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Is CBG the new CBD?

For the past few years, it seemed like everyone has been talking about CBD, or cannabidiol, which is a non-intoxicating element in the cannabis plant that has many medical applications.

Strain of the Month: Sunset Sherbet

If you are over 40, there is a good chance that you recall a time when nearly all of our waking hours weren’t taken up by some type of electronic device. If a remnant of that memory remains, it might seem like a time of more imagination and reflection when “turning on” had nothing to do with pressing a button.

Cannabis research focuses on harm, not benefits

One of the most confounding aspects about the federal government’s ongoing war on drugs is the continued classification of cannabis among what are known as Schedule 1 drugs. That means that cannabis – which is now legal either for medical or recreational use in some 36 states – is considered by federal authorities to be roughly as harmful as heroin, LSD, Ecstasy, Quaalude and peyote.

Why QR codes are seeing a resurgence in the cannabis world

With all the new technology available today, why are some states reverting to older methods when it comes to the packaging and labeling of legalized marijuana and CBD products? Specifically, QR (Quick Response) codes, or other scannable codes, which are now being required by several states on the packages that marijuana or CBD products come in.