A new marijuana ETF could soon be introduced

Posted by - January 31, 2019

AdvisorShares is getting behind a new marijuana exchange-traded fund AdvisorShares has already built a reputation for being one of the largest sponsors of actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETF). It is now planning on getting into the cannabis industry and has filed for a cannabis ETF with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). If approved,

Cannabis recruiting company to offer training courses

Posted by - January 31, 2019

HempStaff will offer dispensary training courses in several cities If you live along the Eastern seaboard and want to become a budtender, you will soon have the perfect opportunity to get started. HempStaff, a cannabis industry recruitment firm, is going to hold a number of training courses and has now launched the schedule. The cannabis

A popular award is now made out of hemp

Posted by - January 31, 2019

A sport that thrives off violence turns eco-friendly When Daniel Bryan defended his WWE Championship against AJ Styles this past Sunday at the 2019 WWE Royal Rumble, he showed wrestling fans that it’s possible to mix violence with an eco-friendly lifestyle. Upon receiving his championship belt, which has always been leather, he tossed it aside

5 ways hemp is an alternative to better health

Posted by - January 31, 2019

Hemp has gained a significant following in the past few years for its health benefits Hemp milk, hemp seeds, hemp protein, hemp oil. If you haven’t already started to see these terms on virtually a daily basis, you soon will. Hemp is gaining serious traction around the world, as witnessed by the approval of the

UC Berkeley launches cannabis research center

Posted by - January 31, 2019

The new research facility will be the first in the University of California system This past Tuesday, the University of California (UC) Berkeley announced that it was creating a new Cannabis Research Center (CRC) designed to explore the social and environmental impacts of marijuana legalization. It is the first facility of its kind for the

AG nominee makes marijuana pledge official

Posted by - January 31, 2019

William Barr puts in writing a previous promise he made Earlier this month, nominee for U.S. Attorney General (AG) William Barr stated that, if appointed, he would not seek to prosecute marijuana companies that adhered to the Cole Memo. Now, he has taken his position a step further, putting it in writing so there isn’t

CV Sciences impresses in the stock market

Posted by - January 30, 2019

The cannabis company continues to see gains in the market CV Sciences is a cannabis company with two primary focuses. The first is a division that centers on drug development and novel therapeutics using synthetic cannabidiol (CBD) and the second is a consumer product manufacturing division that markets and sells CBD products across a wide

Cura Partners looks to Apple for its marketing success

Posted by - January 30, 2019

The cannabis company hires a former Apple exec to lead its marketing program Jason White was the Global Head of Marketing for Beats by Dre, a company owned by tech giant Apple. As the top man at the company, he helped the headphones become a globally-recognized brand and a million-dollar industry. Now, Cura Partners is

“Tolerance breaks” for marijuana consumers

Posted by - January 30, 2019

Taking an occasional break from cannabis can provide a number of benefits If you haven’t heard of them before, tolerance breaks (or t-breaks as they’re sometimes called) can be a beneficial part of any cannabis regime. A t-break is nothing more than a simple break from consuming in order to temper a tolerance that may

Menopause can be aided with CBD

Posted by - January 30, 2019

Cannabidiol can relieve the symptoms associated with menopause As the traits of cannabidiol (CBD) continue to be discovered, scientists and researchers are developing a clearer picture of the extent with which the cannabis compound can provide relief from an increasing number of ailments. It has already been shown to fight epilepsy, cancer, Alzheimer’s and chronic