Marijuana stocks have been through series of up and down trading over the last several weeks. Before this, the cannabis sector has been going through a downtrend. Much of this came from the cannabis industry becoming more regulated. In addition to the hurdles of enacting some type of federal cannabis reform. In the last 6-7 months there have been m
  A North American company has turned to the crowdfunding scene to raise cash for its hemp bioplastics venture. Canadian Industrial Hemp Corporation (CIHC) has so far raised more than $1 million of a $5 million dollar target that will go towards building a factory to mass-produce plastic pellets made from agricultural waste – including hemp. The co
After working in the wine industry for 30 years and innovation for 15, Tracey Mason was looking for a change of pace —  and chemistry. The wine-to-weed pipeline grabbed a hold of Mason, and she quickly learned how the wine and cannabis industries were similar and differ. With her current venture — House of Saka — Mason is able to combine these worl
If you are into cannabis or music, it’s more likely than not that you’ve unknowingly seen Greg Welch’s art somewhere. Under the Cannabiscapes acronym, the young creator has produced hundreds of art pieces using ground cannabis flowers and other related products for everyone and their grandmothers. From art galleries, to stores, to album covers, Can
Amy Reid is serious about medical marijuana. She’s a Wichita registered nurse and president of the Kansas Cannabis Coalition. She describes herself as a cannabis navigator for her patients, and she is all business when it comes to advocating for medical weed. I couldn’t help but chuckle when she told me the name of a sister organization, the Kansas
Uruguay, the world’s first nation to legalize cannabis for medical and recreational use, is considering opening its regulated marijuana market to tourists. Under the proposal from the administration of President Luis Lacalle Pou, visitors to the country would be permitted to purchase marijuana at licensed outlets, providing a new source of revenue
Humans have been using cannabis for at least 2500 years. It’s long been considered a medicinal plant and has many therapeutic properties, including treatment for chronic pain and some common diseases. Given its vast benefits and history of human use, it’s no wonder people today are actively searching for high-quality cannabis products. However, it
Protein has a substantial role in baking. Beyond the Nutrition Facts, protein plays a big part in conditioning dough by providing structure, retaining moisture, adding texture, and so on. But as plant-based ingredients take the place of traditional animal proteins, the formulation expectations also change. For formulators that solve these challenge
In less than a year, medical marijuana has generated more than $113 million in sales in Missouri. And military veterans across the state are benefitting. Voters overwhelmingly approved the sale and use of medical marijuana in Nov. 2018. A provision in the amendment allows fees and taxes generated by all sales to be transferred to the Missouri Veter
Utah-based music producer Weldon Angelos was on his way to becoming a rising star in the hip-hop industry. By the time he was 23, he had already worked with titans of rap such as Snoop Dogg and Nas, as well as former associates of Tupac Shakur. In the process of getting ready to stabilize himself with a lucrative contract with a major recording stu
“My relationship with cannabis has changed a lot over the years, as has the flower itself, as well as its perception in pop culture and in society as a whole. The industry has also changed a lot, same as the science behind the plant,” declares rapper G-Eazy (born Gerald Earl Gillum) during an exclusive interview. As a teen, Gerald conceived cannabi
Here’s an interesting fact for your next Zoom call “ice breaker,” an 800-pound cow will produce about 100 pounds of poop a day. There are about 9 million dairy cows in the United States at any given time, producing about 900 million pounds of poop a day. Second in volume only to the House and Senate. ( As ori It’s a lot of poop, and of course one o
With increasing cannabis legalization around the world, the focus on the wide range of extraction processes available has drawn many new companies into the mix. And those cannabis companies willing to invest in extraction equipment are poised to make a big play in the market. With a multitude of extraction processes converting raw cannabis into a u
Many New Yorkers think it is high-time for marijuana sales to start up, but some towns and villages are still grappling with this decision. Council members in Colonie, a town in the Capital Region, have voted to ban marijuana consumption sites within their district. Marijuana consumption sites are smoking lounges, cannabis cafes and other businesse
Ohio's medical marijuana cultivators who have complied with rules and regulations can now request permission to expand their grow space, the Ohio Department of Commerce announced Wednesday. The expansion process comes as the Buckeye State plans to more than double the number of its dispensaries after a cultivator, Fire Rock Ltd., sued the state for
Investing in cannabis stocks can be like looking for a goose that lays golden eggs -- but finding only lemons much of the time. Between the ever-present hype about questionable companies and the industry's struggles with efficiency, even savvy buyers can make mistakes; I know I've made a few!  The good news is that becoming a wiser investor is easi
Hoosiers are welcome to buy legal, recreational marijuana in Illinois. The problem is bringing it home. Plenty of people get caught doing so, said Indiana State Police spokesman Sgt. Todd Ringle. That can lead to a citation or arrest on our side of the border, where the drug is still prohibited. Indiana is one of only 18 states where weed isn’t leg
In response to a request from the Domestic Policy Office in the White House, the National Hemp Association released an economic impact report titled, “Building the Sustainable Hemp Industry in the United States.”  The report was presented to the White House last week and outlines a pathway to establish a new sustainable economy around hemp fiber an
Consolidation in the cannabis industry is inevitable. As long as marijuana remains federally illegal in the U.S. and cannabis companies need to expand via acquisition to penetrate more states, marijuana businesses will continue to join forces. One deal that investors will want to pay close attention to right now involves cannabis producer TerrAscen