Posted in News

Are there dangerous heavy metals in your weed?

The marijuana plant is an amazing plant, full of healing cannabinoids that are still being discovered.
It can be used for phytoremediation, where the plant literally draws in heavy metal contaminants out of the soil, up through the roots, and into the stalks and buds. Tomatoes and some species of geraniums do this too….

Continue Reading
Posted in News

Cannabis Retailers Considered Essential: Safety Tips for Running Dispensaries During COVID19

The impact of COVID-19 on cannabis retail sales in the United States has been mixed with an episode of surge buying followed by lower sales at the end of March. The cannabis industry’s status as an essential business makes a difference. Safety tips for dispensary operators are provided.
The post Cannabis Retailers…

Continue Reading
Posted in News

Colorado’s marijuana businesses can remain open during pandemic, but they say they’re still struggling

Despite brief, panic-induced surges in business, many contend the cannabis industry is still struggling as Coloradans stay home and job losses mount in a crashing economy.
The post Colorado's marijuana businesses can remain open during pandemic, but they say they're still struggling appeared first on The Cannabist. https://www.thecannabist.co/2020/04/07/colorados-marijuana-businesses-can-remain-open-during-pandemic-but-they-say-theyre-still-struggling/134770/…

Continue Reading
Posted in News

FDA Says No, CBD Does Not Cure COVID-19

The FDA sent a warning letter to former NFL player Kyle Turley’s CBD brand for making unsubstantiated health claims that CBD can cure COVID-19. Even after the warning letter, Turley is still on social media claiming CBD can cure COVID-19.
The post FDA Says No, CBD Does Not Cure COVID-19 appeared first…

Continue Reading
Posted in News

Cannabis Scientists and Labs Can Help with National COVID-19 Research Volunteer Database

Cannabis scientists have skills that can help during this crisis. Cannabis labs even have instruments that can be used for COVID-19 testing. The National COVID-19 Research Volunteer Database, recently launched by Harvard Postdoc, Michael Wells, is encouraging US-based life sciences scientists to sign-up.
The post Cannabis Scientists and Labs Can Help…

Continue Reading
Posted in News

Family missing from Thornton is found crossing the U.S. border into Mexico

A family, parents and a toddler, missing from Thornton have been found crossing the U.S. border into Mexico.
The post Family missing from Thornton is found crossing the U.S. border into Mexico appeared first on The Cannabist. https://www.thecannabist.co/2020/04/03/family-missing-from-thornton-is-found-crossing-the-u-s-border-into-mexico/134767/…

Continue Reading
Posted in News

(L)Earning from Failure

Failure, the learning experience and the subsequent rapid innovation can often be a blessing in disguise. See how failure helped Dr. Roggen and Soheil Nasseri turn their research into something productive.
The post (L)Earning from Failure appeared first on Cannabis Industry Journal. https://cannabisindustryjournal.com/column/learning-from-failure/…

Continue Reading