AgraFlora Organics International (CSE: AGRA) (OTCPK: PUFXF) is teaming up with Dixie Brands (CSE: DIXI.U) (OTC: DXBRF) (Frankfurt: 0QV) to the manufacture, sale and distribution of cannabis-infused products within legalized markets in the European Union. According to a research report by Prohibition Partners, the cannabis market in the EU may represent as much as €123 billion by 2028.
MYM Nutraceuticals (CSE: MYM) (OTCBB: MYMMF) has boosted its stake in Colombia Organica, a Colombia-based manufacturer of pharmaceutical products, medicinal chemical substances and botanical products.
Curaleaf Holdings (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) has opened its 23rd dispensary in Florida. Located northwest of Miami International Airport, the dispensary includes the community’s first medical marijuana drive-thru. The stock exploded over 30% higher yesterday on news of a deal with CVS that is already in place but that nobody noticed for some reason.
Westleaf (TSX-V: WL) unveiled plans to open two Prairie Records stores in Saskatoon in April. Under a license agreement, the two stores are being built out under the Prairie Records brand by the current license holders.
BLOCKStrain Technology (TSX: V) (OTC: BKKSF), which created the first Blockchain-secured, fully-integrated IP tracking platform for the cannabis industry, has appointed Dr. James LaValle as it chief medical manager.
High Tide (OTCMKTS:HTDEF) has been selected to assist with establishing and operating a retail cannabis store by a third winner of one of only 25 opportunities to apply for an operator’s license as a result of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario’s expression of interest application lottery conducted in January.
VIVO Cannabis (TSXV: VIVO) (OTCQB: VVCIF) has started an observational study on the use of cannabinoids as therapy for chronic pain. Led by a group of well-known pain specialists, the study is taking place in Melbourne, Australia, and is expected to provide long-term data with which to evaluate the efficacy of medical cannabis in treating pain and further support the development of VIVO’s portfolio of medical cannabis products.
Common shares of Nextleaf Solutions Ltd. (CSE: OILS) are beginning trading today on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the ticker symbol “OILS”.
Betting on the European pharmaceutical cannabis market, Zenabis Global (OTCMKTS:ZBISF) announced a letter of intent for a definitive supply arrangement with Farmako GmbH, a research-based pharmaceutical company headquartered in Frankfurt, Germany.