Monthly Archives: September 2021

How Hemp Clothing Could Help Save the World

How Hemp Clothing Could Help Save the World

According to a study conducted by NASA, pandemic restrictions reduced global nitrogen dioxide concentrations by nearly 20%. Humanity’s temporary confinement created an immediate decline in air pollution.  Stay-at-home orders forced many to drastically change daily routines to adjust to the unprecedented new normal. This included less time spent traveling or driving and more time working […]

SAFE Banking Act Passes in the House (Again)

SAFE Banking Act Passes in the House (Again)

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday morning the House of Representatives approved an updated version of the SAFE Banking Act, which provides guidance to financial institutions that are willing to work with legal cannabis businesses. The approved amendment to protect financial institutions that service state-legal cannabis businesses from being penalized by federal regulators, passed on a voice […]

Highlighting the Voices of Those Working Towards Change

Highlighting the Voices of Those Working Towards Change

What really needs to change to make the cannabis space more equitable for all people? At Cannabis & Tech Today, we’ve been listening to professionals in different facets of the industry: cannabis law, diversity in hiring, and social equity organizations, to understand the problem and discuss solutions. During the Fall Emerge 2020 Virtual Cannabis Conference […]

CannVerify: The CBD Consumer Protection Wizards

CannVerify: The CBD Consumer Protection Wizards

Most major CBD brands are now providing QR codes on their product packaging for third-party lab report access, but few of them are taking advantage of the blockchain-based, anti-counterfeit system created by CannVerify. For the first time since we’ve been a publication, we recently found a CBD product from Cornbread Hemp containing a seal with […]

GPS and GCNC Join Forces to Build a Stronger Cannabis Industry

GPS and GCNC Join Forces to Build a Stronger Cannabis Industry

Gateway Proven Strategies (GPS.Global), a team of sustainable cannabis, hemp, and CBD consultants, recently acquired the Global Cannabis Network Collective (GCNC).  The GCNC, founded by Chris Day and Jillian Reddish, is a growing network of cannabis professionals working to accelerate international cannabis trade. While Day and Reddish will continue to operate the GCNC, they will […]

Why Are So Many Doctors Still Ill-Informed About Medical Cannabis?

Why Are So Many Doctors Still Ill-Informed About Medical Cannabis?

The cannabis plant has been used by humans to treat various medical ailments and conditions for thousands of years. It’s widely debated where medical cannabis originated, however, it is generally accepted that the first reference to medical cannabis came from Chinese Emperor Fu Hsi in roughly 2,900 B.C. Several noteworthy references to medical cannabis out […]

FDA and CDC Warn the Public About Delta-8 THC

FDA and CDC Warn the Public About Delta-8 THC

Here’s the latest CBD News: The FDA and CDC have released warnings to the public about the potential dangers of delta-8 THC, a close relative of delta-9 THC. The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will review research to possibly amend their cannabis ban.  Brazilian researchers are assessing cannabidiol’s efficacy for treating “long-haul COVID” symptoms. Table of […]

3 Tips for Partnering With a Hemp Inspection Lab

3 Tips for Partnering With a Hemp Inspection Lab

After spending their early careers in a third-generation, family-owned testing laboratory for commodity grains, Kia Adams-Mikesh and Mark Adams, along with their father and grandfather, Mike and Steve Adams, turned their attention toward hemp. They realized there was a need for unbiased third-party testing laboratories and decided to bring their expertise to the budding hemp […]