Europe’s Cannabis Industry Could Exceed €18 Billion

May 23rd, 2017 - Ryan Allway

North America has been leading the charge when it comes to legalizing cannabis. The highly-fragmented United States’ cannabis industry is expected to grow from $7 billion in 2016 revenue to more than $50 billion in annual revenue over the next decade. In Canada, Deloitte projects that the industry will reach C$20 billion within a year […]

How Swiss Reform Might Lead To Full Cannabis Legalization In Europe

May 19th, 2017 - Marguerite Arnold

To those who think the U.S. or even Canada leads the way, cannabis legalization is a hot topic in Europe this spring. Here the stakes are also very different if not in some ways higher. “Reform” here always means of the federal variety. And with it, are coming some intriguing proposals particularly this year. Hot […]

Israel Decriminalizes Marijuana Possession

May 18th, 2017 - Lukas Barfield

While the United States on a Federal level seems to be going backwards at times with its marijuana policy, other countries are taking new approaches to marijuana enforcement. Portugal has famously decriminalized all drugs. Chile legalized medical cannabis in 2015, and is starting to dispense it this year. Their South American neighbor, Uruguay, legalized recreational […]

Health Canada Mandates Cannabis Testing for Pesticides

May 18th, 2017 - Kelly Weimert

Given the cloud of uncertainty that surrounds the legality of cannabis in the United States, if investors and entrepreneurs are looking for more clarity to inform their decisions, then a great place to start is with Canada. As Canada-wide legalization of recreational marijuana is about to be put into place, an increasing number of measures […]

CFN Media at Cannabis Private Investment Summit West

May 17th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

The second annual Cannabis Private Investment Summit West took place on May 3, 2017 at the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA. The event brought together the best and brightest industry thought leaders, private investors, family funds, along with aspiring entrepreneurs and companies. CFN Media filmed the event and interviewed key industry leaders and presenting companies with exclusive interviews and footage […]

What is the Rohrabacher-Farr Amendment?

May 11th, 2017 - Kelly Weimert

Given marijuana’s mixed legality across the United States — with some states legalizing it medicinally, some recreationally, a few across the board, and some not legalizing it at all — there exists a lot of uncertainty among cannabis businesses and individual users as to which practices they can utilize without the risk of prosecution. To […]

Can You Buy Marijuana at Online Dispensaries?

May 9th, 2017 - Rachelle Gordon

With the advent of legal cannabis, many people are wondering if online dispensaries are a good option for purchasing their products. There are several websites out there selling different marijuana products, from Cinex bud to CBD capsules. But are these online dispensaries legit – and more importantly, are they legal? Online Marijuana Dispensaries – a […]

What’s the Best Cannabis Strain Database?

May 8th, 2017 - Bethan Jenkins

Today, we have more choice when it comes to selecting a cannabis strain than ever before. Pot lovers are as excited as a kid in a candy shop, what with the variety of dabs, edibles, oils, and buds flourishing by the day. Understanding which strains and varieties of cannabis you should consume, whether it is […]

What Are the Strongest Cannabis Strains?

May 5th, 2017 - Lukas Barfield

The cannabis plant and man’s relationship with it goes back thousands of years. It is widely believed the first cannabis plants evolved in Eurasia, and spread from this general area to all parts of the world. Overtime, humans began to bread cannabis for its fiber, seed and cannabanoid potency. Although cannabis is made up of […]

Top 8 Marijuana Business Ideas

May 3rd, 2017 - Kelly Weimert

With recreational and medicinal cannabis becoming increasingly legal in the United States, the marijuana industry is growing at an unprecedented rate. In addition to this growth being good news for cannabis investors and enthusiasts, it’s providing a vast range of opportunities for entrepreneurs looking to tap into the pot business. But with so much uncharted […]

Germany’s Most Promising Cannabis Companies

May 3rd, 2017 - Marguerite Arnold

The Green Machine is about to take off in Germany and foreign investors and other companies are paying attention. The German government has now not only made medical use legal and covered under health insurance here, but has put establishment of a domestic regulated industry on the fast track. Many Americans in particular at the […]

What Are the Highest Yielding Cannabis Strains?

April 27th, 2017 - Bethan Jenkins

Marijuana production truly is on the rise around the States. If someone is not indulging in potent THC by means of smoking, dabbing, vaporizing CBD oil, or one of the many other pot practices one can treat themselves to, chances are they will be growing it. For those who aren’t currently witnessing the flowering stage […]

How Competition Drives Innovation in the Cannabis Industry

April 20th, 2017 - Lukas Barfield

Since the historic legalization of cannabis in 2012 for recreational adult use in Colorado and Washington, an entirely new industry, once obscured by the secrecy of the illicit market, has sprouted up. Eight states and D.C. have now legalized recreational cannabis. According to Arcview Market Research, the new economic sector is expected to bring in […]

How Big is the Cannabis Industry?

April 20th, 2017 - Kelly Weimert

The cannabis industry is shaping up to be hugely expansive as unprecedented legality and accessibility on the state level open the door to major opportunities for cannabis sales and businesses, both recreationally and medicinally. Some analysts estimate that the legal cannabis industry in the United States will grow to $50 billion by 2026 — eight […]

What Are the Best Cannabis Strains for Pain?

