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PACKAGING INDUSTRY EYES THE FUTURE OF CANNABIS PRODUCTS PACKAGING

PACKAGING INDUSTRY EYES THE FUTURE OF CANNABIS PRODUCTS PACKAGING

Packaging has been a challenge for cannabis companies eager to get their products on the market while adhering to regulations. That’s why “medical marijuana was one of the hot topics at the recent PACK EXPO Las Vegas/Healthcare Packaging EXPO,” according to Packaging World. At the expo, Presto Products Co.’s Todd Meussling gave an interview on opportunities for packaging companies to work […]

October 12, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Are You Ready to Rock Recreational Marijuana?

Are You Ready to Rock Recreational Marijuana?

As recreational marijuana markets roll out, how will the Green Rush change retail? Those not lucky enough to be there in person saw the media reports: On July 1, 2017, the first day of recreational cannabis sales in Nevada, long lines of eager, excited customers waited at dispensaries under the blazing desert sun. Dispensaries opened at midnight to celebrate the […]

October 12, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article
CBD: The Wide-Ranging Healing Powers of an MJ Component

CBD: The Wide-Ranging Healing Powers of an MJ Component

Much of the talk about medical and recreational marijuana involves forms of TetraHydroCannabinol, more commonly known as THC. THC is the psychoactive constituent of the cannabis plant, meaning that the “high” associated with marijuana use is due to THC. However, there’s another component to the cannabis plant that has gotten much less press, but its range of uses far exceeds those of […]

October 4, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Cost of Cannabis Regulation Too High for California Growers?

Cost of Cannabis Regulation Too High for California Growers?

The world is watching as California comes into the main fold this next year with a full adult legalization policy. The enormity of the market, matched with global regional brand recognition, and California’s propensity for bureaucracy make an interesting confluence for cannabis. Farmers have been operating, some for decades, in remote corners of northern California. Some farmers have been operating […]

September 20, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article
I-Team: Pot smoking could be approved in businesses

I-Team: Pot smoking could be approved in businesses

LAS VEGAS – A problem for pot smokers in Nevada could soon be solved. According to an advisory group for lawmakers, cities and counties could legally approve pot lounges. Once customers or patients make a marijuana purchase at a dispensary, they need to figure out where to smoke or ingest the marijuana. This latest development means perhaps the dispensary could […]

September 13, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Police in Argentina Shot a Carrier Pigeon Delivering Weed to a Jail

Police in Argentina Shot a Carrier Pigeon Delivering Weed to a Jail

Last week, officials announced that police in Argentina shot a carrier pigeon delivering weed to a penitentiary near the city of Santa Rosa. A bird flying in the vicinity of Argentina’s Santa Rosa prison grounds was shot down recently when officials realized it was wearing a backpack most likely filled with weed and other illegal materials. It turned out that […]

September 6, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article
CBD Water Could Be The Next Big Trend In Cannabis

CBD Water Could Be The Next Big Trend In Cannabis

CBD water promises to bring together the best of what pure water and CBD have to offer. A handful of cannabis companies are coming up with innovative new ways to tap into the health benefits of cannabidiol (CBD). In particular, CBD-infused water is the latest product to hit the market. Now, CBD water could be the next trend to sweep […]

August 17, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article
New Haven Independent

New Haven Independent

Cooking With Cannabis I wandered over to a recent “cooking with cannabis” course hosted by Westville’s Women Grow CT to learn how to make some summer-themed edibles: lemonades, barbecue sauce, and the classic medley of baked goods. What I got was a glimpse into a budding industry. “Has anyone heard of their endocannabinoid system?” Ellen Brown, cannabis education and activist, asked the […]

July 26, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Getting In On The Green Rush; How To Invest In Legal Marijuana

Getting In On The Green Rush; How To Invest In Legal Marijuana

Marijuana is now legal in 26 states, and the drug is getting great PR. The visual of the high school stoner with red eyes and munchies is no longer the face of pot. It’s becoming as acceptable as alcohol, across age groups and social classes for medicinal and recreational use. This post prohibition-like era is creating an opportunity for investors […]

July 13, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article
The ‘Green Rush’ Went Next Level at Last Week’s Cannabis Business Summit and Expo in Oakland

The ‘Green Rush’ Went Next Level at Last Week’s Cannabis Business Summit and Expo in Oakland

Hydroponics tables with marigolds belonging to Aessence Grows. The cannabis industry most people know consists of two people: the buyer and the seller. To a certain extent, that hasn’t changed. But, as the industry becomes legitimate through regulation and legalization, there is a lot more than just marijuana being bought and sold. Last week, Oakland was host to the fourth […]

June 20, 2017 · 0 comments · Feature Article