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Cannabis industry gets crafty with terpenes

Cannabis industry gets crafty with terpenes

Credit: Shutterstock (all) Terpenes are being added to numerous cannabis products to enhance flavor and boost potential health benefits. Terpenes, terpenoids, terps. Whatever you call them, these compounds in cannabis that give it distinctive aromas and flavors are popping up in consumer products everywhere. In US states where medical and …

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CBD, Hemp and Cannabis Pop-Up Event Comes to Montclair

CBD, Hemp and Cannabis Pop-Up Event Comes to Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ – A Cannabis Culture Pop-Up event has been scheduled for Thursday, August 8 in Montclair. This social gathering is designed to introduce the canna-curious, novice, and seasoned cannabis enthusiasts to an opportunity to sample, shop, and savor CBD products.  Workshops will be designed to educate guests about Hemp-derived CBD for health, wellness, …

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The stories you might have missed this weekend

The stories you might have missed this weekend

It’s been an eventful weekend in the North East. On Saturday night, the streets of Felling descended into panic over terrifying rumours of a child abduction – which fortunately turned out to be a false alarm . And there was tragedy in Chester-Le-Street on Sunday as a man was stabbed …

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Cannabis Company M&A: Curaleaf To Acquire Grassroots

Cannabis Company M&A: Curaleaf To Acquire Grassroots

Cannabis for sale. ©Sara Brittany Somerset Wakefield, Mass. – Curaleaf Holdings, Inc. (CSE: CURA) (OTCQX: CURLF) (“Curaleaf”), a vertically integrated cannabis operator in the United States, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire GR Companies, Inc. (“Grassroots”), a vertically- integrated multi-state operator, in a cash and stock …

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Fairfax officials struggling to set cannabis rules

Fairfax officials struggling to set cannabis rules

Fairfax officials tabled a vote on a cannabis ordinance again this week, as Town Council members continue to spar over “buffer zone” regulations meant to protect youths. The council voted 3-2 on Wednesday, with Barbara Coler and Peter Lacques dissenting, to adjust the buffer zone requirements of the ordinance for …

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The 14 cannabis farms smashed by police so far this year

The 14 cannabis farms smashed by police so far this year

More than halfway through the year, and police have already smashed more than a dozen cannabis farms in our region. Taken together, these illegal operations have a turnover of millions, so it’s not surprising crooks think it’s worth taking a chance. But as the following examples demonstrate, far from cannabis …

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The Absurdity of Aurora Cannabis’ Latest Analyst Downgrade

The Absurdity of Aurora Cannabis' Latest Analyst Downgrade

Aurora Cannabis (NYSE: ACB) emerged as one of analysts’ favorite marijuana stocks earlier this year. In March, Cowen analyst Vivien Azer picked Aurora as her top pot stock. Other analysts jumped on the Aurora bandwagon as well, including Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Christopher Carey. But Carey recently downgraded Aurora to neutral …

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