Cannabis News Box

Scanning technology could clarify difference between hemp and cannabis

Scanning technology could clarify difference between hemp and cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 20, 2020

A team of agricultural researchers based in Texas could soon be unleashing a groundbreaking piece of technology on the hemp industry. Namely, Texas A&M AgriLife – one of the first of many universities actively involved since the 1876 founding of the "Agricultural & Mechanical College of Texas" – is worki...

Oklahoma sees record medical cannabis state taxes as Arkansas consumers stock up

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 11, 2020

The low cost of cannabis in Oklahoma has prompted hordes of Arkansans to make the five-hour drive for a stash top-up. As a direct effect of this, Oklahoma’s medical cannabis market has boomed in value, whereas the medical cannabis market in Arkansas has struggled to retain customers. A report r...

Poll suggests that COVID-19 will influence cannabis industry more than others

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 8, 2020

A webinar called “Insuring Cannabis: From the Mechanics to Seeing Through The Weeds” was aired live on April 15. The discussion drew one main conclusion that has since ignited plenty of conversation in the legal weed community: Coronavirus (COVID-19) is likely to impact cannabis more than other industries.  Ho...

Study shows 38 percent year over year increase in U.S. cannabis consumption

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 1, 2020

Cannabis has emerged from the shadows of its past and is now looking more vibrant and radiant than ever. Sweeping legislation has led to the mainstream infiltration of cannabis-based products which, in turn, has had an impact on the consumer demographic. This was proved in a recent poll conducted b...

Study findings suggest that cannabis legalization boosts property prices

Study findings suggest that cannabis legalization boosts property prices

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 7, 2020

Recent studies into the economic impact of cannabis legalization have uncovered increases in hotel revenue, job growth and now, according to new analysis from a team of economists at the University of Oklahoma, property prices. Based on their findings, house valuations climbed the most when a cannabis retail out...

Former NFL player Kyle Turley claims cannabis has transformed his family’s life

Former NFL player Kyle Turley claims cannabis has transformed his family’s life

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 3, 2020

Kyle Turley, the National Football League's former offensive tackle player, is one of numerous existing/previous NFL players who support the use of medical cannabis for pain relief. During a recent interview with USA Today, the 44-year-old cannabis advocate claimed that the green plant immensely transformed his life for ...

Data firm says U.S. cannabis market sales have topped $13.6 billion

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 30, 2020

Sales of legal cannabis in the United States are on an upward incline. New Frontier Data – a Washington-based company that aims to provide transparency for the legal cannabis market through providing industry participants with up-to-date data and analysis – recently published a report on U.S. can...

Trump officials urged by lawmakers to lift restrictions on cannabis research

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 24, 2020

House lawmakers are becoming increasingly impatient with the federal government's prohibitionist stance on cannabis. In an attempt to lift restrictions on the plant's sale, use, possession, cultivation and research across the United States, lawmakers have prompted Trump officials to amend the rules. ...

Illinois rakes in almost $11 million during the first week of legal cannabis sales

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 15, 2020

Since 2020 started, more than $11 million worth of recreational cannabis has been sold in the newly-legal state of Illinois; and that's just during the first week of legal sales. This is according to the state’s Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, which has confirmed that the first o...

Study shows that students living in cannabis-friendly states binge drink less

Study shows that students living in cannabis-friendly states binge drink less

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 15, 2020

Cannabis legalization may have had a positive effect on binge drinking, according to a new study. Researchers at Oregon State University carried out the study, which concluded that there was a six percent decrease in the likelihood of binge drinking among students aged 21 and above who reside in cann...

These 5 cannabis stocks will slash production in 2020

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Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 13, 2020

The year 2020 brings pot investors a stroke of bad luck. According to data from the Marijuana Index – which monitors cannabis industry stocks – a 63 percent reduction in 45 of the leading North American cannabis stocks has been noticed since April 1.  Such a drastic decrease has been attribut...

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