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A Veterans Affairs report finds that care at its New Hampshire medical center accused last year of poor conditions is improving.
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., Sept. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NMI Holdings, Inc., (NASDAQ:NMIH), the parent company of National Mortgage Insurance Corporation (National MI), today provided guidance on its capital position under the revised Private Mortgage Insurer Eligibility Requirements (PMIERs) released by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the GSEs), and the Federal Housing Finance Administration (FHFA) on September 27, 2018.As previously disclosed, at June 30, 2018, National MI had PMIERs total available assets of $653.1 million, compared to risk-based required assets of $587.2 million, with $65.9 million of excess funding capacity. Under the revised PMIERs framework, the company estimates that its total available assets would have been $681.3 million and its risk-based required assets would have been $593.6 million as of June 30, 2018, with pro forma excess funding capacity of $87.7 million.
In July 2018, National MI obtained $264.5 million of excess of loss reinsurance coverage through an Insurance-Linked Notes offering. Giving effect to this reinsurance coverage and the revised PMIERs framework, National MI estimates that its pro forma excess available assets would have been $352.2 million at June 30, 2018.
The GSEs and FHFA have indicated that the revised PMIERs framework will take effect on March 31, 2019. National MI expects to remain in full compliance with the existing and revised PMIERs, as applicable, prior to and after March 31, 2019.
*About NMI Holdings*
NMI Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: NMIH) is the parent company of National Mortgage Insurance Corporation (National MI), a U.S.-based, private mortgage insurance company enabling low down payment borrowers to realize home ownership while protecting lenders and investors against losses related to a borrower's default. To learn more, please visit www.nationalmi.com.
*Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements*
Certain statements contained in this press release or any other written or oral statements made by or on behalf of the Company in connection therewith may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (Securities Act), Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (Exchange Act), and the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (PSLRA). The PSLRA provides a "safe harbor" for any forward-looking statements. All statements other than statements of historical fact included in or incorporated by reference in this release are forward-looking statements, including any statements about our expectations, outlook, beliefs, plans, predictions, forecasts, objectives, assumptions or future events or performance. These statements are often, but not always, made through the use of words or phrases such as "anticipate,""believe,""can,""could,""may,""predict,""assume,""potential,""should,""will,""estimate,""plan,""project,""continuing,""ongoing,""expect,""intend" and similar words or phrases. All forward-looking statements are only predictions and involve estimates, known and unknown risks, assumptions and uncertainties that may turn out to be inaccurate and could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in them. Many risks and uncertainties are inherent in our industry and markets. Others are more specific to our business and operations. Important factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those indicated in such statements include, but are not limited to: changes in the business practices of the GSEs that may impact the use of private mortgage insurance as credit enhancement; our ability to remain an eligible mortgage insurer under the PMIERs, including the financial requirements, and other requirements of the GSEs, which they may change at any time; retention of our existing certificates of authority in each state and the District of Columbia (D.C.) and our ability to remain a mortgage insurer in good standing in each state and D.C.; our future profitability, liquidity and capital resources; actions of existing competitors, including governmental agencies like the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and the Veterans Administration (VA), and potential market entry by new competitors or consolidation of existing competitors; developments in the world's financial and capital markets and our access to such markets, including reinsurance; adoption of new or changes to existing laws and regulations that impact our business or financial condition directly or the mortgage insurance industry generally or their enforcement and implementation by regulators; changes to the GSEs' role in the secondary mortgage market or other changes that could affect the residential mortgage industry generally or mortgage insurance in particular; any pending or future lawsuits, investigations or inquiries; changes in general economic, market and political conditions and policies, interest rates, inflation and investment results or other conditions that affect the housing market or the markets for home mortgages or mortgage insurance; our ability to successfully execute and implement our capital plans, including our ability to access the reinsurance market and to enter into, and receive approval of, reinsurance arrangements on terms and conditions that are acceptable to us, the GSEs and our regulators; our ability to implement our business strategy, including our ability to write mortgage insurance on high quality low down payment residential mortgage loans, implement successfully and on a timely basis, complex infrastructure, systems, procedures, and internal controls to support our business and regulatory and reporting requirements of the insurance industry; our ability to attract and retain a diverse customer base, including the largest mortgage originators; failure of risk management or pricing or investment strategies; emergence of unexpected claims and coverage issues, including claims exceeding our reserves or amounts we expected to experience; potential adverse impacts arising from natural disasters, including, with respect to the affected areas, a decline in new business, adverse effects on home prices, and an increase in notices of default on insured mortgages; the inability of our counter-parties, including third party reinsurers, to meet their obligations to us; our ability to utilize our net operating loss carryforwards, which could be limited or eliminated in various ways, including if we experience an ownership change as defined in Section 382 of the Internal Revenue Code; failure to maintain, improve and continue to develop necessary information technology systems or the failure of technology providers to perform; ability to recruit, train and retain key personnel; and general economic downturns and volatility. These risks and uncertainties also include, but are not limited to, those set forth under the heading "Risk Factors" detailed in Item 1A of Part I of our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017, and in Item IA of Part II of our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2018, as subsequently updated through other reports we file with the SEC. All subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to the Company or persons acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements. We caution you not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statement, which speaks only as of the date on which it is made, and we undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect new information, future events or circumstances that occur after the date on which the statement is made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events except as required by law.
*John M. Swenson
Vice President, Investor Relations and Treasury
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DEREK LAWRENSON IN PARIS: Before a ball had been struck, the two captains came up with line-ups that caused plenty of head-scratching in the confines of Le Golf National.
Reported by MailOnline 10 hours ago.
This week on "The Takeout," Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle and his wife, Eireann Dolan, discuss their interest in social causes, advocating for LGBT rights, syrian refugees and veterans. Watch a preview.
Reported by CBS News 6 hours ago.
