Cannabis News Box

Investors should approach cannabis stocks with caution after IGC sinks

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 12, 2018

Back in February, the chief executive of India Globalization Capital (IGC) said that his cannabis company was the only one using blockchain technology. Ram Makunda, the company CEO, really grasped investor attention when he said that “2018 is a very exciting year for us with a lot of milestones invest...

How have college campuses responded to legalization?

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 8, 2018

A significant portion of the American cannabis-consuming population is young adults. Individuals aged 18-25 tend to be quite fond of the green plant and with 10 states now legally selling weed for recreational use, the younger crowd is well and truly presented with a playground of pot-related indul...

Could organic cannabis flourish in North America?

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 7, 2018

North America boasts one of the fastest-growing sectors of legal weed, with a strong emphasis on organic cannabis. According to statistics gathered by ArcView researchers, legal cannabis in North America swelled by 34 percent in 2016 to a colossal $6.9 billion. This figure is anticipated to surge at 26 percent ...

Cannabis vending machines: A promising addition to the flourishing industry?

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 24, 2018

In an attempt to tackle the long queues that sometimes spill out of dispensary doors, cannabis vending machine technology is slowly permeating the legal pot space. Industry speculators see this innovative type of technology an integral component of the growing legal cannabis industry, which is pr...

MedMen Enterprises files application to trademark the word ‘cannabis’ for T-shirts

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 19, 2018

An application has been filed by MedMen Enterprises to trademark, wait for it… the word “cannabis” for print on t-shirts. MedMen filed the application to trademark “cannabis” at the beginning of October. It was filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). A spokesman for Med...

Rapper 2 Chainz inaugurates his cannabis brand named ‘GAS Cannabis Co.’

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 15, 2018

Tauheed Epps, better known by his rap name 2 Chainz, has followed in the footsteps of artists like Snoop Dogg, Cypress Hill, Rae Sremmurd and Waka Flocka Flame to launch a business in the cannabis industry. The 42-year-old rapper has branched out into the legal weed industry with help from the Green Street Agency, the same creat...

The largest cannabis dispensary on the planet just launched in Las Vegas, and it features an entertainment complex

The largest cannabis dispensary on the planet just launched in Las Vegas, and it features an entertainment complex

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 15, 2018

The United States has enacted medical cannabis laws across 30 states and Washington D.C., with a further 10 having legalized the plant for recreational. Despite the fact the U.S. map is not completely green quite yet, it has already made history by being the country in which the world's largest cannabis...

Expungement fairs are helping cannabis convicts to work in the legal weed industry

Expungement fairs are helping cannabis convicts to work in the legal weed industry

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 10, 2018

As cannabis investments, stocks and consumption rates rise countrywide, more job opportunities are opening up in the legal weed industry. Demand for knowledgeable workers is soaring, with available roles ranging from budtenders and laboratory testers to cannabis cultivators and plant trimmers. In an at...

Cannabis prohibition: Has it made cannabis more dangerous?

Cannabis prohibition: Has it made cannabis more dangerous?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 5, 2018

Perhaps one of the most commonly raised topics regarding cannabis reform is that the plant may induce psychosis symptoms. Of course, scientists are proving the cynics wrong as they unlock cannabis’ medicinal potential, such as its ability to actually combat psychosis with a unique therapeutic ...

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

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 2, 2018

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

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 30, 2018

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

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 28, 2018

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...

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