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Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk plans to send cannabis and coffee to space in 2020

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk plans to send cannabis and coffee to space in 2020

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 30, 2019

When Elon Musk blazed up a joint during The Joe Rogan Experience live podcast in 2018, he was criticized by top NASA officials. However, the 48-year-old Tesla CEO has brushed off negative comments and is preparing to send a whole cargo filled with the green stuff to outer space. Musk and his team at ...

Lil Wayne is the latest celebrity joining the cannabis craze

Lil Wayne is the latest celebrity joining the cannabis craze

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 20, 2019

A new cannabis brand is being unleashed upon the market by none other than Lil Wayne. It is called GKUA and, according to the celebrity rapper, his premium recreational cannabis range promises “the best high of your life.” The "Lollipop" singer is proud to present his fans with herb cultivated by...

Drake is teaming up with a Canadian cannabis firm to launch business in Toronto

Drake is teaming up with a Canadian cannabis firm to launch business in Toronto

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 2, 2019

He is well known for releasing chart topping hits such as “What’s my name?” featuring Rihanna and “Started from the bottom,” which reached number six on the Billboard Hot 100. Now, Rapper Drake is getting involved with the cannabis industry, in spite of the fact that he is not as heavily associa...

Boise Cascade logo lawsuit settled by Massachusetts cannabis firm

Boise Cascade logo lawsuit settled by Massachusetts cannabis firm

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 18, 2019

A cannabis company in Massachusetts called New England Treatment Access (NETA) has settled a dispute with North American building materials manufacturer Boise Cascade Company; the disagreement was in regards to their logos being overly similar. The news broke out in April, when the lawsuit was initially...

U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe’s CBD brand advocates feminism and equal rights

U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe’s CBD brand advocates feminism and equal rights

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 13, 2019

Captain of Reign FC in the National Women's Soccer League, Megan Anna Rapinoe, is one many athletes who are not shy about using cannabis. The 34-year-old, who assumes the position of winger when she's on the pitch, recently bagged the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year award. Rapinoe also s...

Vape giant Pax Labs slashes employee count after revenue fails to meet projections

Vape giant Pax Labs slashes employee count after revenue fails to meet projections

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 29, 2019

Vape market pioneer, Pax Labs, is already suffering the effects of the vape-lung crisis that has left thousands in hospital across the U.S. On Monday, October 21, Pax Labs broke the news that it would be laying off 65 employees; equivalent to 25 percent of its entire team. “In light of evolving business ...

Olivia Newton John believes medical cannabis should be on offer to everyone

Olivia Newton John believes medical cannabis should be on offer to everyone

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 29, 2019

Olivia Newton-John, star of the classic hit musical 'Grease', has been diagnosed with cancer for a third time. However, she's not letting the deadly disease dampen her spirits, with the 71-year-old praising cannabis as the treatment that has extended her life. The Australian actress recently appeared at ...

How will artificial intelligence (AI) bolster the cannabis industry?

How will artificial intelligence (AI) bolster the cannabis industry?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 30, 2019

With each day that passes, the world is becoming more technologically advanced. Cannabis, just like many other industries, is starting to capitalize on the development of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. As a considerably fast-paced industry that is constantly evolving and spreading across t...

Kim Kardashian says she doesn’t need Xanax anymore, thanks to CBD

Kim Kardashian says she doesn’t need Xanax anymore, thanks to CBD

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 30, 2019

Kim Kardashian – the spouse of music mogul Kanye West and billionaire celebrity businesswoman – has declared her approval of CBD.  She wasn't shy to integrate CBD with the theme of her most recent baby shower and, according to recent news, she has further solidified her support for the non-psy...

Invest in these cannabis stocks without touching the plant

Invest in these cannabis stocks without touching the plant

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 25, 2019

The diversity of the cannabis market is luring an increasing number of investors. In 2018, $10 billion had been invested in North America’s legal weed industry, let alone the markets blossoming elsewhere around the globe. While some cannabis investors prefer to get up-close and personal with the pla...

Facebook removes Ohio Medical Cannabis Review page in community standards crackdown

Facebook removes Ohio Medical Cannabis Review page in community standards crackdown

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 11, 2019

Facebook's community standards have put a spanner in the works for medical cannabis companies in Ohio. Last month, the social media giant deactivated the Ohio Medical Cannabis Review page. The online platform provided social media users with a forum where they could discuss dispensary product options,...

Maker of AriZona Tea takes a leap of faith into the cannabis-infused market

Maker of AriZona Tea takes a leap of faith into the cannabis-infused market

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 30, 2019

Another major drinks producer has joined the “Green Rush” – the creator of Arizona Tea. Arizona Beverages will venture into the legal cannabis market to produce a range of weed-infused gummies and beverages, according to recent reports. Founded in 1971, the drinks giant has secured a licensing dea...

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