Cannabis News Box

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


Filed under Culture, News

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


Filed under Culture

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


Filed under Culture

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


Filed under Culture

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


Filed under Culture

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...

Could organic cannabis flourish in North America?

Could organic cannabis flourish in North America?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 7, 2018


Filed under Culture, News

North America boasts one of the fastest-growing sectors of legal weed, with a strong emphasis on organic cannabis. According to statistics gathered by ArcView researchers, legal cannabis in North America swelled by 34 percent in 2016 to a colossal $6.9 billion. This figure is anticipated to surge at 26 percent ...

Cannabis vending machines: A promising addition to the flourishing industry?

Cannabis vending machines: A promising addition to the flourishing industry?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 24, 2018


Filed under Culture, News

In an attempt to tackle the long queues that sometimes spill out of dispensary doors, cannabis vending machine technology is slowly permeating the legal pot space. Industry speculators see this innovative type of technology an integral component of the growing legal cannabis industry, which is pr...

MedMen Enterprises files application to trademark the word ‘cannabis’ for T-shirts

MedMen Enterprises files application to trademark the word ‘cannabis’ for T-shirts

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 19, 2018


Filed under Culture

An application has been filed by MedMen Enterprises to trademark, wait for it… the word “cannabis” for print on t-shirts. MedMen filed the application to trademark “cannabis” at the beginning of October. It was filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). A spokesman for Med...

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 ...

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