Toyota of Irving Has a College Graduate Program for New or Future Graduates
IRVING, Texas (PRWEB) September 27, 2018
Toyota of Irving has a College Graduate Program for qualifying customers. This program from the Toyota dealership allows customers to turn their degree into an award. Shoppers who qualify will receive a $750 rebate on select new untitled Toyota models when they finance or lease through a Toyota dealer and Toyota Financial Services. On select finance programs, there will be no monthly payments for the first 90 days. Along with the $750 rebate on untitled Toyota vehicles, there is also competitive APRs on Toyota Certified Used Vehicles and Scion Certified Pre-Owned Vehicles.
In order to qualify for the College Graduate Program, customers must provide proof of graduating in the past two years or in the next six months, be employed or have proof of future employment and have a sufficient income to cover living expenses and vehicle payments.
Toyota also offers other rebate programs such as the Military Rebate for U.S. military personnel, retirees and veterans.
The Toyota of Irving dealership can be reached by phone at 877-418-7242 and can be located at 1999 W. Airport Freeway in Irving, Texas. Reported by PRWeb 9 hours ago.
Military order of the Purple Heart recognizes Pocatello dealership for its support of military veterans.
POCATELLO, Idaho (PRWEB) September 27, 2018
The Military Order of the Purple Heart recently named a local Pocatello business a Purple Heart business. Phil Meador Toyota was recognized thanks to its dedication and support of America’s combat wounded veterans. The honor was presented by the Patriot Members of Snake Plain Chapter 829.
Recently Phil Meador Toyota held a Veterans’ Appreciation Week from September 21 through the 27. The event was to show appreciation for veterans, active duty military and first responders. For every car sold between those dates the dealership donated $100 to a local veteran’s home. The dealership also offers a $500 rebate to eligible U.S. military personnel towards any new Toyota purchased or leased. The rebate is available to U.S. military personnel, both active-duty and inactive reserve, household members of said U.S. military personnel, retirees if within one year of their retirement and veterans within one year of their discharge.
Phil Meador Toyota has a wide range of new, used, and certified pre-owned vehicles available and financing services to help drivers out. Residents who want to contact Phil Meador Toyota can send them an e-mail or utilize their website’s live chat function. Dealership contact is also available at 208-237-2700 and the Phil Meador Toyota dealership is located at 1855 Flandro Dr., Pocatello, Idaho. Reported by PRWeb 9 hours ago.
The inaugural 2018 Javits-Wagner-O’Day Legal Symposium invites dialogue on the complexities and challenges of the U.S. government’s largest employment resource for people who are blind or have other significant disabilities.
WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) September 27, 2018
Melwood, in partnership with the George Washington University Law School, is bringing together top legal minds and government procurement experts in the field of disability employment on October 2-4 in Washington, DC. This is the first legal symposium of its kind to examine the complexities of the U.S. government’s AbilityOne Program and to share best practices among stakeholders.
The symposium has attracted lawyers, contract administrators, executives, advocates, policymakers, and government clients with a stake in disability employment and federal procurement. The keynote speaker will be Neil Romano, Chairman of the National Council on Disability (NCD). Other prominent speakers include Kate McSweeny, VP of Government Affairs and General Counsel of ACCSES; Anne Rung, Director, Government Sector, Amazon Business; Steven L. Schooner, Nash & Cibinic Professor and Co-Director, George Washington University Law School Government Procurement Law Program; and Christopher R. Yukins, Co-Director, George Washington University Law School Government Procurement Law Program.
“With the current historically low unemployment rate, people of differing abilities are essential to meeting the workforce needs of the government through AbilityOne contracts,” said Larysa Kautz, Melwood’s General Counsel & Chief of Staff. “With October being National Disability Employment Awareness Month, this is an opportune time to come together and talk about how to strengthen this critical program.”
With this groundbreaking symposium, Melwood and GW Law are convening two sides of the AbilityOne Program: employment for the blind, for whom the Wagner-O’Day Act was originally created in 1938, and employment for the significantly disabled, which was added more than 30 years later. In addition, the event is bringing together federal contracting experts from the nonprofit, for-profit, small business, and government sectors.
“We are thrilled to partner with Melwood and this impressive slate of expert legal practitioners as part of our dedication to continuous education within the acquisition community,” said Karen Thornton, Director of the George Washington University Law School Government Procurement Law Program. “I am sure the thought-provoking sessions will inspire our students to engage in research projects and scholarship related to individuals with disabilities.”
For a full list of speakers, please visit: https://www.melwood.org/LegalSymposium/
The first full day of the Legal Symposium will take place at the George Washington University Law School.
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For questions about the symposium, please visit the Melwood site or contact Chenai Kirkpatrick, Director of Legal Compliance and Regulatory Affairs, Ckirkpatrick@melwood.org or 301-599-2709.
To schedule an interview with Larysa Kautz, Chief of Staff and General Counsel for Melwood, please contact Sara Newman, firstname.lastname@example.org, 240-492-1972.
For more information about the George Washington University Law School, please contact Kara Tershel, Senior Associate Director, Strategic Communications and Marketing, email@example.com, 202-994-0616.
About the George Washington University Law School Government Procurement Law Program
Established in 1960, the Government Procurement Law Program is the only one of its kind in the United States. Established by Professors Emeritus Ralph C. Nash, Jr. and John Cibinic, Jr., the program offers unparalleled faculty resources, course offerings, and professional development opportunities. Karen Thornton, Program Director, will be participating in the panel discussion.
Melwood is one of the largest employers of people of differing abilities in the country, employing over 1,600 workers, nearly 1,000 of them are people with differing abilities. Melwood offers job placement, job training, life skills for independence, and support services to more than 2,100 people each year in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. Melwood also provides an inclusive camp program for children and provides employment and support services to veterans and active duty military members who have experienced service-related trauma or injury. For more information visit http://www.Melwood.org.
