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Cannabis (/ˈkænəbɪs/) is a genus of flowering plants in the family Cannabaceae. The number of species within the genus is disputed. Three species may be recognized: Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica, and Cannabis ruderalis.

How The Coronavirus Is Impacting The Cannabis Industry

It is about all anyone is talking about, understandably. Mostly the fear of the unknown and the inconsistent messaging from some officials are driving the intense focus on the coronavirus, which...

What Are Terpenes?

Terpenes ˈtər-ˌpēns | Noun Terpenes Definition: Organic compounds that provide aroma and flavor in cannabis and a variety of other organisms, including plants. Terpenes are responsible for the aroma and flavors of cannabis, and influence its...

If Trump Is Reelected, Cannabis Reform Is Dead Until 2025

For years, cannabis has been one of the fastest-growing industries on the planet. It's helped to create approximately 243,700 full-time equivalent jobs as of January 2020, according to cannabis website Leafly. Worldwide...

Lebanon’s Parliament Preparing To Vote On Legalizing Cannabis

Lebanon is on the cusp of entering the marijuana marketplace. The country’s parliament is nearing a vote on whether to legalize cannabis for both medicinal and industrial purposes, a move that Al Jazeera...

25 Infamous Pot Busts

1. Robert Mitchum One of the first celebrity victims of the war on marijuana, Mitchum was arrested for pot in a Laurel Canyon stakeout in 1948. The actor served a 60-day jail sentence. This...

Marijuana And Liquor Sales Rise As Americans Self-Isolate From Coronavirus

In the intersection of the COVID-19 outbreak and marijuana businesses across the U.S., two different stories have emerged. At the top of the pecking order, major cannabis players aren’t looking so swell....

5 Questions About Traveling With Marijuana Answered

No matter where you’re going and how you’re getting there, traveling with marijuana is a challenge. If you’re a marijuana consumer, going on trips usually always prompts the question: Where am...

Cannabis Strain Names Inspire Animated Series “Nug Nation”

What’s in a name? If we’re talking about cannabis strain names, the answer is a lot of inspiration. At least that’s the way that Mikey Peterson of Denver, the creator of the animated...

Might terpenes contribute to the ‘entourage effect’ of cannabis?

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...

This company filed the first cannabis DNA patent—and nobody knows who they are

The world first learned about Biotech Institute LLC two years ago in an explosive GQ feature by Amanda Chicago Lewis called “The Great Pot Monopoly Mystery.” In the story’s opening scene, Lewis...

Endangered destinations

Travelers with bucket lists tend to see the challenge as limited by their schedule, budget and life span. Increasingly, though, there’s a fourth dimension:...

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