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Researchers from University of Vermont discover cannabis’ origins

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

June 13, 2019

The cannabis plant's roots extend far beyond the soil in which they grow. In fact, scientists may have finally traced the plant’s origins back to ancient China in 930 CE. Thanks to a new paper released following a study conducted by researchers from the University of Vermont, "cannabis flourishes in steppe – an open, treeless habitat."...

Cannabis companies are taking a keen interest in wellness trends

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 31, 2019

The cannabis wellness industry is booming, with the latest entry into the market coming from Canopy Growth. On Wednesday, May 22, the Canadian cannabis company announced its plans to purchase London-based skincare company This Works for $55.2 million. Canopy’s decision to include cannabis sleep and beauty products in its ever-expanding portfolio i...

Cannabis videos spark social media trend after garnering over three billion views

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 13, 2019

April 20th, famed for being a "4/20 " celebration that unites cannabis connoisseurs around the world, has already been and gone this year. Nonetheless, the effects of the 2019 event are still being felt, what with the recent 4/20 celebration being hailed as the most profitable event for cannabis ret...

Using cannabis to treat your pet: An up-and-coming segment of the market

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 18, 2019

Having a pet is one of life's greatest pleasures. A furry companion can enhance your mood and enrich your life in more ways than one. However, when your furry friend becomes sick, an expensive trip to the vet's is usually the outcome. Enter cannabis for pets. This natural green plant contains an abun...

Seth Rogen establishes cannabis company with Canopy Growth to educate Canadian consumers

Seth Rogen establishes cannabis company with Canopy Growth to educate Canadian consumers

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 9, 2019

He starred in the movie Pineapple Express as a joint-smoking Process Server and now, actor/cannapreneur Seth Rogen has dabbled in another dope deal after teaming up up with Canadian cannabis giant Canopy Growth to launch a recreational weed-supplying company. It's called Houseplant and it will supply t...

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

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 15, 2019

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

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 15, 2019

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

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 13, 2019

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

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 11, 2019

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

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 8, 2019

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

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 20, 2019

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

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 13, 2019

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...

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