August 12, 2019

Canadian cannabis and fertilizer company Invictus announced today that rock icon Gene Simmons has abdicated his position as the company’s “chief evangelist officer.” “It has been a pleasure to work with Gene. He has been a valuable asset to the company,” said Trevor Dixon, president and chief executive officer of Invictus. “Gene has pledged his […]

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New to the Cowichan Exhibition: weed. For real. They have added a marijuana contest to September’s fair, giving the Vancouver Island’s finest amateur dope-growers a chance to strut their stuff, just like the onion-picklers and Holstein-raising 4-H kids. “To the best of my knowledge, we’re the first in Canada to do this,” says Bud James. […]

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NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Most people generally associate cannabis with smoking, however, the infused edible and beverage industry has become one of the fastest-growing market segments. Typically, cannabis-infused products are created using an extract that is mixed into the end-product. For instance, producers use solvents such as heat and pressure or CO2 […]

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Welcome to the Cannabis Countdown. In this week’s rendition, we’ll recap and countdown the top 10 marijuana industry news stories for the week of August 5th – 11th, 2019. Without further ado, let’s get started. 10. Study: Colorado Teens Reduce Cannabis Smoking, Increase Edibles Some teenagers in Colorado, where cannabis is legal for adults, are shifting away from […]

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Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images Arizona Beverage Co.is partnering with a legal cannabis company to manufacture and sell Arizona-branded products, reports the Wall Street Journal. Arizona announced on Tuesday a licensing deal with the Denver-based Dixie Brands, which makes and sells drinks, chocolates, gummies and topical creams infused with marijuana. “You’ve got to […]

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The iconic Hempfest main stage rises before the audience. Next weekend, August 16-18, Seattle Hempfest returns to Myrtle Edwards/Elliot Bay Parks on the Seattle waterfront to celebrate 28 years of Cannabis policy reform through positive action. The donation-supported event features three days of music, political organizing, fun, art, speeches and educational seminars and displays. Oh, […]

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Banana Kush (Left), Sundae Driver (Center), Purple Punch (Right) (Photos by Damian Weiler) Damian Weiler Andrew Boyens and his company Natty Rems was introduced to me by my dear friend the Xiaolin, who turns Andrew’s golden hued cannabis oil into a richly textured hand-crafted, excelsior cannabis cigars. An ultra-luxury creation in itself, a hand-made cannagar […]

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Toronto weed smokers have always had it pretty good. From the assortment of marijuana shops to cooking classes for edibles, the city’s cannabis culture is pretty solid. With the stigma around marijuana slowly fading in the wake of legalization, its time to step into the future of cannabis, and that is exactly what by MoCanna’s […]

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Cannabis edibles are becoming increasingly popular, and are in high demand. Even though smoking marijuana has long-been the most common and traditional method of consuming cannabis, eating it is fast-becoming the latest trend.  However, archaeological evidence suggests consuming weed in food dates back to 1000 BC. And cannabis as an edible was used for centuries […]

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