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There are obvious upsides and downsides to cannabis regulation. Gone are the days when it was a free for all, for outlaws growing in California’s hills, under the limited protections California’s medical cannabis laws provided. While there is no longer the threat of arrest and incarceration, for the most part, there are also a lot…
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As cannabis markets continue to gain traction, inconsistent and largely unpredictable markets have left recreational consumers in an informational fog. Try as the industry may, or may not to inform consumers, the lack of knowledge was evident when an established Colorado hash company opened a second operation in California. Expecting high demand for their solventless…
cbd-oil-now-available-without-prescriptions-at-pharmacies
After the federal government legalized hemp, a Cannabis Sativa plant, companies rushed into the cannabis landscape to create a wide variety of products. CBD or cannabidiol is one of the most popular compounds derived from hemp. It is an anti-inflammatory and non-psychoactive compound which means while it helps alleviate the symptoms of many diseases, it…
usda-announces-risk-management-programs-forhemp
According to a press release published earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced two new programs available for hemp growers to mitigate their risk. The first is called Multi-Peril Crop Insurance (MPCI), which is a pilot hemp insurance program designed to cover against “loss of yield because of insurable causes of loss…
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Two thirds of all states and the District of Columbia have, to varying degrees, legalized cannabis. With the recent addition of Illinois, eleven states now allow adult recreational use. But cannabis entrepreneurs’ rush of excitement and dreams of cashing in is met with fierce competition and economic risks that makes the dreams, which look so…
anab-accredits-purelabs
According to a press release, the ANSI National Accreditation Board (ANAB) accredited Pure Labs, LLC to ISO/IEC 17025. The Phoenix, Arizona-based laboratory achieved the accreditation after demonstrating the ability to meet general requirements for the competence of testing labs. The press release says that Pure Labs is one of the first cannabis testing labs in…
retired-uk-rugby-players-george-kruis-and-dominic-day-launch-cbd-business-soon-to-be-available-in-100-stores-throughout-the-uk
Source: forbes Long-time professional rugby players, George Kruis and Dominic Day saw an opportunity when the UK legalized medical cannabis in 2018,  to give back to the community that has sustained and nurtured them both.  While realizing the potential of medical cannabis, the duo was also mindful of the harmful pervasiveness fo opioid use in…
presidential-candidate-bernie-sanders-pledges-legalized-marijuana-in-all-50-states-on-day-one-as-president
With just two days remaining for the Iowa caucus, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is pledging to legalize marijuana in all 50 states immediately if he is elected to the White House.  The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate said at a rally in Cedar Rapids that they will end the destructive war on drugs. He went on…
european-cannabis-is-the-emerging-market-to-attract-north-americaninvestment
Europe continues to be the new frontier of medical and wellness developments in the cannabis industry, with various sources predicting that Europe will become the world’s largest legal cannabis market over the next 5 years. Key related statistics, include: A population of over 740 million (over double US and Canada combined) Total cannabis market estimated…
german-medical-cannabis-imports-doubled-in-2019.-sowhat
Germany, for all of the other developments going on right now (globally) is still chugging forward, in integrating medical cannabis. It is slow going – but certainly going. In terms of overall numbers, there is certainly an interesting story to tell. The import of medical cannabis grade flowers also more than doubled last year over…