(Courtesy of Axiomm)   This article is brought to you by Axiomm Technologies, enhancing products with consumption nanotechnology. It’s a scientific fact so embedded in our brains that it’s become an adage: oil and water don’t mix. Except in the case of cannabis nanoemulsions, they do. Thanks to nanotechnology, cannabis can fit into any consumable product, whether it’s a soda, a gummy...
Mike TagenDecember 4, 2019 (WinsomeMan, TShum/iStock) The entourage effect describes how different components of the cannabis plant interact to create the unique effects of various strains and products. This “entourage” of diverse plant chemicals should theoretically provide effects that differ from a single isolated compound like CBD or THC. Think of it this way: A patient finds pain relief from a...
Colleen Fisher TullyDecember 4, 2019 iStock There’s something special about cannabis that inspires goodwill towards others—where would the 60s-era peace movement be without it? And today, even in the wake of cannabis capitalism, social responsibility and giving back play a big role for a number of Canadian companies. Here are five notable businesses putting their profits back out into the world...
Marjorie SteeleDecember 3, 2019 Jessica Finch of Michigan NORML: Cannabis improved her health, social justice concerns inspired her to change laws. (Brittany Greeson for Leafly) As Michigan’s dramatic struggle to end cannabis prohibition finally comes to a close, an interesting thing has happened to the state’s newest legal industry: It has a lot of women. Specifically: powerful, influential women. By the numbers,...
LifestyleStrains & products David DownsDecember 3, 2019 Sungrown cannabis gets stronger, more flavorful, affordable, and cleaner than ever. (Courtesy of L Schneider/Emerald Cup) More than 30,000 cannabis fans and industry professionals from around the globe are preparing for the world championship of outdoor-grown cannabis, The Emerald Cup, running Saturday and Sunday Dec. 14-15, just north of San Francisco. The 16th annual competition has...
The first legal cannabis store on the mid island is open for business, capping a marathon application process. 19+ Cannabis opens its doors Tuesday, Dec 3 at its Victoria Cres. location, marking the first of what’s expected to be many licensed cannabis stores entering the Nanaimo market in the coming months. Co-owner James Maxwell said transitioning from planning to selling product...
Lil Wayne just launched his own cannabis line: GKUA Ultra Premium. The line of high-potency cannabis products is “designed to provide consumers with the best high of their lives.” Flower for the products is sourced from experienced growers, and the brand selects strands with the highest amount of THC available, allowing it to offer exceptionally potent products. “I used to just...