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3 tips to futurize your CannaBusiness with artificial intelligence

Cannabis is all the rage these days. In fact, Grand View Research reports that the global legal marijuana market is expected to hit USD $146.4 billion by 2025, meaning your CannaBusiness is either at the forefront of this ever-changing industry, or will be left behind when those projected sales numbers hit.

To avoid getting smoked by the competition, let alone implode due to problems such as lack of traditional credit line access, cannabis start-ups must future-proof their position, evading the exigencies of this growing, yet capricious, market. 

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14
Oct

Why the cannabis industry needs to be better about age verification

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Cannabis is now in 11 U.S. states, plus D.C., and that number continues to grow. Consumers 21 and older can now order cannabis products directly online and have them delivered right to their front door. It’s a dream come true for cannabis consumers, but there has been some controversy over age verification compliance during online transactions.

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11
Oct

Will marijuana stocks see a turn in the market

For those who watch the marijuana stock market, they know that the past few months have not been too kind to investors. All of this could be changing however as new sentiment could begin to go into effect in the near future. With a large amount of research at one’s hand, it becomes much easier to deduce value in the pot stock market. Research seems to be what separates pro-pot stock investors from those who are just starting out.

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11
Oct

5 ways marijuana can improve an active lifestyle

For many, pot is part of a well rounded lifestyle that includes nutrition, fitness and a balanced work life.

If you feel like you’ve tried everything to boost your workouts and take your physical activity to the next level, have you considered marijuana? Before, after, during — they all have their places. With cannabis being the enhancement plant that it is, it’s no wonder that keeping active and using marijuana go hand in hand. For many, pot is part of a well rounded lifestyle that includes nutrition, fitness and a balanced work life.

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11
Oct

Four tips to avoid fake vape cartridges

It’s been a crazy month for vape smokers. The CDC announced that there’s a lung injury outbreak associated with vaping, which has injured over 800 people and caused 12 deaths across multiple states. It’s an alarming set of statistics that have prompted rash decisions, with states outright banning vape products. With so much misinformation flying around, the least you can do is ensure that the product you’re vaping is legitimate.

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11
Oct

Cannabis: a remedy for the soil?

Hemp offers untold benefits for the soil, production processes, renewable fuel and sustainable fashion.

The internet has been awash in new health apps to improve sleep and wellness and an enormous amount of information on CBD oil, a product derived from cannabis, also commonly known as the source of marijuana.

Of cannabis’ compounds called cannabinoids are two primary components: THC and CBD, the latter is its non-psychoactive component. CBD has been rebranded - it was previously known as hemp oil and is also called cannabis oil and cannabidiol. 

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11
Oct

Hemp: What Are the top three stocks for October?

Hemp is a type of cannabis that contains less THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and more of CBD (cannabidiol). THC is responsible for delivering the “high” associated with drugs. Notably, THC is dangerous when consumed in large quantities. However, CBD helps treat various health conditions. The Trump administration legalized hemp in December 2018. In September 2018, The Brightfield Group estimated that the CBD market would reach $22 billion by 2022.

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11
Oct

The great race to become the World’s weed supplier

Companies vying to be the biggest cannabis producer in America or Canada are wasting their time and suffering from a crippling lack of vision. The real play is to make a bid to become the worldwide leader in global cannabis exports — like firms in Jamaica and Lesotho as well as Canada are attempting to do — and the window of time to get in is closing fast, according to one entrepreneur with clear-cut plans to curb that market.

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11
Oct

New trial will study the effects of CBD in dogs

It seems like cannabidiol (CBD) is popping up in everything these days, from

Fri
11
Oct

FDA's Official vape warning undermines cannabis industry's growth plans

Some marijuana investors may have quietly suspected the outbreak of hundreds of respiratory illnesses and at least 14 deaths among the "vaping" crowd was closely linked to the usage of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), or the component of marijuana that creates a psychotropic euphoria. But it wasn't until Friday of last week the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) explicitly said as much when it warned all consumers to stop vaping any product containing THC.

It's not an outright ban, to be clear, and the FDA concedes it will need to do more work in order to establish a cause and effect relationship. Many of the reported health problems appear to be caused by tainted black-market cannabis, as well.

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