Edibles and other cannabis derivatives become lawful in Canada this week

For Canada’s recreational cannabis consumers, a long-awaited day is just on the horizon. On October 17, 2019 one full year after Canada’s world-historic legalization of cannabis went into effect, licensed companies will finally be able to produce and sell edibles and other cannabis derivatives, such as extracts and topicals. So far, consumers on the non-medical […]

Cannabis and Tourette Syndrome: Present comprehension

In a survey of 64 TS patients, 25% indicated they had used cannabis, with over 80% of those individuals indicating that it helped reduce tics. Tourette syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder that develops in an early age in patients and is defined by involuntary movements and vocalizations, known as tics. These tics can be […]

How cannabis brands may catch attention with custom packaging

There’s no denying that marijuana is a booming market. After Colorado legalized marijuana in 2014, 147 recreational dispensaries opened in the state that year — a number that grew to 509 by 2018. Six other states have since legalized recreational marijuana. In a word, business is booming. Within an industry facing such unprecedented growth, cannabis brands […]

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 […]

Cannabis E-commerce is getting to be a viable platform for its business

As more consumers begin using cannabis products, cannabis e-commerce is becoming a more viable option for the industry. Over the past several decades, the retail industry has drastically changed due to the development and propagation of e-commerce. Today, many consumers tend to prefer purchasing products online because they can simply browse stores anywhere at the […]

Eight months following the ban, meals and beverage with CBD is currently being marketed in NYC

Food and drink are still being sold with CBD in New York City, months after health officials banned restaurants and cafes from selling edibles spiked with or accompanied by the trendy cannabis derivative because of safety concerns. The city’s health department surprised bakeries, restaurants, coffee shops, and other food sellers in February by telling them […]

Check out How Legalization is Moving in Nevada

Voters in Nevada made their state one of the four to approve adult-use legalization in November 2016. The efforts there may not have gotten the media attention that California (because of its size) or Massachusetts and Maine (first victories for recreational legalization on the East Coast) did, but events in the state continue to show just how […]

As the seasons change so do pot stocks

 Marijuana stocks are shifting on the daily due to the massive innovation going on throughout the industry. With so many investors in the pot stock market, it seems as though some companies are appearing as interesting investments over others. This is due to the amount of forward-thinking that they are employing and their commitment to the future. Within […]

Researchers study how to take care of cannabis dependence with much more cannabis

The solution to cannabis dependency might simply be more cannabis. That’s according to a new study from researchers at University College London, which found that cannabidiol (CBD) can help people reduce their consumption of THC. Presenting the study at this year’s London’s New Scientist Live festival, lead author Val Curran called the findings “really remarkable.” […]

8 Must-Have Products for the Tech-Minded Stoner

Let’s face it, in one way or another, technological advancements have altered nearly every facet of our lives — and smoking weed is certainly no exception. In fact, as ongoing legalization efforts have birthed a rigorous and dynamic market, tech-savvy companies are developing innovative products that provide people with new ways to get stoned or […]

Oregon enacts non permanent six-month Ban of flavored vape merchandise

Oregon regulators enacted a six-month ban Friday on the sale of flavored nicotine and cannabis vape products in stores and online statewide amid an outbreak of illnesses that has sickened nearly 1,300 people nationwide and killed 26, including two people in Oregon. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission, which regulates the recreational marijuana market, voted unanimously […]

Is cannabis use destroying your tooth?

In a large-scale study commissioned by Duke University, researchers observed the dental health of regular cannabis users, and the results weren’t very reassuring. The study looked at 1,000 New Zealanders who had been using cannabis for more than 20 years. Thankfully, there were no adverse health effects when it came to lung function, blood pressure, […]

Grading hashish energy ‘will improve mental health of users’

Standard units for grading the potency of cannabis – similar to those already used for alcohol – would result in significant improvements in the mental health of users, according to addiction experts. Researchers from the Addiction and Mental Health Group at the University of Bath, working with staff from King’s College London, UCL and the Australian Catholic […]

Here is what’s in and what is out in cannabis this harvest season

OUT: Vaping Oil IN: Smoking sun-grown flower Even before the current PR nightmare surrounding the possible health dangers of vaping, the world of vape pens and cartridges was murkier than a lot of us wanted to admit. Without sufficient research or understanding of the mechanisms, consumers don’t have much clue how to distinguishing good vapes […]