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CNW News Releases

Apr 18, 2019 09:00 ET
Medical Marijuana Breach Sparks Class Action
Personal Injury Firm, Diamond and Diamond, represents Alberta based victims in newly launched suit...
Apr 18, 2019 09:00 ET
Medison Issues Presentation to Knight Shareholders
Makes Case for Urgent Change, Improved Governance and a Common-Sense Strategic Growth Plan Details History of Failed Execution, Underperformance and Conflicts of Interest Under Current Board and CEO Provides Background on Experienced, Independent Director Nominees That Can Effect Positive Change Rebuts Knight's Campaign of Misinformation and Harassment Against Shareholders PETACH TIKVA, Israel, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Medison Biotech (1995) Ltd. ("Medison"), which together with its affiliates owns more than 10.4 million shares or 7.3% of Knight Therapeutics, Inc. (TSX:GUD) ("Knight" or the "...
Apr 18, 2019 09:00 ET
North America is a Pace Setter for the Burgeoning Cannabis Industry
NEW YORK, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ -- The tremendous growth of the cannabis market is causing the marketspace to become an emerging global industry. In 2017, U.S. cannabis legal sales were between USD 5.8 Billion and USD 6.6 Billion, according to Marijuana Business Factbook. Perhaps surprisingly, the industry's market value is already comparable to major worldwide corporations such as Netflix and McDonald's. However, the market is still heavily hindered by regulatory restrictions imposed by federal governments around the world. Under international regulations, cannabis is one of the most heavily...
Apr 18, 2019 09:00 ET
Opération patrimoine Montréal 2019 - This spring, Montrealers are invited to celebrate their heritage
MONTRÉAL, April 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - On this UNESCO International Day for Monuments and Sites, the city, in collaboration with Héritage Montréal, unveils the programming of Opération patrimoine Montréal (OPM) 2019. ...
Apr 18, 2019 09:00 ET
Stay clear, stay safe this Easter weekend
Warmer weather means thin ice and higher water levels near generating stations...
Apr 18, 2019 09:00 ET
Telecom Providers Offer Younger Consumer Base Innovative Developments
NEW YORK, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ -- The rise of technology has completely reshaped the way people interact with one another. Now, consumers can communicate with others remotely through a series of connected networks that span the globe. The International Telecommunication Union released a report in 2017 and highlighted that over 70% of youth worldwide between the ages of 15 and 24 are using the Internet. In developed regions, that number grows to 94%. The staggering numbers signify just how rapidly the technology has developed. People can simply take out their mobile devices or log onto a comp...
Apr 18, 2019 08:55 ET
BMO Recognized with Two Celent Model Bank Awards
TORONTO, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO today announced that it has won two Celent Model Bank Awards: Payment Services Hub Implementation for BMO Payment Hub; as well as an Innovation Enablement Award for BMO InnoV8, a digital acceleration initiative....
Apr 18, 2019 08:52 ET
IIROC Trading Halt - ACRG.U
VANCOUVER, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The following issues have been halted by IIROC:...
Apr 18, 2019 08:50 ET
Why Merging Cryptocurrency With Today's Payment Platforms Should Generate Rising Revenue Streams
PALM BEACH, Florida, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ -- A report by McKinsey & Company on global banking, projected that global payment market revenues are poised to approach $3 Trillion by 2023. As cryptocurrency payment platforms become more common… that number should rise… but the purveyors of traditional payment methods may have to get over their initial reluctance to this new disruptive technology… or they could miss the boat! A recent article in the Bitcoin Exchange Guide addressed this subject: "One of the longtime fears that the traditional financial world seems to have about cryptocurrency...
Apr 18, 2019 08:50 ET
Why More Retail Cannabis Dispensaries are Needed Now as Cultivation Season Begins
PALM BEACH, Florida, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ -- It's a marriage made in heaven in POT heaven that is. In both the U.S. and Canada, the consumer demand for cannabis products continues its steady growth but one obstacle could be the unmet need for more dispensaries. The consumer demand for cannabis products exceeded even the most optimistic projections there are just not enough retail dispensaries (with sufficient supplies also but that is for another time) and Mall owners have too many stores without a tenant so, Dispensaries and Mall owners are entering into a hopefully long and mutually reward...
