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Marge snitches on Homer for drug dealing in new ‘Simpsons’ cannabis episode

Marge snitches on Homer for drug dealing in new ‘Simpsons’ cannabis episode

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 30, 2020

Season 31 of the 'Simpsons' is among us and if you caught the 17th episode, "Highway to Well", you will have noticed that the sitcom was heavily influenced by cannabis. Since the show is set in the now-thriving cannabis region of Illinois or, to be more specific, Springfield, it was just a matter of t...

Whoopi Goldberg falls out with business partner, abandons cannabis company

Whoopi Goldberg falls out with business partner, abandons cannabis company

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 10, 2020

On January 31, 2020, Whoopi Goldberg officially resigned from the board of her cannabis company - 'Whoopi & Maya'. In pictures, the entrepreneurial partnership appears to be all smiles, but reports state that Goldberg has thrown in the towel as a result of rumored squabbles with her co-founder Maya Elis...

Carlos Santana prepares to launch cannabis and hemp CBD brands alongside Left Coast Ventures

Carlos Santana prepares to launch cannabis and hemp CBD brands alongside Left Coast Ventures

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 27, 2020

He started playing the violin at the tender age of five, before progressing to the role of lead guitarist for his band Santana. Now, Carlos Santana is stepping into green territory. By this, we are of course talking about cannabis.  The 72-year-old American-Mexican musician has announced that he ...

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...

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