April 18th, 2017 - Bethan Jenkins

Did you know that there are approximately 1.5 billion people around the world suffering with some kind of chronic pain? Dealing with a debilitating ailment, whether it is a torn ligament, a physical impairment following an accident, or something else that usually requires an over-the-counter remedy for relief purposes, can have an adverse effect on one’s […]

Cannabis Startups to Watch in 2017

April 6th, 2017 - Rachelle Gordon

The legal cannabis business in the United States is booming. Recent numbers released by New Frontier Data and published by The Cannabist predict the market to be worth a staggering $24 billion by the year 2025. With 29 states having already legalized marijuana for medical and/or adult-use purposes, and more states considering the topic every […]

What Are Dabs & How Do They Work?

March 28th, 2017 - Bethan Jenkins

As the legal marijuana market expands, more people are introducing weed into their everyday life, whether it is for medicinal, relaxation, or social purposes. In fact, by 2020 the marijuana industry is predicted to create more jobs than manufacturing, with cannabis courses now being offered at a handful of colleges throughout the US. Since so […]

Comprehensive Medical Cannabis and Cannabinoid Education Presented at New York Expo

March 24th, 2017 - Ryan Allway

Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) Partners with Healthway Education Systems to Offer CME Accredited Program for Healthcare Professionals Educating medical practitioners about the cannabis plant’s potent treatment for a wide variety of medical conditions will be an all-day workshop offered at the Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) at the Javits Center […]

Tips to Find the Right Medical Marijuana Dispensary Online

March 23rd, 2017 - John Levy

You’ve agreed with your doctor that you are going to travel the medical marijuana path? So now how will you choose a medical marijuana dispensary online from the many ones you’ll find? Well, with the right tips, the process of choosing won’t be a challenge in any way. However, you need to get the right […]

Indica vs. Sativa: What’s the Difference?

March 22nd, 2017 - Rachelle Gordon

One of the first questions people who are new to cannabis have is, “what’s the difference between indica and sativa strains?” Both have a variety of benefits, from relieving pain to helping treat opioid addiction. The basic answer is that sativa-dominant strains usually lead to a heady high, boosting energy and creativity, while indicas tend […]

How to Roll a Joint

March 21st, 2017 - Bethan Jenkins

Smoking a joint packed with potent bud is an enjoyable pastime for many and as the medicinal benefits of cannabis are surfacing, weed use is growing. If you are someone who is intrigued by marijuana’s potential to stimulate creative thinking, instill a feeling of calmness, and even boost the metabolism, learning how to roll a […]

What is Live Resin?

March 16th, 2017 - Jackie Tortello

Whether it’s live resin wax, live resin shatter or live resin hash, marijuana smokers are always looking for a stronger, cleaner and more sustainable high. Live resin first entered the medical and recreational marijuana scene in 2011, marking a milestone that not only provides an easier way for stoners to smoke it up, but also […]

Cyber Security Tips for the Cannabis Industry

March 16th, 2017 - Tim Belvin

By now you have most likely heard about the security breach and hack that brought down one of the largest cannabis industry sales and inventory systems.  The hack affected all of the company’s customers and brought their businesses to a halt.  The fix was slow and arduous with customer jumping ship and looking for other […]

How Long Does Weed Stay in Your System?

March 14th, 2017 - Kelly Weimert

With medical and recreational marijuana increasingly legal across North America, it’s raising a number of unprecedented issues around employee and potential employee drug testing. If you’re using cannabis lawfully then, theoretically, responsible use outside of your work place shouldn’t prohibit you from employment. However, what’s true in theory and in practice are two very different […]

How to Start a Legal Marijuana Growing Business

March 4th, 2017 - Kelly Weimert

With cannabis accessibility being on the rise, more and more people are seeking ways to invest in the industry. And one of the most direct ways to do so is to create a marijuana startup of your own. If you’re interested in starting a marijuana business, your best bet is to look at medical marijuana. […]

How to Become a Better Cannabis Activist

March 3rd, 2017 - Rachelle Gordon

The legal cannabis industry is at somewhat of a crossroads. Despite 29 states approving the use and sale of medical and/or adult use marijuana, the plant remains illegal at the federal level. What’s worse is that President Trump’s pick for Attorney General is staunchly anti-pot, although Trump is extremely pro-business and stated in the past […]

CBD 101 – Where to Buy & How Much to Take

March 2nd, 2017 - Lukas Barfield

Cannabidiol or CBD is one of the primary chemical constituents of the cannabis sativa plant. This often misunderstood plant is also known as marijuana or hemp. Although CBD’s therapeutic effects have been known for many years, its much maligned cousin, Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), has over shadowed Cannabidiol. That is until recently, when avalanches of CBD products […]

Where You Can Earn a Cannabis Degree

February 28th, 2017 - Bethan Jenkins

The cannabis market is gradually solidifying and huge steps are being made towards legalization across the United States, with medical and recreational users statewide favoring marijuana use. For now, Alaska, Colorado, California, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon and Washington have approved laws for the sale and possession of cannabis, whether it is for medical or recreational […]

Cannabis Not Only Replaces Opioids, It Treats Opioid Addiction

February 21st, 2017 - Kelly Weimert

Opioids, a class of drug that includes prescription pain relievers such as oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine and codeine, as well as the illicit drug, heroin, were responsible for more than 30,000 deaths by overdose in 2015. This statistic is even more alarming when one couples it with the fact that since 1999, the rate of overdose […]

Why Hemp Could Become Even Bigger than Cannabis

February 21st, 2017 - Rachelle Gordon

Both hemp and marijuana have been getting a lot of attention lately but for much different reasons. While both are cannabis sativa plants, the two have much different properties. Hemp does not contain THC (the psychoactive cannabinoid that makes users feel high), but instead is typically higher in cannabidiol (CBD), which is known for its […]

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