The saga of Ignite, Instagram celebrity-turned conservative culture warrior Dan Bilzerian’s marijuana-adjacent lifestyle brand, took a few unexpected turns in 2021. A year removed from 2020—a rollercoaster year in which Ignite posted a $50 million loss, ventured into the legal adult-use cannabis market in Canada, and scored $1 million in free money
VANCOUVER, BC, Nov. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - Village Farms International, Inc. ("Village Farms" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: VFF) (TSX: VFF) today reported that the Delta, British Columbia operations of both Pure Sunfarms (cannabis) and Village Farms Fresh (produce) have not incurred any disruption from the severe weather recently experienced in the r
Party leaders in Germany’s incoming government coalition have reached an agreement to legalize marijuana nationwide. The legalization legislation is expected to be introduced during the upcoming legislative session. It will also provide broader drug harm reduction services and restrict advertising of tobacco and alcohol, along with cannabis. As it
Given the talented crop of actors in Hollywood who would excel in stoner comedy roles, fans should continue to hold out hope that major movie studios will eventually reinvest resources back into this genre. Over the course of the past several years, the lack of cult classic stoner comedies like Superbad and The Hangover have become rarities. The la
Many founders of cannabis companies have origin stories about how the powerful plant changed their lives – from enhanced intimacy and increased focus to better performance in sports and better sleep. I, however, do not have the same story. In fact, I was never really interested in cannabis and was somewhat of a reluctant participant. (article origi
Defence asks that the accused be dismissed from the Canadian Armed Forces and demoted to the rank of private. The defence and prosecution have made final submissions in the sentencing of Chelsea Cogswell, a bombardier who dosed soldiers with cannabis-infused cupcakes during a live-fire exercise in 2018. Cogswell, 28, was found guilty on nine charge
Hemp milk is prepared by the combination of hemp plant seeds (Cannabis sativa) and water. Hemp milk and other similar foods prepared from hemp seeds does not create same effects like marijuana and only contain slight concentrations of the psychotropic compound tetrahydrocannabinol. Hence its demand as an alternative for cow’s milk in coffee, smooth
It can take a while to feel the effects of edibles, but there are a few tricks that can help you get your desired results faster. It’s a crapshoot with edibles. You never really know if you’ve consumed enough of them, because their effects don’t hit you until you’ve waited at least an hour after you’ve consumed them. This often results in the commo
Skincare brand Hey Bud has launched a huge early Black Friday sale, and it’s been touted as a fantastic solution to acne-prone skin. Shoppers can bag discounts on its popular products throughout November, with up to 40 percent off. The Australian-based hemp skincare brand uses the “infamous oils derived from the cannabis plant” because it improves
Almost 67,000 pounds of medical marijuana have been sold in Arkansas since May 2019. Almost 67,000 pounds – roughly the weight of two F-35 fighter jets – of medical marijuana have been sold in Arkansas since May 2019, with the state collecting just under $45 million in taxes on the sales. Licensed dispensaries in the state have sold 66,994 pounds o
When it comes to cannabis, states like California, Colorado and Oregon get most of the attention. But some of the nation’s largest marijuana companies are planting roots south of the Mason-Dixon Line. “The South is the biggest frontier in cannabis,” says Jim Cacioppo, the CEO of Jushi, a marijuana company that has 26 dispensaries across Virginia, P
Cannabis may also share the medical properties of garlic. Some cannabis strains have a distinctly tangy flavor that somewhat resembles garlic– and now scientists have found out why. After performing a comprehensive gas chromatography analysis of cannabis flowers, a team of scientists found that the “skunk-like” scent of certain strains can be narro
Most people who live on the street or who are hooked on drugs need stability and purpose. They don’t need the government telling them what they can and cannot consume. Recently, a Congresswoman sent a letter to the Department of Housing and Urban Development to encourage them to allow people to use public housing despite their cannabis use — especi
The holidays, and the family gatherings and obligations that come with them, are just around the corner. They can present some challenges for those who prefer to imbibe with cannabis rather than seasonal brews or egg nog. What if some in your family still hold on to the stigma surrounding cannabis? Fear not, because there are a few easy ways to be
A groundbreaking event was held in Chili Wednesday on a new CBD and hemp processing plant. The founders of Bad Drip CBD in Gates decided to branch out, and expand production. They say they are excited about this next phase, not only for their company but for people in the community. They say construction will be finished next May or June — bringing
The time has come for the government to normalize its relationship to cannabis, writes George Smitherman and Omar Khan. The cannabis sector contributed $17 billion to Canada’s gross domestic product (GDP) for the year ending July 2021. In the space of three years, adult-use and medical cannabis’ contribution to Canada’s GDP has grown to rival the d
If these states do move forward with the legalization of adult use recreational cannabis, the fight for the end of nationwide cannabis prohibition could be reaching its finale. The amount of states where people can walk into a dispensary and buy their favorite cannabis products, just like alcohol, have been steadily increasing over the course of th
Less than 40 years after anti-drug campaigns enlisted everyone from Zack Morris to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to scare kids away from marijuana, cannabis products are legally available in 19 states, Washington, D.C. and Guam. And, in places where recreational cannabis is legal, THC-infused beverages like Wunder, Cann, Keef, Kalo and Hi5 line
Local religious leaders and community members gathered Nov. 9 to object to the proposed construction of a cannabis warehouse and courier service that would be built in Grove Hall. The storefront, located at 415-417 Blue Hill Ave., used to house Nu Life Natural Herbs, a health and wellness store, and Nova Sheen, a dry-cleaning business. Both busines

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