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How A Cannabis Company Was Affected By The Full Scale War in Ukraine

DNIPRO, Ukraine – Everyone was surprised when the war in Ukraine started. In the weeks before February 24th, many people thought Putin was simply playing hard-ball and his massive military build-ups and war maneuvers were only a bluff.  War isn’t new for Ukraine. Ukraine was the site of many bloody battles against Fascism in WWII. ...

September 13th, 2022|

Delic Announces Two Key Executive Appointments

VANCOUVER, BC– Delic Holdings Corp (CSE: DELC) (OTCQB: DELCF) (FRA: 6X0), today shared details regarding two executive appointments. Matt Stang, co-founder and CEO of Delic, has been appointed to the role of Executive Chairman. Kevin Nicholson, COO of Delic, will transition into the role of Chief Executive Officer in addition to joining the company's Board ...

August 17th, 2022|

Jamie Pearson to Step Down as Bhang President/CEO and Director

LAS VEGAS- Bhang Inc. (CSE:BHNG) (OTCQB:BHNGF) ("Bhang" or the "Company") has announced the resignation of President, CEO, and Board Member, Jamie L. Pearson, who has been with the Company since 2015 and has served as President/CEO of the award-winning brand since 2019. Under Ms. Pearson's leadership, Bhang transformed from a California favorite into a global cannabis ...

August 10th, 2022|

Ann Shulgin, Pioneer of Psychedelics in Therapy, Dies Age 91

SAN FRANCISCO Ann Shulgin, who co-authored two influential books on the topic and, along with her late husband Alexander Shulgin, pioneered the use of psychedelic chemicals in psychotherapy, has passed away at the age of 91. According to Wendy Tucker, Shulgin's daughter, the condition known as chronic obstructive lung disease had made her ill. In ...

July 13th, 2022|

From ”Soapbar” to Novel Laws: Cannabis in the UK 

By Conor MacCleod- SCOTLAND, UK–A fourteen-year-old boy stands waiting on a front doorstep. His friend, Mark, waits at the end of the path, anxious to see what happens. The boy reaches out, hand shaking, ‘knock, knock, knock’. The door opens to a woman in her fifties, wearing a pink bathrobe, hair wet, smoking a cigarette. ...

June 27th, 2022|

The Promise of Indigenous Cannabis in New York

By Jessica Reilly –All eyes are on the New York cannabis market. It’s been over a year since cannabis was legalized in New York, but the state has been slow to get things up and running. This is thanks to a combination of political roadblocks, and plant advocates who stress the importance of getting the ...

June 27th, 2022|

My Cannabis Cruise Pipe Dream

By Matthew Dean–Have you ever been on a cruise? The second time I went on a cruise I was lucky enough to be connected to a group of stoners sourcing their DNA from the Dam, twice a year. At the time, I was slinging some of the funkiest shit in Palm Beach County – no ...

June 9th, 2022|

Rolling Trays Vs. Frisbee™

By Dan Russell- I can’t help chuckling when I see a rolling tray emblazoned with Rick and Morty graphics, some psychedelic paisley pattern, or an astronaut smoking a blunt. Cannabis might be legal, and no one is going to give you the side-eye when they see a rolling tray in your back seat, but that’s no ...

June 9th, 2022|

Cannabis Industry Gets Behind The ”Bud For Blood” Initiative

LOS ANGELES--Several cannabis industry organizations today announced they have joined forces to create “BudforBlood,” a public health education campaign designed to increase awareness of the critical blood shortage in the U.S. and inspire a new generation to become blood donors.  In addition to consumer education, the campaign is asking the cannabis industry and their customers ...

June 9th, 2022|

The Dinner Invite We All Want: On Meeting Jordan R Wagman

By Nicole Stover - One of my favorite things about being a journalist in cannabis is the chance to meet some real motherfuckers who are serious about making change in the world. One such person is Jordan R Wagman, the renowned chef.  Jordan started our interview sporting his red-rimmed sunglasses and taking fatty rips off ...

June 9th, 2022|

Preserving The Cannabis Culture That Raised Me

By Nigel Despinasse --“No weed is legal.” My high school disciplinarian delivered these words to us in detention one afternoon, following a debate about Colorado's decision to legalize the plant for recreational use. His disdain was mirrored by his actions, as he had just expelled or put on probation many of my friends for their ...

June 9th, 2022|

A New Frontier in Classifying and Judging Cannabis Flower: The Emerald Cup Does it Right!

