• Cannabis being used in makeup products is on the rise

    Cannabis being used in makeup products is on the rise

    With cannabis becoming legalised in Canada and US state Oklahoma voting to legalise medicinal marijuana recently, there has been much discussion about the health benefits of the plant. Further to its use as an ingredient used to treat various health conditions, cannabis has also recently been having quite a moment within the beauty industry. CBD, the non-psychoactive chemical compound
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  • Why cannabis affects women differently to men

    Why cannabis affects women differently to men

    New research finds that cannabis affects women differently to men. The reason behind the difference lines up with the activities of different hormones. This explains why men are four times more likely to try cannabis; and why women are more vulnerable. The new research, which is timely in the era of increased legalization of cannabis
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  • American Cannabis Giant Curaleaf Stumbles In Public Trading Debut

    American Cannabis Giant Curaleaf Stumbles In Public Trading Debut

    Curaleaf Inc. products are displayed for sale at the company’s store in the Queens borough of New York, U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018. Curaleaf, a Massachusetts-based company backed by Moscow banking veteran Boris Jordan with roughly 30 pot stores open in 12 states, is raising $350 million through a private placement that values the
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  • Alvit LCS, Bazelet team on medical cannabis Medical cannabis Photo: Shutterstock

    Alvit LCS, Bazelet team on medical cannabis Medical cannabis Photo: Shutterstock

    Alvit is currently merging its cannabis growing activity into Tefen. Alvit LCS Pharma, which develops cannabis-based medical products, and Bazelet Pharma, Israel’s leading cannabis production and distribution company, have announced cooperation in the development of cannabis products. Alvit is currently merging its cannabis growing activity into Tefen (TASE: TFN), while Bazelet is in the final stages
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  • The Little Book of Cannabis packs a mighty punch

    The Little Book of Cannabis packs a mighty punch

    Amanda Seibert is an award-winning journalist and photographer based in British Columbia who covers the cannabis industry as one of Canada’s first cannabis-specific editors. Seibert is best known for her work with the Georgia Straight and Leafly. In her first book, The Little Book of Cannabis: How Marijuana Can Improve Your Life, Seibert explores common myths and misconceptions
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  • How The Cannabis Landscape Could Change Post Election

    How The Cannabis Landscape Could Change Post Election

    Voters in seven states will weigh in on 36 different cannabis proposals Tuesday, everything from the legalization of medical and recreational use to the definition of hemp to the tax on cannabis sales. All of these initiatives have the potential to change how cannabis is produced, sold and used. But there’s more than just those cannabis-specific
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  • The world’s largest cannabis dispensary just opened in Vegas—and it has an entertainment complex attached

    The world’s largest cannabis dispensary just opened in Vegas—and it has an entertainment complex attached

    The world’s largest cannabis dispensary opened in Las Vegas. But it’s no ordinary dispensary — it’s also an entertainment complex where customers can do things like interactive laser graffiti. Opened Nov. 1, Planet 13 is the largest cannabis dispensary in the world according to the company, at 115,000 square feet. The 24-hour dispensary, which accounts for
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  • Marijuana Midterms: What to Watch on Election Day

    Marijuana Midterms: What to Watch on Election Day

    This year’s midterm elections are, by far, one of the most crucial in American history. Millions of voters will take to the polls on Tuesday, November 6th, and ultimately determine the fate of the country moving forward. In addition to voting people into office, people across the country will also decide on hundreds of significant
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  • Potential marijuana dispensary owners set up camp before Ontario votes on cannabis resolution

    Potential marijuana dispensary owners set up camp before Ontario votes on cannabis resolution

    Ontario, OR – A camp has formed near the Ontario community development center, it’s potential marijuana dispensary owners who are getting in line in case the voters approve recreational cannabis dispensaries in Oregon. “We honestly didn’t expect people to be standing in line at this point,” said Steven Meland who owns Hot Box farms a
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  • Film director Francis Ford Coppola jumps into cannabis industry

    Film director Francis Ford Coppola jumps into cannabis industry

    Francis Ford Coppola is adding cannabis to his wine and hospitality empire. The famed film director has inked a licensing deal with the Humboldt Brothers, a Garberville business that owns Humboldt County marijuana farms, to produce a limited edition of three different cannabis flower strains. The Grower’s Series by Francis Ford Coppola will be available
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  • Cannabis On The Ballot: What Researchers Think You Should Know

    Cannabis On The Ballot: What Researchers Think You Should Know

    With voters in several states asked to decide about recreational and medical marijuana, a quick look at the state of knowledge about the drug and its derivatives Voters will go to the polls Tuesday to determine whether several states will legalize marijuana for medical or recreational uses, even as the federal government maintains it is an illegal
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  • Medical cannabis users anxious over supply shortages

    Medical cannabis users anxious over supply shortages

    Medical pot users say they never faced supply shortages before recreational cannabis became legal last month.  Can’t find any weed to buy for a party this weekend? Don’t complain. Canadians who use cannabis for medical reasons are being hit by shortages in a far worse way. “It’s actually more than a supply issue. Really, it’s
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  • Can cannabis put you on path to better health?

    Can cannabis put you on path to better health?

    Joe is an ordinary guy. And Joe is a smoker. He doesn’t want to smoke. He’s read the government statistics that say he’s among nearly 38 million Americans who smoke and that the habit causes some 480,000 deaths a year. He’s tried to stop, and he’s failed. But there may be hope, and that hope
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  • Bayflower Cannabis Company: Be Free

    Bayflower Cannabis Company: Be Free

    Covering cannabis at the top of the line in quality, and all within the journalistic side of the cannabis business has certainly opened my taste-buds to a broad array of flavors and ‘terroir’ that I thought only existed in the wine world. It’s truly eye-opening to imagine all that time that I spent tasting fine
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  • BAE Vapes: Superlative Cannabis Oil: Designed Especially For Women

    BAE Vapes: Superlative Cannabis Oil: Designed Especially For Women

    I discovered BAE Vapes through one of the many cannabis PR groups that find my writing beguiling enough to share with their clients. In this case, the overall effect is not destruction, but wellness. The design is clean and fresh, the colors are feminine and crisp. The oils are extracted using the finest organically grown,
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