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Marijuana Banking Bill Scheduled For Committee Markup

In the first in what are anticipated to be multiple Congressional hearings to address the federal prohibition and criminalization of marijuana, the House Financial Services Committee has scheduled to convene a markup on The Safe Banking Act, HR 1595 on Tuesday, March 26th. Thousands of state-licensed and regulated businesses lack access […]

Amyris closes on potential $300M cannabinoid deal with biotech group Lavvan

Amyris, a California-based company focused on wellness products, said it has closed a deal potentially worth $300 million with biotech startup Lavvan to research and develop synthetic cannabinoids. The move follows that of Canada’s Cronos Group inking a $122 million deal with Boston-based Ginkgo Bioworks last September to produce lab-grown cannabinoids. […]

Valens GroWorks Raises $30 Million Selling Units at $2.95

Valens GroWorks Announces $30 Million Bought Deal Financing & Acquisition of Strategic Assets Kelowna, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – March 19, 2019) – Valens GroWorks Corp. (CSE: VGW) (the “Company” or “Valens”), a multi-licensed provider of cannabis products and services focused on various proprietary extraction methodologies, distillation, cannabinoid isolation and purification, […]

11 Glass Artists Who Changed the Game

In 2003, the American government arrested several glass artists for creating pieces for smoking cannabis. Today, functional glass can be a form of high art. Hear the story of the most influential glass artists and the journey their passion has taken them. The post 11 Glass Artists Who Changed the […]