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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...

Despite legalization, the CBD and hemp industries are facing discrimination

Despite legalization, the CBD and hemp industries are facing discrimination

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 21, 2019

The 2018 U.S. Farm Bill was expected to eliminate the uncertainty that enshrouds the hemp and CBD industries. In spite of it passing with President Donald Trump’s signature in December of last year, a great deal of discrimination still clouds the ambiguous legal CBD market. CBD (cannabidiol) is...

West Hollywood’s first cannabis cafe will open next month

West Hollywood’s first cannabis cafe will open next month

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 13, 2019

The first cannabis restaurant in Greater Los Angeles is getting ready to open its doors and begin ushering in customers. Lowell Farms: A Cannabis Café is located in the West Hollywood district and the official launch date has finally been announced as September 1, 2019. Southern California has never ...

Surterra hires Kellogg’s former CFO as the cannabis company’s next finance chief

Surterra hires Kellogg’s former CFO as the cannabis company’s next finance chief

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 26, 2019

The former chief financial officer (CFO) of renowned cereals producer Kellogg Co., Fareed Khan, has left his role at the cookie and cracker manufacturing company for an opportunity in the cannabis industry.  Khan, who also previously served as the CFO of U.S. Foods, was named the new finance chief of Su...

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