May 2018

While a shortage of marijuana is expected to precede any glut by a number of years, the potential for cannabis commoditization is already a consideration for many licensed cultivators in Canada. Greg Engel, CEO of New Brunswick-based Organigram, said commoditization, at least as it relates to cannabis, boils down to two things: Excess supply over […]

James Allen Carr, 55, was arrested May 1 on preliminary charges that he robbed First Mid-Illinois Bank Trust on North Water Street. Carr, of Oklahoma, was arrested at a hotel next to the bank, 12 minutes after police were sent to the scene. Read more here.  … read more at:

Jordin Hoefler (left) hands out a free dark chocolate edible to Tyler Rhodes (center) and Spencer Rhodes during the CBD Express grand opening April 20 in Salem, Ore. The business sells CBD oils and CBD products. Applications for state licenses to grow hemp, marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin, have increased since 2015, and Oregon now ranks No. […]

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — A glut of legal marijuana has driven Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to another type of cannabis to make ends meet — one that doesn’t come with a high. Applications for state licenses to grow hemp — marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin — have increased […]

× What could be more wholesome than making your own marijuana edibles at home? Imagine your own “special” cookie jar kept hidden away for illustrious high occasions.  Baking your own stone is as easy as pie.  A growing number of Canadians are already turning to edibles because they are healthier on your lungs and […]

At first glance, the LEVO could easily be mistaken for a single-serve coffee machine or any other functional, yet unassuming kitchen appliance sitting on the counter. Except this sleek machine (the culinary equivalent of a little black dress) can turn any ordinary cooking, homeopathic or aromatherapy oils into cannabis-infused ingredients with just a press of […]

Edibles are great in theory. You can bring them to a party. You can eat them on the go. You can even bring ’em on an airplane. But, they’re also really easy to mess up. And anyone who is new at baking them well, let’s just say, there’s a good chance they’ll end up stinking […]

According to data by Arcview Market Research, consumer spending on legal cannabis in North America is outpacing previous estimates. The report emphasizes that retail cannabis sales will grow 33% from 2016, to about $10 billion this year. The data published projects that by 2021 the legal cannabis market will reach a value of $24.5 billion […]

The Ardent Nova Decarb Machine Shanel Lindsay is a lawyer who helped write the cannabis regulations for Massachusetts. She’s also an inventor and entrepreneur who’s created a small kitchen appliance, about the size and shape of a coffee-grinder, that will decarboxylate cannabis, rendering it ready to use. So far her company, Ardent, sold more than […]