Ignite International Announces Jim McCormick as New Company President

The world’s first super-premium cannabis lifestyle brand hires consumer products veteran, who joins the company with extensive global cannabis and tobacco sector leadership experience

LOS ANGELES – February 15, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – Ignite International, Ltd. today announced the appointment of Jim McCormick as President reporting to Dan Bilzerian.

Mr. McCormick joins the company as a highly experienced global consumer goods executive with a deep understanding of brand and trade marketing, operations and supply chain, finance and scaling a business internationally. Mr. McCormick has operated extensively in regulated markets and built strong brands in these environments. At Ignite, Mr. McCormick will oversee all aspects of the company, reporting to Founder and Chairman Dan Bilzerian.

Previously, Mr. McCormick was the COO and CFO for KushCo Holdings Inc., the leading provider of ancillary products and services to the US and Canadian cannabis sector. Mr. McCormick spent the majority o..

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Cannabis Educational and Awareness Campaign Makes a Red-Carpet Debut and Roll Out During 91st Academy Awards Oscar Telecast

30-Second Commercial Spots expected to air during Red carpet arrivals, Oscar show and post Oscar programming

NEW YORK – February 22, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – Cannabis Education takes center stage during this Sunday’s 91st Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science Oscar telecast, as a groundbreaking media campaign for the online cannabis TV network Hmm Did You Know (HDYK) airs in the Puerto Rico market.

The spot — the first in a series showcases prominent voices in the cannabis industry and community — features former seven-term US Virgin islands Senator Positive T.A. Nelson, now the appointed Agriculture Commissioner of St. Croix, discussing the science and economic power of medical cannabis, recently legalized in the Virgin Islands,. The HDYK campaign suggests that standards are shifting for cannabis marketing in legal states.

Medical cannabis companies in the USVI and Puerto Rico suffered millions of dollars in damage – including leveled greenhouses, lost business and rebuilding…

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Study by Tioga Research Supports Efficacy of Liposomal Compound Silvidiol™

Topical Cannabinoid Delivery System Demonstrates Ability to Permeate Skin to Reach Somatic and Neuropathic Sensory Receptors Without Systemic Exposure

HENDERSON, /Nev. – February 19, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – Leading Edge Pharms, Inc., (LEP) a biotechnology company developing novel cannabinoid therapies and innovative delivery systems, announced the results of a Tioga Research-led study, indicating that its proprietary cannabidiol-based (CBD) pain relief and anti-inflammatory agent, Silvidiol, effectively permeates the epidermis to reach somatic and neuropathic sensory receptors below the surface of the skin.

The study, directed by Dr. Daniel Holsworth, Ph.D. of StemNext, with Tioga Research, tested the ability of Silvidiol to permeate the epidermis and dermal-epidermal junction layers of the skin, without reaching areas of the dermis where systemic exposure could occur. Silvidiol was evaluated and compared with CBD in dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO), a widely known and effective transdermal ..

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Bay Area Women in Cannabis Celebrate International Women’s Day And Women’s History Month

Premiere Film Screening and Special Events planned for March 8, 2019

OAKLAND, Calif. – February 15, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – There’s no doubt that this is the year of the woman. Through marches, political, and social media campaigns, and formidable grassroots organizing, people across the globe are galvanizing for a future that is gender equal. And It’s no different in the cannabis industry. Many of the key players in this green economy are women from diverse backgrounds who are closing the gender gap in business and shaping the industry playing field.

In honor of International Women’s Day (March 8th) and Women’s Month (March), Tali Eisenberg and Geter Done Productions, LLC presents the Bay Area premiere screening in Oakland of Windy Borman’s award-winning film, Mary Janes: The Women of Weed followed by a Cannabis Marketplace and Community Social showcasing female owned and led companies + brand allies.

The event will feature the 80-minute documentary film screening with local guest ..

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Crop-to-Kitchen Announces Special Event & Panel Discussion Featuring Cannabis Edibles Makers and Industry Experts

Hosted by Cannaisseur Series Wednesday, February 27, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO – February 15, 2019 /Canna Newswire/ – Join Crop-to-Kitchen for an education-focused panel discussion and infusion demo about the future of fresh, made-to-order cannabis cuisine in the California restaurant milieu with the authors of Edibles: Small Bites for the Modern Cannabis Kitchen (Chronicle Books, 2018) and key business professionals in the Bay Area cannabis space.

Co-hosted by Stephanie Hua, Coreen Carroll and Kimberly Belle, Founder of Crop-to-Kitchen and hospitality consultant at Salt & Roe. Panelists include:

Coreen Carroll, founder of Cannaisseur Series and co-author of Edibles: Small Bites for the Modern Cannabis Kitchen
Peichen Chang, co-founder of tCheck
Maya Elisabeth, founder of OmEdibles and Whoopi & Maya
Stephany Gocobachi, founder of Flour Child
Stephanie Hua, founder of Mellows and co-author of Edibles: Small Bites for the Modern Cannabis Kitchen

Moderated by Merril Gilbert, TraceTrust, A Tr..

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