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Canopy Growth signs deal to supply Australian company with medical cannabis Business Finance: Sales, Distribution, Banking, Funding News 

Canopy Growth signs deal to supply Australian company with medical cannabis

Canopy Growth Corp. has signed an agreement with AusCann Group Holdings Ltd. to be its exclusive supplier of medical cannabis for the Australian market. Canada’s largest licensed cannabis producer says it will start with the transfer of a range of medicines for research and commercialization in Australia. Read the full article

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Eaze Continues Advancing Cannabis Industry with an Additional $27M Raised Business Finance: Sales, Distribution, Banking, Funding Industry 

Eaze Continues Advancing Cannabis Industry with an Additional $27M Raised

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Eaze, the leading cannabis technology company, announced today an additional $27 million in Series B financing, led by Bailey Capital with participation from DCM Ventures, Kaya Ventures and FJ Labs. The latest round brings Eaze’s total funding to $52 million. Eaze will use the financing for continued expansion throughout California and other states, to provide safe, convenient and professional access to legal marijuana. James Bailey has also joined the board of directors bringing relevant industry experience as an investor in PAX Labs…

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This company has come up with cannabis-infused beer. No, seriously Finance: Sales, Distribution, Banking, Funding 

This company has come up with cannabis-infused beer. No, seriously

The Lagunitas Brewing Company is certainly going to make a lot of folks happy out there. Apparently, the Heineken-owned Lagunitas has crafted a new beer that is infused with cannabis. Dope, right? Lagunitas has collaborated with CannaCraft, a known manufacturer of cannabis-based products. This “Supercritical” beer as they have called it, is an IPA that consists of marijuana terpenes, which adds to it the flavour and the aroma. For those of you who have had their minds blown, just FYI, beer and marijuana are actually pretty closely related. Cannabis and…

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States Work To Help Marijuana Industry Reduce Power Costs  Listen· 3:54 Finance: Sales, Distribution, Banking, Funding Industry 

States Work To Help Marijuana Industry Reduce Power Costs Listen· 3:54

Growing marijuana can require a lot of electricity. That’s become an obstacle in states where recreational use is legal, including Colorado, Washington and Oregon. Those places have ambitious goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. And as Grace Hood from Colorado Public Radio reports, the thriving marijuana industry is getting in the way. Read the full article

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California finds ‘pot of gold’ in wine and weed Finance: Sales, Distribution, Banking, Funding 

California finds ‘pot of gold’ in wine and weed

Pot versus Pinot Pot versus Pinot 11:14 AM ET Mon, 14 Aug 2017 | 03:20 On a warm summer evening at a vineyard in Sonoma, California, a group of well-heeled guests gathered at a local Sonoma vineyard sipping rose, feasting on food… and smoking cannabis. The event was hosted by marijuana entrepreneurs looking to build bridges with longtime winemakers. Read the full article

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10 surprising spaces that are being converted into California cannabis businesses Business Finance: Sales, Distribution, Banking, Funding 

10 surprising spaces that are being converted into California cannabis businesses

As California’s legal marijuana industry booms, property owners and entrepreneurs are seizing the chance to transform spaces across the state into cannabis grow sites, processing facilities and dispensaries. Marijuana grow sites are taking over vacant warehouses — or in some cases displacing tenants — in cities such as Long Beach and Oakland. Cannabis businesses are also being built from the ground up in more remote areas, such as Adelanto and Desert Hot Springs. And they’re taking over struggling sites, from record stores to boat builders. Read the full article

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5 Marketing Tips From a Cannabis Branding Pro Business Finance: Sales, Distribution, Banking, Funding 

5 Marketing Tips From a Cannabis Branding Pro

When it comes to navigating the marketing side of your cannabis business, it can be difficult to create a plan to effectively market your product and service offerings to your customer base. Olivia Mannix, founder and CEO of Cannabrand, a full-service marketing agency specializing in the cannabis industry, shared with Cannabis Business Times her top 5 tips for a successful marketing and branding strategy. Read the full article

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