North America

Tue
21
May

How cannabis can benefit your sleep

Cannabis and the various compounds found within this plant have been found to have numerous benefits for sleep. 

As more states are making the use of medical marijuana legal, more people are considering the use of cannabis to aid with sleep and sleep disorders. While all effects of cannabis on sleep are still unknown, scientific research to date has confirmed beneficial relaxing and sedative effects. One study found cannabis was helpful for falling asleep, while another found that it could lengthen the time spent in deep, slow wave sleep.

Tue
21
May

Dehydration technology delivers CBD into bloodstream within minutes.

A new Lexaria animal study shows DehydraTECH formulation can pass up to 475% more CBD into the bloodstream than MCT oil based products.

Lexiaria’s DehydraTECH formulation was shown to deliver more CBD into the bloodstream (up to 475 percent more) within 15 minutes than a coconut oil based product did in an hour. Coconut oil, a medium chain triglyceride (“MCT”) oil, is often used as a co-ingredient to make cannabis edibles throughout North America.

Tue
21
May

Is there a trend for low fat, low calorie edibles?

Long gone are the days when pot brownies were the standard edible option.

Tue
21
May

This study busts the biggest myths about legal cannabis dispensaries

Local officials and law enforcers often have fears that allowing legal cannabis shops to operate within their jurisdictions will have detrimental effects, writes Calvin Hughes. Some people fear that allowing pot shops in their neighborhood will increase violent crime rates, allow young people easier access to the drug and lower the property value of surrounding homes.

But is any of that true?

Tue
21
May

Marijuana stocks to get excited about this week

The marijuana stock market has left nothing to be desired for investors who have been watching the industry for some time now. The market has changed quite drastically over the course of the past few years which is one of the main reasons so many people have flocked to it. One of the largest shifts has been that of the general aura surrounding the industry. Many people have become overwhelmingly comfortable with the idea of legal cannabis, which has, in turn, made the investor space one of the friendliest that we have ever seen.

Tue
21
May
Tue
21
May

Big things are in the works for marijuana stocks

The marijuana stock market has been moving forward with quite a large amount of propensity toward the future. In the past few years, we have seen the industry change quite drastically, allowing companies to reach their full potential or at least move toward it. Although there is still a long way to go, it seems as though we are on the right track for meeting future goals. One of the most important things to keep in mind is to always do the research and to not be consumed by only the companies at the top of the industry.

Mon
20
May

Paranoia in the markets: 4 hot cannabis stocks to ponder

Though Canopy Growth‘s (TSX:WEED)(NYSE:CGC) deal with Acreage Holdings Inc. should perhaps have been a cause for celebration in the cannabis stock trading community, the somewhat negative press that followed, including criticism of the deal, seems to have hurt the sector more than might have been expected.

Mon
20
May

The Emerald Cup is expanding to Europe

The world’s premier outdoor cannabis event is going international. This August, the Emerald Cup will partner with a cannabis education festival in Britain for a cannabis cultivation event on the other side of the Atlantic.

Mon
20
May

Marijuana companies lied to you, major pot CEO alleges

In case you haven't noticed, the green rush is well under way. Having long been considered a taboo industry, the legal marijuana industry is stepping out of the shadows and into the spotlight. After generating $5.4 billion in legal worldwide sales in 2015, according to Arcview Market Research and BDS Analytics, one Wall Street firm is forecasting $75 billion in annual sales potential by 2030. If accurate, this represents a compound annual growth rate of more than 19%, and it'd undoubtedly make legal weed the growth story of our generation.

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