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Weed website offering federal workers access to cannabis after shutdown

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 31, 2019

Federal workers who reside in cannabis-restricted regions can rejoice because a website called BudTrader is presenting federal employees with an opportunity to get their hands on medicinal-grade bud. Claiming to be “the largest cannabis social media platform,” BudTrader has offered to donate an ounce of pharm...

What cannabis trends are in store for 2019?

What cannabis trends are in store for 2019?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 28, 2019

As cannabis legalization unfurls across the globe, the landscape is becoming peppered with state-of-the-art cultivation, processing and extraction facilities, research and development (R&D) operations, dispensaries, both medicinal and recreational, depending on the locality. Even colleges are all...

Terpenes: An overview of cannabis’ aromatic terpenoids and their uses

https://www.greencultured.co/15-cannabis-terpenes-explained-complete-visual-guide/

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 28, 2019

Ever wondered what terpenes are? You might not see them, but if you look really closely or with a microscope, you'll notice that your chunky nuggets of weed are glistening in a furry coat of terpenes. Cannabis terpenes excrete aromatic essential oils, known as terpenoids or more commonly, terpenes. Foun...

Neiman Marcus debuts CBD beauty products

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 23, 2019

A chain of luxury department stores headquartered in Dallas, Texas, has unleashed a line of CBD beauty wellness products. Boasting 42 retail locations, Neiman Marcus Group, Inc. has introduced numerous cannabis brands as part of its “Trending Beauty” initiative. The cannabis beauty brands being carr...

University of New Mexico offering cannabis courses

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 14, 2019

Cannabis is a hot topic at the University of New Mexico (UNM), where students can now enroll in a course on cannabis. The 2019 spring semester will see the introduction of UNM's Communication and Journalism Department course on “Cannabis and Communication,” or what has been given the title “CJ 293....

Visiting Vegas? Don’t forget to see the world’s largest bong inside Cannabition

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 14, 2019

Cannabis connoisseurs who find themselves in Downtown Las Vegas should seriously consider checking out Cannabition. Described on its official website as “the world’s first immersive cannabis art museum,” Cannabition transports guests through over 20 entertaining and educating art displays th...

Virginia considers decriminalizing cannabis

Virginia considers decriminalizing cannabis

January 11, 2019

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor One of the most powerful lawmakers in Virginia claims he’s considering adding cannabis decriminalization to the state’s budget bill this year. State Senator Tommy Norment said recently that he sees a lot of support in the state for decriminalizing ca...

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson to host cannabis-themed music festival

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson to host cannabis-themed music festival

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 7, 2019

He rose to fame for his skills in the boxing ring, but now he’s ventured into the cannabis industry. Mike Tyson, a 52-year-old former heavyweight champion, has announced his plans to host a cannabis-themed music festival on February 23, 2019. Set to take place on Tyson’s Ranch Resort in the Desert H...

Anheuser-Busch joins forces with Tilray to research cannabis-infused drinks

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 7, 2019

A major investment is being funneled into the cannabis-infused drinks industry by two pioneers of the beer and weed worlds. Based on the details of a recent news release, Belgium-based Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD), and British Columbia-based Tilray (Nasdaq: TLRY) will invest $100 million in a pro...

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

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

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 23, 2018

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

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 15, 2018

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 ...

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