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Wed
08
Apr

5 Positive Trends For the Cannabis Industry

As a venture capital investor, I'll confess we’ve seen our fair share of unexpected triggers that cause a company to turn into a sales rocket ship. But the past few weeks have been unprecedented. In a bizarre turn of events across the country, as lockdowns and uncertainty spread alongside COVID-19, as businesses shuttered and stock markets panicked, one industry is booming—cannabis. 

Tue
07
Apr

Edibles Are A Better Option Than Smoking Marijuana During Pandemic

The coronavirus should make us all think twice before smoking, whether it’s tobacco or weed. Luckily for everyone, edibles can be easily purchased or made at home.

COVID-19 is a respiratory illness, one that’s transmitted when in close contact with infected people. Now that most of us are spending our time in self-quarantine, how can we protect ourselves aside from constant and annoying hand-washing?

One thing most experts agree on is that smoking is not a good idea at the moment, even if what you’re smoking is marijuana. The better your lungs are, the more likely it is for you to prevent complications should you come in contact with COVID-19. This also applies to people who vape.

Tue
07
Apr

2 Marijuana Stocks To Watch In April

Risk is something that is quite common in the cannabis industry. Whether investing in the short or the long term, cannabis stock investors usually encounter risk on a daily basis. Because of this, it can be a great tool to develop a strategy to stick with no matter what happens in the industry. Currently, marijuana stocks are taking a huge hit from the coronavirus. This pandemic has taken its toll on the whole stock market and not just pot stocks.

Tue
07
Apr

What Can You Expect from Marijuana Stocks in April?

Marijuana stocks were on a rollercoaster ride in March. After struggling in 2019, the marijuana sector didn’t start 2020 on a good note either. The Horizons Marijuana Life Sciences ETF (TSE:HMMJ) tracks the North American cannabis industry. HMMJ fell by 18.8% in March. Overall, the month didn’t start off well for the cannabis sector even before the coronavirus pandemic hit. Surprisingly, while COVID-19 has impacted other sectors, it has helped the cannabis sector. The demand for cannabis increased and sales rose. Cannabis stocks’ performance also improved. Let’s take a look at how cannabis stocks performed in March.

Tue
07
Apr

Hemp vs Cotton: Which Fabric Is Better For The Environment?

They are both natural plant fibers. Yet, in this article, we will see that natural doesn’t always mean eco-friendly!

On one hand, we have cotton, the king of the fashion industry. But does being the most used fiber for clothing worldwide make it the best option?

Hemp, on the other hand, doesn’t know the same popularity. But again, does that lack of use make it a bad clothing alternative? By the way, if you still see hemp as rough, stiff fabric, let these hemp hats convince you of the opposite!

Mon
06
Apr

No, cannabis isn’t recession proof, analyst says

Cannabis investors will learn the hard way that weed isn’t recession proof, and pot stocks will continue to fall in 2020 despite a modest March rally, says one analyst.

After a COVID-19-related sales bump helped push cannabis stocks higher last month, a round of disappointing earnings from Canadian players cut into those gains this week.

But Jerome Hass, portfolio manager at Lightwater Partners, Ltd., says the sector is still in bubble territory and shareholders should be bracing for more pain this year.

“The sector has dropped 80 per cent since last April, and it’s literally going to go down another 80 per cent this year,” Hass told Mugglehead from his Toronto home office. “I think this latest rally is delusional.”

Wed
01
Apr

Oral health and weed: Could marijuana prevent cavities?

Wed
01
Apr

Here’s The Best Way To Preserve Marijuana For Long Periods Of Time

The compounds in marijuana are heavily affected by oxygen, light and temperature.

Science has determined that the best way to store and maintain marijuana over time is to…put it in the freezer.

The 2019 study, published in the peer-review journal Forensic Science International, was conducted with the goal of figuring out what factors like oxygen, light and temperature have on marijuana compounds (mainly THC, CBN, and CBD).

Wed
01
Apr

GGS Structures Introduces "Greenhouse Gym Stuff"

 

As Covid-19 continues to spread, it is creating many unfamiliar challenges. As we are all doing our part to continue social distancing, many of us find ourselves stuck at home with no gym or exercise activities to maintain good health. Luckily, GGS is expanding their product lines to help with this new demand for indoor home gym equipment.

After weeks of development and adapting our current product, we are proud to introduce our new department at GGS that will focus on developing our “Greenhouse Gym Stuff” line.
 

Our new products include:

Wed
01
Apr

Best Marijuana Strains for Multiple Sclerosis Patients

When reading about medical marijuana, you’ll often see multiple sclerosis described as one of the many serious diseases for which weed can be helpful.

But even people who are somewhat familiar with the heartbreakingly debilitating effects that MS can have may skip right past that section. After all, how many people have multiple sclerosis, anyway?

Actually, a lot more than you’d think. Nearly half a million Americans, and five times that number worldwide, suffer from this cruel, unpredictable and incurable autoimmune disease that attacks the nervous system.

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