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Rock legend David Crosby will promote your cannabis brand for $5 million

Rock legend David Crosby will promote your cannabis brand for $5 million

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 15, 2019


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David Crosby is best known for being a musician but now, he could be onto something amidst the “Green Rush” that is spreading like wildfire across North America and the rest of the world. The two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee is offering to plaster his face and name onto cannabis b...

Martha Stewart’s new favorite ingredient is cannabis

Martha Stewart’s new favorite ingredient is cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 15, 2019


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You might not expect to hear Martha Stewart's name being mentioned in the same sentence as the word "cannabis" but amidst the rise of edibles, the culinary connoisseur seems to have jumped on board. Stewart is working on the development of a line that features a broad scope of cannabis-based consumer produ...

Five Governors discuss cannabis and hemp at Politico’s ninth annual “State Solutions” conference

Five Governors discuss cannabis and hemp at Politico’s ninth annual “State Solutions” conference

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 13, 2019


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Five governors from separate states discussed the topic of cannabis and hemp legalization at Politico’s ninth annual “State Solutions” conference last month. The event has since stimulated plenty of conversation amongst cannabis advocates, what with Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) saying hemp needs to be regulated ...

Cannabis beverage stocks to be on the lookout for in 2019

Cannabis beverage stocks to be on the lookout for in 2019

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 11, 2019


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With cannabis legalization spreading across North America quite rapidly, it’s not surprising that pot producers are getting creative with consumption methods. Welcome the rise of cannabis beverage stocks. Cannabis-infused drinks are the latest trend to sweep across the world of legal weed, with investment f...

The Kind Festival: Here’s what happened at Mike Tyson’s 420-themed music event

The Kind Festival: Here’s what happened at Mike Tyson’s 420-themed music event

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 8, 2019


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Mike Tyson's reputation as a world heavyweight champion is slowly being replaced with a celebrity “cannapreneur” status, thanks to his entrepreneurial efforts in the legal weed space. The co-founder of Tyson Holistics celebrated the green plant alongside fellow 420 enthusiasts on Saturday, February...

Denver’s Cannabis policy director divulges details of operating America’s first legal recreational market

Denver’s Cannabis policy director divulges details of operating America’s first legal recreational market

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 20, 2019


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Denver, Colorado's capital and largest city, boasts the biggest concentration of recreational cannabis stores in the state. Since launching adult-use cannabis sales back in 2014, the director of Denver’s Department of Excise and Licenses and the agency’s Office of Marijuana Policy, Ashley Kilroy,...

NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs initiates legal battle against Snoop Dogg’s cannabis brand trademark

NHL’s Toronto Maple Leafs initiates legal battle against Snoop Dogg’s cannabis brand trademark

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 13, 2019


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Snoop Dogg has found himself in the midst of a legal battle with Toronto Maple Leafs, after the major NHL brand claimed that the rapper's LEAFS BY SNOOP brand trademark bears a strong similarity to the ice hockey team's trademark. The dispute comes three years after Snoop Dogg officially launched his can...

Weed website offering federal workers access to cannabis after shutdown

Weed website offering federal workers access to cannabis after shutdown

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 31, 2019


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Federal workers who reside in cannabis-restricted regions can rejoice because a website called BudTrader is presenting federal employees with an opportunity to get their hands on medicinal-grade bud. Claiming to be “the largest cannabis social media platform,” BudTrader has offered to donate an ounce of pharm...

What cannabis trends are in store for 2019?

What cannabis trends are in store for 2019?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 28, 2019


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As cannabis legalization unfurls across the globe, the landscape is becoming peppered with state-of-the-art cultivation, processing and extraction facilities, research and development (R&D) operations, dispensaries, both medicinal and recreational, depending on the locality. Even colleges are all...

Terpenes: An overview of cannabis’ aromatic terpenoids and their uses

Terpenes: An overview of cannabis’ aromatic terpenoids and their uses

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 28, 2019


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Ever wondered what terpenes are? You might not see them, but if you look really closely or with a microscope, you'll notice that your chunky nuggets of weed are glistening in a furry coat of terpenes. Cannabis terpenes excrete aromatic essential oils, known as terpenoids or more commonly, terpenes. Foun...

Neiman Marcus debuts CBD beauty products

Neiman Marcus debuts CBD beauty products

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 23, 2019


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A chain of luxury department stores headquartered in Dallas, Texas, has unleashed a line of CBD beauty wellness products. Boasting 42 retail locations, Neiman Marcus Group, Inc. has introduced numerous cannabis brands as part of its “Trending Beauty” initiative. The cannabis beauty brands being carr...

University of New Mexico offering cannabis courses

University of New Mexico offering cannabis courses

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 14, 2019


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Cannabis is a hot topic at the University of New Mexico (UNM), where students can now enroll in a course on cannabis. The 2019 spring semester will see the introduction of UNM's Communication and Journalism Department course on “Cannabis and Communication,” or what has been given the title “CJ 293....

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