Since 1971, the Javits–Wagner–O'Day Act has required that government agencies procure specific supplies and services from nonprofit agencies that employ Americans who face the greatest barriers to employment: those who are blind or have other significant disabilities. The AbilityOne Program – as it was renamed in 2006 – supports the employment of more than 40,000 people annually through 550+ nonprofit agencies, empowering persons of differing abilities to contribute to the U.S. economy. Reported by PRWeb 9 hours ago.
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Tension is guaranteed when Ryder Cup players -- be they veterans or rookies -- hit their first tee shot in front of massive galleries at Le Golf National.
Reported by ESPN 2 hours ago.
The future of Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association hangs in the balance, with the ANC's national executive committee expected to discuss its fate when it meets.
Reported by News24 31 minutes ago.
Patrick Kilpatrick's anticipated two-part memoir, DYING FOR LIVING – Sins & Confessions of a Hollywood Villain & Libertine Patriot (published by Boulevard Books), offers a searing and scandalous literate look behind the actor's unconventional upbringing, political misadventures in journalism, a successful career as the entertainment industry's go-to antagonist, and juicy unprecedented celebrity tales - all the while intricately weaving in brazen patriotism and unparalleled humor.
LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) September 28, 2018
With Volume 1 set for release on October 1, 2018, and Volume 2 later this year, Kilpatrick is hosting launch events in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, October 3, starting with a private press conference luncheon at the National Press Club (open to the media and invitees only), followed by an evening celebration and book signing at the Kennedy Center (open to both the media and public). Joining Kilpatrick for the festivities will be special guests: Sean Stone (actor/director/producer, Oliver Stone's son), Scott Evans (host of NBC's Access), and Bai Ling (actress).
"Although elegantly revealed, Dying For Living rips through social norms without regard to sensibility or political correctness," explains Kilpatrick. "Plot lines - murderous bi-polar assaults by an adulterous mother, privileged education amidst pastoral splendor, and American Revolution patriotism. Also included, bi-racial affairs and incendiary politics… not to mention, a near fatal car accident, motorcycle crashes, and a global vision for 21st Century America".
Having dominated the silver screen for three decades with appearances in more than 170 hit films and television programs as a lead actor, producer, screenwriter, director, 'Movie Black Belt' and entertainment teacher, Kilpatrick's latest role of acclaimed author is an exhilarating progression for the action-industry titan. With a covertly assembled treasure trove of insider intel gleaned through this accomplished Hollywood resume, the genteel 6'2" star deploys wicked insights to provocative use throughout these penetrating memoirs.
"Almost universally, all great movies and books possess romance, eroticism, war in its many forms, redemption, laughter, pathos, death, tragedy and action," Kilpatrick continues. "For those of you lusting, salivating, wishing and hoping for unvarnished, inglorious, and heroic behind-the-scenes elements of Hollywood, I boldly refer you to Dying For Living".
A cinema hero with a heart, Kilpatrick will be donating a percentage of his book sales to the Disabled American Veterans, a 100-year-old organization devoted to servicing disabled warriors.
The Kindle Edition of Volume 1 of DYING FOR LIVING – Sins & Confessions of a Hollywood Villain & Libertine Patriot, is available to purchase now on Amazon. Reported by PRWeb 1 day ago.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Max Capital Management Holding Ltd (MCM) is now officially becoming one of the angel investors of Global Brand Partners Pte Ltd (GBP). A signing ceremony was held at Hilton Hotel, Petaling Jaya on September 13th, attended by more than 100 participants. Present at the signing ceremony were Adj. Prof. Maxshangkar, the founder and group CEO of MCM, and Mr. Killick Datta, the founder and CEO of GBP.MCM Entering Partnership With GBP From Left to Right: Mr. Killick Datta, the founder and CEO of GBP and Adj. Prof. Maxshangkar, the founder and group CEO of MCM
Speaking at the event, Mr. Killick Datta pointed out that fitness is currently the single fastest growing category in the sports industry. The fitness market is growing worldwide and more and more people are becoming health conscious and flocking to the fitness studios and gym. Fitness training is also now a part of every sports. The timing to enter the fitness activewear sector is important to ensure success in this industry. He also quoted that "Gym is the new pub" as a meeting place for young people. Fitness used to be more feminine, and strength training was just for bodybuilders. Those days are over. Today, fitness has become a lifestyle, has diversified enormously and covers very different areas and target groups. This category has also grown rapidly as Activewear that also now become a part of Streetwear.
In a brief remark by Adj. Prof. Maxshangkar, he shared with the GIC members that GBP is in the blue ocean of a USD200Bil sportswear industry. With the experienced management team that created many infamous international sports apparel brands, MCM believed this will be a sound and solid investment.
*About Max Capital Management (MCM) Group*
MCM was founded in 2012 with the vision to be a one-stop solution global Project Management Consultancy provider for real estate industry players, from land owners, developers, contractors, property investors, home buyers to tenants. It has since evolved into an investment holding company that have invested into various businesses around the world, from property development and management, wellness properties, intellectual properties such as books, movies and music, motel and resort, fashion and fitness, education, e-commerce, art & culture, trustee, etc.
*About Global Brand Partners Pte. Ltd., Singapore (GBP)*
Founded by industry veterans Mr. Killick Datta and Mr. Peter Koral, Global Brand Partners Pte. Ltd. (GBP) designs, develops and markets innovative performance and fashionable footwear, apparel and accessories for men, women, and children, for distribution globally.
Global Brand Partners mission statement: GBP will aggressively and profitably market brands worldwide with high quality and well-designed products supported by strong and distinct marketing strategies and in the process establish a strong, financially well managed company, highly recognized for its quality of employees, distributors and excellent customer service.
