Monthly Archives: August 2021

FDA Approves Application for New CBD Therapy

FDA Approves Application for New CBD Therapy

Here’s the latest CBD news: CardiolRX, a CBD-based drug developed to help with heart problems with or without COVID-19 complications, has had their Investigational New Drug application (IND) approved by the FDA. Epidiolex has been approved by the FDA to treat a third condition characterized by seizures called tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC).  Clinical oncologists surveyed […]

State by State Cannabis Updates

Quick Hits: State by State Cannabis Updates

New Hampshire Surrounded by legal adult-use states, will New Hampshire follow suit?  NEW ENGLAND – Bordered by Maine and Massachusetts, which legalized adult-use cannabis in 2016, and Vermont, which legalized it in 2018, the State of New Hampshire is isolated in its prohibition of adult-use cannabis.  However, adults 21 and older with valid identification from […]

All the Latest Cannabis Industry News

Quick Hits: All the Latest Cannabis Industry News

Major Illicit Cannabis Bust in Paraguay  In mid-April, the South American country of Paraguay’s security forces dealt a severe blow to several narcotrafficking operations, mostly occurring at the border with Brazil. Authorities destroyed nearly 346 tons of cannabis, including illegal crops and ready-to-consume plant material, the Paraguayan National Anti-Drug Secretariat (SENAD, Spanish) said in several […]

How PrestoDoctor is Revolutionizing Medical Cannabis Telehealth

How PrestoDoctor is Revolutionizing Medical Cannabis Telehealth

Rob Tankson. Photo courtesy of PrestoDoctor. Nowadays, it seems like almost every appointment and meeting is virtual. While the ease and convenience of platforms like Zoom have transformed everything from education to healthcare since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to remember things weren’t always this way. This is especially true for medical […]

Ancillary Cannabis Vendors Support Sustainability Initiatives of Operators

Ancillary Cannabis Vendors Support Sustainability Initiatives of Operators

The cannabis industry and sustainability movement have met at a critical intersection, changing the upward trajectory of social responsibility in the industry for good. Driven by evolving environmental regulations, consumer demand, and the best interests of the business, cannabis operators looking to promote sustainable business practices are no longer alone in their venture. Ancillary product […]

How Smart Technology is Creating Profits for Cannabis Growers

How Smart Technology is Creating Profits for Cannabis Growers

Would you be surprised to learn 45% of current paid activities can be automated by today’s technology? That’s according to research from McKinsey Quarterly conducted nearly six years ago. The percentages are even higher now, with advances in automation happening at an exponential rate. For areas like Michigan, there’s a unique opportunity to design facilities […]