Aurora stocks take a tumble

Aurora. One of the biggest movers and shakers in Canada and how they are screwing up. Article originally appeared here: Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) stock has been on a terrifying roller coaster since its 2018 debut on the New York Stock Exchange. Since rocketing to a peak enterprise value of $15.7 billion, ACB has since […]

A beginners guide to cannabis seeds

Cannabis Indica Leaf

This isn’t a comprehensive guide, just a small overview. If you’re new to growing your own cannabis seeds, some of the terminology and methods can be confusing. The easiest way to explain the different types is to compare to alcohol. Just as there’s different varieties of alcohol which can be broken down further into types. […]

How Cannabis gets you high

The science of Cannabis Article originally appeared here Cannabis contains THC, a psychoactive chemical that can pass the blood-brain barrier. (Image: © Shutterstock) Have you ever looked at your hands? I mean really looked at your hands?  You might think you have, but as the above classic Doonesbury cartoon implies, people who are high […]

Why some athletes are turning to cannabis to help them train

Athletes using cannabis to soothe tired muscles and aid recovery. Article originally appeared here This coming October, I’ll be completing my third half marathon — fingers crossed. Considering that I could barely run one kilometer when I first started jogging six years ago, I am pretty proud of myself. However, I am also self-aware […]

Aurora Cannabis Provides Business Updates and Announces New CEO

I’m in two minds about Aurora. On one hand it’s good to see a company doing well. On the other hand, they’re exactly the kind of corporate entity I was hoping the industry here in Canada could avoid. #end note Article originally appeared here  9 MIN READ  •  BY MICHAEL BERGERSHARE  Appoints Miguel Martin as Chief Executive […]

One cure for an ailing American economy: Legalize cannabis

Legalize cannabis and collect the tax revenue. This article was originally published here: © Getty America’s next president will face an unprecedented array of challenges, chief among them an economy in ruins and an ugly social divide. Having served in government for nearly three decades, including as Senate majority leader, I know that there’s […]

All is not well at CannTrust

Canadian cannabis producer CannTrust has just decided to restructure its workforce after several problems with their product and the way it is produced. 180 jobs have been cut since Health Canada has cracked down on the company for growing illegal pot in an unlicensed greenhouse, among other concerns. The CannTrust probe has resulted in the […]

US falling behind in legalisation

Cannabis legalization is spreading its roots globally. Uruguay was the first country to fully legalize recreational marijuana in 2013. Canada became the second country to legalize marijuana in 2018. Many other countries have followed suit. However, the legality of medical and recreational marijuana varies for different countries. The US still hasn’t made a decision about […]

More and More people want to grow their own Marijuana

Bob Osborne says more people want to grow marijuana, though Cannabis NB says its seeds are poor sellers When Bob Osborne set up a workshop on homegrown cannabis for Saturday, he knew there would be some interest, but he underestimated how much.  “I’ve never seen anything like it,” said Osborne. “We’ve obviously touched a nerve.” […]

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