Monthly Archives: August 2022

What Does Cannabis Tech Mean for Consumers?

What Does Cannabis Tech Mean for Consumers?

Due to its numerous benefits, cannabis has gained interest from agricultural businesses, research organizations, and universities after a protracted period of obscurity brought on by prohibition. In addition to more cutting-edge industrial areas like bioplastics, biofuels, green building, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals, cannabis finds use in more conventional industrial sectors like paper, textile, and food. However, […]

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U.S. Forest Service Clarifies Cannabis Ban

U.S. Forest Service Clarifies Cannabis Ban

Employees of the federally operated U.S. Forest Service were warned by a notice from the agency’s human resources department on Monday (Aug 22nd) that, despite states slowly legalizing various forms of marijuana consumption, U.S. Forest Service workers are still subject to administrative action if they test positive for THC. As Marijuana Moment reported, the U.S. […]

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‘Runner’s High’ May Result From Cannabinoids

‘Runner’s High’ May Result From Cannabinoids – the Body’s Version of THC and CBD

Exercise spurs the release of the body’s natural cannabinoids, which have myriad benefits for mental health and stress relief. Luca Sage/Stone via Getty Images Hilary A. Marusak, Wayne State University Many people have experienced reductions in stress, pain and anxiety and sometimes even euphoria after exercise. What’s behind this so-called “runner’s high”? New research on […]

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Internal Docs Show Unethical Practices at a Major Dispensary

Internal Docs Show Unethical Practices at a Major Dispensary

Cannabis multi-state operator (MSO) Trulieve is under fire on social media after an employee allegedly leaked an internal document showing how the company’s dispensaries operate.  Twitter user @EyesOnMJ posted a photo of a flow chart they allege Trulieve uses for training employees outlining how they rotate the highest THC batches to the back of the […]

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Cannabis Conference Welcomes Attendees on Day One

Cannabis Conference Welcomes Attendees on Day One

Las Vegas in August isn’t everyone’s idea of a good time. But for cannabis insiders, there is one compelling reason to visit Nevada this time of year. The Cannabis Conference is a powerful educational and networking event for cannabis professionals. Like-minded attendees are eager to discuss their expertise and educational seminars offer quality insights into […]

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The Inflation Reduction Act and Hemp

The Inflation Reduction Act and Hemp

Thanks to a $40 billion windfall poised to land on the hemp industry (really, sustainable agriculture at large) as stipulated in the recently passed Inflation Reduction Act, hemp industry members are looking forward to a revitalizing jolt in production potential and other areas. As reported by the US Hemp Roundtable, the Inflation Reduction Act of […]

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