Apr 18, 2019 08:45 ET
Global Cellulite Treatments Market Could Exceed $1.4 Billion by 2026
PALM BEACH, Florida, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ -- The global cellulite market and its largest segment, the non-invasive treatment sector, are both expected to grow at a healthy rate. A recent industry report on the entire cellulite market (from Transparency Market Research) projected that: "The global cellulite treatment market was valued at around US$ 619.2 Million in 2017 and is anticipated to reach US$ 1,438.5 Million by 2026, expanding at a CAGR of 10.1% from 2018 to 2026. "A report on the non-invasive sector (from Future Market Insights) had an even higher projection: "The market for non-inv...
Apr 18, 2019 08:33 ET
RNC Minerals Closes $12 Million Bought Deal Financing
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Apr 18, 2019 08:30 ET
1933 Industries Launches Canna Fused™ Products in Nevada at NUWU 420 Celebration, Adding to Portfolio of Proprietary Brands
VANCOUVER, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - 1933 Industries Inc. (the "Company" or "1933 Industries") (CSE: TGIF) (OTCQX: TGIFF), a licensed cultivator and producer of cannabis flower and concentrates and manufacturer of hemp-derived CBD wellness products, is pleased to announce the launch of Canna Fused™, a line of THC|CBD wellness products for the Nevada market....
Apr 18, 2019 08:30 ET
ADP Canada National Employment Report: Employment in Canada Increased by 13,200 Jobs in March 2019
TORONTO, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ -- Employment in Canada increased by 13,200 jobs from February to March according to the March ADP® Canada National Employment Report.  Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP Canada National Employment Report is produced by the ADP Research Institute®.  The report, which is derived from actual ADP payroll data, measures the change in total nonfarm payroll employment each month on a seasonally-adjusted basis.   ...
Apr 18, 2019 08:30 ET
Biotech Brief: FDA Fast Tracking Innovative Breakthrough Therapies For Cancer Patients
PALM BEACH, Florida, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ -- A recent headline from a report released by Friends of Cancer Research, made the following eye-opening statement: "ONE OF THE BIGGEST TREATMENT BREAKTHROUGHS IN THE PAST FIVE YEARS WASN'T A DRUG, BUT A LAW." The article was looking at the effects of the "Advancing Breakthrough Therapies for Patients Act" a law that enables the FDA to work closely with the drug developer/sponsor and puts the treatment on a much faster track. The article continued: "A new drug may be designated as a breakthrough therapy by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) if i...
Apr 18, 2019 08:30 ET
BMO Asset Management Inc. Announces Cash Distributions for Certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds
TORONTO, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - BMO Asset Management Inc. today announced the April 2019 cash distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds (BMO ETFs) that distribute monthly. Unitholders of record of the BMO ETFs at the close of business on April 29, 2019, will receive cash distributions payable on May 2, 2019....
Apr 18, 2019 08:30 ET
Chemistree Provides California and Washington Operations Update
VANCOUVER, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Chemistree Technology Inc. (CSE: CHM and CHM.wt) (US OTCQB: CHMJF) (the "Company" or "Chemistree"), is pleased to provide shareholders with an update on the Company's Washington State assets and its Desert Hot Springs, California cultivation facility development....
Apr 18, 2019 08:30 ET
CMA calls on Health Canada to implement tougher rules on vaping products
OTTAWA, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is echoing concerns raised recently on the rising trends of youth vaping in Canada and urging Health Canada to tighten rules and ban advertising of vaping products from all public spaces and broadcast media. ...
Apr 18, 2019 08:30 ET
SOL Global's CBD and Hemp Portfolio Company, Heavenly Rx, Closes Private Placement Financing of Over $12 Million
TORONTO, April 18, 2019 /CNW/ - SOL Global Investments Corp. ("SOL Global" or the "Company") (CSE: SOL) (OTCQB: SOLCF) (Frankfurt: 9SB) is pleased to announce that it has completed multiple tranches of a non-brokered private placement financing of common shares of its subsidiary, Heavenly Rx Ltd. ("Heavenly Rx"), for aggregate gross proceeds of $12,586,250 (the "Offering"). An aggregate of 125,862,500 common shares in the capital of Heavenly Rx ("Heavenly Shares") were issued and sold at a price of $0.10 per Heavenly Share. As a result of this financing, SOL Global now holds 34.40% of the is...
Apr 18, 2019 08:23 ET
The Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer takes part in the first edition of EFFERVESCENCE
MONTREAL, April 18, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) of the Université de Montréal is proud to contribute to the first edition of EFFERVESCENCE, a major event in the Life Sciences and Health Technologies sector, driven by Montréal InVivo and organized by a group of 14 partners, to be held on April 24 and 25 at TOHU....