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Wed
27
May

Hemp Masks Offer Sustainable Personal Safety During COVID-19 Crisis

Recently we tried out some comfortable new hemp masks. We’re happy to report they’re a great choice for shopping, working, or any time you might be around others.

Tue
26
May

You've Heard Of D2C. Here's Why i2c May Be The Better Way for Cannabis Brands To Go

In 2011, Dollar Shave Club burst onto the scene. The company was at the forefront of a group of new brands leveraging a direct-to-consumer (“D2C”) model, whereby brands would bypass retailers and sell directly to their fan base. Manufacturing, marketing, selling, and shipping was all executed in-house.

The strategy worked. In 2016, Unilever bought Dollar Shave Club for $1 billion in cash. 

Tue
26
May

Shopping for Cannabis Online in Canada? A Beginner’s Guide

Buying weed online has become massive since cannabis was legalized in Canada. The Cannabis Act of 2018 has opened up a whole new world of opportunity for Canadian cannabis connoisseurs.

Among the reasons why weed smokers are flocking to online weed mail order sites are convenience, selection and price. Below we’ll discuss some of the main reasons why people are buying online, followed by a beginner’s guide to buying from an Online dispensary in Canada.

Thu
21
May

CBD Edibles Vs. Vaping: All You Need To Know

The world of CBD is expanding by the day. From increasing popularity to diversifying product range, the cannabinoid CBD is transforming the lives of people all around the globe. 

Today, there are plenty of options for using CBD, but one has to make the right choice to enjoy its effects. Vaping and edibles are emerging as the most popular methods.

However, before trying either of these methods, there are a few key things to consider.

CBD Edibles: The Future of Cannabis?

CBD edibles are food and drinks that are infused with CBD. They allow you to enjoy the benefits of CBD with your favorite food. 

Tue
19
May

How Technology Will Keep Cannabis Afloat During The Pandemic

In 2019, the U.S. saw a steady surge in legal cannabis sales, reaching $12.4 billion—a 37 percent increase year-over-year from 2018, where sales amounted to roughly $9.1 billion.

But this healthy trend was quickly curbed with the onset of the global pandemic this year, and the strict shelter-at-home directives that followed soon after. With little time to adjust, cannabis producers and retailers were left to scramble as their operations came to a near halt.

Mon
18
May

The Future of Hemp-Fed Meat

Prior to the demonization of all-things-cannabis in the United States, hemp grew freely across North America. Animals, both wild and domesticated, could graze on naturally growing hemp before the plants were largely eliminated from the landscape under federal prohibition.

Mon
18
May

Some scientists believe cannabis terpenes can help with treating COVID-19

When you smell marijuana, what you’re actually smelling are the terpenes. These organic compounds create aroma in all plants, and each cannabis strain contains its own set of terpenes. This is why your stashes of weed smell different, even if they share the same general perfume.

Similar to cannabinoids like THC and CBD, terpenes bond with a person’s endocannabinoids and deliver therapeutic effects to his or her system.

Mon
18
May

Will CBD and THC have a future role in fighting viruses and inflammation?

Could marijuana and CBD be helped by a genomic parasite to decrease inflammation and viruses?

Researchers at the CECAD Cluster of Excellence in Aging Research of the University of Cologne, the University of Texas Health Science Center and the Francis Crick Institute in London have made a significant discovery that offers insight into targeting viruses and inflammation alike through identifying a key protein called, ZBP1.

Fri
15
May

Researcher Claims Cannabis Shows Promise Blocking Coronavirus Infection

The coronavirus pandemic continues to plague the world, with more and more people unfortunately being infected with every passing day.

A handful of countries that were previously battling significant outbreaks appear to be containing the spread of the virus, which is great news. Sadly, many more are struggling.

Wed
13
May

Microdosing: The Secret To A New Cannabis Experience

If the thought of medicinal benefits without the overwhelming psychoactive effects of THC seems like an attractive proposition, then microdosing might be for you.

By Goldleaf‘s Alfonso Colasuonno, provided exclusively to Benzinga Cannabis.

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