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Trendy hemp compound CBD set for big boost from U.S. farm bill

The status of cannabis component CBD as a trendy new superfood ingredient may be cemented this week by U.S. President Donald Trump. The US$867 billion farm bill, headed to the president for his signature, would remove industrial hemp from a list of federally controlled substances, a major step as weed culture pushes into the U.S. mainstream. That would create a legal market for CBD that could be…

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The Cannabis Lover’s Holiday Gift Guide

Don’t know what gift to buy for the holidays? We’ve got you covered. Our gift guide covers CBD, THC, smoking accessories, skin care, storage and other unique cannabis products. CBD JuJu Royal CBD-Infused Rosemary Extra Virgin Olive OilEach bottle of JuJu Royal CBD-Infused Olive Oil contains 250 mg full-spectrum CBD. This is top of the line CBD oil that taste incredible. The fresh rosemary herbs…

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Kim Rael Interview: CEO of Azuca, Fast Acting and Predictable Cannabis Edibles

Kim Rael, CEO of Azuca, has an extensive background as an operating executive and venture capitalist. Follow Azuca on Twitter @Azuca_co. Prior to her career in venture, she co-founded an advanced energy company and held numerous management positions at Intel, where she managed a $200 million capital budget, led planning for a $1 Billion expansion, and held roles in finance, operations and…

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Edibles Processor Confident Inconsistent Testing Results Can Be Resolved Through Collaboration with Cannabis Labs

As states across the United States legalize medicinal and recreational cannabis use, cannabinoid-infused edibles have quickly become one of the most popular products on dispensary shelves. For many consumers, this is the first impression and experience of the cannabis industry. Edibles, however, have gained a reputation for being variable in their potency. This situation has left edibles…

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The Cannabis Holiday Gift Guide 2018-19 Edition

2018/19 Cannabis.net Gift Guide For That Cannabis Smoker In Your Life   The most wonderful time of the year is finally here. Not that a reason is needed, but the holidays are the ideal occasion to gift the cannabis enthusiast in your life with awesome products that will make their 2019 (and beyond!) healthier and way more fun. After all, there’s no better gift than cannabis! We’ve rounded up…

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Marijuana-Based CBD Oil Is The Next Big Thing On Jewish Restaurant Menus

A quick foray into the world of Jewish cooking reveals a surprising amount of CBD and marijuana products, from Orthodox Union certified edibles like the ones Mitzvah Herbals offers to Jeff the 420 Chef’s ouvre to kosher-certified industrial hemp producer GenCanna, all created with this trending non-psychoactive form of weed. While the world waits for weed to be legalized, and the restaurant…

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Holiday Gift? Forget the Jewelry or SmartTV. Instead, Give the Gift of Cannabis.

In 2018, cannabis has become a commercial powerhouse in the entrepreneurial world, as ten states and the District of Columbia all have legalized it for recreational use, thereby removing many of the weed's long-time legal obstacles and enabling cannabis brands to launch everything from luxury-grade prerolled marijuana cones, to skincare and beauty creams, to edibles and at least one high-end (pun…

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Holiday Gift? Forget the Jewelry or SmartTV. Instead, Give the Gift of Cannabis.

In 2018, cannabis has become a commercial powerhouse in the entrepreneurial world,as ten states and the District of Columbia all have legalized it for recreational use, thereby removing many of the weed's long-time legal obstacles and enabling cannabis brands to launch everything from luxury-grade prerolled marijuana cones, to skincare and beauty creams, to edibles and at least one high-end (pun…

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Ingredient Spotlight: CBDs

You may have seen a new acronym popping up on restaurant and bar menus: CBD. It's short for cannabidiol, a compound in cannabis and hemp. Though CBDs lack the psychoactive properties of THC—in other words, they won't get you stoned—they are purported to have myriad health benefits, such as pain relief, inflammation mitigation, anxiety alleviation and acne reduction. However, there have not been…

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Da Capo To Serve Cannabis Cocktails

Da Capo, located at 322 Columbus Avenue (between 75th and 76th Streets), operates as an espresso bar by day, serving Italian espresso, specialty drinks, pastries and paninis. At 5PM, Da Capo transforms into a specialty cocktail bar with tons of cool drinks on their menu.  And now included in that list of cool drinks are CBD (Cannabidiol) cocktails, Patch.com first announced. Da Capo has partnered…

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