Florida looking to phase-out polystyrene and implement hemp based products

The state of Florida is looking to switch polystyrene products with reusable hemp products. This comes after Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried announced the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services started a rulemaking process to phase out the use of polystyrene products. According to Ganjapreneur, Nikki Fried, a Democrat who is challenging incumbent governor Ron […]

Smartphones can tell when you’re high, according to study

In a turn of scientific advance that most people will surely feel is an invasion of privacy, a proof-of-concept study published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence shows that our smartphones can use their technology to know when we’re intoxicated by marijuana with a 90% rate of accuracy. Essentially, the phones would use learning data via […]

Agtech firm iUNU acquires high-tech greenhouse software provider Artemis

iUNU, a Seattle-based agricultural technology company that created the computer vision and machine learning LUNA cultivation platform, has acquired New York-based Artemis, a leading enterprise software and cultivation management platform serving the hemp, cannabis and fruit and vegetable industries, the two companies announced Monday. Adam Greenberg, CEO, iUNU The companies are joining forces to both […]

Edible sales rising, leading to more trips to the ER

Due to the increased usage of cannabis within the US over the last few years, we are beginning to see adverse effects on those who are choosing to use the drug. In an article on Yahoo by Nate Guzowski, he explains that people who are using edibles are experiencing negative effects due to overconsumption. Edibles, […]

USDA-funded hemp weed-management study commences at 5 universities

A Cornell researcher will lead a weed-management study funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute for Food and Agriculture to develop best management practices for weed control in hemp crops. Lynn Sosnokie, assistant professor in Cornell University’s School of Integrative Plant Science, is collaborating with researchers at several other universities on the $325,000 […]

Student researchers examine hemp-derived CBD concentration in consumer products

Students at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale are examining the content of CBD products to ensure consumers are getting what they pay for in each dose. The project was started over the summer by two SIU researchers and a student in the Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program, which is funded by the National Science Foundation. The team […]

Weed Advertising in the age of Social Media

Much has been said about the vague and shadowy policies that Facebook has regarding marijuana on their platform. However, it does seem that they have been consistently conservative when it comes to the topic, so most of us have erred on the side of not doing much on the platform. But what about the other […]

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