Cannabis: A Remedy for the Soil?

Hemp offers untold benefits for the soil, production processes, renewable fuel and sustainable fashion. The internet has been awash in new health apps to improve sleep and wellness and an enormous amount of information on CBD oil, a product derived from cannabis, also commonly known as the source of marijuana. Of cannabis’ compounds called cannabinoids are two primary components: THC and CBD, the latter is its non-psychoactive component. CBD has been rebranded – it was…

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Infusing Marijuana With Data: Cannabis Industry Vets Aim to Clear the Haze in a Booming Industry

Cy Scott, Brian Wansolich, and Scott Vickers had just sold their popular cannabis directory Leafly to Privateer Holdings. As they plotted their next endeavor, one word kept coming up in almost every conversation: data. The legal pot trade was starving for it. Brands were coming on the scene in droves. Investors were pouring in millions of dollars. And there were any number of ways to deliver pot to consumers — plant strains, oils, tinctures, vape…

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5 Essential Cannabis Trends You Can’t Afford to Miss

New research indicates these events will drive the global cannabis market. Figuring out where the cannabis industry is heading next is no easy task. The industry is filled with a seemingly daily deluge of noise and breaking news. But there are a handful of trends and events you should keep an eye on. Arcview Market Research in partnership with BDS Analytics has discovered key data points that reveal some of the big industry levers shaping…

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Health Canada Revokes Licences of B.C. Cannabis Producer Agrima

Company under creditor protection as Health Canada finds 'unauthorized activities'. B.C. cannabis producer Agrima Botanicals Corp. has had its licences revoked by Health Canada, months after the company disclosed the regulator's finding that “unauthorized activities” with pot took place at the firm. Agrima is now listed on Health Canada's website of licensed producers with the status “revoked,” after having its licences suspended last fall. – Read the entire article at CBC News.

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If Cannabis Is Having Any Dire Health Effects, Canadian Hospitals Haven’t Seen Them

More than half a year in, Canada’s relaxed cannabis laws appear to be earning a clean bill of health from major medical organizations. While many hard numbers on health shifts are not yet available, some of the country’s largest mental health and emergency centres say the new laws have dumped no discernible increase in cannabis-related cases on their doorsteps. “It’s certainly something that we’re very concerned about and want to be watching for,” says Robert…

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