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Tue
29
Jun

Strangest Cannabis Products – Mascara, Toothpicks, Bed Sheets & More

Alright, we’ve got vapes and edibles, suppositories and gum, cigars and honey. And while some of these seem like new inventions, they don’t even come close to the weird and wacky products now being offered on the market. Yup, if you’re looking for way-out-there weird, these are the strangest cannabis products you’re likely to come by.

Tue
29
Jun

Where Are People Searching For Cannabis the Most?

As of April 2021, seventeen states, two territories and the District of Columbia have enacted legislation to regulate cannabis for adult use. In addition, Connecticut and Rhode Island seem poised to legalize adult use cannabis, Louisiana has decriminalized marijuana possession and Montana is establishing its own marketplace. Those are big gains, and they just keep coming.

According to a recent analysis conducted by cannabis marketing company Digital Third Coast, consumers want even more access, more convenience, and also more restrictions, at least when it comes to advertising cannabis.

Tue
29
Jun

Can Cannabis Buyers Make the Industry More Equitable and Sustainable?

Although cannabis consumers are highly focused on safe, high-quality products that are effective, how often are consumers thinking about the ethos with which cannabis companies operate?

As the cannabis community continues to evolve, many are realizing that buying responsibly from companies who care can make a real difference in the industry and in the world.

After all, the process of buying cannabis is different from buying other products in so many ways.

Legalization creates layers of complexity for the buyer’s journey depending on the geography of that journey.

But to really understand just how different buying cannabis is, when compared to buying most other products, it’s important to look in two other directions: equity and sustainability. 

Mon
28
Jun

What’s The Difference Between Cannabis Oil And CBD Oil?

Cannabis oil is majorly preferred for recreational reasons. People use it to get high because of its considerable levels of THC.

Smoking might be the trend right now, but trust me, infused oils may very well be the future.

Cannabis plants have various derivatives, a host of psychoactive compounds, 100s of cannabinoids, and various forms of terpenes. This gives users a wide basket to choose their infused oil from, it also makes selecting one a very hard task.

Mon
28
Jun

THC-O Acetate: More Potent, Psychedelic and Spiritual Than Delta 9 THC

THC-O gets very little attention in the cannabis industry and most consumers are probably completely unaware of its existence, but wrongfully so as it is many times more potent than Delta 9 THC and said to produce very uplifting and spiritual experiences. The purity, strength, and consistency of this compound could have several implications for both the medical and recreational markets.

Mon
28
Jun

Hemp Could Be A Crucial Tool In The Fight Against Climate Change

Scientists and industry insiders are increasingly optimistic about hemp’s potential as a tool in the fight against climate change. They say it’s the world’s most versatile natural product and that it can supercharge efforts to avoid environmental catastrophe.

Thu
24
Jun

NFL Pledges to Fund $1 Million for Medical Marijuana Research

The NFL, through a committee formed with the player’s union, plans to fund up to $1 million in research into the potential use of marijuana to treat pain. Former players have strongly pushed for this policy in the past few years as an alternative to prescription opioids.

The initiative is the work of a committee formed in 2020 by the NFL and the NFL Players Association, called the NFL-NFLPA Pain Management Committee (PMC). 

Thu
24
Jun

Hemp Processing Starts In Western Australia’s South-West

The Margaret River Hemp Processing facility has begun processing locally grown hemp crops into materials for the building, textile and other industries.

Margaret River is a town of some 6,400 people situated around 270 kilometres by road south of Perth. While already known for craft breweries and wineries in the region, a new industry is being established – hemp.

The first facility of its type in Western Australia and possibly the first in Australia, establishing the Margaret River Hemp Processing has been supported by $399,000 from the McGowan Government’s Value Add Agribusiness Investment Attraction Fund and Industrial Hemp Grants Scheme.

Thu
24
Jun

How Touchless Automation is Streamlining Cannabis Production

For cannabis operators, being compliant and efficient at the same time often feels like an impossible feat.

This is especially true for cultivators, who must go to great lengths to ensure their cannabis is both high-quality and produced within the constructs of the laws of their individual state. 

In 2017, Matt Mayberry, Karen Mayberry, and Benjamin Wong (all passionate cannabis advocates) were exploring a foray into the legal market when they discovered the multitude of issues producers were facing.

One of the main challenges was the archaic systems being used for the vast amount of data needing to be collected for regulators.

Thu
24
Jun

Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Delayed by Tracking System Lawsuit

The implementation of a seed-to-sale tracking system for medical marijuana products in Oklahoma has been delayed by a lawsuit that seeks to transfer the costs of the program to the state. In April, the rollout of the program was postponed until the end of June by a Okmulgee County judge in the case brought by a group of medical marijuana businesses.

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