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Blockchain techonology hopes to keep CBD honest

Olympic silver medal skier, Devin Logan, is wrapping up a three-month suspension for using a cannabis-based product she says contained higher-than-allowed levels of the banned substance, THC.

Logan expressed her disappointment on social media, saying that she made a serious mistake that she regrets completely. She explains that she was using a CBD product that she trusted did not contain more than trace amounts of THC, a cannabinoid banned by most sports organizations, only to find out by USADA that, in fact, the tests came back positive.

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Aurora Cannabis strikes oil in Germany, and higher revenue and profit margins should be on the way

Nearly everyone has focused on Aurora Cannabis' (NYSE:ACB) great opportunity in the Canadian recreational marijuana market. The company has gotten off to a pretty good start with that opportunity, capturing a 20% market share in its latest quarter.

But nearly everyone also knows that Aurora's future rides largely on international medical marijuana markets. The largest of these international opportunities right now is Germany. On Tuesday, Aurora Cannabis announced that it had begun selling cannabis oils to German pharmacies. It's a milestone that should mean that higher revenue and profit margins are on the way. 

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Marijuana's dividend giant just boosted its payout -- again

It's no secret that marijuana stocks have drawn the attention of many interested investors. With the rising acceptance of cannabis for its medicinal properties as well as its recreational appeal, cultivators are working hard to boost their production capacity in order to take advantage of newly legal markets in key jurisdictions across the globe.

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Why marijuana stock Cronos Group has skyrocketed 104% so far in 2019

What happened

Shares of Cronos Group (NASDAQ:CRON) have already more than doubled this year, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence. The Canadian cannabis producer is benefitting from a host of powerful growth catalysts. 

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Learn more about the benefits of cannabidiol tea

Both tea and cannabidiol or CBD have been used for centuries as health aids. While tea is well known for its many health benefits, cannabidiol has, in recent days, become more accepted for its various positive effects.

Mixing up these natural remedies is one way of coming up with the best CBD tea with a concoction that can provide a mood and energy boost or relieve a variety of symptoms.

 

Conditions CBD can be used to treat or alleviate:

Nausea:

Tue
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What Marijuana REIT Innovative Industrial has to show investors Thursday

Marijuana stocks took a sizable hit in 2018, but they've taken advantage of a fresh start to climb to new heights in the first couple of months of 2019. Many of the best-known cannabis cultivation companies have seen their stocks soar especially high, but one noteworthy player in the marijuana industry has seen similarly strong returns despite having no direct exposure to production or cultivation of cannabis.

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Pot stock round-up: 4 of the best cannabis-related companies

TSX index investors looking for high-growth stocks to buy now for capital gains are still eyeing Canadian cannabis stocks as well as those tangentially connected with them. But do these stocks still offer high growth or is the industry holding its breath? Let’s take a look at four of the most popular pure-play and cannabis-related stocks, starting with an industry outsider that joined the party last year to great fanfare.

Tue
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Does hemp oil have health benefits?

It seems like everyone and her sister (and grandma, and aunt and second cousin twice-removed, and ... you get it) is sprinkling CBD oil in her smoothies because of claims it can help with everything from pain to anxiety. But what about CBD's sister: hemp oil? Are hemp oil benefits legit? Proponents say it can help with sleep and anxiety, balance your hormones, make your skin glow, and protect your ticker. But here's what you should know before you start drizzling it on top of your food or slathering it on your skin.

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Cannabis drinks taste a lot like urine, but a Canadian company thinks it’s found a solution

Infused-drinks are predicted to bring in some serious cash—$600 million in the U.S. by 2022, as estimated by Canaccord Genuity Group. That can only mean good news, considering the decline in beer consumption and legalization of cannabis in Canada and several U.S. states.

But it’s not. That’s because infused drinks taste awful, almost like urine, or soap dish, as per a recent The Wall Street Journal report.

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Aurora Cannabis just hit a dubious milestone

Last year, the marijuana industry broke so many barriers that it was easy to lose count. Aside from just ending nine decades of recreational marijuana prohibition in Canada, we also saw the U.S.

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