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Rapper 2 Chainz inaugurates his cannabis brand named ‘GAS Cannabis Co.’

Rapper 2 Chainz inaugurates his cannabis brand named ‘GAS Cannabis Co.’

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 15, 2018


Filed under Culture

Tauheed Epps, better known by his rap name 2 Chainz, has followed in the footsteps of artists like Snoop Dogg, Cypress Hill, Rae Sremmurd and Waka Flocka Flame to launch a business in the cannabis industry. The 42-year-old rapper has branched out into the legal weed industry with help from the Green Street Agency, the same creat...

The largest cannabis dispensary on the planet just launched in Las Vegas, and it features an entertainment complex

The largest cannabis dispensary on the planet just launched in Las Vegas, and it features an entertainment complex

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 15, 2018


Filed under Culture, Social cannabis

The United States has enacted medical cannabis laws across 30 states and Washington D.C., with a further 10 having legalized the plant for recreational. Despite the fact the U.S. map is not completely green quite yet, it has already made history by being the country in which the world's largest cannabis...

Expungement fairs are helping cannabis convicts to work in the legal weed industry

Expungement fairs are helping cannabis convicts to work in the legal weed industry

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 10, 2018


Filed under Culture

As cannabis investments, stocks and consumption rates rise countrywide, more job opportunities are opening up in the legal weed industry. Demand for knowledgeable workers is soaring, with available roles ranging from budtenders and laboratory testers to cannabis cultivators and plant trimmers. In an at...

Cannabis prohibition: Has it made cannabis more dangerous?

Cannabis prohibition: Has it made cannabis more dangerous?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 5, 2018


Filed under Culture, News

Perhaps one of the most commonly raised topics regarding cannabis reform is that the plant may induce psychosis symptoms. Of course, scientists are proving the cynics wrong as they unlock cannabis’ medicinal potential, such as its ability to actually combat psychosis with a unique therapeutic ...

Dissolvable cannabis: Could it be the next big thing in discreet dosing?

Dissolvable cannabis: Could it be the next big thing in discreet dosing?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 2, 2018


Filed under Culture

The global cannabis market is bulging, with Research and Markets predicting that the industry will grow at a CAGR of 21.11 percent by 2022. A large portion of market sales will come from the extracts market, which has just welcomed an innovative product to its segment of the legal weed industry – ...

Cannabis dating app is encouraging singles to ignite a spark with fellow pot lovers

Cannabis dating app is encouraging singles to ignite a spark with fellow pot lovers

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 30, 2018


Filed under Culture

Could cannabis be the secret ingredient to finding true love? The creators of what has been dubbed the “Tinder for tokers” seem to think so. High There! is a Florida-based app designed to push potheads together romantically. Founder and CEO of the cannabis dating app Darren Roberts is hoping to get the app...

Restaurants and cafes join the green movement by adding cannabis to their ingredient list

Restaurants and cafes join the green movement by adding cannabis to their ingredient list

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 28, 2018


Filed under Culture

Book a stay inside the James New York NoMad hotel and you can indulge in a rather fascinating “superfood” that will likely leave you feeling relaxed. That specific ingredient is weed, and it seems that the plush hotel is not the only restaurant serving cannabis edibles. Cannabis-inspired me...

Cannabis entrepreneurs are being welcomed with open arms by Facebook

Cannabis entrepreneurs are being welcomed with open arms by Facebook

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 27, 2018


Filed under Culture

Facebook seems to be warming up to the idea of legal weed. Despite the fact that legal weed is being sold across 30 U.S. states, Facebook previously prevented cannabis content from being searchable, as a way of deterring dealers from selling illicit substances via the network. Just a week ago, the so...

Zzz Natural: This cannabis brand could save the U.S. $400 billion annually

Zzz Natural: This cannabis brand could save the U.S. $400 billion annually

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 27, 2018


Filed under Culture

A new cannabis brand is being unveiled to help people with insomnia get a good night's rest. Zzz Natural is the first brand of its kind and it has the potential to reverse a problem that is costing the United States $411 billion on an annual basis. Blake Ricciardi is the man behind the Zzz Natural...

Report shows Alabama War on Drugs still raging

Report shows Alabama War on Drugs still raging

October 26, 2018


Filed under Culture

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor A report from the Southern Poverty Law Center shows the War on Drugs is still raging in Alabama, and it’s disproportionately harming people of color. According to the report, the state spent over $22 million policing cannabis in 2016 alone. Black resid...

Seniors constitute one of the fastest-growing groups of cannabis consumers in the U.S.

Seniors constitute one of the fastest-growing groups of cannabis consumers in the U.S.

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 13, 2018


Filed under Culture

There are more senior cannabis consumers in the U.S. than ever before.   People who fall into this age group, usually aged 65 and above, make up an ever-growing segment of consumers. According to the director of consumer insights at BDS Analytics, Linda Gilbert, seniors are the next budding market. This ...

Former president of NYSE advises investors to steer clear of Tilray (for now, at least)

Former president of NYSE advises investors to steer clear of Tilray (for now, at least)

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 10, 2018


Filed under Culture, News

Have you been paying attention to the cannabis news lately? If so, you will know that Tilray has emerged as one of the highest valued cannabis companies in the industry. The Canadian medical cannabis supplier might seem like a worthwhile investment but, according to former NYSE President Tom Farl...

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