Police find huge £100k cannabis farm during raid on house

Police find huge £100k cannabis farm during raid on house

Tell-tale signs of a cannabis factory include: *A strong, sweet, leafy odour coming from an address. *A constant low humming noise. *Windows blacked out or curtains drawn all day. *Large silver ducting tubes coming from the property. *Powerful lights on at night. *Residents not living at the premises full time, only visiting for short periods. […]

The Cannabis Sustainability Inquiry: Could Marijuana And Hemp Offer The Solution To The World’s Toughest Environmental, Social, And Economic Problems?

The Cannabis Sustainability Inquiry: Could Marijuana And Hemp Offer The Solution To The World’s Toughest Environmental, Social, And Economic Problems?

A series on global perspectives and examples of cannabis environmental, social, and economic sustainability in theory and practice. As a nascent (legal) consumer industry, the cannabis industry has a chance to invent itself from the ground up in the image of modern-day social, economic, and environmental sustainability. In this on-going series, I will share global […]

This Is The Most Marijuana-Friendly Congress In History

This Is The Most Marijuana-Friendly Congress In History

With the House and Senate heading into a month-long August recess this week, it’s a good time to look back at what lawmakers have accomplished so far this year when it comes to marijuana reform: It is unquestionable that the 116th Congress is the most cannabis-friendly Congress in history. Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call Getty […]

Antitrust issues weigh on US cannabis stocks

Antitrust issues weigh on US cannabis stocks

The U.S. cannabis industry has seen billions of dollars of acquisitions in recent months, attracting scrutiny from federal trustbusters examining whether planned purchases could quash competition in the emerging marijuana industry. The U.S. Department of Justice’s review of the deals – including those involving Chicago-based Cresco Labs (CSE: CL; OTC: CRLBF) and Arizona-based Harvest Health & Recreation (CSE: HARV; OTC: […]

The Massachusetts Cannabis Market Is Booming—Thanks to New York

The Massachusetts Cannabis Market Is Booming—Thanks to New York

GREAT BARRINGTON, MA — On a recent Wednesday afternoon, the wait to get inside Theory Wellness was breezy: just 30 minutes. On weekends, it can take up to two hours to get into the town’s first and only adult-use cannabis shop. Long lines are still common in Massachusetts, where only 22 stores have opened statewide since […]

Hopeful Research into Cannabis Treatment for Cannabis Dependency

Hopeful Research into Cannabis Treatment for Cannabis Dependency

Whether you believe you’re addicted to cannabis, or severely dependent on it, if you’re trying to reduce consumption and have been unable to do so with behavioral therapy alone, there may be some hopeful news. Researchers at the University of Sydney have found promising results from their study of a cannabinoid agonist medication that targets […]

Ventura Cannabis shares path to C$10 million revenue target, posts first financials as cannabis company

Ventura Cannabis shares path to C$10 million revenue target, posts first financials as cannabis company

Corp () outlined its plans to increase revenue generation as it reported its financials for the first quarter following the company’s transition into cannabis. Los-Angeles based Ventura is a vertically integrated, California-focused cannabis company currently building its distribution channels via revenue sharing agreements with dispensaries. The firm launched into the cannabis industry […]

Does Cannabis Interact with the Gut Microbiome?

CB1 versus CB2

As more and more countries legalize Cannabis sp. for medicinal and recreational use, research studies continue to explore and validate its potential therapeutic effects. An example of this is the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases. The anecdotal evidence of the efficacy of cannabis in various gastrointestinal disorders has been corroborated by the discovery of endogenous cannabinoids, […]

UK’s first national medical cannabis pilot study launched – Pharmafield

UK's first national medical cannabis pilot study launched - Pharmafield

CBD and full spectrum cannabis oil brand, Cannuba, is supporting the UK’s first national pilot study for medical cannabis, Project TWENTY21, which launched earlier this month. Run by Drug Science, the UK’s leading independent scientific body on drugs, Project TWENTY21 aims to enrol 20,000 patients into the pilot before the end of 2021, using a […]