Cannabis Technology News

Synonyms: 
technological
tech
technology
Wed
26
Jun

What trends are shaping the cannabis industry in 2019? 25 experts weigh in

Considering the topic of this article, you'd be forgiven for wondering whether it's 4/20 yet. It's not, but the booming cannabis industry is a 24/7/365 business, and there are plenty of cannabis-related topics to cover and real-world issues to settle. There is still some stigma around cannabis, and legislation reflects this. But at the same time, innovative trends continue to shape what the future of the cannabis industry will look like.

These industry insiders share their view on the trends shaping the future of cannabis:

Wed
26
Jun

Developers race to meet demand for hemp-specific technology

Solutions for harvesting and processing the entire hemp plant are in overwhelming demand as inventors, engineers and other assorted tinkerers work feverishly to develop ground-breaking technology and machines for both small and large hemp-centric operations.

That was the general conclusion of 30 industry leaders from 14 countries who gathered to discuss the global state of Hemp Machines & Technology at a micro-summit recently held at HempToday’s International Center of Excellence in Poland.

Tue
25
Jun

Oregon’s pot production problem

Oregon’s saturated recreational cannabis market has been stealing headlines nationwide, but it’s exploding CBD-driven hemp market may not be too far behind. The promise of profits has brought in farmers from all ends of the industry, but some fear the boom may cause the entire cannabis industry to crumble.

Tue
25
Jun

Rubbing cannabis on your face is the next big thing in Asia

Time to add yet another step to your K-beauty regimen: Weed!

Hemp-derived ingredients such as hempseed oil and cannabidiol (or CBD, a non-intoxicating cannabinoid) have been popping up at beauty counters all over the U.S. and Canada  — although CBD topicals won’t be on shelves until the end of this year in Canada, as all cannabinoids are regulated).

Tue
25
Jun

The difficulties cannabis related companies face on social media

Cannabis and industrial hemp companies that are legal in many states are finding an uneven terrain online when they attempt to promote their businesses or sell products over the internet. 

The online world of cannabis hosts a universe of websites on which a buyer can track down cannabis in states where it has been legalized, but large social media companies like Facebook, sister company Instagram and Google-owned YouTube are cracking down on cannabis content, even in places where it has been legalized.

Tue
25
Jun

A surprising pair of sustainable plastic innovations in cannabis packaging

There’s plenty of similarities between pharmaceuticals and cannabis, both in the strict regulations that guide controlled substances and for the packaging requirements that include child resistance, among others. In fact, that relationship is why PharmaSystems (Markham, ON, Canada) has been involved in meeting the particular needs in cannabis for the past five years in a subdivision, cannasupplies.

Tue
25
Jun

University of Maryland launching Master’s Program on medical cannabis

The University of Maryland is launching a master’s degree program to instruct students on the science and regulation of medical marijuana. The new Master of Science (MS) in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics will “provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to support patients and the medical cannabis industry, add to existing research in the field, and develop well-informed medical cannabis policy,” according to a press release from the university.

Tue
25
Jun

Is CBD nature’s biggest anti-aging secret?

CBD is making waves in the wellness industry thanks to its versatility and endless health benefits. Now, CBD is also popping up on the beauty scene after being named the latest ‘anti-aging’ skincare ingredient.

The cannabis plant holds some of the greatest potential found in nature. It can be used to create almost anything. From houses to clothes to plastic – you name it, and it can probably be made from cannabis.

Tue
25
Jun

Medical marijuana research program launched in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s Department of Health last week announced a medical marijuana research program involving clinical registrants and approved universities is to kick off in the state.

The program will start with three clinical registrants, who each have a grower/processor and a dispensary permit. The initiative will see the collaborations conducting clinical research on any of the 21 conditions for which the use of medical marijuana is approved for in Pennsylvania.

Tue
25
Jun

Medical cannabis tech: discover the blockchain program for tracking medical cannabis

Shoppers Drug Mart is partnering with TruTrace Technologies Inc. on a pilot blockchain program that will be identifying, verifying and tracking medical cannabis – is this the future of cannabis tech?

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Cannabis Technology News