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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,...

Gwyneth Paltrow shows her support for cannabis by posting recipes of CBD infused cocktails

Gwyneth Paltrow shows her support for cannabis by posting recipes of CBD infused cocktails

Annureet Kaur

January 9, 2018


Filed under Culture, News, Showcase

Gwyneth Paltrow shows her support for cannabis by posting recipes on how to make CBD infused cocktails on her blog, Goop.com. CBD is a compound found in cannabis which has medical benefits and makes people feel relaxed, but has no psychoactive affects unlike another compound found in cannabis: THC. Gwyneth...

California allows individuals to reclassify or dismiss cannabis-related offenses

California allows individuals to reclassify or dismiss cannabis-related offenses

Annureet

January 5, 2018


Filed under Culture, Social cannabis

While states like New Jersey are aiming to legalize cannabis in hopes to bring reform to the criminal justice program, California has already started making its efforts. After legalizing cannabis for social use through proposition 64 in the 2016 election, California has already started making reforms...

Mike Tyson is now a player in the cannabis industry

Mike Tyson is now a player in the cannabis industry

January 5, 2018


Filed under Culture, News, Showcase

Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson, along with some of his business partners, broke ground on a 40-acre ranch in California. Here they are expecting to pave the way for a new destination for growers and consumers can enjoy cannabis. The "cannabis resort," which will be named "Tyson Ranch,"...

Emerald Cup’s Regenerative Cannabis Farm Award promotes better cultivation practices

Emerald Cup’s Regenerative Cannabis Farm Award promotes better cultivation practices

Sara Tiradossi

December 16, 2017


Filed under Culture

At the Emerald Cup in Santa Rosa, Calif., a few lucky applicants received the Regenerative Cannabis Farm Award. The judges define regenerative farming as cultivation that "has a healing effect on the environment through developing closed loop systems that go beyond sustainability in that they improve...

More and more people are giving their pets cannabis

More and more people are giving their pets cannabis

December 8, 2017


Filed under Culture

Thor Benson / Cannabis News Box Contributor It used to be that everyone was worried about their pets getting into their stash, but these days more and more people are intentionally giving pets cannabis. It’s not nearly as risky as you’d think, as long as you’re doing it right. “As long...

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