Cannabis & Tech Today2 min lettiPolitics
Know Before Your Inspection
While owning a cannabis business sounds glamorous, there are certain elements no one looks forward to. Inspections and licensing are one such area, often riddled with red tape and inconvenient paperwork. However, without the wonderful world of inspec
Cannabis & Tech Today3 min letti
Soil & Seeds in NoCo’s Hemp Hub
Hemp has some incredible properties. Not the least of which is its ability to pull heavy metals and other contaminants from the soil. It’s one of few crops that will leave the soil in better shape, albeit lacking some nutrients, than when it was plan
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Cannabis: The Mother of Innovation
They say that “Necessity is the mother of invention.” I would like to add a corollary to that adage. How about: “Cannabis is the mother of innovation”? Cannabis has been sparking invention and innovation since before the first stoner looked in the fr
Cannabis & Tech Today2 min lettiPolitics
Cannabis Reform and COVID-19: A Global Forecast
The global pandemic has slowed down many aspects of daily life around the globe, and in some cases, shut them down entirely. Fortunately, the cannabis movement has pushed on despite the ongoing pandemic. This is not to say that things are full stea
Cannabis & Tech Today4 min lettiAgriculture
Cultivating Cooperation
Enhanced farming practices, robust yields, and the development of precision genetics wouldn’t be possible without research. The Greeley area has embraced collaborative research initiatives, like those produced by New Horizon Agro (NHA) and their Evol
Cannabis & Tech Today2 min letti
Make Your Escape With a Pet-Friendly Cannabis Vacation
If there’s one thing cannabis enthusiasts love more than weed, it’s their dogs. For example, see: the entire state of Colorado. So it’s understandable that when it comes to planning your vacation, you want to find a place where Fido is welcome too. H
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Processing and Partnerships in Hemp Country
For many who choose to live and work in Northern Colorado’s agricultural communities, there’s more to love than just the picturesque mountains in the distance or the easy accessibility to major metropolitan hubs like Denver and Fort Collins. The area
Cannabis & Tech Today2 min letti
America’s CBD Companies Need Better Seeds
The United States was once a hotbed of hemp innovation. Since the 17th century, American farmers and homesteaders planted hemp as an industrial crop to make rope, sails, clothing, paper, and thousands of other products. For hemp enthusiasts and CBD f
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Transforming an Agricultural Hub, Organically
Rocky Mountain Extraction Services (RMES) has come a long way since incorporating 18 months ago. The 2018 Hemp Farming Act was the catalyst, although opening their doors wasn’t quite so simple. “Originally, we felt like [the Hemp Farming Act] was a g
Cannabis & Tech Today4 min letti
Guy Rocourt Does What’s Never Been Done
Guy Rocourt won’t settle. The co-founder and chief product officer of Papa & Barkley, the preeminent California cannabis wellness brand, is responsible for creating some of the most popular and effective topicals, tinctures, and ice water hash on the
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A Northern Colorado Advantage
Before Vantage Hemp Co. formed in December of 2018, the leadership team debated about where they would open their facilities. After looking at options across Canada and the United States, they decided on Colorado. “Colorado is well known for the cann
Cannabis & Tech Today4 min letti
The Long Road to Researching Cannabis
Is cannabis safe for pregnant women to use? Is there a danger to secondhand cannabis smoke? Does cannabis use clash with other medications? All of these are fairly straightforward questions which should be straightforward to study, but not in the na
Cannabis & Tech Today2 min letti
Manufacturing a Mindset Through Industrial Hemp
Globally, the industrial hemp market was estimated at $4.7 billion in 2019, according to Grand View Research. Greeley and Northern Colorado are poised to play a major role in the sector, hosting several manufacturing companies that are working collab
Cannabis & Tech Today3 min lettiChemistry
Specific Spectra for Consistent Cannabinoids
Do cucumbers prefer blue light during flowering? How is the chemical profile of a cannabis plant influenced by the duration of exposure to infrared light? Believe it or not, these are the kinds of questions farmers often find themselves asking. As ca
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A Helping Hand for Hemp
