• Legalizing Cannabis Is The Answer To Vaping Concerns

    Legalizing Cannabis Is The Answer To Vaping Concerns

    A series of vape-related illnesses and deaths have caused states like Massachusetts to ban the sale of vape pens, which will cause people to return to the illicit market, where the harmful vape products are believed to have originated. GETTY Over the past few months the media has been awash with reports of people getting sick
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  • Welcome to the First Cannabis Restaurant in the U.S.

    Welcome to the First Cannabis Restaurant in the U.S.

    At first, Lowell Farms: A Cannabis Cafe feels like any other restaurant on this West Hollywood strip. But it’s not. There’s exposed brick with bold neon signs, a tree-covered patio with guests chatting over bistro tables, and dishes full of fresh California produce. These guests aren’t here for just a salad and an iced tea, though. They
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  • Six cannabis CEOs talked to us about how they use weed

    Six cannabis CEOs talked to us about how they use weed

    We stand at a hazy junction in cannabis business history. Some Big Weed companies are so “eager to shake off the image of being high-end drug dealers,” as the New York Times recently put it, that their CEOs won’t even cop to sampling their own products. But others in the industry—including six CEOs who spoke to Quartz
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  • TerrAscend Canada Triples Licensed Cultivation and Processing Capacity

    TerrAscend Canada Triples Licensed Cultivation and Processing Capacity

    — Health Canada’s approval of additional licensed space at Mississauga, Ontario facility provides significant scale in production and processing. — Additional licensed cultivation capacity earmarked to further serve the EU and other international markets. — Newly licensed processing operations readies TerrAscend for Canadian Cannabis 2.0 implementation. TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2019 /CNW/ – TerrAscend Corp. (CSE: TER; OTCQX: TRSSF) (“TerrAscend” or “the
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  • Harvest One Announces Receipt of New Cultivation Licence

    Harvest One Announces Receipt of New Cultivation Licence

    VANCOUVER, Oct. 7, 2019 /CNW/ – Harvest One Cannabis Inc. (“Harvest One” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: HVT; OTCQX: HRVOF), through its wholly-owned subsidiary and licensed producer United Greeneries Ltd. (“United Greeneries”), has received a cultivation licence from Health Canada for Phase I of its new Mission Road facility. The licence allows United Greeneries to immediately begin to cultivate cannabis in the
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  • Less is more when it comes to cannabis use for improving women’s sexual health, study finds

    Less is more when it comes to cannabis use for improving women’s sexual health, study finds

    Several studies have evaluated the effects of marijuana on libido, and it seems that changes in desire may be dose-dependent A review of studies pertaining to the relationship between cannabis use and libido has indicated that lower doses of cannabis are more effective in improving sexual desire than larger amounts. The study, titled ‘Effects of Cannabinoids on
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  • Can Illinois draw marijuana tourists from out of state? Retailers are taking a gamble on Illinois border towns.

    Can Illinois draw marijuana tourists from out of state? Retailers are taking a gamble on Illinois border towns.

    Recreational marijuana sales are set to begin next year, and some of the potential store locations getting scouted suggest Illinoisans aren’t the only customers cannabis companies hope to attract. Amid the debate over proposed zoning rules that would ban weed sales in much of Chicago’s downtown, cannabis companies also are eyeing sites far beyond city
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  • Everything Coloradans Never Knew They Needed To Understand About Hemp

    Everything Coloradans Never Knew They Needed To Understand About Hemp

    Hempology Ask the guy sitting next to you at the bar if he prefers the high he gets from Northern Lights or Sour Diesel, and he’ll likely answer you as easily as if you’d asked whether he likes IPAs or Pilsners better. That’s how it is here in the promised land of weed. We know
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  • Pro Snowboarder and Film Maker Travis Rice Partners with Leading CBD Brand, HempFusion

    Pro Snowboarder and Film Maker Travis Rice Partners with Leading CBD Brand, HempFusion

    DENVER, CO, Sept. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – HempFusion (“the Company”), a leading Hemp/CBD company in the United States with distribution of its family of brands to over 3,400 retailers across 47 states, is pleased to announce a first of its kind partnership with legendary action sports athlete and global action film icon Travis Rice, as the latest HempFusion brand ambassador. Travis is
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  • Why marijuana firms are paying attention as higher education expands MJ course offerings across the US

    Why marijuana firms are paying attention as higher education expands MJ course offerings across the US