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Dublin, Sept. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "North America Cannabis: New Markets, Competitors and Opportunities: 2018-2026 Analysis and Forecasts" report has been added to *ResearchAndMarkets.com's* offering.The legal Cannabis revolution is only beginning. The 80+ years prohibition against its use is now ending and the tides are clearly turning. Despite being illegal for so long, more than 37 million people in the U.S. and millions more in Canada use Cannabis, both legally and illicitly. As a result, the market for Cannabis in North America already is large and growing quickly. In 2018, more than $41 billion will be sold and by 2026 that figure will rise to $95 billion.
The Cannabis revolution offers new hope for many medical problems, a substitute for alcohol and tobacco, and unrivaled investment opportunities for individuals and companies wanting participation in this emerging market.
*This report is focused on the U.S. and Canada (North America) markets for Cannabis, both legal and illicit. Specifically, this report covers:*
· North America Cannabis industry including market size and growth, price trends and competitive environment including the black market.
· United States Cannabis market size and growth, regulation issues, market drivers, transition from illicit to legal, prices, user base, incidence of use, tax incentives, legal risks, financing issues, state metrics and characteristics, branding, derivative products, threats/opportunities to other industries.
· Canada Cannabis industry including market size and growth, country metrics, regulation issues, comparisons with Colorado and California, black market, prices, market potential, production capacity, supply concerns, opportunities beyond cultivation, competitive environment.
· Selected company profiles detailing product offerings, brands, facilities, operations, sales, distribution, prices, JVs, exports, expansion plans, yields, costs, patients, M&A activity, competitive advantages, strategies.
*Key Topics Covered:**1. Executive Summary*
Methodology and Sources
*3. North America Cannabis Market*
U.S. and Canada Market
Cannabis Is a Commodity
Price by Where Grown
Price Deflation Drivers
*4. United States Cannabis Industry*
What Is Cannabis
Primed for a 6X Increase
Legitimate Industry Seeing Growing Investments
Impact on Alcohol and Tobacco
Regulation Key Gating Factor
Health Care Long-Term Opportunity
Life Science Tools Opportunity
Cannabis Legalization in the United States
Sales by State
Schedule I Classification Continues to Weigh on the U.S. Industry
Legal Markets Complications
Transitioning from the Illicit Market
Highly Engaged User Base
Incidence Continues to Grow
User Base Growing
Growing Per Capita Spend
$50 Billion Industry
Opportunities for Industry Growth
Migrate Illicit Market
Expand Addressable Market
Incidence and Users Increasing
Federal Schedule I Classification
Marijuana Cases Drop Sharply
State Level Regulation to Drive Feds
Unfavorable Federal Tax Rules
Repatriation of Profits
U.S. Partnerships in Canada
Selected U.S. States
State Metrics and Characteristics
Estimated Market Size
State Metrics and Characteristics
Estimated Market Size
State Metrics and Characteristics
Assets Become More Specialized
Cannabis as an Ingredient
New Ways for Consuming
Cannabis as a Threat and Opportunity
Alcohol and Tobacco
Hemp and CBD Based Products
*5. Canada Cannabis Industry*
Canada Compared to Colorado
Canada Compared to California
Canada Black Market
Canada Incidence of Use
Cannabis Act Bill
Edibles and Concentrates
Initial Sales Levels May Be Slower Than Expected
Illicit Market Exceeds Legal
Short- and Long-Term Market Potential
Opportunities Beyond Cultivation
Value-Added Processing/Branded Products
Global Export Markets
Ready to Sell Product
Expected Supply Shortfall
*6. Company Profiles*
ABcann Global Corporation
(Company Overview, Vanluven Facility, Kimmett Expansion, Production Capacity, Products/Brands, Dried Cannabis, Exceptional Yields, Sales/Distribution, Export Markets, Market Strategy, Product Development, R&D, Patients, Cost Per Gram, Costs for Expansion, Advisory Board, Share Structure, Revenue Forecast, Financials)
(Company Overview, Products, Facilities, Major Greenhouses, Increasing Capacity, Recreational Agreements, Wholesale Agreements, Oil Processing, Exports, International May Disappoint, Medical Market, ACMPR, Line Expansions, Second Largest LP, Cash Costs, Expansion Plans, Partners, Double Diamond JV, Inexpensive New Capacity, Big Winner, Shakeout Coming, Financials)
Aurora Cannabis Inc.
(Company Overview, Facilities, Domestic Expansion, Major Greenhouses, CanniMed Acquistion, Products/Brands, Dried Cannabis, Cannabis Oils, Partnership with Radient Technologies, Hemp Acquisition, Superior Breeding Technology, Superior Strains, Low-Cost Advantages, First Mobile App, Same Day Delivery, International Expansion, Vape Partnership, Choom Holdings, Anandia Laboratories, Capcium Inc., Aurora EV, Upside Case, Base Case, Downside Case)
(Company Overview, River Wellness, CR Holdings, Trichome, Available Market, Competitive Environment, Distribution Companies, Brands, Vape Pens, Ultra-Premium Products, Edibles, Consumer Choices, Leverage, California Strategy, Kaya Management, Alta Supply Inc., Financials)
Canopy Growth Corp.
(Company Overview, Products, Brand Strategy, Domestic Expansion, Timeline, International Expansion, Germany, Australia, Denmark, Jamaica, International Risks, Financials)
Cronos Group Inc.
