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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...

Cannabis and skincare: Origins hemp-based face mask distributed online through Sephora

Cannabis and skincare: Origins hemp-based face mask distributed online through Sephora

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 5, 2018


Filed under Culture

Origins, a creator of skincare and natural products, has confirmed its involvement in the cannabis space by developing a brand new facial mask called “Hello, Calm.” The relaxing and hydrating face mask produced by Origins and Sephora contains cannabis sativa hemp oil. It was launched exclusively...

Cannabis remedies are taking over the skincare market

Cannabis remedies are taking over the skincare market

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 30, 2018


Filed under Culture

Could cannabis be the most lucrative ingredient in skincare? Based on a recent surge of cannabis-infused skincare products, the plant stands a pretty good chance at dominating the beauty industry in the near future. Weed is finally being acknowledged for more than just it's psychedelic properties. In fact, ...

Coca-Cola is getting into the cannabis business

Coca-Cola is getting into the cannabis business

September 20, 2018


Filed under Culture, News, Showcase

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor It appears another major brand is looking into getting into the cannabis space. Coca-Cola is reportedly looking into working with a cannabis producer named Aurora Cannabis Inc. to create CBD-infused beverages. This is further evidence that big brands in alcoh...

A new bill would let students with drug convictions receive financial aid

A new bill would let students with drug convictions receive financial aid

August 26, 2018


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Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) has introduced a bill that would allow students who have drug convictions on their criminal record to receive financial aid. As things stand, the widely used Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form asks students if th...

Cannabis TV show presents “ganjapreneurs” with investment opportunities

Cannabis TV show presents “ganjapreneurs” with investment opportunities

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 23, 2018


Filed under Culture

What was once dubbed a “gateway drug” has finally got a new name for itself. The cannabis plant is gradually becoming one of the most potent medical powerhouses on the planet, not to mention a catalyst for economic growth. As the legal cannabis industry grows and the number of consumers incre...

Heir to Wrigley Chewing Gum invests in the cannabis industry

Heir to Wrigley Chewing Gum invests in the cannabis industry

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 17, 2018


Filed under Culture, News

The global cannabis industry is booming. According to GrandViewResearch, it will grow at a CAGR of 34.6% from 2018-2025. By 2024, the industry will be valued at a whopping $63.5 billion. Cannabis could even outshine the alcohol and tobacco markets in the very near future; something that William “Beau” Wrigley ...

Cannabis stocks: Tilray begins IPO after NASDAQ application

Cannabis stocks: Tilray begins IPO after NASDAQ application

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 17, 2018


Filed under Culture

Tilray, a Canadian medical cannabis producer, has instituted an initial public offering (IPO) after it's NASDAQ listing application. The company joins a number of other cannabis stocks on the prominent U.S. stock exchange, including Canopy Growth Corp. (CGC) and Cronos Group (CRON). Headquartered in...

Province Brands is developing the world’s first cannabis-brewed beer

Province Brands is developing the world’s first cannabis-brewed beer

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 12, 2018


Filed under Culture

Canadians may soon be sipping on the world's first cannabis-brewed beer. Inside a quaint Ontario-based laboratory, scientists have been hard at work discovering different fermentation techniques as a way of bringing their idea to life. But wait a second, doesn't the concept of cannabis beer already ...

Full-spectrum extracts: Are they really better?

Full-spectrum extracts: Are they really better?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 26, 2018


Filed under Culture

Do you take a whole plant medicine approach to cannabis consumption? If not, it may be worth considering. Whole plant therapy utilizes the “full spectrum” of cannabis’ therapeutic compounds. Now, pay close attention to those two words in quotation marks. Full-spectrum extracts are powerful and...

Smart stoners: 5 clever celebrities prove cannabis does not dull you down

Smart stoners: 5 clever celebrities prove cannabis does not dull you down

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 22, 2018


Filed under Culture

Celebrities are very influential people and as the world starts to embrace cannabis reform, more celebrities are publicly puffing the herb than ever before. After all, why shouldn't a cannabis-smoking celebrity be a good role model? The stereotypical image that has tarnished the cannabis plant's re...

Alcohol association tells federal government to leave cannabis up to the states

Alcohol association tells federal government to leave cannabis up to the states

July 21, 2018


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Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor The Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) recently announced it supports a state’s right to legalize cannabis and that the federal government should not interfere with this right. This marks the first time an alcohol association has endorsed legaliza...

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