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McConnell pushing for cannabis field testing capacities

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing the DEA to develop testing that can quickly distinguish between marijuana and hemp. One of the challenges for U.S. law enforcement regarding hemp, which is now legal in the majority of states, is that it can look the same as marijuana when processed. Additionally, while hemp looks […]

24/7 marijuana delivery strikes Las Vegas

From casinos to grocery stores, most everything in Las Vegas is open 24 hours a day. Now, that same commitment to meeting consumer needs at any hour of the day is getting applied to cannabis. Residents in and around Las Vegas can now get weed delivered to their door 24 hours a day, seven days […]

What’s hydroponic marijuana? Can it be better?

Hydroponic marijuana is grown in a highly-controlled, indoor grow system that does not use soil. These systems use water (hydro), nutrients, and a soil-less growing medium to get the job done. A nutrient solution comprised of water and dissolved, inorganic fertilizers is directly supplied to the plant roots. The most common soil-less mediums used for […]

What best cannabis brands are stating about fake goods

Big-name brands, such as Nike and Louis Vutton, are constantly counterfeited, but none have spurned a crisis quite like counterfeit vape cartridges.  As of Sep. 24, 2019, the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that a mysterious vaping-related outbreak has caused serious respiratory illnesses in 530 people, including eight deaths. While the exact cause of this potentially […]

Cannabis testing market study, growth, outline and need, prediction 2019 to 2025

The Cannabis Testing Market research report presents a comprehensive assessment of the market and contains qualitative and quantitative insights, historical and forecasted data, competitor and regional analysis from 2019 to 2025. This report presents a comprehensive overview, market shares, and growth opportunities of Cannabis Testing market by product type, application, key manufacturers and key regions and countries. […]

The very first cannabis cafe at the U.S. opens in Los Angeles

The first-ever cannabis cafe in the U.S. has officially opened in Los Angeles. The Lowell Cafe declared an end to “prohibition” as it opened the doors of the West Hollywood weed haven to the public Tuesday. “For over a century we’ve been forced to hide cannabis consumption out of public view, but that time is […]

Vapes tainted with Hydrogen Cyanide — Death toll around 16

For the last few weeks, young and very sick people have been turning up at hospitals all over the country with troubling lung symptoms. We recently reported that some state health officials have proposed that solvent known as Vitamin E acetate could be the cause of all this. Others have suggested certain brands and different […]

NCIA releases Federal regulatory rules for cannabis post-legalization

On Tuesday, the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) announced the release of a paper providing extensive guidance on how cannabis should be regulated at the federal level. The paper highlights the need to have a clearly defined regulatory approach and structure prepared as the nation moves closer to making cannabis legal for adults, and identifies […]

Hopes run high for Marijuana legislation reform in Greece

Last week was the first time that a Greek store selling marijuana paraphernalia, CBD Oil Shop, was blessed by a Greek Orthodox priest. Archbishop Ireneos of Crete, blessed CBC Oil on 26 September, according to local custom where new businesses or shops are ‘blessed’ by priests for good luck. Cannabis, originally from India, was introduced […]

Now you can go to college to prepare to get cannabis tasks –but it might not be the ideal approach to land a job

The U.S. cannabis market, if legalized, could be worth anywhere from $28 billion to $41 billion by 2028. And as more and more states move toward legalization, the cannabis industry is growing quickly, creating a demand for workers with a broad range of skills, from accounting and logistics to farming and production. Sabas Carrillo, CEO […]

CBD chip depriving Oregon farm over seed dispute

A CBD producer based in Lexington, Kentucky, is suing an Oregon company, claiming they were sold “worthless” hemp seeds that ruined what would have been a multi-million dollar crop. According to Elemental Processing of Kentucky, this crop was “destined to help fulfill the country’s booming demand for CBD”. As stated in a recent survey, one […]

Strategies for detailed analytical testing evaluation for UK cannabis business

The Centre for Medicinal Cannabis (CMC) has outlined their plans to undertake a comprehensive review of analytical testing for the cannabis industry. Recent market research commissioned by CMC demonstrated that CBD and related cannabinoids are gaining rapid expansion in products aimed at wellness and medicinal markets. However, despite there being a growing body of analytical […]

Square welcomes pot businesses to its own digital payments platform

Square Inc. has become one of the first U.S. payments platforms doing business with CBD providers, just as the industry is booming. The company this week started allowing U.S. businesses to sell cannabidiol products on its platform while keeping track of payment and inventory management. CBD derived from hemp was legalized last year, while the […]