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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 […]

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, […]

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, […]

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 […]

Jamaica’s Protections of Stakeholders and Consumers

Jamaica’s Protections of Stakeholders and Consumers

The Island Nation of Jamaica, decriminalized ganja or cannabis in April of 2015, giving way to the establishment of a regulated global industry for which Jamaica has an inherent cultural connection through, the Rastafarian faith and lifestyle, traditional health remedies and the rich musical history of Jamaica. Notwithstanding Jamaica’s geographic location climate and topography make […]

Brand Jamaica Is Here and It’s Heading To Canada!

Brand Jamaica Is Here and It’s Heading To Canada!

Brand Jamaica is coming. It’s nothing new, in fact in some circles it is what Jamaica is known best for. It’s not Reggae Music, it’s not Usain Bolt. It’s Ganja. That was a major focus at this year’s Canex Jamaica, held at the Montego Bay Convention Centre from September 27-29, 2018. Founded by Douglas K. […]

We’re at Canex Jamaica… well almost.

We’re at Canex Jamaica… well almost.

It was actually difficult getting out of Negril, for reasons I won’t go into here, but we are here, battle scars included and that is all that matters. Ganjactivist.com is on the ground at Canex Jamaica, the premiere Ganja B2B conference in the region and likely the most important for the industries in Jamaica and […]

Work in Cannabis (legally)

Work in Cannabis (legally)

The Working in the field of Cannabis is a new frontier, yes, the same Ganja trade people have been locked away for and killed, is now being rightfully placed at the forefront of national development… internationally. Not just in Jamaica, but the world over. As the world is finally able to acknowledge what our forbearers […]

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