Growing

Indiana farmers handle historical hemp harvest

New this fall, Indiana farmers are harvesting thousands of acres of hemp for the first time in several decades. With the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill and Indiana Senate Bill 516, a select group of licensed farmers were approved to grow and harvest a hemp crop in 2019 as part of a research trial. […]

After years of prohibition, federal regulations have made it legal to grow hemp in the U.S. again, and many Maine farmers hope to cultivate success in this fledgling market. Though hemp comes from the marijuana plant, by itself it does not have the same effect. Since the December enactment of the 2018 Farm Bill, which […]

Thailand Plants biggest pot farm in Southeast Asia, enables home grow

This September, the largest legal medical cannabis crop in Southeast Asia was planted at Thailand’s Maejo University, in its medical-grade greenhouse. The crop is made up of 12,000 cannabis sprouts, which will be cultivated and to turned into cannabis oil. The Bangkok Post reports the crop is the first-ever done to industrial scale in the Association of […]

The work of hemp in the state of Tennessee

Hemp, which is closely related to marijuana but has no psychoactive effect, has been legal to grow in Tennessee for a little more than five years through a closely monitored pilot program. Hemp has been an important crop throughout the history of the United States. By the mid-1600s, hemp had become a vital part of […]

Pot stocks are shifting shape this week

The industry on pot stocks is undoubtedly changing. With such a large quantity of new investors coming into the industry the market can seem saturated at certain points. This is where alternative pot stocks to watch come in. These companies offer a new and different way to invest in marijuana stocks that other companies cannot. […]

8 things to understand prior to using cannabis topicals

While cannabis-infused salves, rubs, lotions and oils are still powerhouses when it comes to reducing inflammation, healing dry, patchy skin and going deep into tissue to soothe pain or irritations, a new batch of beauty products has also cropped up, most of them infused with CBD. Why do they work so well on the skin? […]

Why the cannabis market is advocating for a controlled marketplace

News of unregulated THC and e-cigarette vapes suspected to be causing illnesses and deaths are sweeping the nation, with a CDC report claiming that ​up to 530 possible cases of severe lung disease, and eight fatalities, may have been caused by vaping in at least 33 states. The majority of patients reported purchasing products from […]

1 year of medical cannabis from the UK

The 1st of November 2019 will mark the one year anniversary of the legalisation of medical cannabis in the United Kingdom. A year after Charlotte Caldwell’s tireless campaign to obtain life-saving medication for her son Billy catapulted medical cannabis onto the public agenda, the cost of prescriptions has dropped substantially while the number of scripts […]

Winter is arriving to get pot stocks

As we near the second half of October, there are many pot stocks that have remained on the watchlist. These companies are putting forth their effort to be the most innovative marijuana stock in the market. With so much competition amongst certain pot stocks to watch, it can be difficult to deduce which companies are […]

South Africa hands-on first business permit to grow cannabis

The South African Health Products Regulatory Authority has granted a strawberry farm in Cape Town the country’s first licence to produce medicinal marijuana. The Polkadraai Strawberry farm will be allowed to grow 20 tonnes of cannabis, but will not be allowed to create any products for sale or consumption, reports Cape Talk. “We’re still waiting […]

A growing number of Australians want marijuana legalized

New research from Roy Morgan shows increasing numbers of Australians across all age groups want to legalise marijuana – although 49% remain opposed. Overall, 42% of Australians now support legalisation of marijuana, up 9% points in just four years. The percentage who say marijuana should remain illegal is down 7% over the same period to […]

Europe may lose groudn within the medical marijuana trade

Europe is at risk of losing the market share to Africa in the medicinal cannabis industry, and Eco Equity have spotted the global potential. There is a reluctance by some European policy and law makers to embrace the economic potential of medicinal cannabis and as a result they are seeing opportunities lost to more progressive […]

Complete Marijuana Legalization Invoice launched in Pennsylvania

Less than a month after Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf called on state lawmakers to draft a bill to legalize recreational cannabis, Senators Sharif Street and Daylin Leach have delivered. And what the two Democrat lawmakers are proposing with SB350 could be the most comprehensively progressive marijuana legalization bill to date. The bill includes provisions for […]

The 5 Cheapest Marijuana Stocks on the Planet

Between the start of 2016 and the end of the first quarter in 2019, cannabis stocks were practically unstoppable. Early investors who had the wherewithal to buy and hold pot stocks often found themselves up by triple- or even quadruple-digit percentages in a relatively short amount of time. However, the past six and a half months […]