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This 25-year-old weed-smoking runner is sponsored by a cannabis company

This 25-year-old weed-smoking runner is sponsored by a cannabis company

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 25, 2018


Filed under Culture

Avery Collins is not your average 25-year-old. Not only is the young athlete a professional long-distance runner but also, he consumes cannabis as part of his daily running routine. On a typical week, Collins will cover 140 miles of land around Centennial State and approximately 20 to 40 miles...

Cannabis convict Bernard Noble released from prison after being sentenced to 13 years for 3 grams

Cannabis convict Bernard Noble released from prison after being sentenced to 13 years for 3 grams

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 24, 2018


Filed under Culture

A man from New Orleans has been released from prison after being sentenced to 13 years for possession of just 2.8 grams of cannabis. The story has gained nationwide media attention, just like it did back in 2010 when Bernard Noble was initially arrested. After months of exhausting negotiations wit...

Could cannabis make you a better parent? Some mothers and fathers believe pot can strengthen their bond

Could cannabis make you a better parent? Some mothers and fathers believe pot can strengthen their bond

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 23, 2018


Filed under Culture

Pot-loving parents and advocates are arguing that consumption of cannabis in front of children is the equivalent to knocking back a few beers or wines. Some mothers and fathers even go as far as to say that cannabis makes them a better parent. A survey conducted by cannabis technology company Eaze back...

Celebrate cannabis culture at the best 420 events of 2018

Celebrate cannabis culture at the best 420 events of 2018

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 19, 2018


Filed under Culture

April 20 is here, and if you are an active member of the cannabis community, you’ll be wise enough to keep the special date free in your calendar. On this day, millions of weed aficionado’s around the globe will celebrate their favorite plant in unison. Not to worry if you aren't sure of ...

New Belgium’s Hemperor HPA goes on sale across the U.S.

New Belgium’s Hemperor HPA goes on sale across the U.S.

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 16, 2018


Filed under Culture, News

Beer lovers and cannabis connoisseurs countrywide can soon raise a glass of New Belgium’s Hemperor HPA. Well, unless you live in Kansas, that is. The “hemp pale ale” has finally been released following three years in development. A unique blend of hops and hemp, the refreshing brew is currently bei...

Relieving Anxiety and Pain with High-CBD Cannabis Strains

Relieving Anxiety and Pain with High-CBD Cannabis Strains

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News/Feature Writer/Editorial

April 9, 2018


Filed under Culture

Chronic pain and anxiety represent a growing health issue. Something else that is growing is the number of people suffering from addiction to synthetic opioids, of which are commonly prescribed to treat these medical conditions. The good news is that cannabis has the potential to solve the opioid epidemic an...

Fighting Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) with Cannabis

Fighting Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) with Cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News/Feature Writer/Editorial

April 5, 2018


Filed under Culture

Cannabis has emerged as a medical marvel over the last few years and even more so, over the last year. Scientific research has led to the discovery of cannabis’ medical potential to heal and treat the human body, with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) being one of the things this plant is being used...

Pure Cannabis Concentrates: What can THCA and CBDA Crystalline do for you?

Pure Cannabis Concentrates: What can THCA and CBDA Crystalline do for you?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News/Feature Writer and Editorial

April 4, 2018


Filed under Culture

If you thought cannabis was all about Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD), think again. New cannabinoids are being discovered and tested by scientists all of the time, with Tetrahydrocannabinolic acid (THCA) and cannabidiolic acid (CBDA) grasping the cannabis community's attention lately. Wh...

This ex-beauty queen is changing the world of cannabis blockchain technology

This ex-beauty queen is changing the world of cannabis blockchain technology

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 18, 2018


Filed under Culture

Once upon a time, Jessica VerSteeg competed for a $1 million prize on the reality show The Amazing Race. Now, the former Miss Iowa is setting her sights on something much bigger – global domination of the cannabis industry. As the founder of a celebrity-backed cannabis blockchain technology called P...

Cannabis cryptocurrency and bitcoin craze gaining global momentum

Cannabis cryptocurrency and bitcoin craze gaining global momentum

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 8, 2018


Filed under Culture, Global, News, Showcase

Cannabis legalization is having a direct effect on the trading environment. With this rise in legalization comes increased demand for cannabis cryptocurrency. According to CEO of TD Ameritrade, Tim Hockey, cryptocurrency trading will soon be pushed to remarkable levels. “If you look at the two sectors in the qua...

Cannabis ‘gifting’ pops up in Massachusetts before legal cannabis hits the market

Cannabis ‘gifting’ pops up in Massachusetts before legal cannabis hits the market

Annureet Kaur

February 5, 2018


Filed under Culture, Social cannabis

Legal cannabis retail stores are set to open in Massachusetts in just a few months, but some business have already started to sell and deliver cannabis to its customers through a legal loophole that allows cannabis to be "gifted" in cannabis-friendly states. According to the AP, at least two companies...

Even after legalization, black Americans face most cannabis arrests

Even after legalization, black Americans face most cannabis arrests

February 3, 2018


Filed under Culture, News, Research

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor It’s well known that the War on Drugs has disproportionately targeted people of color, and unfortunately, that doesn’t immediately change when a state legalizes cannabis. According to a new report from the Drug Policy Alliance, even after a state legalizes,...

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