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week in weed

This Week in Weed: High End Hemp!

Barney's is Bud and Bougie, California claps back, and an industry Giant "stubs its pinky toe"
Cannabis 101

Why Do Edibles Make You So Darn High?

With so many people complaining about having a bad edible experience, it's time to educate ourselves about why this happens and how to avoid it.
Survey

Women Bought Twice As Much Cannabis in 2018 As They Did The Year Before

A new report shines light on two growing sectors in the industry -- women consumers and CBD.
CBD

Why Is Your Veterinarian Still Reluctant to Discuss CBD With You?

CBD is as safe and effective for pets as it is for people, but hazy regulations are a big barrier to prescribing it.
Cannabis

California Gives Green Light to Marijuana Home Delivery

New state regulation makes it easier to buy cannabis in previously prohibited areas, but local authorities are pushing back.
Jobs

These Cannabis Jobs Are Most In-Demand Right Now

Cannabis jobs increased 690 percent between 2017 and 2018, with employment projected to grow another 220 percent in 2019.
week in weed

This Week in Weed: New York City Cracks Down!

New York cracks down, weed jobs got the juice, and Denver hires a helping hand
Medical Marijuana

Sales Have Begun in Ohio and Now A Big Majority of Americans Has Access to Medical Marijuana

About 207 million out of 325 million Americans live where medical marijuana is legal.
Legal Marijuana

The States Planning to Legalize Cannabis Should Avoid These 7 Big Mistakes

Legalizing weed? Here's exactly what your state shouldn't do.
Legal Marijuana

WHO Cannabis Rescheduling Recommendations Are Too Little for Some

The proposal would be great progress for medical marijuana and CBD but does much less for those who think adults can make their own choices about recreational cannabis.
Legal Marijuana

World Health Organization Recommends Rescheduling Cannabis and Provides Clarity on CBD

The WHO is on the verge of removing marijuana from the world's list of dangerous narcotics while recognizing its vast therapeutic potential.
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.