NEXT Panel on Integrating Tech in the Cannabis Industry

NEW ORLEANS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mark Grindeland, Co-founder & CEO of premium infused edibles brand Coda Signature, is slated to participate in a panel discussion at MJBizCon NEXT 2019 in New Orleans, where he’ll shed light on smart ways that cannabis manufacturers can harness technology to enhance operations and increase bottom lines. The 40-minute panel— “Be Everywhere: Integrating…

Robbins Arroyo LLP: India Globalization Capital, Inc. (IGC) Sued for Misleading Investors

SAN DIEGO & BETHESDA, Md.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Shareholder rights law firm Robbins Arroyo LLP announces that a purchaser of India Globalization Capital, Inc. (AMEX: IGC) has filed a derivative complaint against the company’s officers and directors for breaches of fiduciary duty from October 25, 2017 through the present. India Globalization develops and commercializes cannabis-based therapies. View this…

Harvest Health & Recreation Continues California Growth with Pasadena Dispensary License Win

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Harvest Health & Recreation, Inc. (CSE: HARV, OTCQX: HRVSF) (“Harvest”), a vertically integrated cannabis company with one of the largest and deepest footprints in the U.S., was awarded a dispensary license to operate in Pasadena1, (subject to the local Conditional Use Permit process and state regulatory requirements), marking the seventh California license for the fast-growing company.…

GenCanna Sets New Quality Standard for American Hemp Manufacturers by Achieving BRC Certification

WINCHESTER, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GenCanna Global USA, Inc. (“GenCanna” or the “Company”) announced today that it is the first American hemp manufacturer to receive, through official auditing processes, both the Brand Reputation Compliance (BRC) Global Standard for Food Safety certificate and the Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) certificate. These accreditations demonstrate GenCanna’s ongoing commitment to delivering premium…

Cannamedical® Launches Three More GMP Certifications for Canadian Partners and Secures Additional Resources for Five Years

COLOGNE, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cannamedical® Pharma GmbH (Cannamedical), the leading German independent cannabis importer, signed three new supply agreements with Canadian producers of medical cannabis last month and is starting the process of EU-GMP Certification with three more Canadian partner companies. Cannamedical has already worked with two of the eight certified companies in Canada and contributed significantly…

Global Biodegradable Medical Plastics Market 2019-2023 | Growing Adoption of Innovative Raw Materials to Boost Demand | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The global biodegradable medical plastics market is expected to post a CAGR of more than 11% during the period 2019-2023, according to the latest market research report by Technavio. A key factor driving the growth of the global biodegradable medical plastics market size is the increasing preference for sustainable products. Hospitals and healthcare centers…

More Than Half of Arthritis Patients Have Tried Medical Marijuana or CBD Products

UPPER NYACK, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On June 13, CreakyJoints®, a Global Healthy Living Foundation patient community, will present a poster at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2019) meeting in Madrid, Spain. Two additional abstracts were accepted for publication. The poster titled, “Patients’ Perceptions and Use of Medical Marijuana,” found that more than half (57.3%) of…

Leading Cannabis Infused-Products Brand Coda Signature Raises $24.4M in Series A Funding to Bolster Expansion

OAKLAND, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Altum Investments, parent company of The Grow Foundry California (d/b/a Coda Signature California), announced today that it has closed a $24.4 million round of Series A funding. The funds will be used to accelerate expansion into emerging North American markets for Coda Signature-branded premium cannabis-infused edibles, topicals and concentrates. Proceeds from the raise…