Cannabis Canada: Pot companies need cash, flexibility to withstand COVID-19 outbreak, analyst says

Cash the best asset to help pot producers withstand any disruption from coronavirus: analyst  If you’ve got cash – and the ability to be flexible with suppliers – you might be one of the few cannabis companies able to withstand any operational disruption caused by COVID-19. Eight Capital analyst Graeme Kreindler writes in a research note […]

Coronavirus and Cannabis: How Pot Is Impacted by a Pandemic

As we make our way into a new chapter in “End of Days: Death By Stupidity Edition,” it’s worth taking a moment to consider how COVD-19 may impact the cannabis industry, and if cannabis can be part of a toolkit to deal with the pandemic. On Sunday, Governor Kate Brown declared a Coronavirus State of Emergency, […]

What Is Live Rosin?

Live rosin is the latest craze to sweep the cannabis concentrate market. They tend to be the most expensive product per gram at dispensaries. Is it worth the hype? Well, there are absolutely no solvents involved. And producers make them with trichome and terpene-rich plants. Then, producers need to sift and press those plants for smaller, […]

The 5 most flavorful CBD strains

When we make strain suggestions, they’re usually THC-based. That’s because CBD strains have been few and far between due to market demands. But as the CBD industry continues to grow in popularity, so does the availability of CBD in flower and concentrate form. Flavor is the most important part of cannabis consumption. If you don’t […]

5 cannabis strains to be excited about in 2020

Each year we try to get ahead of the cannabis curve by predicting which strains are going to reach superstar status. We consider cannabis cup winners, keep tabs on famous breeder instagrams, and overall, keep a finger on the pulse of the industry. Now that the 2020 ball has dropped, we’re looking toward the future […]

PODCAST: Cannabis and criminalization of Black Canadians

Akwasi Owusu-Bempah, El Jones January 8, 2020  The legalization of cannabis and the pardon system for simple possession charges should have decreased the criminalization surrounding the drug. Yet advocates say the impact of legalization won’t be equal: Black and Indigenous people, already disproportionately targeted by police, will likely bear the brunt of the new cannabis regulations. […]

The latest in cannabis research from summer/fall 2019

The global cannabis research effort is gaining momentum and new areas of research are emerging. Cannabidiol’s (CBD) therapeutic benefits remain a hot research topic, and some of these studies have now expanded to placebo-controlled human clinical trials. Others are moving beyond THC and CBD as scientists take a closer look at the effects of what […]

Canada shows U.S. the way on cannabis

It’s difficult to remember now how anxious Manitoba and other provincial governments were a year and a half ago about the looming legalization of cannabis. Provinces thought they needed a year’s delay beyond the federal government’s July 1, 2018, target date for legalization. They had to train and equip police officers. They had to write […]

Greener Growth For Cannabis in 2020

In 2019, legal cannabis sales jumped 32% since 2018, Illinois became the first state to legalize cannabis via legislation and the U.S. House of Representatives passed the SAFE Banking Act, a first step toward opening banking services for the industry. Of course, the news wasn’t all rosy. Stock prices fluctuated and a cash crunch hampered […]

Could Aurora Cannabis Fall Below $1 in 2020?

In just a matter of days, we’ll be closing the curtain on 2019, which turned out to be an incredibly good year for the broad-based markets, and an abysmal year for marijuana stock investors. Everything began well, with cannabis stocks leading the charge throughout the first quarter. But the wheels, and everything else that wasn’t welded on, […]