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Blockchain Firm Partners With Cannabis Data App to Create Research Project

News A blockchain-based data marketplace, Measure Protocol, and a cannabis-oriented survey rewards app, Broccoli, will jointly establish a research community for cannabis users. According to a Nov. 12 press release, the companies will use the new community to survey consumers, collect data and mak..

Aeternity Blockchain Will Be Used to Track Cannabis in Uruguay

News Decentralized application (DApp)-focused blockchain Aeternity will be used to track the supply chain of Montevideo-based medical and recreational cannabis producer Uruguay Can. Aeternity announced in a press release published on Sept. 25 that it is creating a supply chain management platform ..

US Politician Uses Crypto to Buy Cannabis for Tax Remittance Demo

News A Californian politician has become the first elected official to use cryptocurrency to purchase cannabis in the United States. A press release shared with Cointelegraph on Sept. 11 revealed that Berkely City Councilmember Ben Bartlett used Bitcoin Cash (BCH) and the stablecoin Universal Doll..

TruTrace Partners With Deloitte to Track Cannabis Using Blockchain

News Blockchain tracking startup TruTrace Technologies Inc. partnered with Big Four auditing firm Deloitte to track cannabis using blockchain technology. Investing news outlet ProactiveInvestors reported on Sept. 4 that TruTrace is launching its StrainSecure product in partnership with Deloitte. T..

Publicly-Listed Firm Files Patent to Put Cannabis on the Blockchain

News Australian Securities Exchange-listed firm Security Matters has filed a patent application in the United States for a blockchain system to securely manage the cannabis supply chain. The proposed system could be applied to mark, track and manage the supply chain for cannabis plants, products a..

Dark Market Drug Dealers Plead Guilty, Forfeit Crypto Proceeds

News A couple operating out of Merced, California have pleaded guilty to selling drugs on the dark web in exchange for cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). The United States Department of Justice announced the charges in a press release on Aug. 6. According to the anno..

Arizona to Test Marijuana-Oriented Stablecoin in State Fintech Sandbox

News The state of Arizona has accepted a blockchain-based, cannabis industry-oriented payments solution into its fintech sandbox. According to a recent press release from the Office of the Attorney General, the company — called Alta — is a cash management solution for licensed medical marijuana pr..

Billionaire to Launch First Ever Cannabis-Pegged Stablecoin

Greek billionaire Alkiviades David has reportedly created the world’s first stablecoin pegged to the price of legal cannabis.Swissx Bank of Cannabis Issues SWX Stablecoin As a press release confirmed July 25, the so-called Swissx Bank of Cannabis (SBC), headquartered in the Swiss city of Gstaad, ..

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