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CBD

CBD Products That Can Help You Keep Calm and Carry on During COVID-19

To help you navigate the world of CBD, we're rounding up four unique products to fit every lifestyle.
Cannabusiness

Marijuana Dispensaries Offer Essential Services Across The Country. Here's Why It Matters.

Grocery stores, pharmacies, cannabis dispensaries. The historic change for marijuana to be deemed an essential service, explained.
Cannabusiness

The Hottest Cannabis Brands Of The Week (4/4 - 4/10)

Which cannabis companies are making the biggest impact on social media, earned media, and website marketing? Data from Pioneer Intelligence breaks it down for you each week.
Trends

How CBG May Revolutionize The Cannabis Industry As 'The Next Big Thing'

Cannabigerol (CBG), a once rare, non-psychoactive cannabinoid, has recently gained momentum. Is it worth the hype?
Helping Others

How One CBD Company Pivoted To Hand Sanitizer To Help Those In Need

Nu-X realized they had the ingredients and capability to create 200,000 bottles of sanitizer for donation. So they went for it.
Coronavirus

The Cannabis Industry Mourns Loss Of CBD Advocate Charlotte Figi

Inspiring child CBD advocate Charlotte Figi has passed away due to complications from coronavirus COVID-19. She was 13 years old.
Coronavirus

Feds Will Pay Scientists To Study Marijuana's Effects On COVID-19

In an unusual turn, NIDA will pay researchers up to $100K per year to find out if smoking weed impacts COVID-19 symptoms.
Dangers At Work

Budtenders Are Being Put At Risk For COVID-19

While cannabis business owners are raking in profits, many workers on the frontlines are left vulnerable and without proper protection.
CBD

Is CBD Retail 'Essential'? Shuttered Hemp Retailers Fight To Stay Open Alongside Grocery, Marijuana Stores

Hemp production has been classified as "essential" by the federal government during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus

Consumers Reach For Cannabis To Calm Anxiety As COVID-19 Outbreak Continues

Jangled nerves about an uncertain future have led people in Oklahoma - and around the country - to use medical marijuana as a balm for anxiety.
Coronavirus

Cannabis Companies Donate Personal Protection Equipment To Frontline Health Care Workers

From engineering hand sanitizer for hospital workers to donating gloves, gowns, and masks - here's how cannabis companies are lending aid to health workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
Favorable Forecast

5 Positive Trends For the Cannabis Industry

Why the business is uniquely well-positioned to survive, and possibly thrive, in an economic downturn.
Coronavirus

Marijuana Dispensaries Should Stay Open As Long As Liquor Stores Do, Says AOC

"It doesn't seem consistent as to why a liquor store would be essential, but a dispensary wouldn't," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said.
Coronavirus

4 Essential Ways To Manage Your Cannabis Business During The COVID-19 Crisis

Despite the surge in sales, you still need to play it smart.