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Women drive online Headshop sales growth according to data

Investment in our maturing industry has reached a fever pitch. In April 2019, PAX Labs’ $420 million private-investment round made the vaporizer company a unicorn, valued at $1.7 billion. Later that month, Canopy Growth Corp announced a $3.4 billion deal to buy industry investment giant Acreage Holdings. That deal will remain unconsummated until U.S. government removes federal prohibition.

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How to eat, drink, and appreciate cannabis at restaurants

On a recent evening at the James Beard House in New York City, guests decked out in fine dining attire gathered for an intimate dinner party. The James Beard Foundation had once again invited its members to enjoy cocktails, food, and wine while mingling with the makers themselves. However, what made this dinner party different was that the key talking point— terpenes (more on that later)—was something about which this group of seasoned foodies knew very little. And what made it memorable was that a leading voice in the culinary industry showcased how cooking with cannabis can elevate cuisine even in the absence of a high.

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How CBD oil prices have changed from 2012 to today

CBD oil prices quietly hit a historical low recently, and nobody is talking about it. We dug through the archives of cannabidiol prices to see just how major the change is, found the events which caused these changes, and attempt to predict the future of CBD product pricing.

 

The First Mainstream CBD Product

The year is 2012, CBD is such a well-kept secret that even a Google search renders virtually no results on the topic. Unless you’re ready to trek through pages of scientific research reports, looking up the definition to every other word that even the deepest depths of your biology class memories won’t help you decipher.

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The 5 most profitable pot stocks on the planet

Bigfoot. The Loch Ness monster. Profitable pot stocks -- All three things are rumored to exist but are very hard to find.

Investors have good news, though: It's not impossible to find the third item on the list. While most cannabis-related companies remain unprofitable even when their sales are soaring, there are a handful of businesses operating in the cannabis industry that are actually generating solid earnings.

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The best cannabis stock to buy in June

The global cannabis industry is growing at a torrid rate -- and the marijuana market may become far larger than many investors currently expect.

Investment firm Cowen recently boosted its worldwide cannabis sales forecast to $75 billion by 2030, up from a previous projection of $50 billion by 2026. Bank of America is even more optimistic; its analysts believe the marijuana market could one day reach $166 billion in annual sales.

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5 things you need to know about funding your cannabis business

Any investment in the cannabis industry is considered a high-risk. Why? Cannabis is still pretty much the wild west. While marijuana is not yet federally legal, cannapreneurs struggle with balancing enticing opportunities in the industry with the limiting legislation. Many entrepreneurs commit to loans with high interest rates that are difficult to pay off in desperation to get their business off the ground, but you don’t have to. Here’s everything you need to know about securing funding for your cannabis business.

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Here’s what pregnant and breastfeeding women need to know about CBD

Marijuana isn’t largely accepted as safe for use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. There is research that indicates that THC transfers to breast milk and may affect infant development. Additionally, when used during pregnancy, marijuana may negatively affect uterine blood flow according to Pediatrics.

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USPS clarifies hemp/cannabidiol product mailing policy

Last week, the United States Postal Service (USPS) published a revision of its policy on the mailing of hemp-based products, including cannabidiol.

USPS is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government and is responsible for providing postal services in the USA. It delivers 47 percent of the world’s mail and has more than half a million employees.

In recent months, USPS has seen an influx of enquiries regarding using the service to transport cannabis oil and other products derived from cannabis. It has had guidelines in place for several months internally and has now made those public.

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Best CBD wellness gifts for Father’s Day 2019

Father’s day is just around the corner. Sick of buying the same sort of gifts year after year? Try something unique and grab a CBD gift for your dad.

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Marijuana stocks to take a look at in the second half of June

The marijuana stock market has seen some major advancements in only a short period of time. In just a few short years, cannabis has become one of the most exciting markets of the present day. This is due not only to the commitment of growers and those who supply the market with the product but to the smaller companies as well who are working to put forth a massive amount of innovation. All in all, cannabis continues to show why so many people are intrigued by the market. With projections looking in range for the near future, marijuana stocks continue to present new opportunities to all.

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