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Thu
13
Aug

Automated Cannabis Kiosk Spells Change for Retail

As automation continues to change the way we get our cannabis, the future of this booming industry is growing even more exciting. 

Due to COVID-19, social distancing is crucial. That’s why so many people prefer contactless options, particularly for items like groceries or take out. Why can’t we do the same with cannabis? Exciting new developments in the world of automation are making contactless cannabis a reality. 

Wed
12
Aug
Wed
12
Aug

How CBD Can Help Deter Hormone Disrupter Chemicals

When hormone issues are caused by environmental factors like toxins, growth hormones or waste byproducts, it affects not only the body’s ability to reproduce, but the aging process as well.

Sometimes, emotions are like fireworks, suddenly exploding into colorful arrays, spilling down into every facet of life. Talk to any woman who has fluctuating hormone levels and she’ll tell you that feeling unbalanced or “out-of-whack” is something that she wishes never occurred. 

Wed
12
Aug

"The Industry Still Isn't There:" Rob McPherson, Scourge of Cannabis LinkedIn

Former liquor executive Rob McPherson has become a prominent voice on LinkedIn for his scathing, unsentimental assessments of the legal cannabis industry. In our interview, he discussed why vertical integration doesn’t work for pot companies, the segment best positioned to succeed and the high-profile U.S. brand he liked a lot, until he didn’t.

He doesn’t mince words.

This interview has been edited for length and clarity.

WeedWeek: Can you tell us a bit about your background?

Wed
12
Aug

An Easy Tech Solution for Wholesale Ordering and Compliance

The cannabis industry can be a complex marketplace for business owners.

With so many regulations and concerns about compliance, managing and marketing one’s business can seem like an overwhelming task. 

Tue
11
Aug

What’s the Difference Between Marijuana CBD And Hemp CBD?

Although CBD oil and hemp oil are both low in THC, the difference in the amount of CBD these products contain is huge.

There is a lot of noise reverberating throughout the United States these days regarding cannabidiol (CBD). It is the primary non-psychoactive chemical of the cannabis plant, beneficial in the treatment of a variety of conditions from epilepsy to chronic pain. Some patients believe CBD has the most medicinal benefit of all the cannabis compounds. But most of them do not realize that there are actually two versions of this product on the market. One is created from hemp, while the other marijuana.

So, what’s the difference?

Tue
11
Aug

New Documentary Explores The Science Of Medical Cannabis

A new documentary slated for release later this month takes an in-depth look at the science behind cannabis as medicine, from the groundbreaking researchers who first discovered the curative power of cannabinoids to the pioneering patients whose lives have been transformed by the plant.

Tue
11
Aug

Mike Tyson wants to 3D print cannabis beverages

Many businesses and individuals increasingly imagine alternatives to food products. More importantly, these food alternatives require the use of 3D printing. But when it comes to food, it’s easy to imagine a process of 3D printing something that will eventually become solid. But the 3D printing of a drink? This is something we just learned from the former professional boxer, Mike Tyson.

Tue
11
Aug

CBD supply seen shrinking as U.S. farmers flee hemp

U.S. farmers appear to be fleeing the hemp market after a rush last year to meet over-hyped CBD demand resulted in plunging prices and warehouses full of unsold supply.

Pricing and data firm Hemp Benchmarks said there’s been a “notable contraction” in permitted hemp production capacity this year, with U.S. licensed acreage down more than 30 per cent from 2019 and indoor and greenhouse square footage falling 64 per cent.

Tue
11
Aug

Hemp production slows due to oversaturation

Colorado’s hemp industry is undergoing a market correction, with decreased production following an oversupply in recent years, The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports.

“There’s hundreds of thousands if not millions of pounds of hemp flower that has not sold from last year. We created a huge, huge oversupply and you’ll have that in agriculture,” Wacey Clarke, the owner of Colorado Hemp Solutions, told the paper. “We’ve seen that over and over again when you have new opportunities and all of a sudden leave it to the American farmer to really oversupply those new opportunities.”

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