(Company Overview, Brands, Peace Naturals, Original BC, Whistler Medical Marijuana, Israel JV, Platform for Growth, Distribution Opportunities, Israel Like Canada, Further Expansion, Israeli Medical Cannabis Market, Regulatory Changes, Export Markets, Financials)
(Company Overview, Facilities, Markham Facility, Bradford Facility, Capacity Expansion, Exeter Facility, Positive Impact, Retrofit Costs, Competitive Advantage, Products/Brands, Cannabis Oils, Cannabis Oil Capsules, Tikun Olam JV, ISO Certification, Analytical Approach, Superior Yields, Sales/Distribution, Export Markets, Veterans Affairs, Marijuana and PTSD, Third-Party Insurance, Financials)
The Hydropothecary Corporation
(Company Overview, Premium Product, VAC Impact, Facilities Expansion, Expansion CAPEX, Strong Product Innovation. Decarb, Elixir No.1, Cannabis Awards, Structured Innovation, Top-Tier Producer, Strong Growth Profile, Competitive Advantages in Quebec, Quebec Recreational Market, Quebec Supply Partner)
*List of Figures*
1.) Cannabis Sativa
2.) GW Pharmaceuticals Epidiolex
3.) State of Cannabis in U.S: 2Q 2018
4.) Americans' Support for Legalizing Marijuana (%): 1970-2018
5.) Cannabis Consumption Formats
6.) U.S. Illicit Drug Use by Type (Number, % Population): 2016
7.) U.S. Adult Cannabis Incidence Changes in Past Month and Past Year for 18-25 Age Cohort and 26+ Age Cohort (%): 2016-2026
8.) U.S. Adult Cannabis Users (Millions) in Past Month and Past Year for 18-25 Age Cohort and 26+ Age Cohort (%): 2009-2026
9.) Washington State Cannabis Users (Million), Incidence (%) by Past Year/Month and Annual Spend for Cannabis, Alcohol, Cigarettes, Tobacco ($): 2014
10.) Federal Offenders by Primary Offense Category: FY2017
11.) Average Federal Prison Sentence by Primary Drug Type: FY2017
12.) Washington State Tax Revenue Growth by Contributor (%): 2017
13.) Estimated Oregon State Marijuana Revenues ($ Thousands): 2018 to 2022
14.) Estimated Nevada State Marijuana Revenues ($ Thousands): 2018 to 2022
15.) Wide Variety of Products Can Come from Specialized Cannabis and Hemp Cultivation Assets
16.) Colorado Marijuana Sales by Category (%): 2015-2016
17.) U.S. Marijuana Sales by Category and Age Cohort (%): 2015-2016
18.) Current Users of Cannabis and Alcohol in the U.S. by Age Group (%)
19.) Current Users of Cannabis and Cigarettes in the U.S. by Age Group (%)
20.) Estimated Canada Marijuana Revenues (C$ Thousands): 2018 to 2022
21.) Colorado's Initial Demand for Recreational Cannabis vs. Medical and Illicit Cannabis (%)
22.) Cannabis Consumption in Canada (kg/Year) and CAGR (%): 1960-2015
23.) Cannabis Consumption in Colorado, Oregon, Washington State Following Legalization (% of States Population) and Growth Rate (%)
24.) Capital Invested into Licensed Producers in Canada by Quarter (C$ Million): 2017-2018
25.) Total Cannabis Funded Production Capacity by Producer (kg): 1Q 2018
26.) Producer and Retailer Cannabis Margins (C$): 2018-2021
27.) Number of Businesses by Type in U.S. Cannabis Industry
28.) Margin Contributions for a Cannabis Vape Pen: 2021
29.) Canada LPs Market Cap vs Quarter Sales ($ Million): 1Q 2018
30.) Canada LPs Market Cap vs Quarter Inventory ($ Million): 1Q 2018
31.) Vanluven Bloom Room/Air Shower
32.) ABcann Expansion Plans
33.) ABcann Product Spectrum/Packaging
34.) ABcann Yields vs. Peers
35.) ABcann Revenue Forecasts: 2017-2021
36.) Southern Glazers Agreement
37.) Aphria Cannabis Capacity (kg): 2017-2022
38.) Aphria Capacity by Unit: 2018-2019
39.) Aphria Recreational Distribution Agreements: 2018
40.) Aphria International Expansion and Agreements: 2018
41.) Aphria New Products
42.) Aphria Is Low Cost Producer
43.) Aphria Expansion Plans
44.) Aurora Cannabis Canadian Facilities and Capacity: 2Q 2018
45.) Aurora Cannabis Capacity (kg): 2017-2022
46.) CannaRoyalty History and Overview
47.) CannaRoyalty Investments by company (C$ Million): 2018
48.) CR Holdings Operations
49.) Trichome Operations
50.) CannaRoyalty Available Market
51.) California Cannabis Competitive Environment
52.) CannaRoyalty Distribution Companies
53.) California Cannabis Brands in Distribution
54.) CannaRoyalty Owned and Licensed Brands in California
55.) Bhang Vape Pens Products
56.) CannaRoyalty Floracal Products
57.) CannaRoyalty Edible Products
58.) What Product Will Consumers Choose?
