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Dissolvable cannabis: Could it be the next big thing in discreet dosing?

Dissolvable cannabis: Could it be the next big thing in discreet dosing?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 2, 2018


Filed under Culture

The global cannabis market is bulging, with Research and Markets predicting that the industry will grow at a CAGR of 21.11 percent by 2022. A large portion of market sales will come from the extracts market, which has just welcomed an innovative product to its segment of the legal weed industry – ...

Cannabis dating app is encouraging singles to ignite a spark with fellow pot lovers

Cannabis dating app is encouraging singles to ignite a spark with fellow pot lovers

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 30, 2018


Filed under Culture

Could cannabis be the secret ingredient to finding true love? The creators of what has been dubbed the “Tinder for tokers” seem to think so. High There! is a Florida-based app designed to push potheads together romantically. Founder and CEO of the cannabis dating app Darren Roberts is hoping to get the app...

Restaurants and cafes join the green movement by adding cannabis to their ingredient list

Restaurants and cafes join the green movement by adding cannabis to their ingredient list

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 28, 2018


Filed under Culture

Book a stay inside the James New York NoMad hotel and you can indulge in a rather fascinating “superfood” that will likely leave you feeling relaxed. That specific ingredient is weed, and it seems that the plush hotel is not the only restaurant serving cannabis edibles. Cannabis-inspired me...

Cannabis entrepreneurs are being welcomed with open arms by Facebook

Cannabis entrepreneurs are being welcomed with open arms by Facebook

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 27, 2018


Filed under Culture

Facebook seems to be warming up to the idea of legal weed. Despite the fact that legal weed is being sold across 30 U.S. states, Facebook previously prevented cannabis content from being searchable, as a way of deterring dealers from selling illicit substances via the network. Just a week ago, the so...

Zzz Natural: This cannabis brand could save the U.S. $400 billion annually

Zzz Natural: This cannabis brand could save the U.S. $400 billion annually

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 27, 2018


Filed under Culture

A new cannabis brand is being unveiled to help people with insomnia get a good night's rest. Zzz Natural is the first brand of its kind and it has the potential to reverse a problem that is costing the United States $411 billion on an annual basis. Blake Ricciardi is the man behind the Zzz Natural...

Report shows Alabama War on Drugs still raging

Report shows Alabama War on Drugs still raging

October 26, 2018


Filed under Culture

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor A report from the Southern Poverty Law Center shows the War on Drugs is still raging in Alabama, and it’s disproportionately harming people of color. According to the report, the state spent over $22 million policing cannabis in 2016 alone. Black resid...

Seniors constitute one of the fastest-growing groups of cannabis consumers in the U.S.

Seniors constitute one of the fastest-growing groups of cannabis consumers in the U.S.

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 13, 2018


Filed under Culture

There are more senior cannabis consumers in the U.S. than ever before.   People who fall into this age group, usually aged 65 and above, make up an ever-growing segment of consumers. According to the director of consumer insights at BDS Analytics, Linda Gilbert, seniors are the next budding market. This ...

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


Filed under Culture, News

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...

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