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Cannabis research at risk as political climate adjusts

Cannabis research at risk as political climate adjusts

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 1, 2018


Filed under Culture, Global, Medical cannabis, News, Politics, Research, Social cannabis

If there is one thing that gives the cannabis industry its consistent momentum, it has to be the groundbreaking research that is being carried out to develop medical-grade products, such as those used for the treatment of epilepsy, chemotherapy-induced pain and autism. Over the last few years, the world has been ...

Colorado wants to start delivering cannabis, if legislature agrees

Colorado wants to start delivering cannabis, if legislature agrees

Annureet Kaur

January 31, 2018


Filed under Culture, Medical cannabis, News

A new Colorado bill intends to start a pilot program for cannabis delivery, allowing legal medical and social cannabis to be home delivered. A similar bill sponsored by Rep. Jonathan Singer, Rep. Jovan Melton, and Sen. Tim Neville, who also sponsored this year's bill, was vetoed last year by Colorado...

California county faces backlash for imposing cannabis cultivation ban after collection millions in taxes from cannabis farmers

California county faces backlash for imposing cannabis cultivation ban after collection millions in taxes from cannabis farmers

Annureet Kaur

January 24, 2018


Filed under Culture, News, Social cannabis

On Jan. 10, the Calaveras County Board Supervisors declared all commercial cannabis farms illegal after May 1, sending the whole county of 45,000 residents and over 1,600 commercial cannabis growers into completely chaos. Though the county was always divided between conservative residents and those...

Alcohol sales dropped 15% in medically legal cannabis states

Alcohol sales dropped 15% in medically legal cannabis states

Annureet Kaur

January 24, 2018


Filed under Culture, Medical cannabis, News, Research

A recent joint study done by researchers in U.S. and South America found that the drop in alcohol consumption directly correlates to the legality of medical cannabis. The researchers used the Nielsen Retail Scanner to gather alcohol sales from 90 alcohol stores including grocery, convenience, drug...

Missouri senator proposes bill to start an industrial hemp program

Missouri senator proposes bill to start an industrial hemp program

Annureet Kaur

January 23, 2018


Filed under Culture

The Senate Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources Committee is considering a bill proposed by Missouri Sen. Brian Munzlinger to create the state's very own industrial hemp program. The program would allow those licensed by the Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) to grow, cultivate...

A cannabis brand is all set to turn former California winery into first-ever cannabis tourist site

A cannabis brand is all set to turn former California winery into first-ever cannabis tourist site

Annureet Kaur

January 22, 2018


Filed under Culture, Social cannabis

Cannabis brand Flow Kana is ready to turn a famous California winery into the fist ever cannabis manufacturing and tourist destination site. The company purchased the 80-acre land once owned by the family of Fetzer Vineyards in Mendocino County to develop it into a cannabis manufacturing and processing...

5 cannabis technologies to expect big things from in 2018

5 cannabis technologies to expect big things from in 2018

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 19, 2018


Filed under Culture, Global, News

Remember the dot-com bubble? Of course you do. It was one of the most memorable moments in technological history. The beginning of the Internet as we know it, the dot-com bubble saw rapid growth in the number of web-based companies, such as the surviving companies like eBay, Amazon and Google. Now,...

Colorado is now home to the first US-bred CDA approved hemp seed

Colorado is now home to the first US-bred CDA approved hemp seed

Annureet Kaur

January 17, 2018


Filed under Culture, Global

Colorado just became home to the first U.S.-bred hemp seed to qualify as Association of Official Seed Certifying Agencies (AOSCA) certified seed. New West Genetics, Ft. Collins, Colo., submitted their variety of seed called NWG-ELITE–the first ever U.S.-bred hemp seed to pass the Colorado Department...

Cannabis-infused skincare might be the next big thing, if the federal government allows

Cannabis-infused skincare might be the next big thing, if the federal government allows

Annureet Kaur

January 17, 2018


Filed under Culture

Lord Jones–a prestige natural skincare brand is similar to a lot of other organic skincare brands in the market, but with one major difference–it carries cannabis-infused skincare. Cannabis contains several active compounds responsible for its psychoactive and medical properties. THC or Tetrahy...

Scientists believe cannabis could be a long-lost food group

Scientists believe cannabis could be a long-lost food group

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 17, 2018


Filed under Culture, News

Mother Nature has given the planet’s inhabitants an incredibly diverse variation of nutrient-rich ingredients, with the Cannabis sativa plant species being just one of them. Contrary to popular belief, cannabis consumers need not smoke their green buds to experience the health-amplifying effects, ...

Company in Colorado to be the first ever to build houses with Hemp

Company in Colorado to be the first ever to build houses with Hemp

Annureet Kaur

January 17, 2018


Filed under Culture

Colorado is home to several hemp farms who use their harvest make products like paper, clothing, and food, but one company wants to use their harvests for making hempcrete – a building material for houses. Hempcrete is a bio-composite made of the inner woody core of the hemp plant mixed with a lime-based...

Former NFL star Ricky Williams is throwing a BYOW Super Bowl party in honor of cannabis legalization in California

Former NFL star Ricky Williams is throwing a BYOW Super Bowl party in honor of cannabis legalization in California

Annureet Kaur

January 10, 2018


Filed under Culture, News, Social cannabis

If you're lucky this year, you might get invited to former NFL athlete Ricky William's extremely non-traditional BYOB-dubbed BYOW (Bring Your Own Weed) Super Bowl party on February 4th. "Want to join me for my cannabis-friendly #SuperBowl party in the Hollywood Hills? Limited to only 50 spots," Williams tweeted last week to his 23,...

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