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Wed
29
Apr

How Cultivating CBD Hemp Plants Differs from Industrial Hemp Cultivation

There is a lot of misinformation everywhere about CBD hemp and Industrial Hemp. Most articles online state that CBD is also derived from industrial hemp. It’s true that industrial hemp has thousands of different uses but CBD hemp is a totally different species of the hemp plant. In this article, we get rid of this confusion by showing you how cultivating CBD hemp differs from Industrial hemp.

Cultivating industrial Hemp

When you think of industrial hemp, think of land patch with plants that are tall, skinny and almost-leafless. The industrial hemp is cultivated mainly for its fiber and seeds.

Tue
28
Apr

Small Cannabis Companies Adapt To New Normal In Pandemic

For some dispensaries, the COVID-19 pandemic has been a boon. people stuck at home have ramped up their cannabis consumption, whether its to help reduce anxiety or just aid in sleeping, sales have stayed steady if not risen. Delivery businesses have been busier than ever and many MSO’s (multi-state operators) have been thrilled to be deemed an essential service. But what about al the small brands who were just getting started? Green Market Report decided to check in with a few to how they are managing.

Racheal Rapinoe, MENDI CEO

Tue
28
Apr

U.S. cannabis companies say legalization would be an economic saviour. Have they learned nothing from Canada?

As COVID-19 brings economic growth to a standstill, some in the U.S. believe there’s a way out.

Mon
27
Apr

Indoor Cannabis Cultivations Powered by the Wind

Wind technology is growing to become a cost-saving and sustainable way to help power indoor cannabis operations.

Solar power has long been discussed as a way for indoor cannabis cultivators to lower energy costs and reduce their carbon footprint. However, as of recent, wind power is now being considered as a viable solution to some of the energy and environmental concerns the indoor cultivation industry faces.

Mon
27
Apr

4/20 sales fall 50% due to COVID-19, software firm says

While some billed 4/20/2020 as possibly stoking a month-long weed party, COVID-19 crushed 2020 celebration plans and hurt sales in the process.

That’s according to Cova, a Colorado cannabis software company whose retail platform is used in over 20,000 pot shops in the U.S. and Canada.

In a statement released Wednesday, the company said average store sales across North America on 4/20 were US$8,000 — down 50 per cent compared to April 20, 2019 revenues.

“Because of Covid-19, we’re seeing sales affected by stay at home orders and extreme social distancing measures,” Cova said.

Thu
23
Apr

How technological breakthroughs are reshaping the cannabis industry

No matter if we are looking at hemp, or its more famous cousin, marijuana, the cannabis industry sure has gone through some incredible changes in the past few years.

Thu
23
Apr

How AI Is Driving the Cannabis Industry

Artificial intelligence has infiltrated our society like a thief in the night. One minute it was a budding idea that everyone thought wouldn’t last, and a minute later, it was in homes all over the world. We have self-driving cars, voice-activated robots, analytical data programs, predictive financial models, and so much more. It’s become part of almost every market—why wouldn’t it affect the cannabis industry too?

Like any industry, the cannabis market has need of efficiency, streamlining, predicting, organizing, and more. AI can bring all these benefits and more. Let’s take a look at exactly how much AI has infiltrated cannabis for the better.

Thu
23
Apr

Will Edibles Become More Popular After The Pandemic?

Experts believe that once quarantine ends people should remain vigilant of the coronavirus, taking the necessary sanitary measures and keeping an eye on their health.

The pandemic has made different states question what constitutes as an essential business, with many allowing marijuana dispensaries to continue to operate. A lot of these businesses reported an increase in sales once the shelter in place orders were announced, claiming that a some costumers prioritized edibles.

Thu
23
Apr

Legendary Environmentalist Dr. Jane Goodall Launching Hemp-Derived Brand

Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. NEPT 6.32% announced Tuesday the launch of a product development partnership with the primatologist and anthropologist Dr. Jane Goodall.

Working with the company, Goodall will co-develop natural health and wellness products for Neptune’s Forest Remedies brand.

Five percent of all sales from the co-developed products will go to the Jane Goodall Institute, in addition to an initial $25,000 donation from Neptune.

Thu
23
Apr

2 Marijuana Stocks To Watch As We Reach The End Of April

The pure-play marijuana stocks have definitely seen better days. In the past month, we have witnessed many of the largest pot stocks, shoot down by billions in market value. While the cannabis industry as a whole is working to rebound from coronavirus related volatility, there are still some interesting marijuana stocks to watch. These companies may not be the first ones that come to mind when searching for a marijuana stock to buy, but that should not deny any investor interest.

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