From Stoner to Advocate

Where I grew up in Southern California, my friends and I didn’t talk about cannabis… we talked about bud, weed, pot, herb, and Mary J. When we smoked it, I don’t recall a deep agenda about policy changes, legalization or its application in the treatment of anything....

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The Mommy Lobby and Medical Cannabis

Mom. Dad. They are short, succinct sounds, often the first spoken from babes across the globe, and packed with all kinds of punch. It seems fair to say that it’s the Moms and Dads in pursuit of treatment and care for their children that have driven some of the most...

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Frequently Asked Cannabis Questions

As soon as folks find out that you work in the cannabis industry, you've got to get ready for all kinds of questions. The inquires we get run the gamut; from the medicinal benefits of cannabis, to its legal status, to the process of procuring a license, to the ever...

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Israel Cannabis: Under the Hood

As individual states across the US loosen their grip on decades of cannabis prohibition, the world has a front row seat to the birth, and the inevitable growing pains, of a new multi-billion dollar cannabis economy. The recreational cannabis market is hitting some...

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Inside Israel’s New Medical Cannabis Reform

*Editor’s Note: What follows is the most current information we have about Israel’s new reform and the changes it may bring. As with any new piece of legislature - there are still a many kinks to work out and language whose meaning will only be understood in time....

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Introducing… GrowX: CannaTech Pitch Event WINNER!

We are so excited to introduce you all to JP, otherwise know as John-Paul, CEO and Co-founder of GrowX. We had the pleasure of meeting JP at this year’s CannaTech Annual Pitch Event. And...spoiler alert: he won. As the judges shared their decision and gave feedback...

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The Scientist

“The Scientist” is a documentary that traces the story of Dr Mechoulam from his early days. As a child of the Holocaust in Bulgaria, through his immigration to Israel, and his career as the chief investigator into the chemistry and biology of the world’s most...

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WEED – A CNN Special Report by Dr. Sanjay Gupta

This cannabis documentary features several medical marijuana patients, and leads us through the process they must endure to receive a prescription. This troubling task all due to the marijuana prohibition started by Harry Anslinger in 1937 and was, in Gupta’s words,...

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Making Peace With Cannabis

Zachary Walsh -- TEDxPenticton This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Talk explores human beings' dynamic relationship with the cannabis plant and what recent developments might mean for our health and well-being....

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The Chaos of Cannabis

Jahan Peston Jamas -- TEDxIITBHU Think big and then chase your dream passionately. Jahan Peston, founder of BOHEMCO, a company that plans to use Cannabis for various commercial uses speaks about how he and his six friends decided to build this business. He introduces...

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Why I Changed My Mind About Medicinal Cannabis

Hugh Hempel - TEDxUniversityofNevada "My big idea worth sharing is that medical cannabis can be the healthcare success story of our lifetime" Hugh Hempel is a technology industry veteran turned health care entrepreneur. In this moving talk he discusses how medicinal...

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Hemp: What It Is – And What It Isn’t

We originally published this excerpt from Hemp Biz Journal, issue 1: 2016 in our CannaTech magazine. We are honored to make it available to you here.  To understand where the global hemp industry is going, it is important to begin with a brief review of the incredible...

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Green is the New Gold Rush: How To Rush Smart

The Green Rush is definitely on in the US of A. Everyone sees it and is vying for their piece of the pie. Multitudes of people are moving across borders in order to get a foothold in the rapidly developing marijuana industry; people from all walks of life, with varied...

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Mental Health and Cannabis

Being healthy in both mind and body is a blessing, no doubt. Just ask anyone who doesn’t have it. It can be torture. Days full of anxiety, distress, depression and to compound all of that, judgement from others. Society the world-over has long stigmatized those whose...

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The Re-Education Process

More and more people are turning their attention towards cannabis. It's all over the news; every couple of weeks it seems that a new state comes online with a new medical program, or a new initiative in the cannabis space. Whether it's a new application for cannabis...

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