Month: October 2020

A quick guide on how to build a brute bucket, a grow setup built with a 32-gallon trash can. Like the content? Then check out The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Creating CBD Products From Scratch guide at Items I Used to Build This Setup: 32-Gallon Trash Can w/ Lid: 150w HPS Grow Light:
Authorities seized more than 400 pounds of illegal marijuana during a raid in a Northern California grow house. The Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office discovered more than 1,400 marijuana plants in the West Point grow house, about 70 miles southeast of Sacramento, on Thursday, according to a statement. Subscribe to KCRA on YouTube now for more:
CBD is short for cannabidiol, one of thousands of cannabinoids found naturally in cannabis. CBD interacts with our endocannabinoid system, influencing receptors in our brain and immune system. CBD can influence these receptors to produce anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. CBD works without thinning the blood or causing ulceration. CBD is the perfect way to deal
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 that the pardon process for people who received sentences for simple marijuana possession would be “simplified” and free. He said legalization was needed because the previous prohibition wasn’t working and more young Canadians were using marijuana illegally. He added when asked if he would use
Part 3 of our opioid series supported by the NIHCM Foundation looks at the potential for marijuana to improve outcomes in opioid addiction therapy. Some studies have shown that prescribing marijuana can ease the path to shaking an opioid dependence. There’s some new research in this area, and we’ll go through some of the studies.
Canadian greenhouse giant Village Farms International is moving ahead with plans to take over a firm it started as a joint venture to produce marijuana and CBD in British Columbia. Village Farms, one of North America’s largest producers of greenhouse tomatoes, bell peppers and cucumbers, has approval from its joint-venture partner Emerald Health Therapeutics to
Vegetable growers across the U.S. weren’t among the traditional farmers heavily diversifying into hemp production in 2020. According to a survey of 437 farmers by trade journal American Vegetable Grower, 77% said they had no intention of planting the crop this year. Just 4% of farmers said they planned to grow hemp while 19% indicated
NOTE FROM TED: Please do not look to this talk for medical advice. We’ve flagged this talk for falling outside TEDx’s content guidelines. While cannabis and CBD are an emerging field of study, their associated health effects remain inconclusive and unsupported by current scientific evidence. TEDx events are independently organized by volunteers. The guidelines we
Cannabis lab technicians can make the perfect oil, but the accompanying hardware needs to be on par for the customer to have a quality experience. (Photo courtesy of The Blinc Group) (This story appears in the October issue of Marijuana Business Magazine.) Cannabis extraction companies labor over making perfectly flavorful and potent oil. But if
(A version of this story first appeared at Marijuana Business Daily.) A Bahamas committee charged with laying out an economic recovery plan recommends the country legalize hemp and hemp extracts. Presented last week, the Economic Recovery Committee report also calls on the nation to legalize marijuana. The recommendations were part of a broader report presented
(Editor’s note: This story is part of a recurring series of commentaries from professionals connected to the hemp industry. Robert Ziner is founder and CEO of the Canadian Industrial Hemp Corp., which uses artificial intelligence to process hemp stalks and fiber to make hemp-based bio-composite pellets.) In many business opportunities, especially those focused on basic
New York’s state health department has released regulations for making and selling hemp extracts in foods, drinks, vapes and cosmetics. The regulations released Monday put New York alongside other states setting their own standards for edible CBD, flouting federal health guidance that the extract can’t go in food. The sale of smokable hemp flower in
Although CBD oil is derived from the hemp plant, hemp oil and CBD oil are two vastly different substances. Read the full blog post here: Hemp oil is made from hemp seeds and contains less than 0.0001% of CBD in volume. CBD oil is made from the flower of the hemp plant, containing around
Our Jessica Stone & Tom Carroll sit down for an exclusive interview with the Capitol Hill’s most influential Cannabis lobbyist. Saphira Galoob of the National Cannabis Roundtable shares her take on the current regulatory picture and offers which lawmakers she believes can turn the tide towards federal legalization. Sign up today for Cannabis Capitalist! –
A Wyoming hemp company is suing the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and police in southern California for allegedly destroying more than $3 million worth of hemp they mistook for marijuana. Agro Dynamics LLC says in a lawsuit filed in San Diego that local and federal officers raided the company’s facilities in September 2019 after an aerial
When Ben Williams added hemp seeds to his recipe while fermenting vodka, a curious thing happened: His yields got larger and what started as a hobby became a business opportunity. With friend and co-founder, Wendell Robbins III, Williams created Highway Vodka, a hemp-based spirit now sold throughout Texas, Georgia and California. It’s been in stores