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Seychelles Cannabis Tourism

Seychelles: Cautiously opening up the Cannabis Tourism Debate

By Alain St Ange, for ETN Online (see original story here)   With some in Seychelles being known for indulging in recreational cannabis use, its continued prohibition is government’s way of saying: do as I say, not do as I do.  With New Zealand’s referendum on the legalization of marijuana fast looming (editor’s note: it hit the […]

Ladies Love Cannabis Drinks; Debra Borchardt

Ladies Love Cannabis Drinks by Debra Borchardt

Debra Borchardt is the CEO, Co-Founder, and Editor-In-Chief of GMR. She has covered the cannabis industry for several years at Forbes, Seeking Alpha and TheStreet. Debra has a Master’s degree in Business Journalism from New York University.   Cannabiz Africa Out-take: The cannabis beverage is still only a tiny part of the market, but it […]

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Biden’s Cannabis Stance Woefully Behind the Curve

By CNN’s Harry Enten   CNN’s Harry Enten, argues that although President Joe Biden is seen broadly as a cannabis reformist, his stance on cannabis is 10 years out of date. The President, he says, may be missing a trick by not realizing how powerful pro-cannabis  consciousness is in the United States. Earlier this month, […]

Joshua Green, Cannabis Industry Trends

4 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Getting into the Cannabis Industry

By Joshua Green, Co Founder of Veriheal Josh Green brings a worldly perspective of capital management and financial savvy to the cannabis industry. He co-founded Veriheal in 2017 and has since led the expansion of a highly-successful personalized cannabis platform and consulted international brands on sustainability and growth.       As cannabis sales begin […]

5 Key Cannabis Investment Pointers

Thought Leader, Micah Tapman, Cannabis Entrepreneur     It’s no surprise that brands like Constellation and Estee Lauder have dipped their toes into the rapidly expanding cannabis industry over the past few years. As someone who has made more than 100 investments in the cannabis market, I’ve learned what to look for when deciding if an investment into a […]

Depression Psychedelic Research

Depression – the 21st Century Condition Driving Psychedelic Research

By Brett Hilton-Barber and Psychedelic Spotlight.   Let’s face it. There’s a lot to be depressed about. Slightly less so now that Donald Trump has been removed from Twitter and the White House, but the overall post-pandemic landscape is bleak.  Covid-19 has seriously shaken the foundation of human psychology across the world, cutting through culture […]

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Top 5 Cannabis Cryptocurrencies

Top 5 Cannabis Cryptocurrencies By Mrinalini Krishna Key Takeaways Although marijuana is legal in many states, the U.S. federal government hasn’t decriminalized the drug. Pot-based operators and consumers can use marijuana-specific cryptocurrencies for their transactions since banks cannot legally conduct cannabis-related business. Popular marijuana-based cryptocurrencies include PotCoin, CannabisCoin, DopeCoin, HempCoin, and CannaCoin.   The fight […]

Cannabis Strain Names Meaningless

Why Cannabis Strain Names Are Absolutely Meaningless

Why Cannabis Strain Names Are Absolutely Meaningless By Gretchen Gailey, Green Market Report   Blue Dream, Charlotte’s Webb, Excalibur, Purple Haze, Sour Diesel, Lemon Kush? What do they mean?  Ummm…….nothing really.  All these are well-known cannabis brands, but ultimately, the definitions are meaningless. That’s according to scientists digging deeply into cannabis nomenclature, who ask:  “Is […]

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War on Drugs: Let’s Admit We Were Wrong, It Didn’t Work!

Two former African presidents – South Africa’s Kgalema Mothlante and Nigeria’s Olusegun Obasanjo have openly decried the western-led ‘War on Drugs’ as ultimately causing more harm than good for Africa. The two are members of the Global Commission on Drug Policy. They published an open letter in the online 2020 Africa Report in August last […]