59.) Leveraging the U.S. Platform
60.) Brands Sold via Alta Supply
61.) Canopy Growth Core Products
62.) Canopy Growth Brand Strategy
63.) Canopy Production Capacity by Provence: 1Q 2018
64.) Canopy Growth Capacity by Year (kg): 2017-2022
65.) Hydropothecary Corporation Volume (Grams) and Pricing (C$/Gram): 2016-2017
66.) Hydropothecary Corporation Revenue (C$ Thousands) and Growth (%): 2016-2017
67.) Hydropothecary Corporation 50,000 sq.ft. Facility
68.) Hydropothecary Corporation Production Capacity by Site (Thousand kg): 2018-2020
69.) Hydropothecary Decarb Product with CannaCap
70.) Hydropothecary Elixir No.1
71.) Recreational Cannabis Demand by Canada Province (000's kg): 2020
72.) Quebec Recreational Market vs. Hydropothecary Projected Capacity (000's kg): 2018-2020
73.) MedReleaf Markham Facility
74.) MedReleaf Bradford Facility
75.) MedReleaf New Greenhouse Facility in Exeter, ON
76.) MedReleaf Strain Samples
77.) MedReleaf Cannabis Oil Capsules
78.) MedReleaf Lockable Product Packaging
79.) MedReleaf Yields Compared to Industry AverageFor more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n5lxm4/north_america?w=12
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On September 28, Apple started selling its new iPhones in Russia. The official start of the sales ended the story about the line outside an Apple's retailer store on Tverskaya Street in Moscow. The customer, who entered the store first on September 28, could not buy a new iPhone. The man, who seemed to be drunk, said that he had lost the money as he was standing in the line for three days. The man, who introduced himself as Valery, also said that he had purchased a place in the line for himself for 50,000 rubles ($770). "I bought a place in the queue for 50,000 rubles five hours before the store opened, but while I was standing there, I lost 170,000 rubles ($2,600) that I had in my pocket," the customer said. It appears, though, that the man was simply standing in the line for a few days in an attempt to sell his place there to someone else, but failed. When the store on Tverskaya Street opened, the first eight customers simply left the queue. It just so happened that the first customer of a new device was the ninth person in the line. The people were standing in the line in a hope that someone would pay them good money for the right to become the first owner of a new iPhone in Russia.In Moscow, people started joining the queue a week before the official start of sales of the new phones in Russia. Soon afterwards, one could finds curious classified ads on the net, where people were offering their places in the line on Tverskaya Street for a lot of money. The first person in the line posted an ad saying that he was ready to sell his place for 500,000 rubles ($7,700). One of those in the line told reporters that the people in the queue were aggressive and angry. One of the fans of the US-based corporation brought a war veteran to the store claiming that veterans had the right to queue-jump to be the first. It is worthy of note that the weather in Moscow has been not very pleasant recently. Daytime temperatures barely climb above 10 degrees Centigrade, and the people outside the store had to endure cold, strong wind and drizzling rain non-stop.
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IRVINE, CA, Sept. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC: CBIS), a U.S. company specializing in the development of cannabinoid-based medicines, is pleased to announce the Company has appointed Dr. Joe Wilson, an information technology (IT) and risk management expert, to its International Government Affairs Board (IGAB). For over 20 years, Dr. Wilson has successfully promoted the adoption and use of IT security standards and measurements inside public and private organizations. He has been an active participant with the development of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework, and will advise CBIS in a number of areas, including IT security, risk management, blockchain applications, international collaborations, and public/private partnerships.As a military veteran, Dr. Wilson provides volunteer services to the American Red Cross to assist veterans’ with transitioning into cybersecurity work positions. In his civic role, Dr. Wilson is a board member of the Las Vegas Urban Chamber of Commerce. The Las Vegas Urban Chamber of Commerce helps promote local business growth and development through its collaboration with government, industry, business, and academia. These partnerships have successfully created business opportunities for Nevada companies both nationally and internationally.
Dr. Wilson recently visited South Africa as a member of Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval’s 2018 trade mission to Africa. While in South Africa, the Governor’s delegation, including Dr. Wilson, visited with Pan African Agriculture & Food Security Ambassador Brylyne Chitsunge, a member of CBIS’ Scientific Advisory Board and CEO of Elpasso Farms, one of the leading commercial farms in South Africa. Dr. Wilson had the opportunity to discuss the Elpasso Farm initiatives with CBIS in Southern Africa, generally, as well as the Company’s specific drug-development activities in South Africa to include research, development, clinical trials, education, training, and job creation.
A press statement regarding Governor Sandoval’s trade mission to Africa can be viewed at http://diversifynevada.com/news/news-articles/nevada-in-africa-trade-mission-wraps-up-in-durban-south-africa
Dr. Wilson is the founder and CEO for CyberEnginuity, LLC. Dr. Wilson founded CyberEnginuity’s parent company, TelcoCapital, in 2002 in Seattle, WA. Dr. Wilson has been an IT security professional for over 20 years. His background includes the role of engineer/scientist at The Boeing Company in Seattle, where he was responsible for designing secure air-to-ground communications systems and cryptographically-secure network management systems. At the Microsoft Corporation (Redmond, WA), he was an infrastructure consulting engineer while contracting for Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS), an Indian multinational information technology (IT) service, a consulting and business solutions company headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. TCS is comprised of over 100 operating companies, with operations in more than 100 countries across six continents, and exports products and services to over 150 countries.
Dr. Wilson joins CBIS’ IGAB at an important time and is expected to contribute significantly to this advisory board’s relaunch. The Company recently announced Mr. Jacques Walker as the new President of its IGAB. Mr. Walker joined the IGAB in 2016, and has actively supported a number of CBIS’ U.S. and international research, development, education, and training initiatives. “We are excited to have Dr. Wilson join the CBIS team,” stated Mr. Raymond C. Dabney, CBIS’ President, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and Co-founder. “Dr. Wilson is a seasoned and recognized high-technology expert. And perhaps more importantly, Joe is quite astute at understanding the applications of technology and how disruptive technologies can add value to business operations. Additionally, Dr. Wilson has experience with public/private partnerships and will advise the Company on our international collaborations.”
Dr. Wilson is a 2013 Ph.D. graduate with distinction from Capella University (Minneapolis, MN). He majored in Information Technology, with a specialization in IT Assurance and Security. His research interest revolves around cybersecurity ethics, policy, and legal issues.
Dr. Wilson is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) in good standing with (ISC)2 since 2006. As a college educator for sixteen years, Joe attained a Post Master’s Certificate in College Teaching (2007) from Capella University (Minneapolis, MO). He currently teaches online cybersecurity courses at Liberty University (Lynchburg, MO), and is a cybersecurity subject matter expert for colleges and universities. Joe is an honorary member of the Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education.
