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Vape earnings showing signs of recovery from catastrophe

Vape products, once considered the rising stars of the legal cannabis marketplace have struggled under the weight of the vaping crisis. Massachusetts banned all vape products for four months in order to err on the side of caution while the issue is investigated. Around the middle of August, vape product sales began dropping according to […]

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 […]

PA House Democrat would like to market legal cannabis from State liquor stores

If Pennsylvania does legalize recreational cannabis, a union-friendly Democrat from the Philadelphia suburbs wants to give consumers a one-stop shopping experience. On Wednesday, Rep. David Delloso, D-Delaware, rolled out a plan that would not only legalize recreational marijuana for people aged 21 and older, it would also allow cannabis to be sold through Pennsylvania’s more […]

Replacing ice hockey with cannabinoids: Numbing aches

Medics have treated injuries with ice and heat for thousands of years. Therapy by numbing is an obvious asset, but a more intricate event occurs. The act of icing and applying heat to an injury falls deeply in tune with cannabinoid therapy. In fact, THCV and Cannabigerol (CBG) directly effects the same cooling sensation as […]

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 […]

Mayo Clinic states vaping accidents resemble chemical burns from Mustard Gas

Patients receiving treatment for lung illnesses sustained from vaping had injuries that resemble chemical burns from mustard gas, according to a physician at the Mayo Clinic. Dr. Brandon T. Larsen, a surgical pathologist at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, told the New York Times that lung tissue samples from 17 patients had been analyzed […]

U.S. seeks marketing, revenue data on e-cigarette businesses

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has ordered a half-dozen e-cigarette companies to turn over sales and advertising data, the federal regulator said on Thursday, in the first sign of a likely probe of their marketing practices. The announcement comes the same day the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the number of confirmed […]

1 25 Canadians are becoming stoned on the job according to another poll

It’s been almost one year since cannabis became legal in Canada. In light of the upcoming anniversary, a new study looked at the ways that cannabis has affected the workplace. Findings from this study show that by and large legalization has had a much smaller impact on things than many Canadians previously thought. Key Findings […]

Canopy inks BioSteel deal to input CBD sports beverages market

Canopy Growth Corp. is acquiring a majority stake in BioSteel Sports Nutrition Inc., as the pot giant aims to quench the thirst of prospective consumers with a line of cannabis-infused sports drinks. The deal, which sees Canopy acquiring a 72 per cent stake in the Toronto-based sports drink maker, represents the company’s bet that aside […]

Cannabis stocks undo losses because report finds many Americans prefer decriminalizing all medications

Cannabis stocks reversed their early losses to move higher in afternoon trade Wednesday, after a report found that most Americans favor decriminalizing all drugs. The report by libertarian think tank Cato Institute found 55% of 1,700 adults polled want drug offenses to be treated like civil infractions that do not carry jail time, compared with […]

5 reasons that you utilize CBD oils

Humans, an exceedingly smart and advanced race amongst the mammals, or you can say, a superiorly intelligent species as compared to all the others known has its share of difficulties and struggles. With the daily encounter of stress and tension enriched surroundings, it becomes utterly inevitable to eliminate the toll these goings have on human […]

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 […]

France’s abandoned golden era of medicinal marijuana

This past summer the French food and drug office, the Agence Nationale de Sécurité du Médicament, greenlit limited medical cannabis trials inside France, something that’s been illegal since 1953. Many have applauded the move as an important first step toward rational, public health-oriented cannabis regulation in France. The Agence Nationale de Sécurité du Médicament similarly […]

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 […]

New research reveals CBD goods aren’t marketed as promoted

Not since the Beatles showed up in America has a fad as popular as cannabidiol (CBD) made the country swoon. The cannabis compound, while it does not have the power to get the user stoned, has gained a significant amount of notoriety over the past few years as an alternative to medicines designed to snuff […]