Cannabis News Box

Cannabis companies encouraged to register trademarks as legal weed spreads

Cannabis companies encouraged to register trademarks as legal weed spreads

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 15, 2018


Filed under Culture

Competition is getting fierce for companies operating in the legal weed space. In order to stand out and build brand awareness in the flourishing cannabis industry, worldwide weed companies are being advised to file a trademark for brand-building purposes ASAP. "The opportunities to create new ...

Canadian cannabis spending hit $5.9 billion in Q3 2018

Canadian cannabis spending hit $5.9 billion in Q3 2018

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 15, 2018


Filed under Global

Canadian cannabis spending is on the rise, according to recent data from Statistics Canada. The national statistical agency reported how people living in the Great White North, where cannabis was legalized on October 17 under the Cannabis Act (Bill C-45), spent $5.9 billion on an annualized basis in the t...

Indigenous-owned cannabis shop opens in Warman

Indigenous-owned cannabis shop opens in Warman

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 14, 2018


Filed under Tribal Nations

A brand new recreational cannabis store has opened its doors in Saskatchewan. Named 5Buds Cannabis, the Indigenous cannabis dispensary is based in Warman and is licensed under Synergy Five Investment. The indigenous-owned dispensary has been developed by means of a collaboration between the following...

Researchers make history by learning exactly which genes produce THC and CBD in the cannabis plant

Researchers make history by learning exactly which genes produce THC and CBD in the cannabis plant

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 12, 2018


Filed under Research

Seven years ago, the genome of the cannabis plant was sequenced by Medicinal Genomics, resulting in an assemblage of the largest known gene collection of the green plant. However, researchers have only just figured out how to isolate the cannabis genes that produce CBD (cannabidiol) and THC (tetra...

Investors should approach cannabis stocks with caution after IGC sinks

Investors should approach cannabis stocks with caution after IGC sinks

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 12, 2018


Filed under Culture

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...

Home delivery services and social lounges included in N.J.’s cannabis legalization plan

Home delivery services and social lounges included in N.J.’s cannabis legalization plan

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 12, 2018


Filed under News, Social cannabis

With the click of a button, cannabis connoisseurs living in New Jersey can order their green nuggets of goodness via a smartphone app. That's not all, however. New Jerseyans are being spoiled for choice, so it seems. Under the state's cannabis legalization plan, consumers can attend BYOW smoking lounges...

This lab has a mission to grow cannabis plants on the moon

This lab has a mission to grow cannabis plants on the moon

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 9, 2018


Filed under News, Research

The clock is ticking for a group of researchers specializing in agricultural technologies and controlled environment at the University of Guelph. Located close to Toronto, the university's lab team are rushing to master the art of cultivating high-quality cannabis on the moon. It sounds pretty out t...

How have college campuses responded to legalization?

How have college campuses responded to legalization?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 8, 2018


Filed under Culture

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?

Could organic cannabis flourish in North America?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 7, 2018


Filed under Culture, News

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 Science buys patent for CBN compositions to treat sleep, anxiety and neurobehavioral disorders

Cannabis Science buys patent for CBN compositions to treat sleep, anxiety and neurobehavioral disorders

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Research

Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTC: CBIS), a U.S. developer of cannabinoid-based medicines, has proudly confirmed receipt of Issued US Patent Number 9,763,991 For Compositions of Cannabinol (CBN) for Treatment of Various Neurobehavioral Disorders, Sleep Deprivation (Insomnia), Anxiety Disorders (ADHD), and P...

Bipartisan legislation would grant veterans access to medical cannabis

Bipartisan legislation would grant veterans access to medical cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 4, 2018


Filed under Medical cannabis, News

Two bipartisan lawmakers just introduced legislation to permit medical cannabis for veterans. The unlikely duo plan to ameliorate the medical cannabis-related practices conducted by the Department of Veteran Affairs. Reps. Matthew Gaetz (R-FL) and Seth Moulton (D-MA) revealed the trio of bills, whi...

Legal weed in Mexico? The forecast looks promising

Legal weed in Mexico? The forecast looks promising

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

December 3, 2018


Filed under Global, News

Could Mexico be the third country to fully legalize recreational weed? Based on recent happenings, the future looks green for Mexico, where cannabis was legalized for non-commercial recreational use on October 31, 2018, by Mexico's Supreme Court. With legal cannabis in Mexico, the country could greatly ...

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