As an IT Security and Risk Management consulting professional, Dr. Wilson provides leadership to public and private organizations for the ongoing evolution of their regulatory compliance programs. A recent client of Dr. Wilson was recognized by a leading industry auditor to be a national leader among similar businesses in designing and maintaining mature compliance management programs in the areas of ISO 27002, NIST-800, GLBA, HIPPA, HITRUST, PCI-DSS, Nevada NRS 603a, Massachusetts 201 CMR 17.00, FTC Red Flags Rule, and the NY Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Organizations.
Dr. Wilson is passionate about promoting the adoption and use of IT security standards and measurements inside public and private organizations. He has been an active participant with the development of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework. This project was commissioned by the U.S. Department of Commerce under Executive Order 13636, and provides policy-based approaches for cybersecurity risk management. The Framework is recognized internationally as an effective and essential cybersecurity protection capability.
Dr. Wilson is also the founder of Innovative Blockchain, LLC, which provides education, training, and consulting services for emerging blockchain applications.
Cannabis Science’s primary objective is to research and develop U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved, cannabinoid-based medicine to fight a number of targeted critical ailments, including various Cancers, Neurological Conditions, PTSD, Sleep Deprivation, Chronic Pain, HIV/AIDS, Autism, Parkinson’s Disease, Epilepsy, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and others. CBIS and its collaborators are well underway on a number of research projects targeting Lung Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Chronic Pelvic Pain, and Oro-bucco-lingual Dyskinesias.
To help accomplish this, Cannabis Science recently launched the Cannabis Science Global Consortium as a framework and platform to cooperate and collaborate with stakeholders worldwide. The Cannabis Science Global Consortium links universities, foundations, corporations, and individuals to share research, ideas, and other relevant information, as well as to implement a cutting-edge research program to develop medicines and delivery mechanisms from bench-to-bedside.
*About Cannabis Science, Inc. *Cannabis Science, Inc. takes advantage of its unique understanding of metabolic processes to provide novel treatment approaches to a number of illnesses for which current treatments and understanding remain unsatisfactory. Cannabinoids have an extensive history dating back thousands of years, and currently, there are a growing number of peer-reviewed scientific publications that document the underlying biochemical pathways that cannabinoids modulate. The Company works with leading experts in drug development, the characterization of medicines, and clinical research to develop, produce, and commercialize novel therapeutic approaches for the treatment for illnesses caused by infections as well as for age-related illness. Our initial focus is on cancers, HIV/AIDS, and neurological conditions. The Company is proceeding with the research and development of its proprietary drugs as a part of this initial focus: CS-S/BCC-1, CS-TATI-1, and CS-NEURO-1, respectively.
*Forward-Looking Statements*This Press Release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Act of 1934. A statement containing words such as "anticipate,""seek," intend,""believe,""estimate,""expect,""project,""plan," or similar phrases may be deemed "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Some or all of the events or results anticipated by these forward-looking statements may not occur. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include the future U.S. and global economies, the impact of competition, and the Company's reliance on existing regulations regarding the use and development of cannabis-based drugs. Cannabis Science, Inc., does not undertake any duty nor does it intend to update the results of these forward-looking statements. Safe Harbor Statement. The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 provides a 'safe harbor' for forward looking statements. Certain of the statements contained herein, which are not historical facts are forward looking statements with respect to events, the occurrence of which involved risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements may be impacted, either positively or negatively, by various factors. Information concerning potential factors that could affect the company is detailed from time to time in the company's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
· Dr Joe Wilson
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Tel: 1-888-263-0832 Reported by GlobeNewswire 19 hours ago.
According to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, about 50,000 to 60,000 people can be found homeless on any given night in Los Angeles County. Empowering at-risk individuals to excel and become self-sufficient by addressing both their immediate and long-term needs through job training, education and career placement, 2 Hands 2 Employ is making a real impact in the lives of others.
LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) September 28, 2018
Willard decided to lend a hand. Collecting canned goods from his local neighbors every Friday, he spent weekends sharing food and conversation with the homeless just to give encouragement. However, he eventually found this wasn’t enough – he could do more. Partnering with agencies that could help those through rehabilitation and assist in extended education, Chris created 2 Hands 2 Employ to help the at risk individuals such as homeless, veterans, foster care & juveniles eventually pre-qualify for careers in hotels and restaurants, lifting them out of scarcity. Working together to address immediate needs such as clothing, hunger and transportation, 2 Hands 2 Employ also focuses on the long-term systemic issues of employment and education.
Want to be part of this change? You’re in luck! 2 Hands 2 Employ is hosting their 5th Annual Night of Growth Gala:
Friday October 12th
A night to celebrate and raise awareness for a worthy cause, each ticket donation goes towards the cost of their programs and helps 2 Hands 2Employ continue to serve people in the Los Angeles community in need of help. Reported by PRWeb 17 hours ago.
BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dime Community Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ: DCOM) (the “Company” or “Dime”), the parent company of Dime Community Bank (the “bank” or “Dime”), announced the appointment of Barbara G. Koster to its Board of Directors effective as of September 27, 2018. Ms. Koster was also appointed to the Board of Directors of the bank.“We are pleased to welcome Ms. Koster to the Board,” said Kenneth J. Mahon, President and Chief Executive Officer of Dime. “Her significant experience and expertise in technology and innovation will help provide governance and oversight as Dime continues its initiatives in these strategic areas.” Mahon added, “A key part of our ongoing strategy for Dime is to identify and appoint Board members who are recognized leaders in various areas of expertise, which support Dime’s key initiatives.”
Ms. Koster serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Prudential Financial, Inc. As head of the company’s Global Business & Technology Solutions Department, Ms. Koster exercises oversight responsibility for information technology, including cyber security, technology governance, architecture and standards, at Prudential locations worldwide. Ms. Koster also oversees the company’s global networks and data centers. Additionally, she leads the company’s Office of Veterans Initiatives, a program that helps veterans transition from military to civilian life. Ms. Koster is chairman of the board of Pramerica Systems Ireland, Ltd. and a founding member of Prudential Systems Japan, Ltd., both technology subsidiaries of Prudential Financial, Inc.
