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Thu
12
Nov

Start-up blazing a new trail for on-demand pot

One start-up is lighting up a budding new industry, selling highly sought products delivered right to your door.

"SpeedWeed is the retail outlet, just without the storefront," said Jen Gentile.

Jen along with her husband, AJ, and her brother-in-law, Gene, co-founded the company in 2010. The trio initially launched with medicated gummy bears, but the start-up quickly introduced a variety of products, including marijuana-infused teriyaki sauces, lip balms, cherry pie-flavored weed and dog biscuits.

Thu
12
Nov

Cannabis Startup Meadow Unveils A Platform For Dispensaries To Manage Orders, Patient Intake

With California on a precipice of a ballot initiative next year that could legalize marijuana recreationally, scores of cannabis startups are vying to capture what is the nation’s largest market in advance of such a big regulatory change.

Thu
12
Nov

The Next Internet? Marijuana Delivered as Easy as Pizza

One morning in September, I logged on to the website of HelloMD, a medical start-up that promises to connect patients with doctors instantly over the Internet. I filled out my personal details, explained my ailment — I often get heartburn — and entered in my credit card number to cover the $50 consultation fee.

Thu
12
Nov

California Medical Marijuana Regulation And Safety Act: What You Need To Know

After being the first state to legalize medical marijuana almost 20 years ago, California is implementing regulations across the industry. Commentators have focused on the effective and efficient processes called for in the new regulations, which are anticipated to bring much needed clarity to a large network of companies and customers in the cannabis industry. As previously reported on Tracking Cannabis, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a set of bills in to law on Oct.

Thu
12
Nov

This Startup Wants To Put The 'Medical' Back In Marijuana

Even if you’ve never tried marijuana, you might have heard of a strain called white widow. It’s among the most popular in the world (it won the so-called “Cannabis Cup” in 1995) because it elicits “a powerful burst of euphoria and energy… stimulating both conversation and creativity,” according to leafly.com, a website dedicated to recreational marijuana reviews.

Wed
11
Nov

The world’s largest scientific society wants to help make cannabis safer for everybody

You know cannabis has gone mainstream when, thanks to rapid legalization in the US, and explosive growth in medical and commercial use, even scientists can no longer ignore the highs and lows of marijuana.

Wed
11
Nov

Cannabis chemistry grows at the ACS

A small but growing movement to establish a division for cannabis chemists within the American Chemical Society (ACS) has scored a major victory with the establishment of a cannabis chemistry subdivision (CANN). The development comes in response to substantial recent growth in the medical and commercial cannabis industries in the US.

Tue
10
Nov

Indoor Growing: How to keep the bugs off your buds the organic way!

Raise your hand if you want to ingest cannabis laced with chemical-laden pesticides. Any takers? None?

Organic gardening has many advantages over conventional methods. It allows you to minimize your environmental impact, as well as ensuring that the harvest you produce is of outstanding quality and flavor!

Of course, pest control is integral to any garden, so here we outline the basic techniques for indoor growing that will keep your buds bug-free without heavy chemicals.

Create a ‘sphere of influence’

Your approach to pest control for organic cannabis must be holistic and all-encompassing, and start from the very first day you set up your equipment – and be maintained up to the very last days.

Tue
10
Nov

Here's the first Italian website for the exchange of medical cannabis

LetsWeed.com is the first Italian platform for the exchange of medical cannabis. It was founded by Antonio and Stefano, both born in 1985, and it aggregates and interconnects patients with doctors who prescribe marijuana, pharmacies that provide it and the Cannabis Social Clubs.

This is a totally free tool, designed to give support to ill people. Thanks to an interactive map that will make the research easier, anyone can find all the services offered.

Tue
10
Nov

Legal Cannabis Big Data And Market Research Leaders Just Combined Forces To Get Investors Buzzing

New Frontier Financial CEO Giadha DeCarcer with her new ally, The ArcView Group CEO Troy Dayton. (Credit: Ben Lin Photography)

Giadha Aguirre DeCarcer saw the data powering big-money decisions to back private companies or consider public buyouts and wondered why there no one was doing the same for the legal cannabis industry.

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