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OMB Peezy Talks Cannabis And POC Entrepreneurship: ‘We Can Be Moguls’ – Forbes

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin OMB Peezy Shane McCauley Rapper OMB Peezy recently announced a new collaboration with Oakland-based cannabis company The Higher Collection (THC). The brand, dubbed Overkill Purple, launched on 4/20 (the international day of weed) this year with the release of Overkill Purplato, an indoor-grown Indica-dominant hybrid cannabis strain crafted to match the signature laid back vibe of the Alabama native. In addition to the strain launch, THC will be partnering with OMB Peezy on an expanded cannabis line, paraphernalia, community education, and cooking demonstrations. Purplato Strain Courtesy Photo Interested in learning more […]

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Argentina Regulates Medical Cannabis Self-Cultivation, Sales, Subsidized Access – Forbes

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Cannabis in Argentina Ilona Szentivanyi. Copyright: ElPlanteo.com More than three years have gone by since Argentina passed a law legalizing the medicinal use and research of cannabis and its derivatives. Now, the government of the South American country has issued new regulations regarding self-cultivation and safe access that were not observed by the original bill. According to Decree 883/2020, published in the Official Gazette on November 12, patients with a medical prescription can sign up at the Registry for the Cannabis Program (Reprocann) and opt to either cultivate their own cannabis, […]

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Canopy Growth CEO On Launch Of CBD Beverage Line Quatreau: ‘Our First Foray Into Mood Modulation’ – Forbes

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Quatreau Canopy Growth Less than 48 hours after informing it would move its U.S. stock listing from the New York Stock Exchange to the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Canadian cannabis giant Canopy Growth Corp. announced the launch of a new line of CBD-infused beverages. Dubbed Quatreau, the sparkling waters represent the company’s first incursion into the CBD beverages market in Canada. The line features drinks with CBD – and almost no THC, as well as “balanced” option, with 2mg of each, and comes in four flavors: Cucumber + Mint, with 20 […]

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Klay Thompson, Alex Morgan, Travis Pastrana, Paul Rodriguez Talk About Their New CBD Brand – Forbes

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Rodriguez, Morgan, Thompson, Pastrana (L-R) Courtesy Photo Elite athletes Klay Thompson, Alex Morgan, Travis Pastrana and Paul Rodriguez have come together to launch their own CBD brand. Dubbed Just Live, the THC-free product line is aimed at fitness enthusiasts and people with active lifestyles, seeking to provide an alternative to traditional pharmaceutical painkillers. The initial lineup includes a roll on, broad-spectrum drops, capsules, softgels, and vitamin C gummies. During an exclusive interview, Thompson, Morgan, Pastrana and Rodriguez highlighted they are not the only big-name athletes involved in the company. Just Live […]

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Carlos Santana Talks Cannabis: ‘It’s All About Consciousness, Man’ – Forbes

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Carlos Santana Courtesy Photo Legendary Mexican-American musician Carlos Santana is no stranger to la mota. In fact, he’s been using it for decades to stimulate healing and spiritual enlightenment, as his ancestors did before him. “Cannabis is a frequency that’s been around since before the white people came from Europe,” he explained during an exclusive interview conducted in Spanglish. “All the shamans, the curanderos, knew how to use this medicine to heal and correct molecular structure and consciousness. So, basically, it’s been around since they brought Jesus to America.” Even Santana’s […]

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Magic Johnson And Uncle Bud’s CBD Brand Enter China Via Tmall Partnership – Forbes

Magic Johnson Courtesy Photo Uncle Bud’s, a hemp and CBD brand that sells more than 70 products across more than 15,000 retailers in the U.S., is now entering the Chinese market via a partnership with Alibaba Group’s Tmall. Earvin “Magic” Johnson, financial partner at Uncle Bud’s, will assist in the marketing and promotion efforts, kicking off with a live appearance (via satellite) on November 6. “I’m excited to be part of this significant development and business expansion for Uncle Bud’s because China has an enormous buying power and a large consumer base. The Tmall live event is a great way to connect with this […]

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$7.3 Billion Pharma Company Gets Into The Cannabis Game – Forbes

The logo of Stada Arzneimittel AG sits on sign outside the factory of Germany’s biggest maker of … [+] generic drugs, in Bad Vilbel, Germany, on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Last month Stada Arzneimittel AG climbed 2.7 percent after Deutsche Bank AG upgraded its rating on the maker of generic drugs. Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg © 2014 Bloomberg Finance One of the largest pharmaceutical companies in Europe, STADA, has signed an exclusive supply agreement with cannabis company MediPharm Labs. According to information procured exclusively, MediPharm Labs will provide the $7.3 billion market cap pharmaceutical company with medical cannabis products for its […]

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Kathy Ireland Talks Hemp, CBD, And Fun Times With Warren Buffett, Bill Gates – Forbes

UNIVERSAL CITY, CALIFORNIA – FEBRUARY 03: Former Model / Entrepreneur Kathy Ireland visits Hallmark … [+] Channel’s “Home & Family” at Universal Studios Hollywood on February 03, 2020 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/Getty Images) Getty Images Supermodel turned ultra-successful entrepreneur Kathy Ireland recently entered the CBD industry. Through a licensing partnership, Ireland and hemp company Vertical Wellness will produce a line of CBD products for beauty, health and wellness, and pets. They will be marketed under several katy ireland World Wide brands. The entrepreneur also joined Vertical Wellness’ advisory board.  During an exclusive conversation, Ireland explained that […]

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Shark Tank’s Kevin Harrington Talks Cannabis: ‘A Problem-Solving Kind Of Product’ – Forbes

Kevin Harrington Courtesy Photo After a few years ogling the cannabis industry from afar, famed entrepreneur Kevin Harrington has decided to get in on the action. In June, the original “Shark” on ABC’s Shark Tank and creator of the infomercial brand As Seen on TV became a strategic advisor and brand ambassador to cannabis holding Cannapreneur Partners and its portfolio companies. Harrington, who is personally invested in the company, will help steer the business through the murky waters of the consumer packaged goods category. He will also be in charge of identifying potential investment targets, a talent he is famous for. “Cannabis is a growing industry, it’s very […]

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Ireland Basinger Baldwin On Cannabis, Mental Health And Creativity – Forbes

Ireland Basinger Baldwin Courtesy Photo In these last years, we have seen an increasing amount of information arounnd the wonderful benefits of cannabis come out. As explained by Natalya M. Kogan and Raphael Mechoulam back in 2007, “Numerous diseases, such as anorexia, emesis, pain, inflammation, multiple sclerosis, neurodegenerative disorders (Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, Tourette’s syndrome, Alzheimer’s disease), epilepsy, glaucoma, osteoporosis, schizophrenia, cardiovascular disorders, cancer, obesity, and metabolic syndrome-related disorders, to name just a few, are being treated or have the potential to be treated by cannabinoid agonists/antagonists/cannabinoid-related compounds.” Cannabis science has evolved a lot since, with researchers now suggesting cannabis […]

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