Wonder Valley x Lily CBD

Remember a few weeks back when we profiled our friend Alison Carroll and her super cool desert lifestyle? Well, we mentioned that she runs an olive oil business–Wonder Valley. At the time, we hadn’t had the opportunity to try it yet. Then, the other day, a bottle was sent to the studio by another friend…

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The Tech Breakthrough Set To Reshape Cannabis Markets

What happens when new technology legitimizes a market that’s already worth nearly $350 billion?We are about to find out.The market is cannabis, and the tech is from a little-known company called TruTrace (CSE:TTT; OTC:TTTSF) that’s years ahead of the competition in this multi-billion-dollar niche segment.The global cannabis consumer market is worth an estimated $344 billion…

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Cannabis: The Afghanistan of Entrepreneurs?

Arrogant entrepreneurs are likelier to exit cannabis humbled than rich. July 5, 2019 3 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Because of its geopolitical value at the silk road gateway of Iran, Central Asia and India, the region of modern Afghanistan has historically been a conquest target. Empire after empire have…

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Pot Startup Uses the Blockchain to Smoke Out Weed Strains

news In what amounts to interesting – and very cannafuturoid – word salad, a Panamanian company called TheraCann has begun to add “DNA tag-based forensic traceability and authenticity with TruTrace’s Industry Blockchain Hub.” In other words they’re sequencing your weed’s DNA and sticking it onto the blockchain. “The biotrace system provides seed-to-sale traceability for cannabis…

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Ottawa’s strict restrictions on edible cannabis products will feed the black market, critics say – The Globe and Mail

Canada’s plan to strictly limit the potency of edible cannabis products is aimed at protecting people who may accidentally consume them, but the new rules will not discourage some consumers from resorting to the black market, critics say. Crushing the sizable underground trade in cannabis was a core priority for the Liberal government when it…

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Marijuana Legalization Isn’t Dead Yet in New York

After weekend-long negotiations, lawmakers are cautiously optimistic they may reach a deal before the legislative session ends Wednesday. ImageLawmakers are considering resurrecting a bill to legalize recreational marijuana in New York, with a potential billion-dollar market in the nation’s fourth-largest state at stake.CreditCreditMike Segar/ReutersJune 17, 2019Lawmakers in New York are mounting a renewed and frantic…

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People in western China smoked marijuana to bury their dead 2,500 years ago — the oldest evidence of weed smoking in human history

It appears people have been smoking weed for more than two millennia. Researchers reported on Wednesday that they've found some of the earliest evidence of ritual cannabis smoking in the archaeological record. The evidence comes from stone-filled braziers — a device used to burn a plant and fill the air with its vapors — that…

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Update on the Regulatory Status of Cannabidiol in Food and Dietary Supplements and Future Prospects

This article covers the regulatory status for using cannabidiol (CBD) as a dietary supplement and presents the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) position as well as conflicting viewpoints taken by some in the industry. The impact of the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018 (2018 Farm Bill) is evaluated along with the future prospects for…

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