WednesdayJul 31, 2019 4:00 pm

Ohio Legalizes Hemp and its Derivatives

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed a bill on Tuesday (July 30) that makes it legal for farmers in the state to grow industrial hemp and also allows manufacturers and processors to extract CBD from the crop. Speaking at the signing ceremony, DeWine said that the onus was now upon Ohio farmers to weigh their needs, assess the market for hemp, and then join the industry if they see an opportunity to make a profit. Industrial hemp contains trace amounts of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the psychoactive compound found in marijuana. Under the new Ohio law, hemp and its derivatives, such as CBD…

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FridayJul 26, 2019 10:27 am

Marijuana Company of America Inc. (MCOA) Continues to Build Steam in California’s Cannabis Marketplace

Marijuana Company of America has begun accepting signups for its San Fernando Valley-based Viva Buds cannabis delivery venture as the official August launch draws near Viva Buds offers consumers the opportunity to not only receive cannabis products at a low market price but also to earn income from referring the service to others MCOA recently announced an LOI for a joint venture designed as a large farming operation for hemp-based CBD production, extractions and sales Marijuana Company of America Inc. (OTCQB: MCOA) continues to build steam in its efforts to light up the enormous California cannabis market, announcing an expanded hempSMART…

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ThursdayJul 25, 2019 10:22 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQX: LXRP) Agreement Increases Reach of Ingested Cannabis Absorption Technology

Cannabis users have historically preferred to inhale smoke from the burned plant in order to achieve rapid-onset absorption of its properties, but Lexaria Bioscience is making it possible to achieve similar results through oral ingestion Lexaria’s revolutionary DehydraTECH technology allows cannabis users to eliminate the unhealthy effects of smoking from their routines, and the product is being tested with nicotine as well Cannabis-infused edibles sales are expected to climb from about $1 billion currently to about $4.1 billion by 2022 Consumable bioactive product innovator Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQX: LXRP) will expand the reach of its revolutionary DehydraTECH technology…

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MondayJul 08, 2019 12:29 pm

This Is How Cannabis Can Help Traumatic Brain Injury

Did you know that traumatic brain injury (TBI) plays a role in 30% of all injury deaths? Already, biopharmaceutical companies are exploring the future of cannabis-based medicines for traumatic brain injury. Whether if it's an athletic event or a car accident, TBI occurs after a heavy assault to the head. Types of traumatic brain injury range from the standard concussion to more severe lacerations, and come with a variety of complex symptoms. Headaches, mood swings, seizures, loss of motor control, speech difficulties, and memory loss are all associated with traumatic brain injury. Unfortunately, while modern medicine has drastically improved the…

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MondayJul 08, 2019 10:12 am

Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQX: LXRP) Leading the Way in Effective Cannabis Treatment

Lexaria developed and out-licenses DehydraTECH to create new (and improve existing) drug-delivery products The company is credited with leading the way forward in discovering new ways to effectively deliver CBD into the human body Lexaria is helping firms meet supply and demand requirements by creating products that offer lower dosing with higher absorption Lexaria Bioscience Corp. (CSE: LXX) (OTCQX: LXRP) is known for its innovative delivery technology that promotes healthier ingestion methods, lower overall dosing and higher effectiveness of lipophilic active molecules. The company developed drug-delivery platform DehydraTECH and out-licenses the platform to create new (and improve existing) orally ingested…

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FridayJul 05, 2019 11:39 am

Pineapple Express is the Perfect THC Flower for Daytime Relaxation

Searching for an uplifting yet calm cannabis flower? Often considered a sativa-dominant hybrid, the Pineapple Express strain is a relaxing flower with a unique citrus-pepper scent. Potentially useful for those hoping for high-THC relief from inflammation, this herb contains numerous anti-inflammatory and calming aroma molecules. A far cry from the top-secret strain from the Pineapple Express movie, here's the real scoop on the Pineapple Express cannabis strain: The History of Pineapple Express The Pineapple Express cannabis strain reached celebrity status in 2008 with the release of the action comedy of the same name. Starring Seth Rogan and James Franco, the…

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TuesdayJul 02, 2019 11:05 am

What can you do with cannabis stems? Here are 7 creative ideas…

Wondering what to do with cannabis stems? Don’t throw them away. While you don’t want to smoke stems – hello headaches – there are plenty of other uses for them. Get the most out of your stash and reduce waste by putting your stems to good use. Here are 7 surprising uses of cannabis stems. 1. Cannabis Stem Tea Unwind after a long day with a hot cup of cannabis stem tea. Infusing tea is one of the quickest and easiest ways to use cannabis stems. First, you will need to decarboxylate the stems (find out how to decarb stems…

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MondayJul 01, 2019 12:06 pm

11 Surprising Benefits of CBD Edibles

Cannabidiol (CBD) is becoming one of the most popular supplements around. CBD is a cannabinoid produced by the cannabis plant. While it does not provide a psychotropic “high” like THC, there’s no doubt that CBD can have a positive effect on general health and wellbeing. Yet, apart from puffing on a vapor pen or taking a capsule, how exactly do you consume CBD? If you’re hoping to avoid inhaling, CBD edibles are an excellent option. To give you the rundown on why these tasty treats are so great, here are 11 amazing benefits of CBD edibles: 1. CBD edibles provide long-lasting…

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