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VIDEO: Hemp is Earth’s newest cash crop.

VIDEO: Hemp is Earth's newest cash crop.


June 21, 2018

  #Hemp is easily becoming one of our planet's most important resource 🌎🍃♻. Check out this video to see what other ways we can use hemp....

Massachusetts kick-starts its recreational cannabis licensing

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

April 13, 2018

“Ganjapreneurs” in Massachusetts can now apply to open a recreational cannabis business. Regulators in Massachusetts started inviting applicants to begin the application process for cultivating and selling social cannabis at noon on Monday, April 2. Only select cannabis entrepreneurs in Massac...

Germany prepares to become the world’s biggest federally regulated medical cannabis market

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 29, 2018

The number of medical cannabis patients in Germany is soaring and this swell in consumption is pushing the country to the forefront of the cannabis market. In fact, Deutschland is predicted to become one of the biggest global medical cannabis markets. Vice president of Vancouver’s government relations, Deepak Ana...

Cannabis oil is now available to purchase in UK pharmaceutical stores

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 17, 2018

People in the United Kingdom now have access to medicinal cannabis oil. Better known as Cannabidiol (CBD), this plant-derived oil is currently being sold in high street stores, such as Holland and Barrett. CBD is being used by a record number of cannabis consumers around Great Britain. In fact, the...

Great Britain is the world’s biggest legal cannabis producer despite it being illegal in the country

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 14, 2018

The United Nations has recently reported on Great Britain’s involvement in the cannabis industry, exposing the country for producing more legal cannabis than anywhere else in the world. Based on statistics gathered by the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB), cannabis production hit 95 tonnes ...

Ontario proposes tourism-boosting idea that will allow hotel room cannabis consumption

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News/Editorial Writer

February 7, 2018

In September of last year, Canadian cannabis connoisseurs were left feeling disheartened when consumption of the green plant was prohibited outside of private residences. However, it seems that the Ontario government have given cannabis tourism a second thought, following the announcement of a pro...

Cannabis research at risk as political climate adjusts

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 1, 2018

If there is one thing that gives the cannabis industry its consistent momentum, it has to be the groundbreaking research that is being carried out to develop medical-grade products, such as those used for the treatment of epilepsy, chemotherapy-induced pain and autism. Over the last few years, the world has been ...

Medical cannabis expansion gets approval from advocates in Georgia

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 30, 2018

Just last year, Gov. Nathan Deal opted to broaden the State of Georgia's medical cannabis program by signing into the Senate Bill 16. Under this new ruling, an additional six conditions were approved for treatment using a specific amount of cannabis oil.  Those conditions are as follows: Aut...

5 cannabis technologies to expect big things from in 2018

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 19, 2018

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,...

8 publicly-traded cannabis stocks predicted to rise in 2018

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 19, 2018

Oh, to be a budding entrepreneur with a fat wallet. Actually, this could be you if you are a wise cannabis stock investor, with the industry steadily becoming one of the most lucrative markets out there. The green rush is real and you've only got to look at the stock market to realize the sheer m...

California’s first batch of legal cannabis may contain pesticides

California's first batch of legal cannabis may contain pesticides

Sara Tiradossi

December 21, 2017

California’s first crop of cannabis was grown without safety regulations in place. As a result, the state’s inaugural batch of fully legal cannabis may have greater levels of pesticide, mold, or contaminants than cannabis grown in more strictly regulated states like Colorado or Oregon. Earlier...

Texas takes small steps toward medical cannabis

Texas takes small steps toward medical cannabis

Sara Tiradossi

December 18, 2017

Texas is the last major state to allow some form of medical cannabis. The state's limited program only allows for an oil extract that is very low in the psychoactive component THC. The license fees to grow cannabis in Texas are the highest in the country, at nearly $500,000, and the state has licensed...