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Tue
15
Jun

Which Cannabinoids Do You Need to Know by Name?

How well do you know your cannabinoids?

Most people are familiar with the two main cannabinoids – THC and CBD. However, cannabis is a complex plant with complex chemistry. As we continue to research these compounds, we begin to uncover the very nature of the experience we obtain from ingesting the plant.

In today’s article – we’ll be taking a “look under the hood” to see what these cannabinoids are all about. In the near future, the classifications of “sativa” and “indica” will begin to lose importance when selecting your perfect strain.

Tue
15
Jun

Mould Contamination Leads To UK Medical Cannabis Recall

The UK Government has issued an alert relating to medical cannabis flower products affected by mould.

The UK Government’s website, which provides more details on the affected products, states:

Tue
15
Jun

What It’s Like To Get High On Delta-8 THC Compared To Regular THC

If you don’t have access to THC or prefer not to have such a “head trip” while getting high, then delta-8 is a great solution for you.

Mon
14
Jun

Why Is Growing Pot So Energy-Intensive?

In his 2022 budget proposal, President Joe Biden included a rider first introduced by Republican Maryland Rep. Andy Harris that would block D.C.’s ability to legalize and tax recreational marijuana, even after the city’s residents voted to legalize possession back in 2014. While the budget provision is plainly at odds with Biden’s support of D.C.

Mon
14
Jun

CBD and the Vending Industry: A Match Made in Heaven?

Imagine this: you go to an airport or train station. You are walking past rows of vending machines full of snacks and healthy prepared meals – then you stumble upon a smart vending machine full of CBD products. This is the future. This is now.

Mon
14
Jun

Exploring the emerging UK CBD industry

In this article, Rick Brar, CEO of Brains Bioceutical, explores the emerging UK CBD industry.

The last two years have seen the UK CBD market grow exponentially. Sales of CBD are not just being driven by trendy millennials looking for the next big thing, they are also cutting across a range of demographics and therapeutic applications from chronic painanxiety, sport recovery, and general wellness.

Fri
11
Jun

Oregon Recalls Vape Marijuana Products

Regulators in Oregon are recalling vaping products that contain marijuana due to out-of-state terpenes.

SALEM — The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) announced that they have recalled several marijuana vaping products that contain out-of-state terpenes and additives imported illegally from California, reports Marijuana Business Daily.

Fri
11
Jun

What Is Delta-8-THC?

Most of us are old enough to remember the days when – if you wanted to get high – you had to “know a guy.” Or, at the very least, you had to “know a guy who knows a guy.”

Things have certainly changed since then.

Fri
11
Jun

DEA is allowing more research of cannabis, but some silly roadblocks remain

t's not particularly easy to study cannabis in the United States, but one of the greatest impediments to that research is being removed.

Last month the Drug Enforcement Administration announced that it had reached an important point in the process of increasing the amount of cannabis available for scientific research. The DEA issued a "memorandum of agreement" to multiple growers, essentially stating that these growers are in compliance with federal laws and regulations concerning the production of cannabis for research. Formalities are all that remain before these producers can start growing.

Thu
10
Jun

Americans Are Consuming More Cannabis Than Plant-Based Meat, Says New Brightfield Report

The cannabis industry’s proof was in 2020’s revenue, but Brightfield’s newest report shows consumer behavior to match exactly what the cannabis industry already knew: people consumed more cannabis during the pandemic than they were before. 

Gen Z makes up a large part of new consumers

A clear factor is stress and anxiety, and the Brightfield report confirms that. New recreational cannabis consumers made up 6% of all consumers in 2020, with 22% being Gen Z. If you thought Generation Z wasn’t old enough to consume cannabis, so did we (kidding), but many of them are now 21 which means legal access to cannabis if they live somewhere where it’s legal. 

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