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Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Ex-NBA Player Jamal Mashburn to Advise Cannabis Company Revolution Global

Retired NBA star Jamal Mashburn joined the board of cannabis health and wellness company Revolution Global as an advisor, the company announced on Thursday. Mashburn, a former forward who played for teams that included the...

Cannabis retail guide: Kiaro, Vancouver

Daniel BettridgeOctober 11, 2019 Photos by Bill Hawley/LeaflyThough it’s a Vancouver-based brand, Kiaro had to wait a while before it was able to open a store on its own doorstep. In fact, the company actually...

Rudy Giuliani’s Ukraine fixers indicted in US cannabis corruption scheme

David DownsOctober 10, 2019 Lev Parnas, left, and Igor Fruman, right, associates of Rudy Giuliani, were arrested on a four-count indictment. The men had key roles in Giuliani's efforts to launch a Ukrainian corruption investigation...

Quebec is Appealing a Judge’s Ruling That Allows You to Grow Cannabis at Home

The Quebec government says it will appeal a decision invalidating parts of Quebec’s cannabis law that prohibited home cultivation. On Sept. 3, Quebec Superior Court Justice Manon Lavoie ruled Quebec’s legislation infringed upon the jurisdiction...

JV with Moosehead Breweries Readying Cannabis-Infused Beverages for Commercialization

Progress has been made in all areas, from testing the product to evaluating distributors. Sproutly Canada Inc. (SPR:CSE; SRUTF:OTCQB) provided in a news release an update on its development of cannabis-infused beverages through its joint...

Spray first, fix later: Why cannabis growers use pesticides and remove them after harvest

Christine GiraudOctober 10, 2019 (SurfUpVector, Avector/iStock)When the cannabis legalization wave started, it was naively believed that legal weed would mean clean weed. However, legality hasn’t magically alleviated the hard reality of crop failure, and when...

Opinion: Why Massachusetts’ vaping ban won’t stop lung illnesses

Shaleen Title and Michael S. SinhaOctober 10, 2019 Banning all vaping products only pushes consumers into the polluted illicit market and onto deadly tobacco cigarettes, the authors argue. (DedMityay/iStock)  This article originally ran in the Philadelphia...

Find your new favorite strain based on your favorite drink

annabis is frequently compared to an evening glass of wine or an afternoon cup of tea. Can lovers of both these beverages use their drink preferences to pick a new favorite strain? We think...

Vapor Additives, Product Labels, & the Future

It’s 1930 — the height of Prohibition. Thousands of people contract a terrifying illness. Paralysis takes hold of their hands and feet. The muscles in their fingers and legs atrophy. Disabled, many...

Massive power outage threatens NorCal cannabis harvest

David DownsOctober 9, 2019 To avoid sparking deadly wildfires, Pacific Gas & Electric officials de-energized lines midnight Oct. 9, affecting thousands of northern California cannabis licensees. (nikolay100/iStock)SAN FRANCISCO—California cannabis industry operators are scrambling to save...
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