Even if we don't enter a bear market anytime soon, you should have a game plan for how to make the most of one. And, if you're heavily invested in cannabis stocks, you'll need to be ready to adjust your fair-weather strategy significantly when the bears come out of hibernation. It's hard to go wrong by purchasing shares of high-quality and strident
The Hop Latent Viroid (HpLVd), a single-stranded, circular infectious RNA, runs rampant in the hemp and cannabis growing communities. Cannabis infected with HpLVd may or may not manifest any apparent symptoms but understanding what those symptoms can be is important to combat this virus. HpLVd can cause physical symptoms in Cannabis sativa such as
In order to get an understanding of just how embedded into our culture drinking is, all one has to do is turn on primetime TV. During any major award show or sporting event viewers are inundated with advertising from multiple different alcohol makers tasked with the goal of keeping Americans boozed up. The problem is that a vast majority of America
Through the first nine months of this year Illinois has already far exceeded the more than $669 million it did in adult-use recreational cannabis sales in 2020. September sales totaled $121,717,709.51, compared to the $67,648,362.14 in statewide sales in September 2020. The monthly report the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regula
For all the blubbering I do about older strains, the hybridization of cannabis makes everything in my pipe bigger, faster and stronger. Growers take the yield and potency from a strain over here, match it with something flavorful over there, and maybe you have a winner. Kids don't always outshine their parents, though, and don't have to be A.J. Sop
Prior to 1913, marijuana was legal nationwide. Motivated by anti-immigrant sentiment resulting from an influx of Mexican immigration after the Mexican War in 1910, states started to outlaw marijuana. By 1931, 29 states effectively outlawed it. The Controlled Substance Act of 1970 officially banned marijuana federally, as part of the government’s Wa
The St. Louis Science Center is adding Colorado-bred hemp plants by Trilogene Seeds to its internationally famous agricultural learning center, the GROW pavilion. Hemp, aka Cannabis sativa, is botanically the same plant as marijuana. But hemp produces little to no THC, the psychoactive compound in marijuana. Hemp was federally legalized in 2018 and
Members of the state’s Social Equity Council planning for adult-use cannabis sales in Connecticut on Tuesday stressed the need to focus on business opportunities for neighborhoods hurt by the failed war on drugs by making it easier for lower-income people to get into the business.. During an hour-long briefing from the top drug regulator in the sta
If you’re a cannabis connoisseur, it can be easy to tell the difference between weed that’s been grown outdoors versus those that are grown indoors. But to the untrained smoker, the difference between the two isn’t noticeable. There are advantages and disadvantages with each of these cultivation methods, so whether you’re looking to grow your own o
The two co-founders of CanaFarma Hemp Products have been charged with fraudulently raising $15 million from investors by making false statements about the “farm to table” hemp startup and its management. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Vitaly Fargesen and Igor Palatnik misrepresented CanaFarma as a “fully integrated” hemp company a
They hit the throttle and sped through pitch-black water. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officers spotted a vessel of some sort in the distance, near the uninhabited Celeron Island in the Detroit River at 2:35 a.m., June 5, 2020. They cut through the international waterway that separates Michigan and Ontario, Canada and noticed something else near
Research from pharmacologists at the University of Sydney provides new insights into how cannabis extracts may work to treat epilepsy. The study for the first time reports that three acidic cannabinoids found in cannabis reduced seizures in a mouse model of Dravet syndrome, an intractable form of childhood epilepsy. The study has been published in
 A flurry of laws passed by the Nevada Legislature earlier this year took effect on Friday – ushering in reforms that Democratic lawmakers who have majorities in both the state Senate and Assembly have long campaigned to implement. Five years after the the state’s voters approved legalizing recreational cannabis in Nevada, business owners can now a
Sacramento-based financial technology software company NatureTrak Inc. has signed up a bank in New Mexico to use its tracking software to validate cannabis-related business deposits. It is the first bank to use the product, but several more banks are in the pipeline, with another expected to sign a contract next week, said Jontae James, CEO and fou
The cannabis market made huge progress over the last several years. The increase in the number of users boosted the industry’s value. Thanks to premium platforms like Askgrowers.com, anyone interested can learn about cannabis strains and brands quickly. Even most governments seem readier than ever to adjust the laws and legalize cannabis. (As origi
Four state employees who initially filed a lawsuit against the New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department over where they were assigned to work have asked the judge in the case to allow more claims to be added. The four plaintiffs filed a motion last week to amend their suit to include allegations that RLD and its Cannabis Control Division viol
The Oregon Liquor and Cannabis Commission says it’s finding high THC levels in some southern Oregon hemp grows. Thc is the psychoactive component found in cannabis. Through mid-September, the OLCC and ODA visited 316 registered hemp grow sites in Jackson and Josephine County. Test results from 212 sites showed that 58% of the samples tested positiv
Gwinnett County officials held off Tuesday on formally reducing the penalties for possession of small amounts of marijuana. County officials are discussing a change to the county’s ordinance that could carry no jail time and lower fines for anyone caught with an ounce or less of the drug. But the Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to table a
An eight-year-old Woodstock child ate a large quantity of cannabis gummies over the weekend. The child was rushed to hospital and was in stable condition. Woodstock police wanted to remind people who consume cannabis, particularly edibles such as gummies or other sweets, to be mindful of safe storage away from children. Police encourage adults to s