Cannabis Dispensary Channel


5 reasons the marijuana black market won't go away

Cannabis has been anointed by Wall Street as one of the fastest-growing industries on the planet. After sales more than tripled worldwide between 2014 and 2018, Wall Street has forecast a roughly fivefold to 18-fold increase in global annual revenue by the time 2030 rolls around. This type of growth is impossible for Wall Street and investors to ignore, which is a big reason pot stocks have been all the rage.


Mandatory testing now required for medical marijuana sales in Oklahoma

The content of your weed could be a lot more than just THC.

News 4 went to the labs responsible for testing medical marijuana in Oklahoma and found out some distributors in the industry are skimping on their safety procedures.

Just drive down North May Avenue and you can't look left or right without seeing a medical marijuana dispensary.

Some are even calling it "The Green Mile."

But are the products you're buying safe?

The industry was unregulated in Oklahoma until the Unity Bill went into effect recently, making safety testing at licensed labs mandatory.

"We're talking about $40 a pound," Wendy Hampton, CEO at Express Toxicology Services, said.

Their Edmond facility mostly tests marijuana sent to them by growers and processors.


Chicago’s first recreational marijuana store just got OK’d — but you might not be able to buy weed there on Jan. 1

Cresco Labs was awarded licenses to sell recreational marijuana from its five existing Illinois stores starting in January, but it’s uncertain whether sales will begin in Chicago Jan. 1.

Black Caucus Chairman Ald. Jason Ervin, 28th, introduced a proposed ordinance Wednesday that would push back the start of marijuana sales in the city from Jan. 1 to July 1. The proposal followed concerns from African American aldermen over a dearth of minority ownership in the potentially lucrative industry.


How MPX Bioceutical fuels growth through cannabis extraction

MPX Bioceutical Corporation (CSE.MPX) (OTC.MPXEF) secured a $40 million convertible loan on Tuesday to fund future expansion. The convertible loan will also be invested in acquisitions and new production licenses in both the United States and Canada.


Ultrasound increases yields and cannabinoid extraction speed

Researchers found introducing ultrasound to cannabis extraction leads to better and faster results.

Could ultrasound be the next step in the evolution of cannabinoid extraction? Researchers in Hungary tested how ultrasound could impact the speed and efficiency of cannabinoid extraction. The results were promising. In fact, they found ultrasound increases yields and cannabinoid extraction speed.

Using Ultrasound During Cannabinoid Extraction


A systematic approach to developing terpene extraction conditions utilizing supercritical carbon dioxide

Cannabis Sativa plants produce and accumulate terpene-rich resin within the secretory cells of glandular trichromes [1]. Monoterpenes and sesquiterpenes are important components of Cannabis resin as they contribute to the unique attributes of different Cannabis strains. Terpenes are responsible for the plant’s aroma and flavour. 

They possess specific medical properties and may act synergistically with cannabinoids, enhancing the therapeutic benefits of the plant. The extraction of terpenes and cannabinoids from Cannabis is a function of their solubility in different organic solvents [2]. S


Invictus's Acreage Pharms launches innovative extraction program for Cannabis Oils

Invictus MD Strategies Corp (TSXV: IMH) (OTC: IVITF) is pleased to announce the acquisition of cannabis oil extraction equipment and the hiring of key professionals to launch an extraction program to serve Canada's expanding need for high-quality cannabis oils.

The C02 extraction technology, on track for production, will use Acreage Pharm's cannabis to extract and manufacture cannabis oils. Acreage Pharms will apply for an oil license from Health Canada as soon as it receives sales licenses expected.


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