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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....

Visiting Vegas? Don’t forget to see the world’s largest bong inside Cannabition

Visiting Vegas? Don’t forget to see the world’s largest bong inside Cannabition

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 14, 2019


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Cannabis connoisseurs who find themselves in Downtown Las Vegas should seriously consider checking out Cannabition. Described on its official website as “the world’s first immersive cannabis art museum,” Cannabition transports guests through over 20 entertaining and educating art displays th...

Virginia considers decriminalizing cannabis

Virginia considers decriminalizing cannabis

January 11, 2019


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Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor One of the most powerful lawmakers in Virginia claims he’s considering adding cannabis decriminalization to the state’s budget bill this year. State Senator Tommy Norment said recently that he sees a lot of support in the state for decriminalizing ca...

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson to host cannabis-themed music festival

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson to host cannabis-themed music festival

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 7, 2019


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He rose to fame for his skills in the boxing ring, but now he’s ventured into the cannabis industry. Mike Tyson, a 52-year-old former heavyweight champion, has announced his plans to host a cannabis-themed music festival on February 23, 2019. Set to take place on Tyson’s Ranch Resort in the Desert H...

Anheuser-Busch joins forces with Tilray to research cannabis-infused drinks

Anheuser-Busch joins forces with Tilray to research cannabis-infused drinks

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 7, 2019


Filed under Culture, News

A major investment is being funneled into the cannabis-infused drinks industry by two pioneers of the beer and weed worlds. Based on the details of a recent news release, Belgium-based Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD), and British Columbia-based Tilray (Nasdaq: TLRY) will invest $100 million in a pro...

Wiz Khalifa Partners with Supreme to expand cannabis brand

Wiz Khalifa Partners with Supreme to expand cannabis brand

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 5, 2019


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Wiz Khalifa’s Khalifa Kush Enterprises (KKE) has entered into an agreement with Supreme. The exclusive consulting agreement confirms the development and soon-to-be launch of a premium line of cannabis products. This isn't the first time you will have heard Wiz Khalifa’s name being mentioned in the same subject as cannabis, and it probably won't be the last. He rose to fame for his rapping skills and smooth style, but he's much more than just a sta...

U.S. edibles firm Dixie Brands starts trading on CSE

U.S. edibles firm Dixie Brands starts trading on CSE

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 23, 2018


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A Denver-based cannabis company has started trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) and its name is Dixie Brands. Also known as "Dixie Elixirs," the company specializes in the creation of cannabis-infused products, of which appeal to both recreational and medical consumers. Dixie's premium range of pot-permeate...

Cannabis companies encouraged to register trademarks as legal weed spreads

Cannabis companies encouraged to register trademarks as legal weed spreads

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 15, 2018


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Competition is getting fierce for companies operating in the legal weed space. In order to stand out and build brand awareness in the flourishing cannabis industry, worldwide weed companies are being advised to file a trademark for brand-building purposes ASAP. "The opportunities to create new ...

Investors should approach cannabis stocks with caution after IGC sinks

Investors should approach cannabis stocks with caution after IGC sinks

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 12, 2018


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Back in February, the chief executive of India Globalization Capital (IGC) said that his cannabis company was the only one using blockchain technology. Ram Makunda, the company CEO, really grasped investor attention when he said that “2018 is a very exciting year for us with a lot of milestones invest...

How have college campuses responded to legalization?

How have college campuses responded to legalization?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 8, 2018


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A significant portion of the American cannabis-consuming population is young adults. Individuals aged 18-25 tend to be quite fond of the green plant and with 10 states now legally selling weed for recreational use, the younger crowd is well and truly presented with a playground of pot-related indul...

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