Cannabis Technology News


The Brilliant Mind Behind the Indica Vaporizer

Michael Freelander: Indica LLC

When you’re flying thousands of feet above ground on a flight to Hong Kong and you suddenly come across an article that makes where you’re going and what you’re doing no longer relevant
 What do you do? Take it from Michael Freelander of Indica LLC — You pivot. And you pivot fast! When you have that stroke of insight about what you should be doing, why waste any time? Michael certainly didn’t and got straight to work on building the most gorgeously-designed vaporizer we’ve ever seen, among doing a million other things of course (Because that’s just what brilliant men like Michael do).


The 1st Electronic Cannabis Marketplace

Steve Janjic MD: Amercanex Corporation

He was formally a director at Tullett Prebon, one of the world’s largest institutional brokerage firms, along with being in similar roles at both Morgan Stanley and GFI Securities. He’s articulate, driven, and conducts himself with the utmost integrity which led him to find his niche in the cannabis industry. Steve Janjic is the CEO of Amercanex, the transparent, non-manipulated, electronic marketplace for business members of the industry. He is building something that is changing the marketplace for the best and he’s here to give us a little insight on how he intends to do just that.


Four Factors Favor Energy Efficient Lighting

Four factors associated with lighting technology will encourage companies with expensive lighting to look at cost saving options. Those options often improve the quality of light while dramatically reducing lighting expenses.


The Benefits of New Light Technology

1) Old lighting phase out


GW Pharma Considered a Reputable Cannabis Company to Invest in

With a major expansion in companies entering the cannabis market, it is difficult to identify reputable companies to invest in.

Earlier this year, the SEC issued warnings of marijuana-related penny stocks proliferating after cannabis legalization became a reality in Colorado, Washington, Oregon and the District of Columbia. The SEC defines penny stocks as “a very small company that trades at less than $5 per share.”

While investing in cannabis companies in the US remains highly speculative, investing in reputable companies, such as GW Pharmaceuticals may produce significant returns.


How Smart, Connected Products Are Transforming Competition

Information technology is revolutionizing products. Once composed solely of mechanical and electrical parts, products have become complex systems that combine hardware, sensors, data storage, microprocessors, software, and connectivity in myriad ways. These “smart, connected products”—made possible by vast improvements in processing power and device miniaturization and by the network benefits of ubiquitous wireless connectivity—have unleashed a new era of competition.


The Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year is

As 2014 draws to a close, it’s time to look back and see which words have beensignificant throughout the past twelve months, and to announce the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year. Without further ado, we can exclusively reveal that the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2014 is


Although there is a shortlist of strong contenders, as you’ll see below, it was vape that emerged victorious as Word of the Year.


Doomsday Seed Vault Assures Marijuana's Survival

Buried inside a mountain on a remote Norwegian island, agricultural institutions from around the world are collaborating to safeguard important crops in the event of global catastrophe.

Including marijuana.

By preserving genetic material in an insulated, underground facility, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault hopes to guard against the permanent loss of plants that humanity relies on for food and medicine.


What Else ‘Smells Like Marijuana’? Here’s Why the Police ‘Smell Test’ Is Invalid

Police have long used the claim that something smells like marijuana as probable cause to justify the search of individuals and vehicles. But the big problem with this so-called smell test is that the reports are entirely unverifiable, and subjective opinion. As well, there are many things that can smell just like marijuana.

Users of the plant have noted it’s similarity to “skunk” scent and other smells. But even when police do find marijuana during searches, this may very well just be random chance rather than the officer’s detection of marijuana smell.


Zynga Founder Trying to Cash In On Marijuana Legalization

Marijuana legalization by Oregon, Alaska, and Washington D.C. in the 2014 election has investors keen on the prospects of the marijuana growth.  It is suspected that more states will legalize in 2016, so the race is on who is going to be at the forefront of this new industry.


Iconic 2,500 year old Siberian princess 'died from breast cancer', reveals MRI scan

Studies of the mummified Ukok 'princess' - named after the permafrost plateau in the Altai Mountains where her remains were found - have already brought extraordinary advances in our understanding of the rich and ingenious Pazyryk culture.

The tattoos on her skin are works of great skill and artistry, while her fashion and beauty secrets - from items found in her burial chamber which even included a 'cosmetics bag' - allow her impressive looks to be recreated more than two millennia after her death. 

Now Siberian scientists have discerned more about the likely circumstances of her demise, but also of her life, use of cannabis, and why she was regarded as a woman of singular importance to her mountain people. 


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