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These are curated articles from across the internet to give hemp growers, farmers, and those involved in the hemp and cannabis industry. 

Cannabis Genomics

Genomics is the study of an organism’s genes, encompassing the whole genetic profile and interactions with the environment. Cannabis genome maps can help breeders design plants with certain physical and chemical profiles. [1,2] This not only includes maximizing...

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Lucky Strike Cigarette Maker Eyes Cannabis Industry

In the latest signal that large tobacco companies are eyeballing the potential of the cannabis industry, British American Tobacco—the maker behind Lucky Strike cigarettes—announced that it is exploring options in the cannabis and CBD product markets. Source: Lucky...

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High-CBD Cannabis Extracts May Help Prevent COVID-19

Information surrounding COVID-19 has been all over the place; navigating it is reminiscent of traversing a maze in a dream. But among the virus’ well-established idiosyncrasies that have manifested repeatedly is the fact that “angiotensin-converting enzyme II (ACE2)...

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Cannabis in Jewish Magic and Alchemy

CANNABIS CULTURE. References to cannabis appear in both alchemical and magical manuscripts tied to Jewish culture, and this use was likely an extension of the Hebrew’s much more ancient relationship with the plant. Excerpted from Liber 420 . Source: Cannabis in Jewish...

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Marijuana M&A boom awaits, in California and beyond

Jazz Pharmaceuticals’ $7.2-billion purchase of GW Pharmaceuticals last week is the biggest tie-up yet for the cannabis industry. And it’s probably just the beginning. The blockbuster deal , which dwarfs Tilray Inc. and Aphria Inc.’s $3.8-billion merger as well as...

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Lil Wayne’s Cannabis to Hit Shelves in Colorado

Colorado smokers now have a reason to rejoice. GKUA Ultra Premium cannabis products—endorsed by multimillionaire rapper Lil Wayne—will be available at finer dispensaries throughout Colorado, according to a January 25 press release , in the latest update from the...

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Hemp Construction Becoming More Popular

Eco-friendly options are becoming more readily available across many industries. Hemp is used in bathrooms, kitchens, and other aspects of our homes, but now it’s construction’s turn for the spotlight. In the US, the 2018 Farm Bill provided a boost for hemp...

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How Hana Meds Partnered with Willie’s Reserve in Arizona

Willie Nelson’s cannabis brand, Willie’s Reserve, has hit the Arizona market through a recently announced partnership with Hana Meds, an Arizona-based vertically integrated cannabis company. Willie’s Reserve is a national cannabis brand inspired by cannabis activist...

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USDA Raises THC Limit for Hemp Eradication to 1%

In their Final Rule for the hemp industry, the U.S. Department of Agriculture raised THC levels that trigger eradication to 1% rather than the previous 0.5%. Industrial hemp standards under U.S. law remain 0.3% but the Agricultural Marketing Service – a division of...

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How Social Media Censorship is killing the Marketplace

In the last couple of weeks, it has become clearer than ever that the long reaching arms of social media companies have the power to control the way we express ourselves to the public as well as the niche communities we operate in. Source: How Social Media Censorship...

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