Category: Tech

Nevada Marijuana Testing Lab’s License Suspended For ‘Misleading’ Results

Lab testing is a key factor in most legal cannabis markets. Most immediately, this is what helps ensure that the products consumers purchase are not contaminated with harmful substances such as mold, yeast, pesticides, or other chemicals. It’s also one of the ways that weed-legal states try to ensure a certain level of uniformity in […]

TruTrace Partners With Deloitte to Track Cannabis Using Blockchain

Big Four auditing firm Deloitte partnered with blockchain startup TruTrace to track cannabis using blockchain technology. Blockchain tracking startup TruTrace Technologies Inc. partnered with Big Four auditing firm Deloitte to track cannabis using blockchain technology. Investing news outlet ProactiveInvestors reported on Sept. 4 that TruTrace is launching its StrainSecure product in partnership with Deloitte. The […]

Did Illinois’s Weed Just Kick Cali’s Ash?

Illinois medical marijuana cultivator Green Thumb Industries is reporting that a recent batch of house cannabis strain Brownie Scout has tested at a whopping 37.5 percent total potential THC. All of the THC present was in the form of THCa, with no Delta 9 THC detected. Samples of the strain were tested by ACT Laboratories, […]

Moms Discover Easy Way To Enjoy Cannabis

“I’m utterly frazzled, like 90% of the time,” says Sandy M., a 43-year old Los Angeles mom talking about the frenetic pace of being a working mom and wife. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we are all thinking about the moms in our lives. Maybe we think about our own mom, or our […]

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3 Reasons Why the Saliva Drug Test Might Take Off This Year

Well 2010 is finally here and a new decade begins. What does that mean for the drug testing industry? The drug testing industry is a field that was cited recently as being worth $1.5 billion – what new direction do you think the field will take to better serve employers, parents, and worried relations? As […]

Dabbing for beginners: Confessions of a cautious concentrate newbie

This post belongs to our High-tech High series , which checks out weed developments, and our cultural relationship with marijuana, as legalization in numerous U.S. states, Canada, and Uruguay moves the marketplace even more out of the shadows. It’s 2018, and cannabis vape pens are so typical in California they might too be on the […]

Doctor Who Uses Medical Marijuana Sues After Being Denied a Gun

A Pennsylvania doctor and medical marijuana patient is suing for his right to own a gun. Dr. Matthew Roman, who practices medicine in Philadelphia, maintains that his Second and Fifth Amendment rights were violated when he was denied the right to purchase a gun. The suit against the U.S. Department of Justice and Acting Attorney General […]

MedMen Files Trademark Application For the Word ‘Cannabis’

Cannabis retailer and cultivator MedMen has filed a trademark application for the word “cannabis,” it was revealed recently. The application to trademark the word for use in connection with “T-shirts; Short-sleeved or long-sleeved t-shirts” was filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on October 3. Photographs included with the application depict graphic T-shirts […]

Washington Regulators Ban Cannabis-Infused Candies

By April 3, 2019, Washington retail marijuana stores will no longer carry infused hard candies, tarts, fruit chews, jellies, and gummies due to a newly enacted ban on the production said products. The announcement came from the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (“LCB”) during a recent meeting. A PowerPoint presentation from the meeting is […]