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Fri
22
Mar

This website is designed to help you not overdo it on edibles

The conversation surrounding cannabis edibles continues to be dominated by fears over overdosing, writes Brandon Hicks. You’ll often hear horror stories about people eating too much and then having a terrible, sometimes nightmarish experience.

Fri
22
Mar

A California-based company has released chewing cannabis

A new cannabis company, Cannadips, is selling a line of chewable cannabis pouches modeled after old fashioned chewing tobacco, or snus. Composed of monk fruit, essential oils, and a dry cannabis tincture enclosed in a small coconut fiber pouch, the cannabinoids absorb through the mouth’s lining and directly into the bloodstream, bypassing the liver altogether, allowing for a faster high that also doesn’t last as long.

Thu
21
Mar

$5.8 million Kentucky plant will engineer hemp into wood

HempWood will be available in blocks, pre-sawn boards, flooring, and finished products such as cutting boards and skateboards at prices lower than oak, the company says on its website.
 
The Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority approved $300,000 in tax incentives for the operation. The incentives, based on performance, will allow Fibonacci to keep some of its investment by meeting job and investment targets. The company will also receive no-cost recruitment and job placement servies from the Kentucky Skills Network.
 
Thu
21
Mar

As Mass. weighs social marijuana consumption, chefs test out the budding business

Tara Sue Sharp dotes over a skillet of mushrooms. She sips a cannabis oil-infused mocktail as she readies a meal for a small group of guests. Even though Sharpe has cooked these farm-to-table mushroom tostadas dozens of times before, she’s extra careful now as she adds the key ingredient: a tablespoon of homemade cannabis oil slowly drizzled over over the already-simmering vegetables.

Thu
21
Mar

How this company is using augmented reality to engage cannabis consumers

Until recently, using the internet has been a mostly two-dimensional experience. Users are limited to stock photos and succinct product descriptions with very little else to influence their shopping decisions. This presents a unique problem for dispensaries and other cannabis businesses when so much of their product appeal depends on scent, sight, even feel. So when Shopify officially launched their AR experience for e-commerce last September, cannabis was one industry that already had their sights set on the change.

Wed
20
Mar

The future of cannabis: Edibles & oil based products

Sure the business of growing dried flower for smoking continues to grow. But even more rapid expansion of product offerings await cannabis and CBD shoppers who want to avoid burning their product to consume it.  

Wed
20
Mar

Marijuana won’t solve opioid crisis, but could be part of the solution

Die-hard cannabis advocates would like to convince the population that cannabis legalization will be the magical cure-all for the opioid epidemic. It’s the same group that proselytizes weed as a panacea for cancer and other ailments that claim hundreds of thousands of lives on an annual basis.

This spiel about cannabis being a miracle elixir is the new reefer madness—a plant that previously earned users labels of stoners and potheads is suddenly all we need to live longer, healthier lives.

Wed
20
Mar

What you missed in Latin American Cannabis this week

 

Latin America has the potential to be one of the largest medical marijuana markets in the world.

In addition to foreign investments, new legislation, and special cultivation licenses, here are some stories you might have missed about cannabis in Latin America this week.

 

 

Argentinian engineers develop cannabis extractor

In February, the Faculty of Design and Urbanism at the University of Buenos Aires unveiled a prototype design of a medicinal cannabis oil extractor called Nectar.

Wed
20
Mar

Everything you should know about CBD-infused meals

From California to New York, infused meals have become a mainstay of today's cannabis culture, providing a focal point around which both enthusiasts and canna-curious may gather socially and learn about the plant. While THC-infused meals happen speakeasy style in states that have yet to pass adult use regulations, CBD-infused meals are ubiquitous, writes Danielle Guercio.

Tue
19
Mar

Jefferies expects CBD beauty market to reach $25 billion in 10 Years

After initiating coverage of the cannabis industry Feb. 25, Jefferies analysts have followed up with their take on the CBD segment, particularly CBD beauty products. The research firm estimates that the CBD category could reach $25 billion globally in the next decade and will amass 15 percent of the total skincare market.

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