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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

4/20 Goes Virtual: The High Holiday Brings Cannabis Events To Your Home

During this strange period of what feels like months of quarantined madness, the days and hours are starting to blur together. However, as the general population sinks deeper into the Twilight Zone, there’s a group of people who will always know what time it is, especially around 4:19 p.m.

It’s the cannabis community.

This year was supposed to be a big one for ganja consumers and cannabis entrepreneurs alike. In 2020, there’s an excuse to celebrate the unofficial cannabis holiday daily, as it reads 4/20 on the calendar throughout the entire month of April. Alas, the universe had other plans.

As one of the most vital annual celebrations for our industry approaches, businesses are growing increasingly aware that this year will not be the same.

Mon
06
Apr

Myths Vs. Facts: Everything You Should Know About CBD Gummies

Thinking about purchasing a bottle of this hyper popular edible? Before you swipe that card, here are some important facts you should know.

More individuals than ever before are looking to different methods of utilizing CBD gummies to help with everything from pain, to anxiety and beyond. And since there are  multiple varieties and potencies of gummies to choose from, we broke down the common myths and misconceptions about this popular portal of CBD you should know before you purchase.

Fri
03
Apr

Cannabis Industry Continues to Adapt During Coronavirus Crisis

It is no secret that the coronavirus pandemic has sent shockwaves throughout the global economy. 

Many industries are doing their best to limp along as much as reasonably possible, while other industries have been shut down entirely.

One industry that seems to be adapting to the situation better than others is the emerging global cannabis industry, and that’s likely not a coincidence.

Cannabis companies have operated in a constantly evolving landscape since the earliest days of the legal industry, and hurdles and challenges are virtually guaranteed, albeit not in the form of a pandemic.

Thu
02
Apr

How Popular Are Cannabis Drinks In Canada? Time To Find Out.

The long-promised day has arrived. Cannabis-curious consumers in Canada who want to try marijuana drinks can now buy them at a dispensary or have them delivered to their door.

That’s good news for those who prefer drinking their THC as opposed to smoking it, a trend expected to grow as more consumers seek a healthier option.

Companies in the cannabis space are banking on that trend, including Tweed, among the first drinkables to go on sale across the nation. People may already know the Ontario-based weed company because of its partnership with Snoop Dogg, producing the rapper’s line of marijuana products for the Canadian market. 

Wed
01
Apr

How do you bring supplies to remote communities in the midst of COVID-19? With cannabis-delivery drones, of course

The Pontiac Group is used to adapting quickly.

The First Nations owned and operated socio-economic development firm, which fosters on-reserve business opportunities, navigated the first community benefits agreement signed between a cannabis company and a First Nations community in Canada in 2015, three years ahead of federal legalization.

More recently, they’ve been pushing Health Canada to evolve the regulations around cannabis delivery while advocating for the use of drones to make deliveries to remote locations. But now, as the COVID-19 pandemic grips the world, they’ve altered their course — at least temporarily.

Wed
01
Apr

Shipping delays at OCS mean online cannabis shoppers need to cool their heels a bit longer

Canadians are being encouraged to stay home as much as possible amid the COVID-19 pandemic. But cannabis-loving Ontarians have had to venture outdoors to a brick-and-mortar pot shops if they wanted to receive their weed in a timely manner this week.

The Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) has announced planned service delays associated with shipping products to clients. “With the end of our financial year, it is time for our annual inventory review with the Office of the Auditor General of Ontario,” reads a statement posted to the OCS website.

Tue
31
Mar

Cannabis Companies Donate Masks, Gloves, And Hand Sanitizer To Health Care Workers During Coronavirus Pandemic

Cannabis companies across American and Canada are helping healthcare workers by offering supplies amid the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

Entrepreneurs in the marijuana space are realizing they can help fill gaps in the severe supply shortage hospitals are facing as they brace for a surge in COVID-19 patients. Safety items such as masks, protective gowns, gloves, and other personal protection equipment (PPE) used by cannabis growers and budtenders are being donated to health workers and hospitals. In addition, extractors who engineer cannabis concentrates have been making hand sanitizer with ethanol in order to help reduce the hand sanitizer shortage. 

Tue
31
Mar

New Study Finds Medical Marijuana Is Too Strong For Pain Relief

Results of the study found that between 70-90% of legal marijuana products contained THC levels higher than 15%.

Mon
30
Mar

Can cannabis treat COVID-19? Toronto firm hopes clinical trial will provide answers

s misinformation on COVID-19 continues to spread almost as fast as the virus itself, one Canadian company wants to separate fact from fiction on whether compounds in cannabis can help treat the disease.

Toronto-based Cannalogue, a medical cannabis e-commerce firm, has applied to Health Canada to conduct a clinical trial to see if cannabidiol (CBD) can reduce the severity of COVID-19 symptoms in patients.

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