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Farmers wrestle as hemp harvest winds down

. Ajit Singh strode across his 16-acre hemp field toward a broken-down harvester. He’d been hoping all day that the mechanic now crouched beside the machine could get it back up and running. It was late October and Singh still had thousands of stinky green and purple cannabis plants across 425 acres to pick, dry […]

What girls wish to know: Breast most cancers and hashish

October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month. If you’re reading this, chances are you, a loved one, or someone you know, is living with a breast cancer diagnosis.  Studies show that American women have a 1 in 8 chance of developing breast cancer over their lifetime. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), […]

Most marijuana vape products quarantined by Mass.. Health Officials

A quarantine was ordered for most marijuana vaping products in Massachusetts Tuesday, extending the state’s efforts to control vaping products amid a nationwide epidemic of lung injuries. Exempt from the quarantine are medical marijuana products designed specifically for devices for medical marijuana flower vaping, the state Cannabis Control Commission said. Massachusetts’ ban on vape-related products […]

What’s the best time of day to consume an edible?

When edibles become available in storefronts sometime after mid-December, users are going to try to get the most of their bud. So, should you gulp down your pot-infused treats in the morning, mid-day or for supper? The answer is not that simple. It’s important to remember that edibles take longer to kick in and last […]

5 Fastest-growing cannabis projects in 2019: By operations to advertising

ForceBrands, a consumer packaged goods recruitment firm with a dedicated cannabis division, HerbForce, has outlined the top five fastest-growing cannabis jobs for 2019 and shared them exclusively with Benzinga. “Already one of the fastest-growing job markets, cannabis continues to gain notable momentum in the consumer brands space. As one of the leading recruiting firms specializing in […]

A marijuana breathalyzer is in the works, but can it prevent weed DUIs?

There are several reasons people oppose marijuana legalization, but perhaps chief among them is: How do we keep impaired drivers off the roads? That’s where Northern California-based Hound Labs comes into play. Launched in 2014, the company plans to bring its THC-sensing breathalyzers to the market in early 2020. “The issue law enforcement is expressing in New Jersey […]

Can industrial plants make cars more green?

Unlike petrochemical-based lubricants, hemp is a renewable resource that actually reduces carbon dioxide in the air. A significant number of consumers are looking for products that are more eco-friendly from companies with more sustainable operations. Even investors are putting large corporations’ feet to the fire, expecting firms to not only be profitable, but also reduce […]

Maine: Caregivers sound off about new guidelines for medical cannabis

Proposed changes to the state’s medical marijuana program are drawing fire from a number of patients and caregivers. The new rules are being drafted by the state’s Office of Marijuana Policy.  The regulations will require caregivers who grow cannabis for patients, to enroll in a state inventory program that will track marijuana from seed to […]

1st business cannabis grow overwhelmingly issued in South Africa

A Cape Town strawberry farm has been issued the first commercial license to cultivate cannabis in South Africa, where medicinal use is legal, and recreational use is in the process of being legalized. The license is for growing cannabis but not for manufacturing any end products for sale or consumption, reports EWN. Medical uses for cannabis […]

Vaping crisis takes toll on September cannabis earnings

Stocks quotes in this article: KSHB The vaping crisis is taking its toll on cannabis vape sales, but overall cannabis sales continue to grow. Still, with over a thousand patients and multiple deaths as reported by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), cannabis consumers have become very cautious as to the products they purchase. Canaccord […]

What new national hemp rules imply for Idaho

Attorneys representing a Colorado-based company suing the Idaho State Police for seizing a shipment of hemp in January are pointing to new federal rules governing hemp production and transport to bolster their legal arguments. The new rules also mean the Ada County Prosecutor’s Office will not prosecute people who are transporting hemp grown under 2014 […]

These 2 States are sabotaging their respective marijuana industries

At this time last year, the cannabis industry looked as if it would be practically unstoppable. Canada had just become the first industrialized country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana, and Wall Street was throwing out huge estimates on future industry growth. In fact, earlier this year, investment bank Stifel forecast $200 billion in […]