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For those who struggle day-to-day with constant pain from chronic medical conditions, a vape pen can be the perfect way to discreetly provide instant relief with less lung inflammation than traditional flame-to-flower combustion. Vaping heats cannabis, rather than burning it, so there is no combustion and no smoke, which makes it the preferred meth
When the team at East Coast Cultivation set out to build its new indoor grow operation in Rhode Island, it knew it had to nail one thing: environmental controls. “The key factor in having a successful grow is controlling your environment,” said East Coast Cultivation CEO and co-founder Joe Welch. “Once you lose control of your environment, the seri
South Dakota hemp farmers are gearing up for the growing season while lawmakers tinker with a bill that would allow them to plant a crop this year. A key change to the original bill would permit year-round applications to grow, rather than a 60-day window. Another amendment lowers the entry barrier of five outdoor acres to half an acre and allows f
Mexico is inching closer to becoming the world's largest legal cannabis market as lawmakers prepare to debate a proposal to legalize recreational marijuana. The Chamber of Deputies, Congress' lower house similar to the U.S. House of Representatives, will take up the issue early next week, Martha Tagle Martínez, a member of the chamber's health comm
When someone is asked which country they think has the best cannabis, Jamaica will likely be mentioned more often than not. No other nation is as associated with the cannabis plant as Jamaica. Cannabis is a huge part of Jamaican culture and society, and, as of lately, a growing legal industry. For many years, Jamaica’s cannabis industry was entirel
The Illinois weed industry, fresh off surpassing $1 billion in revenue during its first year of recreational marijuana sales, may already be facing its “Norma Rae” moment of union awakening. Seeking higher pay, career advancement and better protection from the COVID-19 pandemic, cannabis workers from Chicago to Springfield have begun to unionize, p
The second year of recreational marijuana sales in Illinois is off to a fast start.   Through February, the state generated nearly $170 million in recreational sales, more than double the total from the first two months of 2020, according to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, which licenses marijuana dispensaries. Ori
CBD (cannabidiol) is one of the most controversial topics of the instant. The rising popularity of CBD involves the commencement of many research studies about the benefits of this substrate. The information obtained is not only proving the real positive effects of CBD on human health, but also affixes more properties to be investigated and tested.
State by state, America is moving toward legalizing marijuana, in part as an effort to decrease illegal drug sales and bring the cash from the street corner to the state cash register. More than a dozen states have legalized the use of medical marijuana to date, while nearly the same number have legalized it for recreational use. But illegal pot sa
As the cannabis and hemp marketplace continues to mature, more investors have begun to enter the playing field. These groups look at the cannabis space as an opportunity to acquire or merge with businesses that can offer potentially high returns. But this process is not as simple as it seems. Sometimes, the true financial picture of a company is no
It’s not just the turtles and the fish we need to worry about, humans are now breathing in microplastics from all types of packaging. According to the lead researcher of a Utah State University study, microplastics are turning into dust and are contaminated with toxic chemicals, plastic fragments, and metals. These contaminants are in 4% of the air
The COVID-19 pandemic has hurt many industries in Illinois, including the production of hemp. The Illinois Department of Agriculture reports 2,392 acres of industrial hemp, or 87% of the acres planted, were harvested last year. That was down from just over 2,800 acres in 2019, the first year hemp was legal in Illinois. Illinois Division of Cannabis
Will Cannabis Stocks Resume Upward Momentum? Marijuana Stocks have begun to regain some of the market value they lost at the end of February. On the first day of March, top cannabis stocks saw upward momentum as the day progressed. During trading top pot stocks like Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (OTC: CURLF) ended March 1st up 3.4% showing signs of possi
A decade ago, I was spearheading company growth for Atlas Snowshoes, which had just invented and launched a modern snowshoe. Some consumers associated snowshoeing with flimsy equipment, tedious exercise and winter vacationers who prefer to veer away from ski resorts. That simply wasn’t going to work. So we utilized innovative engineering and design
Cannabis business consulting firm Nucleus One recently released the findings of their February 2021 Massachusetts Adult-Use Marijuana Market Report. Nucleus-One tracks and analyzes data from the Cannabis Control Commission of Massachusetts. February’s report heralded good news for the Commonwealth’s cannabis industry after a short-lived decline in