    Cannabis businesses are taking careful note as professional marijuana courses and programs spring up at universities and other educational institutions across the country. Examples include – to name a few – Northern Michigan University, the College of Southern Nevada, the University of Denver and Florida Gulf Coast University, with colleges offering a huge variety of
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  • Another Opinion: Pot change is rational, not radical

    Another Opinion: Pot change is rational, not radical

    At first glance, U.S. Rep. Greg Steube seems an unlikely candidate to file a bill to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug. The Sarasota Republican has established himself in Congress as a staunch conservative and strong supporter of President Donald Trump. He gained national attention for grilling former special counsel Robert Mueller at a
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  • Cannabis Dos and Don’ts: A Conversation with Etiquette Expert Lizzie Post

    Cannabis Dos and Don’ts: A Conversation with Etiquette Expert Lizzie Post

    The great-great-granddaughter of the famed etiquette expert talks cannabis manners for work happy hours, dinner parties, and playdates. Cannabis seems to be everywhere, and it just may turn up at your next social gathering. It’s not shocking to encounter weed in places you previously reserved for alcohol: weddings, work retreats, cocktail parties, vacations, and even
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  • Cannabis, Morning Sickness, and Pregnancy

    Cannabis, Morning Sickness, and Pregnancy

    With the legalization of cannabis in many states, discussion surrounding the safety of cannabis during pregnancy is becoming more prevalent. Sure, the herb can be useful when treating morning sickness and anxiety, but how much, if any is safe? TRENDS IN PRENATAL CANNABIS USE According to an article published in Experimental Biology, legalization has increased
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  • Taking a look at the impact of higher potency recreational marijuana

    Taking a look at the impact of higher potency recreational marijuana

    When it comes to debating health effects of recreational marijuana, different sides use science to their advantage. DENVER — When it comes to debating the health effects of recreational marijuana, the different sides of the debate use science to their advantage, even the sides that don’t agree.  According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, the potency
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  • Aphria to open first cannabis retail store in Jamaica

    Aphria to open first cannabis retail store in Jamaica

    Sensi Medical Cannabis House by Aphria will sell proprietary strains and “high-end” weed accessories, and will also include a consumption lounge Canadian licensed producer (LP) Aphria is opening its first retail store in Jamaica. The cannabis behemoth said its subsidiary company Marigold Projects has been licensed to sell the drug via Jamaica’s Cannabis Licensing Authority. The shop,
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  • California Working Toward Certifying “Almost Organic” Cannabis

    California Working Toward Certifying “Almost Organic” Cannabis

    On July 24 in Sacramento, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) held its fourth meeting with cannabis farmers. The working group is developing a statewide “almost organic” cannabis certification standard, similar to the USDA organic label. Because cannabis remains a Schedule I narcotic under the federal Controlled Substances Act, it cannot be certified organic. The state
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  • A California Music Festival Had Onsite Cannabis Sales and Consumption

    A California Music Festival Had Onsite Cannabis Sales and Consumption

    Last week, I wrote about how Lowell Farms’ cannabis café is opening next month in West Hollywood, California. It’ll be the first space of its kind in the US, allowing guests to purchase and consume cannabis onsite. Over the weekend, another first-of-its-kind cannabis event took place in Northern California, and the organizers state that it was “the first camping,
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  • U.S. pot drinks maker ‘closing in’ on Canadian cannabis partnership ahead of beverage legalization

    U.S. pot drinks maker ‘closing in’ on Canadian cannabis partnership ahead of beverage legalization

    A California-based cannabis beverage company says it’s nearing a deal with a Canadian licensed producer to bring its lineup of alcohol-inspired, THC-infused drinks north of the border once sales become legal. The Tinley Beverage Company (TNY.CN)(TNYBF) is on track to announce a deal with a Canadian partner before cannabis drinks are expected to hit store
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  • Billionaire Launches First Cannabis-tied Cryptocurrency and Global Hemp Exchange

    Billionaire Launches First Cannabis-tied Cryptocurrency and Global Hemp Exchange

    Alkiviades David and his Swiss-based consortium have launched The Swissx Bank of Cannabis headquartered in Gstaad and with a Caribbean headquarters to be named soon. The Bank also operates SWX Coin, a cryptocurrency based on Bitcoin’s blockchain with single unit pricing is pegged directly to the median global price of premium hemp flower. The Swissx Global Hemp Exchange will also provide
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