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Smart stoners: 5 clever celebrities prove cannabis does not dull you down

Smart stoners: 5 clever celebrities prove cannabis does not dull you down

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 22, 2018


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Celebrities are very influential people and as the world starts to embrace cannabis reform, more celebrities are publicly puffing the herb than ever before. After all, why shouldn't a cannabis-smoking celebrity be a good role model? The stereotypical image that has tarnished the cannabis plant's re...

Alcohol association tells federal government to leave cannabis up to the states

Alcohol association tells federal government to leave cannabis up to the states

July 21, 2018


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Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor The Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) recently announced it supports a state’s right to legalize cannabis and that the federal government should not interfere with this right. This marks the first time an alcohol association has endorsed legaliza...

Fancy a cannabis-infused cocktail? Visit one of these CBD bars in L.A.

Fancy a cannabis-infused cocktail? Visit one of these CBD bars in L.A.

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 17, 2018


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It seems that cannabidiol, or CBD as it most commonly known, has emerged as a trend-setting ingredient among juice bars in Los Angeles. From three-course lunches to after-eight cocktails, the juice bars that sell CBD in LA are definitely stepping up to the mark. You don’t have to get high to experience t...

Cannabis skincare: Why are weed-based beauty products worth a lot of green?

Cannabis skincare: Why are weed-based beauty products worth a lot of green?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 29, 2018


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The green rush is among us and America’s cannabis industry is dominating the global landscape.  If you step into a supermarket, cosmetics store or simply browse the Internet in today's day and age, chances are you’re going to see something that has been infused with cannabis. According to ...

These celebrities are cashing in on cannabis

These celebrities are cashing in on cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 17, 2018


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Cannabis seems to be the word on everybody's lips at the moment, whether the subject being discussed is related to legislation, new types of extracts or the potent medical powers associated with cannabis. As the industry rises to prominence and cannabis scientists continue to break the boundaries...

5 things you need to know before giving medical cannabis to your pet

5 things you need to know before giving medical cannabis to your pet

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 14, 2018


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The use of cannabis for pets is fast becoming a popular topic of discussion among pet parents. With so much evidence proving cannabis' medical potential, such as this study demonstrating the CBD (cannabidiol) compound's anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties, there's no wonder why pet owners are consi...

Cannabis consumers want Hollywood to abandon stoner stereotypes

Cannabis consumers want Hollywood to abandon stoner stereotypes

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 7, 2018


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A new survey has revealed an interesting insight into the use of stoner stereotypes in Hollywood productions. While it might have worked well for movies like Pineapple Express and Cheech and Chong, cannabis consumers want to abandon the Hollywood stoner stereotype for good. It seems that the voic...

Boulder’s cannabis data leader BDS Analytics scoops $3.5 million investment

Boulder’s cannabis data leader BDS Analytics scoops $3.5 million investment

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 3, 2018


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One of the cannabis industry’s leaders in data repository has managed to bag a rather sizeable investment of $3.5 million. The Boulder-based company is BDS Analytics. With an investment of this magnitude, BDS can transform its dreams of expanding on a national and international scale into a reality. The funds will be ...

New cafe in West Hollywood serves $59 cannabis shakes

New cafe in West Hollywood serves $59 cannabis shakes

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 21, 2018


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A brand new cafe in West Hollywood is quenching the thirst of customers with $59 cannabis shakes measuring 16 ounces. The health and wellness cafe celebrated its opening on May 10, luring passers-by inside with its very fascinating selection of CBD-based drinks. Alki David, a Greek billionaire, is ...

Cannabis microdosing: Is it the future of cannabis?

Cannabis microdosing: Is it the future of cannabis?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 13, 2018


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Less is more, so they say. This saying rings true when it comes to microdosing with cannabis. A method of cannabis consumption that is taking the medical market by storm, cannabis microdosing is more than just a trend. In fact, Swiss scientist and accidental creator of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)...

Cannabis for constipation? The NFL’s Ricky Williams recommends using the herb as a digestive aid

Cannabis for constipation? The NFL’s Ricky Williams recommends using the herb as a digestive aid

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 12, 2018


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Since Ricky Williams stepped off the football pitch for good back in 2012, the retired Miami Dolphins running back has been busy launching an impressive line of cannabis-based products, better known as Real Wellness. A repeated violator of the NFL’s drug policy, Williams is not shy about his love for...

The success of the cannabis industry in the U.S. will likely hurt the beer industry

The success of the cannabis industry in the U.S. will likely hurt the beer industry

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 10, 2018


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The rapid rise of the cannabis industry could cause trouble for the beer industry, according to the managing director and senior research analyst at Cowen, Vivien Azer. Azer has noticed a correlation between the rate of binge drinkers living in weed-friendly states. Not to mention, people with easy acc...

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