Category: News

Neil Lequia

May 28th, 2020

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Weedopedia and How to Grow Marijuana

May 16th, 2020

Simon & Schuster’s Adams Media imprint released two new books this spring aimed at the marijuana industry and enthusiasts. “How to Grow Marijuana” by Murph Wolfson is a simple, straightforward cultivation guide designed to help readers grow their cannabis plants at home. It includes pro tips and easy-to-understand advice, so…

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Toll Processing

April 21st, 2020

As American farmers exponentially increase the acreage dedicated to hemp, many are turning to toll processing companies, such as Wisconsin-based Sunny Skies CBD, to refine their crops into extracts such as isolate or distillate. Rather than collecting a fee for the processing, Sunny Skies splits the refined product with the…

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The CBD Price Decline

April 21st, 2020

With more and more farmers planting more and more acres of hemp, the cost of CBD isolate has dropped precipitously in the past year, according to Beau Whitney, founder and chief economist at Whitney Economics in Portland, Oregon. Whitney says the price of CBD isolate was in the range of…

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Flushing

April 7th, 2020

Horticulture experts have long argued the act of flushing, or feeding cannabis plants with only water in the days leading up to harvest, is a waste of time and resources. However, new research from one nutrient manufacturer suggests flushing is not just pointless, but it may negatively impact the flavor…

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EntryDefender

April 4th, 2020

CornellCookson’s new EntryDefender is the only American-made rolling steel door that meets stringent U.S. Department of State standards for forced entry and ballistic resistance of structural systems. Initially designed to protect American embassies around the globe, the EntryDefender is now available for businesses that need to protect sensitive buildings, including…

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The Most Dispensaries Per Capita in the U.S.?

March 31st, 2020

What are the most saturated cannabis retail markets in the United States? According to a recent report by Verilife, a dispensary brand with operations in multiple states, Oregon, Oklahoma and Montana have the largest number of cannabis retailers per capita. Oregon, which legalized medical marijuana in 1998, has about 16.5…

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What the cannabis industry can do to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus

March 23rd, 2020

As the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc around the world, cannabis business owners must do their part to protect their people, patients and consumers. The first step is to have a thorough understanding of the virus itself, as well as how it is contracted. Nomenclature is always critical, especially with…

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Cannabis cosmetics: Avoid unproven medical claims

January 21st, 2020

In November 2019, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued more than a dozen warning letters to companies whose websites or social media platforms claimed that various products, including those classified as cosmetic/beauty products, violated FDA regulations and the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. The alleged offenders run the…

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