Blockchain and Cannabis

Bitcanna Cryptocurrency Leader Throws Its Weight Behind the Cosmos Platform

A crypto company that aims to support cannabis businesses and enable shoppers to find quality products has announced it is switching to the Cosmos blockchain.  A global blockchain technology company that helps cannabis companies to go cashless has announced that it is upgrading to Cosmos. BitCanna was built to support marijuana businesses that struggle to […]

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 […]

New Cannabis Consumer Products

Tobacco Giants Invest Heavily in New Cannabis Consumer Products

The world’s two largest tobacco companies have made significant investments in Canadian cannabis multinationals that are likely to lead to a new generation of consumer products.  They will also use their expertise in operating within strict regulatory frameworks to strengthen the pro-cannabis reform lobby in the United States.     British American Tobacco (BAT) and Philip […]

Cannabiz Africa; Global Lockfdown

Global Lockdowns Fuel Cannabis Home-Growing Boom

A Dutch survey has shown that the Covid-19 pandemic has led to a significant increase in cannabis users growing their own crops at home.  Worldwideweed’s 2nd international survey which polled 5 000 users as of February 2021, showed that  16% of cannabis users started growing their own weed during the pandemic-induced lockdowns; 11% said it was […]

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 […]

7 Psychedelics trends 2021

Psychedelics: 7 trends for 2021

While most of us are eager to put 2020 behind us, a few industries had banner years during lockdown. Pizza delivery and Zoom subscriptions may top the list but it was also a huge year for psychedelics.  From major legislative victories to a record number of companies going public to big-name celeb endorsements, 2020 was, […]

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 […]