Introducing Vessel Vaporizers

Introducing Vessel Vaporizers

Introducing the Vessel brand of vaporizers An exquisite vaping experience for the discerning, health conscious consumer. Available in Jamaica at select dispensary and herb-house locations.  An experience unlike any other. From the moment you pick up your Vessel, you’ll obsess over its signature design and character. From the way it’s designed, to the way it […]

Access to Legal Cannabis Leads to a Decline in Sleep Aid Sales

Access to Legal Cannabis Leads to a Decline in Sleep Aid Sales

Insomniacs may be using recreational cannabis to help them sleep, rather than relying on traditional over-the-counter sleeping pills, according to new research. The study, recently published in the Complementary Therapies in Medicine journal, “seeks to understand whether people substitute between recreational cannabis and conventional over-the-counter (OTC) sleep medications.” To test their theory, researchers examined grocery store scanner data […]

Cannabis producer Canopy downsizes Latin America workforce as region struggles to generate revenue

Cannabis producer Canopy downsizes Latin America workforce as region struggles to generate revenue

One of the largest cannabis companies in the world, Canopy Growth, is restructuring its overseas operations by laying off 15% of its workforce in Latin America, reflecting the slow pace at which revenue-generating opportunities and regulatory structures are evolving in the region. Though the layoffs account for a tiny fraction of the Canadian producer’s global 3,850-person workforce, […]

Bruce Linton, You’re Hired!

Bruce Linton, You’re Hired!

The man that advised his CEO friends across multiple industries, that they should all get fired, “because it makes you popular”, has taken on a new salaried position. Bruce Linton, founder and former CEO of Canopy Growth Corporation has been named as the Executive Chair of Vireo. “Vireo is one of America’s leading multi-state cannabis […]

Jack Herer Cup at CanEx Jamaica

Jack Herer Cup at CanEx Jamaica

Jack Herer (/ˈhɛrər/; sometimes called the “Emperor of Hemp”, was an American cannabis activist and the author of The Emperor Wears No Clothes, a book—in 2016 in its twelfth edition after having been continuously in print for 31 years—frequently cited in efforts to decriminalize and legalize cannabis and to expand the use of hemp for industrial use. Herer also founded and served as the […]

Growing Awareness of CBD’s Multifaceted Nature Eases Pressure from Regulators

Growing Awareness of CBD’s Multifaceted Nature Eases Pressure from Regulators

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The growing awareness of cannabidiol or CBD’s health benefits has pushed the market into mainstream retail. Researchers have praised CBD for its multi-faceted uses such as its ability to alleviate minor conditions like headaches. However, CBD can also be used to treat serious symptoms associated with medical conditions such as cancer, […]

Trinidad and Tobago Still Stalling

Trinidad and Tobago Still Stalling

The debate rages in Trinidad and Tobago. Although, there seems to be far less of a debate and much more rhetoric about the decriminalisation, legalisation and abandonment of archaic and inappropriate laws. In an age where information is accessible to all and the world realising the significant loss humanity has faced by extracting the cannabis […]

Jamaican Dispensary Uprising

Jamaican Dispensary Uprising

There has been a distinct culture-shift in Jamaica since the opening of cannabis dispensaries and herb-houses. Jamaica saw the opening of Kaya Herb House, just outside of Ocho Rios, followed by Epican in Kingston and Island Strains in Montego Bay. Each entity had their corner of Jamaica covered and were the first-movers in the space. […]

30-Day Cannabis Challenge Countdown Post #1

30-Day Cannabis Challenge Countdown Post #1

“Damn, I’m getting old”. How many times have you said or heard this? I’d say, for me, 45 was the start of the clock (this year). And it feels like time is running out. Not time really, time will continue, but my life. Or, to be more exact, my health.  Perhaps this is around the […]

Jamaica’s Premier Cannabis Business Conference and Expo: CanEx- Rollout.

Jamaica’s Premier Cannabis Business Conference and Expo: CanEx- Rollout.

Much like the atmosphere of the event itself, the excitement was palpable at the media launch of the CanEx Business Conference and Expo 2019, held at the Spanish Court Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica on September 4th. The actual event is being held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, between September 26- 28. The organizers of […]

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