What Are Cannabis Terpenes and What Do They Do?

There’s something about the aroma of cannabis that soothes the mind and body. Whether it’s the sweet fruity taste of Pineapple Trainwreckor that skunky smell that bursts from a cracked bud of Sour Diesel, we know there’s something going on under their complex and flavorful bouquets. Terpenes are what you smell, and knowing what they are will […]

WHAT THE LEGALIZATION OF INDUSTRIAL HEMP MEANS IN DOLLARS AND SENSE

The end-of-year Farm Bill passed in December of 2018 brought with it the re-legalization of a crop that has not been on the U.S. Government’s approved list since 1937. Hemp, the non-intoxicating cousin of the oft-maligned marijuana, has returned to the country’s list of approved substances. The lumping of hemp with marijuana was not an uninformed accident; […]

JOB CREATION AND THE ECONOMICS OF LEGAL CANNABIS

In 2016 the cannabis market in the United States was estimated to be worth over 7.6 billion dollars. Based on current trends from the US Bureau of Labor, this industry is expected to add over 300,000 jobs to the United States by the year 2025. This is especially important in this day and age–where automation is replacing […]