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Cannabis

6 Competitive Forces Driving Expansion of Cannabis Extraction

The market share for cannabis flower is destined to keep shrinking.
Design Matters

5 Smart and Safe Ways to Package Edibles

How to both protect kids and innovate the market with your edibles designs.
Legal Marijuana

More Seniors Are Using Marijuana and It May Decrease Their Opioid Use

Usage is surging among seniors looking for alternatives to prescription painkillers but research faces many legal barriers.
Medical Marijuana

Yes, Medical Cannabis Works. So Why Deny the Anecdotal Evidence?

Critics argue that we don't have enough evidence of weed's effectiveness as medicine. That's simply not true.
Baby Boomers

Silver Lining: Mature Cannabis Consumers Are a Fast Growing Market

Baby boomers who haven't smoked pot for decades are now flocking to legal cannabis.
week in weed

This Week in Weed: What's In Your Vape Cart?

Oregon wants to export, LA cracks down, and what did they find in your vape?!
Legal Marijuana

Congress Is Seriously Considering Regulating Weed Like Alcohol

The aptly number HR 420 would be just a step short of federal legalization.
hemp

5 Ways Hemp Is a Boon for Health

Hemp seed and hemp oil have many well documented benefits for human health, with no environmental downsides.
Medical Marijuana

Hot Stuff! Why Cannabis Topicals Belong In Every Kitchen First Aid Kit

Cannabis is very effective for treating the excruciating burns that are among the most common kitchen injuries.
Supply and Demand

Oregon Has So Much Extra Weed, It Wants To Export It To California

If successful, the state's move could be a major step forward in the legalization movement but not everyone is in favor..
Weed Traveler

High Hopes for the Cannabis Tourism Industry

In legal markets, there's a growing demand for highly-curated cannabis experiences.
Legal Marijuana

3 Long Debunked Arguments Against Legal Weed That Just Won't Die

America has largely accepted the facts about marijuana but a stubborn opposition refuses to.
week in weed

This Week in Weed: There's No Cannabis in Football!

No weed ads during the big game, interesting findings out of Michigan, and High Times goes global. It's the week in Weed!
Legal Marijuana

Who Will be the Winners and Losers When Federal Cannabis Prohibition Ends?

The pioneers who braved federal threats to create the legal cannabis market are least likely to benefit commercially when prohibition eventually ends.
Cannabis

Women Are Influencing the Cannabis Industry Both as Entrepreneurs and Consumers

Cannabis is increasingly popular with women as both a career and a consumer product.