General

by   |   one hour ago

What is Delta-8 Tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ8-THC)?

A growing body of research and the proliferation of information are some of the most beneficial aspects of the legal cannabis movement and the age of information. While cannabinoid education is a new territory for the average consumer, research began decades ago. 

by   |   2 days ago

What is Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)?

Hands down, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the most famous cannabinoid. Out of more than 113 known cannabinoids, THC is the primary psychoactive (or intoxicating) molecule. It is both the most controversial and the most medicinally valuable based on the current body of research.

by   |   November 06, 2019

How DetectaChem can Help Differentiate Between Cannabis and Hemp

Due to conflicts on the state and federal level regarding the legality of cannabis, there is a grey area around the possession of these substances. In Pennsylvania, one is allowed to purchase flower, but it’s illegal to smoke it. Hemp, however, is legal on a federal level, and several states, including Michigan, have seen the first of their legal hemp harvests this year.

by   |   November 04, 2019

What is Cannabidiol (CBD)?

Alongside delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC), cannabidiol (CBD) is the second most popular cannabinoid. With proven therapeutic value, non-intoxicating effects, and an excellent safety profile, it has massive market potential. CBD already broad appeal among patients, healthcare providers, and the industry at large.

by   |   November 02, 2019

PanXchange State of the Hemp Industry: October 2019

New market analysis from PanXchange evaluates the fluctuating hemp market.

by   |   October 30, 2019

What is Cannabis Decarboxylation?

The chemical reaction that removes a carboxyl group, releases carbon dioxide, and activates the potential of cannabinoids.

by   |   October 17, 2019

The Amazing World of Hemp: A Superfood Unlike All the Rest

As the fourth edition of our “Amazing World of Hemp” series, we rediscover hemp consumption in its most original form.

by   |   October 11, 2019

Big Data in the Cannabis Industry

"Without big data analytics, companies are blind and deaf, wandering out onto the web like deer on a freeway." – Geoffrey Moore

by   |   October 05, 2019

What Science & Technology Has Done for the Cannabis Industry in 2019

Although we are only coming into harvest season, already 2019 has witnessed many significant scientific and technological breakthroughs in the cannabis industry. With the speed of innovation in this industry, you're forgiven if you've missed some of the most notable developments.

by   |   October 03, 2019

Cannabis Data Consumers Can Trust

Cannabis Tech sat down with Michael Klein of cannabisMD, and Edward Sawicki, Jr., Co-Founder & CEO of Think20 Labs to discuss their collaboration which aimed at providing third-party, blind tests consumers can trust.

by   |   September 28, 2019

PanXchange State of the Hemp Industry: September 2019

PanXchange provides market insights heading into the unofficial start of harvest season in the hemp industry.

by   |   September 25, 2019

Mind the Gap: The American Israel Cannabis Association Facilitates Global Partnerships

The AICA helps American cannabis businesses align with Israeli cannabis science and technology to bring innovation without reinventing the wheel.

by   |   September 17, 2019

Customizable Cannabinoid Profiles

2019 has been a year of big moves for Socati. Within the last six months, it has raised $40 million in private investment, acquired Blue Marble Biomaterials (including a 22,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Missoula Montana), and laid the groundwork for moving its headquarters to the tech-hub of Austin, Texas. Socati is positioning itself as a leader in extraction and broad-spectrum hemp oil in the US.

by   |   September 12, 2019

Global Automation in Cannabis & Hemp

Cannabis Tech spoke to Cullen Raichart, CEO of GreenBroz, Inc about hemp and cannabis harvesting equipment, automation, and the rise of global interest.

by   |   September 06, 2019

Vaping Produces Industry Challenges, Opportunities

Although vaping is often heralded as a cleaner and safer way to ingest nicotine or cannabis, the CDC has reported over 193 instances of severe lung disease in 22 states, all linked to the use of vaporizers. Illinois saw the first death related to these cases, and officials are reporting a second death in Oregon.

by   |   September 03, 2019

Cashless Payment Systems Streamline Cannabis Transactions

Cannabis has a cash problem. Cashless payments may offer the solution.

by   |   September 02, 2019

Selling CBD Online - Secrets to reliable payment processing and quality site traffic

Please join us for a LIVE Tech Moment with Kristina Etter and guest, Ro Bhatia of LimeLight. During this live webcast and Q&A session, we'll discuss the challenges that CBD merchants face in obtaining reliable payment processing.

by   |   August 30, 2019

PanXchange State of the Hemp Industry: August 2019

PanXchange provides hemp industry insights, as well as, weather warnings in some regions for August 2019.

by   |   August 29, 2019

Cannabis Colleges on the Climb

As cannabis moves closer toward widespread legalization, more and more colleges are offering programs to prepare graduates for work within the industry. Here we take a look at some of the emerging cannabis degrees and certificates available in the United States.

by   |   August 26, 2019

Editor’s Choice: The Week in Cannabis & Hemp

From Counterculture to Pop Culture -- cannabis technology and science are moving marijuana mainstream and creating a flurry of opportunities.