Ms. Koster has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, an Associate’s Degree in Computer Technology and an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from St. Francis College.
*ABOUT DIME COMMUNITY BANCSHARES, INC.*
The Company had $6.25 billion in consolidated assets as of June 30, 2018. The bank was founded in 1864, is headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, and currently has twenty-nine branches located throughout Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, Nassau County and Suffolk County, New York. More information on the Company and the bank can be found on Dime's website at www.dime.com.
Contact: Patricia M. Schaubeck, Executive Vice President-General Counsel, (718) 782-6200, extension 5927.
A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/c19214a1-d7d0-49a9-9f56-875cd84a0a2d Reported by GlobeNewswire 17 hours ago.
BROWNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Two friends who set up a GoFundMe page for a Pennsylvania man who’d been holding yard sales to pay for his own funeral expenses say they’ve received so many donations they’re planning to help other veterans in similar situations. David Dunkleberger and his friend Ed Sheets pulled into a yard sale […]
Reported by Seattle Times 16 hours ago.
Cycling veterans Sir Chris Hoy and Chris Boardman are on a mission to make our cities bike-friendly. Hoy wants cycling to be at the centre of decisions about London transport.
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Award Program Recognizes Excellence in Clinical Quality and Patient Care
SALT LAKE CITY (PRWEB) September 28, 2018
HealthInsight is recognizing thirty-nine nursing homes across three states for demonstrating excellence in providing high-quality care for their residents. The HealthInsight Quality Award Program recognizes high-performing health care provider organizations in the states for which HealthInsight serves as the Medicare program’s Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) contractor.
To meet criteria for the Nursing Home Quality Award, a facility must rank at or above 75 percent of all facilities in the state, based on 15 long-stay quality measures reported on Medicare’s Nursing Home Compare website. The facility also must have at least a 3-star rating on Nursing Home Compare. A nursing home that has received a deficiency citation rated at scope and severity G or more severe is not eligible.
“We are honored to recognize these outstanding nursing homes and the work they are doing to improve health care quality and patient care for residents in our region,” said Marc Bennett, President and CEO of HealthInsight. “Their commitment to quality of care reflects their dedication to serve many of our region’s most vulnerable individuals.”
The HealthInsight Quality Award Program was launched in September 2004 to promote transparency in health care. As defined by the Institute of Medicine, a transparent health care system is “accountable to the public, works openly, makes results known, and builds trust through disclosure.” By using publicly available quality data to identify high-performing providers and publicizing the results, HealthInsight aims to help providers improve health care and help patients become more active and informed participants in their own care.
The 2018 award recipients for Nevada, Oregon and Utah are:
NEVADA· Highland Manor of Mesquite (Mesquite)
· Carson Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (Carson City)
· Torrey Pines Rehabilitation Hospital (Las Vegas)
· Nevada State Veterans Home (Boulder City)
· Premier Health & Rehabilitation Center (Las Vegas)
· CareMeridian 4 Kids (Las Vegas)
OREGON· Avamere Rehabilitation of Clackamas (Gladstone)
· Bend Transitional Care (Bend)
· Cascade Terrace (Portland)
· Holladay Park Plaza (Portland)
· Marquis Autumn Hills (Portland)
· Marquis Mill Park (Portland)
· Marquis Newberg (Newberg)
· Mirabella at South Waterfront (Portland)
· Oregon City Health Care Center (Oregon City)
· Pilot Butte Rehabilitation Center (Bend)
· Pioneer Place Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation (Vale)
· Porthaven Healthcare Center (Portland)
· Portland Health & Rehabilitation Center (Portland)
· Prestige Care and Rehabilitation of Reedwood (Portland)
· Regency Florence (Florence)
· The Dalles Health and Rehabilitation Center (The Dalles)
· Timberview Care Center (Albany)
UTAH· Alpine Meadow Rehabilitation and Nursing (West Valley City)
· Cascades at Orchard Park (Orem)
· Central Utah Veterans Home (Payson)
· City Creek Post Acute (Salt Lake City)
· Country Life Care Center (Riverton)
· Fairview Care Center East Inc. (Salt Lake City)
· Heritage Hills Rehabilitation and Care Center (Nephi)
· Legacy Village Rehabilitation (Taylorsville)
· Mt. Ogden Health and Rehabilitation Center (Ogden)
· Richfield Rehabilitation and Care Center (Richfield)
· Rocky Mountain Care — Riverton (Riverton)
· Rocky Mountain Care — Willow Springs (Tooele)
· Stonehenge of American Fork (American Fork)
· Southern Utah Veterans Home — Ivins (Ivins)
· Willow Glen Health and Rehab (Brigham City)
· William E. Christoffersen Salt Lake Veterans Home (Salt Lake City)
Nursing home quality information is available by visiting medicare.gov and selecting Compare Nursing Homes in Your Area, or by calling 1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227).
HealthInsight is a regional health improvement collaborative that oversees affiliated 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporations in Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon and Utah, and End Stage Renal Disease Networks across the western United States. HealthInsight holds contracts and grants in key areas of health care improvement, including leading quality improvement activities for the Medicare program as the QIN-QIO for the four-state region. HealthInsight’s programs focus on transparency and public reporting; effective use of health information technology; engaging patients and communities to improve their health; and redesigning how care is paid for and delivered.
In April 2018, HealthInsight and Qualis Health announced a formal merger, combining the two organizations and their operations across the U.S. Both Qualis Health and HealthInsight have been engaged in health care quality consulting and providing quality improvement services for more than 40 years. Reported by PRWeb 15 hours ago.