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Tilray is taking its CBD partnership With Anheuser-Busch InBev to the next level

Tilray is taking its CBD partnership With Anheuser-Busch InBev to the next level

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 23, 2019

Tilray (NASDAQ: TLRY) and Anheuser-Busch InBev (NYSE: BUD) are on a mission to dominate the growing CBD market. The Canadian cannabis producer and American brewing giant have announced that they will continue collaborating for the production and marketing of CBD-infused beverages. Drinks developed ...

Governor approves California’s cannabis tax fairness bill, dismisses cannabis in hospitals

Governor approves California’s cannabis tax fairness bill, dismisses cannabis in hospitals

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 23, 2019

On Saturday, October 12, California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) revealed that he had signed numerous cannabis-related bills into effect. One of those bills will permit legal cannabis companies to benefit from additional tax deductions. Up until Gov. Newsom approved of the bill, cannabis cultivators,...

Cannabis breathalyzer devices set to hit the market in 2020

Cannabis breathalyzer devices set to hit the market in 2020

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 23, 2019

Drunk drivers are usually the ones who are faced with a breathalyzer test when caught driving under the influence but now, cannabis consumers will be breathalyzed too. Two companies – Hound Labs of California and a Canadian company called SannTek – are working hard to prevent instances of driving...

Study says more people are using cannabis for medical purposes than for social enjoyment

Study says more people are using cannabis for medical purposes than for social enjoyment

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 23, 2019

Cannabis legalization is unfolding across the United States. So far, 33 U.S. states and the District of Columbia have legalized the plant for medical purposes. This figure is projected to rise as more research is carried out into the plant’s therapeutic qualities.  Despite the fact that recreational use has a...

Illegally-sold cannabis vape cartridges test positive for toxic chemical

Illegally-sold cannabis vape cartridges test positive for toxic chemical

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 15, 2019

A cannabis testing facility in California has detected hydrogen cyanide in black market-sold cartridges. The news, which was first reported by NBC News, has surfaced amidst the vape-lung crisis that has cost many Americans their lives and left thousands hooked up to oxygen machines in the hospital. ...

New Frontier Data analysts say U.S. cannabis sales will reach $30 billion in sales by 2025

New Frontier Data analysts say U.S. cannabis sales will reach $30 billion in sales by 2025

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 15, 2019

New Frontier Data recently published a report on U.S. cannabis industry trends and predictions. The cannabis research company – which is based in Washington D.C. – unveiled an intriguing insight into the sales forecast for America's budding industry. Published annually, the report is titled, “Th...

GW Pharmaceuticals gains approval from European Commission for EPIDYOLEX®

GW Pharmaceuticals gains approval from European Commission for EPIDYOLEX®

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 2, 2019

British drugs company GW Pharmaceuticals celebrated approval for its cannabinoid-based epilepsy medicine EPIDYOLEX® back in June 2018 in the United States.  Now, EPIDYOLEX has also gained approval from the European Commission, thus allowing the epilepsy treatment to be prescribed to diagnosed pat...

Judge invites nonresidents to participate in New Mexico’s medical cannabis program

Judge invites nonresidents to participate in New Mexico’s medical cannabis program

October 1, 2019

Individuals living outside New Mexico can now apply to participate in the state’s medical cannabis program. A Permanent Writ of Mandamus court order was certified by Santa Fe District Court Judge Bryan Biedscheid on Monday, September 23. The Writ of Mandamus removed the rule that restricted New M...

House looks set to approve cannabis banking bill, Senate approval could be difficult

House looks set to approve cannabis banking bill, Senate approval could be difficult

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 1, 2019

Less than a week ago, the Democratic-steered House of Representatives voted in favor of a bill's passing that would safeguard banking institutions involved in the cannabis industry. This is a victorious moment for licensed cannabis business owners, who have been left with no option but to operate in c...

Kim Kardashian says she doesn’t need Xanax anymore, thanks to CBD

Kim Kardashian says she doesn’t need Xanax anymore, thanks to CBD

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 30, 2019

Kim Kardashian – the spouse of music mogul Kanye West and billionaire celebrity businesswoman – has declared her approval of CBD.  She wasn't shy to integrate CBD with the theme of her most recent baby shower and, according to recent news, she has further solidified her support for the non-psy...

Cannabis cultivation market will soar to $45.4 billion by 2026

Cannabis cultivation market will soar to $45.4 billion by 2026

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

September 25, 2019

Cannabis cultivators are expected to reap what they sow on a monumental scale, what with market demand soaring. Based on a recent report by Grand View Research, Inc., the global market size for cultivation will top $45.4 billion by 2026. This figure suggests that the global cannabis cultivation market will i...

Canada’s illicit cannabis market has shrunk 21 percent since legalization

Canada’s illicit cannabis market has shrunk 21 percent since legalization

September 23, 2019

Fresh data from Statistics Canada has painted a pretty insightful picture of the positive repercussions associated with December's passing of the Cannabis Act.  Based on data released by analysts in Statistics Canada's second-quarter financial report, the North American country's black market is being...

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