Category: Cannabis Industry

How Much Do Average Users Spend On Marijuana?

How Much Do Average Users Spend On Marijuana?

Marijuana News on Fri, 02/14/2020 Marijuana legalization in the U.S. has been a gradual process, but in legal states that have already made the jump, its effects on the economy have been anything but slow.  Illinois most recently joined the list of legal states, and as more states follow suit, this status is also making them desirable […]

5 Reasons Why Vaping Is Better Than Smoking

5 Reasons Why Vaping Is Better Than Smoking

Healthier, Cleaner, and Better For The Environment E-cigarettes contain nicotine, but do not contain several of the toxic substances produced by smoking tobacco, such as carbon monoxide or tar. E-cigarettes contain a cartridge of fluid that contains solvents, dissolved nicotine and flavors. Generally, vaping critics have used nicotine as a bashing stick, stating that vaping is […]

Carlos Santana Launches Cannabis Brand, Alongside Marley Naturals

Carlos Santana Launches Cannabis Brand, Alongside Marley Naturals

Ten-time Grammy-winning and three-time Latin Grammy-winning guitarist and longtime cannabis advocate Carlos Santana announced his partnership with Left Coast Ventures to develop premium cannabis and hemp CBD brands. Influenced by his Latin heritage, these lines will provide consumers with high-quality products designed to leverage the power of historical remedies and allow consumers to discover and […]

Is CBD Effective In Isolation?

Is CBD Effective In Isolation?

By Christie Aschwanden As marijuana is legalized in more and more states, the wellness world has whipped itself into a frenzy over a non-intoxicating cannabis derivative called cannabidiol. CBD products can be found on the internet and in health-food stores, wellness catalogs and even bookstores. (A bookstore in downtown Boulder, Colorado, displays a case of CBD products between the cash […]

Trinidadian Ganja Is On The Way

Trinidadian Ganja Is On The Way

Being in such close proximity to Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago, has imported much of its supply of marijuana. Much of the ganja bought on the streets are compressed and imported. That has changed somewhat in recent years and it’s about to get a lot better. After missed deadlines and enhanced flubs with the announcement and […]

Cannabis Industry Focal Points, 2020: 10 Market Trends For The New Year

Cannabis Industry Focal Points, 2020: 10 Market Trends For The New Year

By John Kagia, Chief Knowledge Officer, New Frontier Data As 2019 was a year of volatility and turbulence for the industry while major new markets in California and Canada lumbered (sometimes unsteadily) to gain their footholds, the legal cannabis industry’s largest companies saw dramatic declines in valuations, anticipated U.S. policy reforms failed to materialize, and […]

CDC: More people obtain THC vapes from family, friends than dispensaries

CDC: More people obtain THC vapes from family, friends than dispensaries

First published in The Hill BY NATHANIEL WEIXEL – 01/14/20 04:21 PM EST A large majority of the people suffering from a vaping-related lung illness said they used products containing THC, and most of them obtained the products through “informal” sources, according to new federal data released Tuesday. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), […]

How Cannabis Promotes Brain Cell Growth in Humans

How Cannabis Promotes Brain Cell Growth in Humans

Cannabis can trigger brain cell growth in humans says new study Posted by: Lemon Knowles on Tuesday Jan 7, 2020 The biological system of the human body is absolutely amazing. The organic ensemble of fibers, nerve endings, tissues, and whatnot are so complicated and in the right situation, is completely capable of restoring itself. Most […]

The racist origins of marijuana prohibition

The racist origins of marijuana prohibition

Alyssa PaganoMar 2, 2018, 10:57 AM BusinessInsider.com The legal status of cannabis has been in question in the U.S. since people starting regularly smoking it in the early 1900s. The debate continues today, with Attorney General Jeff Sessions taking a firm stance against legalization and insisting that federal prohibition laws be enforced, even where states […]

Immaculate conception: a little-known secret about starting a legal cannabis industry

Immaculate conception: a little-known secret about starting a legal cannabis industry

Pat Goggins: December 23, 2019– www.Leafly.com There’s a strange situation that occurs when a state legalizes adult-use cannabis. Even though a state legalizes the plant, cannabis is still illegal at the federal level, which means it is illegal to get cannabis of any kind, including seeds and clones, outside of that state’s border. So on day […]

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