Humboldt’s Finest Launches Craft Cannabis Brand

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CALIFORNIA: A collective of Humboldt County, California cannabis farms have announced an alliance to create America’s craft cannabis brand: Humboldt’s Finest. Since 1996, the Humboldt’s Finest farmers have mastered sustainable growing practices to produce the world’s finest sun grown cannabis products. In December 2016, Humboldt’s Finest will introduce a premium cannabis flower line featuring five of their most sought after strains grown in what is Read the full article…

ACCL Announces Pesticide Warning For Cannabis In North America

"Pesticide residues are not known to breakdown by heat of process or by biodegradation and remain toxic in the plant or soil for lengthy periods of time."

CALIFORNIA: The Association of Commercial Cannabis Laboratories (ACCL) released a statement today offering information on the continuing concern of pesticide contamination on Cannabis. ACCL members in several states have detected high levels of various cultivating agents that are being used to combat numerous types of fungal and insect based assaults during cultivation.  As member laboratories continue to Read the full article…

Introducing California’s First Mainstream Cannabis Beauty Line, High Gorgeous

California's first cannabis beauty brand

CALIFORNIA: It can heal dry skin, reduce inflammation, and kick cellulite to the curb. That’s why cannabis is the star of each one of these new lotions, body butters, bubble baths, and lip balms that will have everyone saying, High Gorgeous! With packaging that looks perfect on big beauty chains’ shelves, and names like High-Biscus, Plain Jane Read the full article…

Sipp Industries Enters Strategic Partnership for Launch of “Major Hemp Brown Ale”

Hemp Brown Ale is Coming

CALIFORNIA: Sipp Industries has officially executed an agreement with the distinguished Denver based contract brewery, Sleeping Giant Brewing Company. The distinctly formulated hemp-infused brew was unveiled at a successful Colorado 4/20 event, where it received favorable reviews for its appealing color and authentic taste. Major Hemp President, Ted Jorgensen, has closely collaborated with the owner of Read the full article…

Marijuana And The Growth In Cigarette Alternatives

cannabis vs tobacco

CALIFORNIA: Tobacco smoking is the leading cause of avoidable death in the US, and chronic exposure to tobacco smoke is related to increased incidences of cancer as well as vascular disease, according to the United States Center for Disease Control. Many substitutes have been created to help individuals quit smoking cigarettes, such as herbal cigarettes, e-cigs, Read the full article…

Legalization of Cannabis Pending in Nine States

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NEW YORK: Americans are more open minded about legalizations of Cannabis than ever before. A recent Gallup poll shows that about 60% of Americans support legal cannabis use. The surprising parts about this poll is the rising support for cannabis reform across all age groups. Take this into perspective and now you have nine states Read the full article…

Librede Awarded NIH Funding to Optimize Cannabinoid Production in Yeast

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CALIFORNIA: Librede, a San Diego-based synthetic biology company, has received a Phase I Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to improve Cannabidiol production in genetically engineered yeast. Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of several pharmacologically active chemicals (cannabinoids) found in Read the full article…

San Bernardino Initiative Projects $15-20 Million in Revenue

Considering the amount of money the city has spent chasing down dispensaries, it certainly makes sense to consider bringing the market above ground and generating some revenues from it

CALIFORNIA: The San Bernardino Regulate Marijuana Act of 2016 (SBRMA) announced that the citizen-backed initiative submitted more than enough valid signatures to qualify for the upcoming November ballot. SBRMA projects that passage of this model legislation will result in an economic windfall for San Bernardino government and residents with $15-20 million in new revenue and Read the full article…

Montel Williams to Keynote Cannabis World Congress Los Angeles

Montel Williams to keynote CWCBExpo in LA

NEW JERSEY: Montel Williams, media celebrity and medical marijuana advocate will deliver a Keynote Address at the 3rd Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition, in Los Angeles, California.  Taking place Sept. 7-9, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, CWCBExpo is the leading trade show and conference on the West Coast for the medical marijuana Read the full article…

First License For Concentrated Cannabis Manufacturing in California Granted

Landrace Ventures

CALIFORNIA: In a unanimous vote, the Richmond City, California Council awarded the first license for the legal manufacture of concentrated cannabis in California to Indigo Therapeutics, a legal cannabis company owned by Landrace Venture Fund. The license allows Indigo to begin producing cannabis concentrates immediately in quantities that make the company the state’s largest manufacturer of concentrates. “We’re Read the full article…