Cannabis News Box

5 health-boosting drinks to increase your high from cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 4, 2018

Are you concerned that your tolerance to cannabis is affecting your high? If so, it might be time to pair your buds with beverages for an even stronger high than ever before. As our knowledge of the cannabis plant grows, so does our ability to adjust the factors that influence the effects. This is ...

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...

Colombia is expected to become the largest medical cannabis supplier on the planet

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 24, 2018

Colombia’s second-largest metropolis, Medellin, is the latest destination on the map to start cultivating cannabis plants with government’s approval. The city is predicted to become a global leader in the ganja industry and will export cannabis crops to Latin America and beyond. Letting go of a d...

San Fransisco takes a leaf out of Amsterdam’s books by opening cannabis social lounges

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 20, 2018

As California prepares for a very busy year keeping up with industry demands, the state strives to maintain its influential status by conducting cannabis experiments. Well, that’s what seems to be happening in San Francisco, where the state’s very first cannabis social lounge recently opened ...

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...

Worldwide cannabis investments rise by almost 600 percent

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 13, 2018

Cannabis investments have grown by 600 percent in comparison with figures released in the first five weeks of 2017. Based on data published by the Viridian Cannabis Deal Tracker, $1.23 billion was invested in the global cannabis industry in January of this year. This monthly figure is almost as much ...

These pot stocks are predicted to soar if cannabis is legalized in Canada

March 6, 2018

Canada is emerging as a country that could potentially rival the United States if it legalizes cannabis. Back in 2017, Canada’s cannabis market was worth an estimated $316 million CAD - equivalent to almost $250 million USD. This figure is pretty impressive, considering the fact that the recreational...

California could become the biggest cannabis job creator among pot-friendly states

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 5, 2018

It may only be just two months since California legalized recreational cannabis sales, but the weed-friendly state is already being catapulted to the forefront of the industry.   Recent data from online job marketplace ZipRecruiter shows how the majority of cannabis-focused jobs posted on their market...

Cannabis tax slashed in Berkeley, more cities predicted to do the same

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 28, 2018

Just last week, a measure to reduce the local cannabis tax in Berkeley, California from 10 percent to 5 percent was approved by Berkeley City Council, making the recreational tax rate in city lower than anywhere else in the state. The aim of this move is to retain local businesses and the tax cut is expe...

Cannabis cryptocurrency and bitcoin craze gaining global momentum

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 8, 2018

Cannabis legalization is having a direct effect on the trading environment. With this rise in legalization comes increased demand for cannabis cryptocurrency. According to CEO of TD Ameritrade, Tim Hockey, cryptocurrency trading will soon be pushed to remarkable levels. “If you look at the two sectors in the qua...

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 ...