California: Teen Marijuana Use Declines Post-Legalization

Teen use in California is down after legalization

CALIFORNIA: Marijuana use by adolescents continues to decline in California, according to statewide data provided by the California Healthy Kids Survey, a biennial survey funded by the Departments of Health and Education. Among 7th graders, 4.2 percent reported ever having used cannabis during the years 2015 to 2017, as compared to 7.9 percent during the years 2013 to 2015 Read the full article…

Kush Queen Enters Strategic Partnership With Connected Cannabis Co.

Kush Queen inks strategic partnership

CALIFORNIA: Kush Queen, a leading luxury lifestyle cannabis brand, and Connected Cannabis Co., which operates licensed dispensaries and cannabis cultivation operations across California, have completed a strategic partnership, according to a company press release. Kush Queen has become renowned for providing the highest quality, innovative cannabis wellness and lifestyle products that range from both non-psychoactive CBD Read the full article…

The American Veteran In California’s Cannabis Industry

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“California Business & Professions Code §16102.   Every soldier, sailor or marine of the United States who has received an honorable discharge or a release from active duty under honorable conditions from such service may hawk, peddle and vend any goods, wares or merchandise owned by him, except spirituous, malt, vinous or other intoxicating liquor, without Read the full article…

Constellation Brands To Invest $4 Billion USD In Canopy Growth

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Expands Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Canopy Growth’s Global Expansion Plans  CANADA: Constellation Brands, a leading beverage alcohol company, and Canopy Growth, a leading diversified cannabis company have announced a significant expansion of their strategic partnership to position Canopy Growth as the global leader in cannabis production, branding, intellectual property and retailing. Constellation Brands will increase its ownership Read the full article…

LDB Issues Product Call For Non-Medical Cannabis

LDB issues product call for non-medical cannabis

CANADA: The BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) has issued a second product call as part of a continuing effort to expand its wholesale product assortment for non-medical cannabis. In July, the LDB entered into memorandums of understanding with 32 licensed producers to form its initial wholesale product assortment to cater to the B.C. market directly following legalization Read the full article…

Study: Use Of CBD Products For Health Becoming Widespread

CBD is for sale everywhere you go these days

CALIFORNIA: The use of cannabidiol products for the treatment of either a specific health condition or for general well-being is becoming prevalent among the general public, according to survey data published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research. Researchers at San Diego State University and at the National University of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon surveyed a self-selected cohort Read the full article…

Eaze Insights: The High Cost of Illegal Cannabis

Skunk has higher levels of the psychoactive compound Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) than “regular” pot, and has become much more prevalent in recent years, as people seek out more potent versions of the drug.

CALIFORNIA: New research identifies why illicit sales are thriving in the world’s largest cannabis market, and what that means for legal retailers Who: Peter Gigante, head of policy research at Eaze What: California is seven months into rolling out the world’s largest adult use cannabis market. Eaze’s head of policy research, Peter Gigante, will present new research that shows Read the full article…

New DNA Test Determines Cannabis Compatibility

The goal of our reports is to help people identify which products may help them, and try to give them the best possible outcomes with cannabis.

Endocanna Health Creates New Paradigm of Personalized Medicine Connecting Human DNA with Cannabis Genetic Profiles CALIFORNIA: Endocanna Health this week launches its “Cannabinoid DNA Variant Test”  — billed as the most comprehensive personalized cannabis DNA test available on the market today. Developed by a team of renowned scientists at Endocanna Heath, a biotechnology research company, this direct-to-consumer DNA Read the full article…

Librede Receives Patent For Cannabidiolic Acid (CBDA) Production In Yeast

Librede Inc. Receives Patent for Cannabidiolic Acid (CBDA) Production in Yeast

CALIFORNIA: Librede, a leader in natural cannabinoid biosynthesis, has been granted a new patent for the production of cannabidiolic acid (CBDA) in microorganisms. The patent, Production of Cannabidiolic Acid in Yeast, describes the modification of yeast to produce CBDA from simple feedstocks such as sugar. CBDA is a naturally occurring cannabinoid found in hemp and cannabis Read the full article…

New MyJane Study: Majority of Orange County Women Would Consider Cannabis to Treat Stress, Sleep Issues and Pain

Majority of Orange County Women Would Consider Cannabis to Treat Stress, Sleep Issues and Pain

CALIFORNIA:  Seventy-nine percent of women surveyed in Orange County, California, agree that their most common health and wellness issues can be addressed with cannabis products, according to a just-released survey conducted by San Diego-based research firm GroupSolver for MyJane in advance of its launch. The survey also revealed the state of Orange County cannabis usage, Read the full article…