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Mon
03
Feb

State Program Will Recycle Brewers’ Carbon Dioxide to Make Colorado Cannabis Market More Eco-Friendly

The Colorado health department and energy office recently launched a new program that will combine the forces of two businesses operating in niche markets otherwise competing with each other – craft brews and legal cannabis. The program aims to help make both industries more eco-friendly while improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions. 

Fri
31
Jan

‘Hot Plants’ Prove Problematic For Hemp Entrepreneurs

A hemp plant can “go hot” (aka experience a spike in THC levels) due to using a new seed variety, environmental factors, or a plant left to flower for too long.

Just over a year from the date when the 2018 Farm Bill removed hemp from the list of controlled substances and legalized it for industrial growth, issues plaguing hemp producers in 2019 are coming to light. The most dominant pitfalls include a glutted market, unpredictable climate, problems with mold and pests, and a chronic shortage of adequate drying facilities.

Seasoned farmers are no strangers to these types of problems, but industrial hemp poses a new challenge: how to bring a crop in under the .3% THC limit mandated by the federal government.

Thu
30
Jan

Nanoemulsion: the drug delivery system revolutionising cannabis products

New industry reports highlight how nanoemulsion is revolutionising cannabis products.

The past few years have seen a whole host of new cannabis products hitting the market following the relaxation of prohibition laws across the globe – and one product is proving to be a trend that is gaining traction.

Recent industry reports show that the recreational cannabis beverage industry is on the rise, and nanoemulsion-infused beverages are leading to the development of drinkable cannabis products that are both potent and fast acting.

Thu
30
Jan

Cannabinoids CBC and CBG exhibit anti-tumour properties on cancer cells

A new series of tests conducted in Israel have shown that both CBC and CBG exhibit anti-tumour properties on cancer cells.

The test have been carried out by Cannabics Pharmaceuticals at the company’s High Through-put Screening (HTS) facility in Israel. The tests have shown that the cannabinoids CBC (Cannabichromene) and CBG (Cannabigerol) both exhibit anti-tumour properties after being tested on human Gastrointestinal Cancer Cells.

Wed
29
Jan

Report on Vape Health Scare Outlines How to Avoid a Repeat

As the outbreak of vaping related illnesses and fatalities continues around the country, the National Cannabis Industry Association has released a new report summarizing what experts currently know about the vaping health scare, including suggestions for how producers, regulators and lawmakers can stop health scares like this from happening in the legal cannabis market.

Wed
29
Jan

Cannabis Beauty Products: Everything You Wanted to Know About Marijuana in the Beauty Industry

Cannabis in beauty products? Sounds like a good idea, considering our increasing awareness of the plant’s wellness potential.

The beauty industry is one of the fastest-growing industries. Snake venom, snail mucus, and many other unusual ingredients became part of our everyday skincare routine in no time. The same goes for cannabis.

In order to get the maximum effect from their products, many companies started adding cannabis into them, allowing users to feel the full cosmetic potential of the plant.

As the popularity of cannabis grows, it’s become normal to go to the most popular shops and find a body lotion with CBD oil among beauty products.

Wed
29
Jan

Congress Takes Steps in Favor of Cannabis Research

Cannabis legalization still isn’t guaranteed in 2020. Most of the discussions are at the state level. Democratic presidential candidates support federal legalization except for Joe Biden. Although Republicans don’t support legalization, they want more cannabis research. Cannabis has support from celebrities as well. Now Congress wants to push a few of the cannabis reform proposals for hearing. 

Wed
29
Jan

Novel studies on cannabis use by young adults show interesting results

Two recently published studies from California-based non-profit research organization RAND Corporation revealed very interesting data.

The first research deals with why young adults living in Los Angeles County acquire medical cannabis cards.

The second study provides data on how the neighborhood density and storefront signage of medical cannabis dispensaries influence consumption rates and associations among the youth.

Wed
29
Jan

Davos cannabis conclave advances cause for legalisation

The second annual, premier cannabis industry event – the Cannabis Conclave – returned to Davos this January to bring together industry leaders and policy makers.

This year the Cannabis Conclave brought together cannabis industry executives, global investors, policy makers and international media to fuel the legalisation debate globally, both for recreational and medical cannabis, and to highlight the growing legitimacy and maturity of the legal cannabis industry.

Tue
28
Jan

Why Does CBD Work So Well?

If you’ve been following the news, you may have noticed that cannabidiol (CBD) is becoming a modern-day panacea. Hundreds of thousands of people are using CBD to regulate their stress and moods, to treat insomnia, to fight runaway inflammation and more — all without the “high” that can make regular treatment with cannabis impractical.

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