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Thu
29
Apr

Seth Rogen releases funny PSA with a serious message about portion control for weed newbies

Cannabis connoisseur and entrepreneur Seth Rogen has a message for people who are new to cannabis or are making a return after years away: Take a hit and wait 15 minutes to see if another one is needed.

The hilarious video opens with a throw-back message to be considerate of others by rewinding, a sentiment that might be lost on many today.

Organic weed? See how 48North's Good Farm is cultivating sun-grown, outdoor cannabis 

Thu
29
Apr

The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Growing Demand for Marijuana in the World

The pandemic has completely changed the way that most markets in the world work. Instead of being able to go out to the store and buy supplies, people are turning to alternative methods. Furthermore, people are finding new distractions during this time, including a growing number of people that are trying marijuana. Between legalization and increased stress, people love the opportunity to buy marijuana. We’ll show you how the demand for this product and others have increased. 

Thu
29
Apr

Push For Hemp To Be Displayed In U.S. Botanic Garden

Several members of Congress have submitted a formal request that the U.S. Botanic Garden include hemp plants in its display.

The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) was established by Congress in 1820 and is the oldest continuously operating botanic garden in the country. Covering 150 acres, it host tens of thousands of plants, some of them rare.

Missing from its collection is hemp. While in the past this may have been due to its previous legal status, hemp was fully legalized for commercial production in the 2018 Farm Bill. While both forms of cannabis, hemp is distinguished from marijuana based on levels of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), with hemp required to contain no more than 0.3% THC.

Thu
29
Apr

Is Cannabis Beer The Next Big Trend In The U.S.?

When New York State announced, at the start of April, that it was joining states such as California and Portland in a move towards legal, recreational marijuana, it prompted the question: what does this mean for new products?

 

A hint is buried in AB InBev’s 2020 annual report, which was released this past February. AB InBev, the parent company of Anheuser-Busch, manages a global portfolio of beverage brands, from beer to hard seltzer and ready-to-drink cocktails.

AB InBev, which produces beer brands such as Stella Artois, Budweiser and Corona, is also investing in the no- and low-alcohol beverage; the beverage maker launched 11 new no- and low-alcoholic beers, including Budweiser Zero and Stella Artois.

Wed
28
Apr

Top 10 Myths About Cannabis And Kratom Usage

Cannabis and Kratom are two of the most medicinal herbs you can find around. However, they are both very controversial and have complicated legal identities. For cannabis, it was illegal to manufacture or consume this product for a long time. Many countries banned it because they thought it interfered with work performance.

Kratom’s story of legalization isn’t very different, as many countries have placed a ban on this herb. Some of them even classify the medicinal herb as a schedule 1 drug. Despite this, many people still commonly use this herb for medicinal purposes.

To help absolve the misconceptions about cannabis and kratom, this article will help to highlight the top ten misconceptions about cannabis and Kratom usage.

Wed
28
Apr

Louisiana House panel advances bill to legalize recreational marijuana

A bill to legalize recreational marijuana in Louisiana advanced from a House committee Tuesday for the first time ever after three Republicans on the panel agreed to move the measure forward for a wider debate.

Mandeville Republican Rep. Richard Nelson's House Bill 524 to legalize weed cleared the House Criminal Justice Committee on a 7-5 vote and advances to the full House.

A second bill by New Orleans Democratic Rep. Candace Newell to decriminalize marijuana (House Bill 243) also cleared the committee Tuesday.

Medical marijuana is already legal in Louisiana with efforts to expand that program also gaining momentum. Last week the full House approved a bill by Pro-tem Tanner Magee, R-Houma, to add smokable marijuana to the state's medical program.

Wed
28
Apr

Innovation in 2020 was Driven by Cannabis Consumers

To say 2020 was a wild ride would be an understatement.

Between a global pandemic, renewed calls for civil rights, and a dramatic election season, it was a true roller coaster of emotions.

One thing however remained clear: the cannabis community is one of resilience, inclusion, and humble passion for the plant. 

Cannabis & Tech Today has opted to declare the consumers Innovators of the Year, as they are the true driving force behind everything the industry does — and continues to strive for.

Here’s our love letter to the folks who inspire all of us to raise the bar every day and fight for safe access across the country until full legalization is finally a reality.

Wed
28
Apr

Pennsylvania Is Crushing It In Cannabis

The trend on public support for legalization of marijuana in Pennsylvania is clear, with support growing for the eighth year in a row.

Pennsylvania has only legalized medical marijuana, but the numbers make it look as if it is adult use cannabis driving the sales. Cannabis data company Headset recently expanded its reach into Pennsylvania and published its first full market report based on consumer insights and real-time market data.

Wed
28
Apr

The 4 Things Many States Get Wrong When They Legalize Marijuana

Marijuana legalization has gone mainstream. In November, voters in four states approved recreational cannabis, and legislators in Virginia, New Mexico, and New York followed suit in early 2021, sending bills to all three governors' desks.

Tue
27
Apr

Why Cannabis Edibles Don’t Work For Some People

Cannabis edibles are trending big time. Not only do they offer many advantages that smoking simply does not, such as added discretion and no carcinogens, but for most users, they also provide a much more potent and long-lasting high. Unfortunately for some people, edibles just don’t work… at all.

This can leave a consumer with many questions. Are the edibles bad or is there anther reason why they’re ineffective? Can someone be immune to cannabis edibles? Surprisingly, yes, this is possible; and it relates to the complex way in which our bodies absorb and metabolize cannabinoids.

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