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CanniMed Therapeutics Acts to Protect Shareholders from Aurora Cannabis’ Opportunistic Offer and Enable Fair Vote on Newstrike Acquisition with Shareholder Rights Plan

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (“CanniMed” or the “Company”) (TSX: CMED) today announced that, in response to the unsolicited, opportunistic offer by Aurora Cannabis Inc. acknowledged in our press release issued on November 24, 2017 (the “Hostile Bid”), the Board of Directors of CanniMed (the “Board”) has adopted a shareholder rights plan (the “Plan”). The […]

Innovative Industrial Properties to Acquire Arizona Property and Enter Into Long-Term Lease With The Pharm

The Company Expects to Invest Up to $18 Million in the 350,000+ Square Foot Medical-Use Cannabis Cultivation Facility SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Innovative Industrial Properties, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: IIPR), the leading provider of creative real estate capital solutions to the medical-use cannabis industry, announced today that it has executed an agreement to purchase a property in […]

Kalytera Announces Second US Patent for Prevention and Treatment of Graft Versus Host Disease

SAN FRANCISCO & TEL AVIV, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kalytera Therapeutics, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: KALY and OTCQB: KALTF) (the “Company” or “Kalytera“) announced today that it has received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a second patent covering the use of cannabidiol (“CBD“) in the prevention and treatment of graft versus […]

CanniMed Therapeutics Confirms Receipt of Unsolicited Offer from Aurora Cannabis

Shareholders advised to take no action Shareholders already have an attractive and accretive acquisition of Newstrike Resources available to them SASKATOON, Saskatchewan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (“CanniMed” or the “Company”) (TSX: CMED) urges shareholders to take NO action in response to Aurora Cannabis Inc.’s (“Aurora”) unsolicited offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of the […]

"Green Friday" is the New Black, Leafbuyer Offers Best Cannabis Deals Nationwide

Leafbuyer.com Brings Black Friday to the Cannabis Industry with the Largest Discounts in the Industry DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Leafbuyer Technologies, Inc. (OTC:LBUY) (“Leafbuyer”), Leafbuyer.com has teamed up with the top recreational and medical cannabis dispensaries to bring cannabis consumers the best deals across seven legal states for the 2017 “Green Friday Deals Event.” As the world’s largest cannabis deals […]

CanniMed Therapeutics Forms Special Committee for Potential Unsolicited Offer from Aurora Cannabis

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (“CanniMed” or the “Company”) (TSX:CMED) announced that it has formed a special committee of independent directors (“the Special Committee”) in anticipation of a potential formal offer from Aurora Cannabis Inc. (“Aurora”) for all of the issued and outstanding CanniMed shares. Upon receipt, the Special Committee and the board of directors […]

Anticipating FDA’s “Reduced Nicotine Mandate,” 22nd Century Will Discontinue U.S. Sales of RED SUN Brand

22nd Century Awarded New Patent for “Low-Tar-to-Nicotine Ratio” cigarettes CLARENCE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–22nd Century Group, Inc. (NYSE American: XXII), a plant biotechnology company focused on tobacco harm reduction and hemp/cannabis research, announced today that, in preparation for the planned mandate by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that all cigarettes sold in the United States […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. and Up Cannabis Inc. (Newstrike Resources Ltd. – TSX-V:HIP) Announce Webcast and Conference Call to Discuss Plans for Creating a Premier Global Cannabis Company

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan & OAKVILLE, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (TSX:CMED) (“CanniMed”) and Newstrike Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:HIP) (“Newstrike”) will be hosting a conference call and webcast with presentation to discuss the acquisition announced on Friday, November 17, 2017. Transaction Highlights Combining the leading medical brand and a high profile recreational brand to create a premier global cannabis […]

CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. Announces Director Resignation

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: CMED) (“CanniMed”) announces that, effective November 17, 2017, Mr. Rob Duguid has resigned from the Board of Directors. The Company thanks Mr. Duguid for his service on the board since 2001 and wishes him well in the future. About CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. CanniMed is a Canadian-based, international plant biopharmaceutical […]

CanniMed to Acquire Up Cannabis Inc. (Newstrike Resources Ltd. – TSX-V:HIP) to Create a Premier Global Cannabis Company

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan & OAKVILLE, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CanniMed Therapeutics Inc. (TSX: CMED): Transaction Highlights Combining the leading medical brand and a high profile recreational brand to create a premier global cannabis company Well positioned to offer innovative, high quality products with two top tier distinct brands uniquely positioned to address key product trends and emerging drivers of […]