Glass House Group Appoints Original Team Member at Sonos and Software.com, Serial Entrepreneur and “Tech Geek” Graham Farrar as President

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Glass House Group, one of the fastest-growing, privately-held, vertically integrated cannabis and hemp companies in the U.S., announced the appointment of Graham Farrar as president. Farrar was a founding team member at Sonos (NASDAQ: SONO) and Software.com, and the founder of Glass House Group’s cultivation division, Glass House Farms, a sustainability pioneer and…

Compliant Marketing Platform, Vana™, Brings Advertising for Cannabis and CBD to Mainstream Media

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Vana™, the leading compliant marketing platform for cannabis and CBD, partners with major mainstream publishing organizations. Vana’s mission is to propel cannabis brands into the forefront of mainstream advertising and digital commerce. Through partnerships with premium publishers like BuzzFeed, Thrillist, and USA Today, Vana is enabling certified cannabis brands to advertise with…

Leafly Announces Leafly Certified Labs Program to Validate Accuracy of Cannabis Testing and to Provide Consistent Product Information for Consumers

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leafly, the world’s leading cannabis resource, today announced the Leafly Certified Labs Program, a network of labs independently assessed by Leafly for accuracy and quality. Designed to combat inconsistency in cannabis testing, the Leafly Certified Labs Program helps ensure that cannabis lab data on Leafly comes from labs that have been confirmed to provide…

Seed to Sale Cannabis Brand NUG Opens Second Custom-Design Retail Store, NUG Wellness, in San Leandro, CA

SAN LEANDRO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NUG, one of the premier diversified cannabis companies in California, has opened a new flagship retail store, NUG Wellness, in San Leandro, California. As its name implies, NUG Wellness is poised to be a community hub for health and selfcare-focused cannabis products, as well for consumer and medical patient education events. This…

Kannalife Selects Padilla to Lead Pharma Brand Awareness

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kannalife, Inc. (OTC: KLFE), a biopharmaceutical and phyto-medical company innovating cannabinoid therapeutics, has selected Padilla as a strategic partner for its public relations and communications programs. Headquartered in Doylestown, Pa., Kannalife has extensively researched and improved cannabidiol (CBD) by using it to create new chemical entities to treat painful neurodegenerative and oxidative stress-related diseases.…

Successful DNA Tagging of Leather at One of the World’s Largest Tanneries

STONY BROOK, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: APDN) (“Applied DNA,” “we,” “our” or the “Company””), a leader in large-scale Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)-based DNA manufacturing, announced today the successful DNA tagging of leather at one of the world’s largest tanneries based in Asia. The work follows a successful research project undertaken within the UK…

Functional Remedies Becomes First Hemp Company to Earn Three GMP Certifications for Food, Cosmetic and Dietary Supplements

SUPERIOR, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Functional Remedies, a pioneer in the wellness industry known for its full-spectrum, hemp-based seed-to-bottle products, today announced it has earned three Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) certifications. The certifications include food, cosmetic, and dietary supplements. “Functional Remedies is the only hemp company of its kind to achieve all three of these GMP certifications,” said…

Tenet Announces the Promotion of Saum Sutaria to President and COO

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) today announced that Chief Operating Officer Saum Sutaria, M.D., has been promoted to President and COO of Tenet, effective immediately. As President and COO, Sutaria will continue to be responsible for the company’s Hospital Operations segment, which includes acute care hospitals, hospital-affiliated outpatient centers and employed physicians. Additionally, he…

FreshDirect Reveals Top Food Trends for 2020

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FreshDirect, the Northeast’s leading online fresh food grocer, today announced its top food trends for 2020. The trends list was curated by FreshDirect’s in-house team of food and wine specialists. “By working directly with farmers, fishermen, artisans and producers daily to source high-quality, great tasting food for our customers, FreshDirect has a unique…

EVIO Labs Expands Oregon Testing Capability

HENDERSON, Nev.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EVIO Inc. (the “Company” or “EVIO”) (OTCQB:EVIO) is pleased to announce that EVIO Labs Portland and EVIO Labs Medford recently expanded their lab capabilities and services to further meet the needs of the State of Oregon’s evolving, yet expanding, Cannabis and Hemp markets. EVIO Labs Portland has been granted accreditation to perform pesticide…

Approval of HB4® Drought and Herbicide Tolerant Soybeans in Paraguay

ROSARIO, Argentina & DAVIS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Verdeca, a joint venture between Bioceres Crop Solutions Corp. (NYSE American: BIOX) and Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: RKDA), announced today it has successfully completed the regulatory review process and received approval for its HB4® drought and herbicide tolerant soybeans from the Paraguayan Minister of Agriculture, through the National Commission for…

Organigram Provides Corporate Update

MONCTON, New Brunswick–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Organigram Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: OGI) (TSX: OGI), the parent company of Organigram Inc. (the “Company” or “Organigram”), a leading licensed producer of cannabis, provided a corporate update today and announced details for its fiscal fourth quarter ended August 31, 2019 (“Q4 2019”) and full year 2019 conference call. The Company is scheduled…