The final cog in the industrial hemp machine is educating the public about hemp’s availability and versatility. Dr. Philip McCready is the co-founder of the Colorado Hemp Industries Collaborative (CHIC) and the economic development manager for the Ci
Cannabis & Tech Today4 min letti
The CARES Act Doesn’t Care for Cannabis
When President Donald Trump signed the $2.2 trillion CARES Act on March 27, 2020, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, a multi-billion-dollar industry was left out in the cold. With recreational marijuana legalized in 11 states and medicinal cann
Cannabis & Tech Today6 min letti
Riding the Seventh Wave
The legendary guitarist Carlos Santana is renowned for his unique sound and a legacy of best-selling albums. He’s sold over 100 million records since his 1960s debut, winning numerous lifetime achievement awards, Grammys, and accolades. But this soul
Cannabis & Tech Today4 min lettiPolitics
THE IMPRISONED AFRICAN AMERICAN MAN: Marijuana America’s First Entrepreneur
The legal marijuana business is booming. A multi-billion-dollar industry in the United States, there are now 11 states (12 if you include Washington D.C.) as of 2020 that have legalized recreational cannabis — and these states are all profiting treme
Cannabis & Tech Today4 min letti
A Pandemic Pivot
This year, 49% of B2B marketers are replacing live events with webinars in response to the pandemic, according to data analytics company Statista. It’s not a pivot that’s been easy to do. Most event planners are focused on customer experience, lining
Cannabis & Tech Today4 min letti
Reinventing Retail for Digital and Delivery
Whether you run a brick-n-mortar storefront or an e-commerce site, the past few months have likely altered your business in profound ways. Tens of millions of people across the globe have tested positive for COVID-19 and those numbers continue to ris
Cannabis & Tech Today1 min letti
Speakers
The Emerge Cannabis Conference & Expo takes place September 8-10, but the experience doesn’t end there. Attendees also receive an extra 90 days of education, resources, and networking at no additional cost. Here’s a sneak peek at just a few of the in
Cannabis & Tech Today2 min lettiTechnology & Engineering
A New Way to Network
It wasn’t long ago when cannabis events were considered rare. Historically, the events were dedicated to protesting prohibition policies, and in some cases, included musical entertainment. That all changed in the last decade thanks to cannabis reform
Cannabis & Tech Today4 min lettiMedical
COVID-19 Anxiety Drives Cannabis Use Across America
America has a bad case of pandemic anxiety. COVID-19 infections are rising, and the White House is forecasting 208,000 U.S. fatalities by November. Tens of millions of workers lost their jobs and face dismal prospects of getting new ones. There is no
Cannabis & Tech Today2 min letti
Emerging Into the Future
It’s a new era in human history. From this moment forward, there will be two ways of framing one’s life: before the pandemic and after. Looking back, it doesn’t seem like that long since we last enjoyed our favorite activities — date night at the mov
Cannabis & Tech Today3 min letti
From Illegal to Essential – Cannabis in the Time of Pandemic 2020
There have been some big things going on in the world lately and it is moving quickly. To some this may seem, as former Nabisco executives were fond of saying, a “BGO,” or Blinding Glimpse of the Obvious. At the time of writing, 9 million reported ca
Cannabis & Tech Today4 min letti
FROM STALK to SMOKE IN 24 HOURS
When it comes to cannabis cultivation, patience is a virtue. This is especially true when it comes to the curing process. After many months of careful tending during the life cycle of the plant, the harvested buds endure another several weeks of dryi
Cannabis & Tech Today1 min letti
Onward And Upward
It’s been an eventful few months since our spring issue featuring Al Harrington hit newsstands. Much has happened around the world and we’ve had some exciting developments at Cannabis & Tech Today, as well. The publication launched its very own podca
Cannabis & Tech Today2 min lettiPolitics
NACB: Helping Cannabis Businesses Meet Social Equity Challenges
To say the cannabis industry is at a unique juncture in history would be an understatement, wouldn’t it? A global pandemic and worldwide recession – both unforeseen nine months ago – have government leaders looking for ways to create new jobs and rep
Cannabis & Tech Today3 min letti
Product Revolution
DaVinci’s IQ2 portable, dual-use vaporizer provides cooler vapor and precision temperature control for the ultimate in customizable consumption. Track your dose per draw with IQ2’s LED light grid display, plus refine your temperature, determine your
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