Tag: Cannabis

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Medicinal Genomics Partners with Analogic Solutions for Distribution of its Cannabis Genomic Breeding, Optimization, and Testing Platform to the Caribbean

Medicinal Genomics Partners with Analogic Solutions for Distribution of its Cannabis Genomic Breeding, Optimization, and Testing Platform to the Caribbean

Leading local firm driving adoption of biotechnology for yield, safety, and consistency throughout the region. BEVERLY, Mass., Jan. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Medicinal Genomics Corp. (MGC), a pioneer in genomics and blockchain technology to improve the yield, safety, and transparency of cannabis, today announced its partnership with Analogic Solutions as its distributor of record for the Caribbean region. Analogic is […]

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 […]

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 Global Domination

Jamaica’s Global Domination

The month of August saw significant growth and developments in the local cannabis industry. Apallon Formularies opened its doors as part of the current move to capture the Negril market. SENSI Medical Cannabis House, now the third dispensary/ herb house in Kingston, opened its doors on August 14th. The Government Minister presently driving the cannabis […]

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