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Jun

5 tips for getting a job in the weed industry

The weed industry is at an exciting new starting point, as each new legal state offers a new load of job opportunities for those who seek it.

Just like every other industry, capitalism allows us to monetize nearly every aspect of the weed industry that is still fairly new, but most importantly, going to get bigger. Barring a complete disaster, marijuana has pretty much ingrained itself into our lives, and isn’t going anywhere.

If you are a diehard stoner or just looking for a new start, the green industry has a place for everyone and new jobs opening every day.

Fri
31
May

Does CBD interact with other drugs? Here’s what you need to know

Cannabidiol, commonly known as CBD, has been steadily gaining popularity as both a medical treatment and a health and wellness ingredient since cannabis legalization last fall. The non-psychoactive cannabinoid has been shown to be beneficial for a variety of conditions, especially anxiety, inflammation and pain management.

Fri
31
May

Do energy and environmental impacts mean marijuana stocks will go up in smoke?

Money continues to pour into marijuana stocks at a feverish clip, despite growing fears that legal cannabis cultivators are the latest iteration of a market bubble. While cultivators such as Canopy Growth (TSX:WEED)(NYSE:CGC), Aurora, and Cronos have made outstanding gains of 35%, 58%, and 163%, respectively, over the last year, industry insiders are claiming there is further massive upside ahead and short sellers are circling.

Fri
31
May

Which marijuana stocks can we count on for innovation in the industry?

Innovation in the marijuana market is something that has been quite hard to come by for the vast majority of companies in the industry. Over the past year or so, we have seen many businesses shoot up in value due to their commitment to progressing alongside the market. While it can at times be hard to find the right company to pick, there are some that come to mind as we move into the future of the marijuana stock market. The most important thing to note however, is for one to always do the proper research before putting any money into a company.

Fri
31
May

Mental health and cannabis: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Scores of people use cannabis to treat their mental health conditions, whether using a state-approved ID or by self-medicating on the illicit market. A lack of conclusive data remains due to federal restrictions, limiting understanding the plant’s true efficacy. People in need aren’t waiting for that day to come. Instead, they are going off anecdotal evidence and the available scientific data to justify their self-medicated treatment plans.

We’ve come to find out that many of these cannabis-based regimens have alleviated symptoms in several health conditions. However, in some, cannabis could prove to be either ineffective and even detrimental to the person’s well-being.

Fri
31
May

Cannabis stocks fall in step with broader market as latest earnings fail to impress

Cannabis stocks fell Wednesday, weighed down by weakness in the broader markets and disappointment about some of the latest earnings from the sector.

The major indexes were lower as concerns about the global economy and fears of a protracted trade war weighed on sentiment. A disappointing jobs report from Germany and China’s threat on rare earth minerals — needed for all the gadgets of modern life — added to the downdraft.

Fri
31
May

Google cracks down on marijuana sale and delivery apps

The Google Play store is no longer allowing apps to facilitate marijuana purchases or deliveries, no matter the product in question or the state’s legal status of the plant.

Here are some examples of common violations according to Google Play:

Thu
30
May

The only 3 marijuana stocks you need to own

Marijuana stocks are hot these days. And there’s a good reason why. As Canada and several U.S. states have legalized cannabis for both recreational and medical use, the sector has plenty of potential. In fact, some analysts think that by 2025, the cannabis sector could grow to be a $146 billion industry. That means it will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 34% from today. Naturally, many start-ups and early stage marijuana stocks have jumped into the fray to take advantage of that growth.

Thu
30
May

CBD may be all the rage, but cannabis terpenes are about to hit big

In a period of just five scant years, cannabis has gone from the frequently maligned status of stoner counterculture to a Kardashian-level social phenomenon. Popularity of the plant has eclipsed even the most avid marijuana supporters’ expectations. That success has had a lot to do with many decades of activists fighting for legalization state by state, combined with powerful political interests in America taking a can’t-beat-em-join-em approach to the popular substance. There are enormous profits to be made in weed and corporations are ready to do what they do best — acquire it, scale it, and mass distribute it into every CVS, Starbucks and Walmart on the planet.

Thu
30
May

New research finds CBD could save dogs from this one illness

Many people want to know the truth around CBD for pets. Could it legitimately help my dog or is just snakeskin oil? And while CBD has been promised as a cure for dog’s anxiety or cancer, a new study is demonstrating CBD’s effectiveness in treating one specific ailment.

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