By Marcel Menard —As breeders, cultivators, judges and tastemakers continue to push the boundaries and reveal the deeper layers of what defines ‘quality’ in cannabis, the terpene conversation remains central to the discussion. “Dang that flower is really dank and gassy! It also has a nice citrus note like meyer lemons, and even some pepper ...

June 6th, 2022|

A High-Achieving Student

By Julianna Montano–Hello, I am Julianna Montano, President of Cannabis at USC. While it’s been about a year and a half since I’ve taken the mantle, saying that always feels so surreal. To be a voice for this unique intersection of cannabis and college is a bit of a fever dream. After all, I never ...

June 3rd, 2022|

Is The Reign of High THC Strains Coming to an End?

By Ruth Fisher Ph.D.–In the world of cannabis, quality has become synonymous with THC potency. And when the curious enter the market seeking quality product, they quickly learn that quality means potency. So much so, demand for high THC potency currently drives the cannabis flower market. But is this the right metric for quality and if not, what’s a better ...

June 3rd, 2022|

A New Frontier in Classifying and Judging Cannabis Flower: The Emerald Cup Does it Right! 

By Marcel Menard --As breeders, cultivators, judges and tastemakers continue to push the boundaries and reveal the deeper layers of what defines ‘quality’ in cannabis, the terpene conversation remains central to the discussion.  “Dang that flower is really dank and gassy! It also has a nice citrus note like meyer lemons, and even some pepper ...

June 3rd, 2022|

Down with High THC

By Rob Sanchez - Standing in line at the dispensaries here in Las Vegas, one can overhear customers ask for the highest THC products constantly. Bud-tenders throw words like “sativa” and “indica” around as if they mean more than the morphological traits of the plant. They’re not to blame and neither are the clueless customers. ...

June 3rd, 2022|

Welcome to the World of Stoner NFTs

By Bernadette Faure - Do you want to own your stoner identity and earn money without coming out of the green closet, per se? If so, the Internet has come up with a solution for you in the form of NFTs. NFTs give us a new option to share ourselves online.  NFT stands for non-fungible ...

June 3rd, 2022|

A LIFE IN A DAY: Mika Unterman: Founder & President

MIKA UNTERMAN – is a global citizen, having lived, worked, and been educated in Israel, the United States, and Canada. This global citizenship has helped shape her perspective and knowledge of the cannabis industry. Before joining and launching Apical, she excelled as a community manager and cannabis educator, normalizing the widespread use of cannabis recreationally and ...

March 20th, 2022|

A LIFE IN A DAY: Dustin Hoxworth: Co-Founder: Cecily Skincare

DUSTIN HOXWORTH is Co-Founder Cecily Skincare, and Business Development & Creative Marketing Consultant at Element Apothec. With the ultimate goal of full Cannabis integration into every aspect of society, Dustin’s enthusiasm and passion are an infectious part of who he is. As a creative entrepreneur, activist, musician, light sculptor, content creator, and 26-year Legacy Cannabis ...

February 16th, 2022|

A LIFE IN A DAY: Mitch Pfeifer: CEO: Respect My Region

MITCH PFEIFER is the founder and CEO of leading cannabis and music media platform Respect My Region. With a rich entrepreneurial background in digital marketing, and cannabis, Pfeifer has deep experience in highly regulated industries, localized lead generation, and creates leading-edge content that is always under scrutiny by social media platforms.  Mitch was introduced to ...

February 1st, 2022|

Behind The Scenes: Bespoke Financial: Funding the Future of Cannabis

LOS ANGELES–In a relatively short period of time, Bespoke Financial has established itself as the nation’s first cannabis-focused fintech lending platform.  They’ve been in the news lately because they recently secured a new $125 million credit facility for their clients.  A facility to lend money to cannabis companies of all shapes and sizes. Funding for ...

February 1st, 2022|

Highly Capitalized Announces Its Support For Groundbreaking Women In Cannabis Study

LOS ANGELES– Highly Capitalized are proud to announce they are media sponsors of The WomenInCannabis.Study.  The WomenInCannabis.Study is the most comprehensive primary research ever undertaken on women working in cannabis. This scientific, data-driven study is years in the making. It has been led by Jennifer Whetzel of Ladyjane Branding, along with a coalition of dedicated volunteers & supported by some of ...

January 27th, 2022|

New York Cannabis Industry Leaders Unveil Roadmap To Equitable Cannabis Marketplace

NEW YORK CITY- The New York Cannabis Growers and Processors Association is an industry association that represents farmers, processors and other businesses in cannabis. The NYCGPA represent growers, processors, retailers, prospective license-holders, sponsors, and other donors in an effort to ensure that the cannabis industry forming in the wake of legalization is one which benefits ...

January 26th, 2022|
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