Month: November 2019

The Economics of Ex-Im In Europe

You have read the press releases. You may have heard about such ideas at a recent cannabis conference in and around the EU of late. Or you may have encountered new distributors coming into the game with a German presence and a decidedly interesting ex-im plan that sounds a bit, well, off the map. No…
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Poland Gets Cracking (Sort Of)

One of the surest ways to understand that you are entering not just another country, but what is called an “emerging market” is when you travel from Germany to Poland by train. There is only one “intercity” option from Berlin Hauptbahnhoff – a far cry from the modern, internet-connected, fast ICE trains that go West. This…
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USDA Announces Hemp Regulations

This morning, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the establishment of the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program. The program, as stipulated by Congress in the 2018 Farm Bill, will establish a regulatory framework for hemp production in the country. Secretary Perdue made the announcement in a YouTube video titled “USDA’s Hemp Policy.” Later in…
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North Coast Analytical & North Coast Testing Accredited to ISO 17025:2017

According to a press release published earlier this month, the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) announced the accreditation of both North Coast Analytical Laboratories and North Coast Testing Laboratories to ISO 17025:2017 for cannabis testing. Both labs are located in Streetsboro, Ohio, becoming A2LA’s first accredited labs in the state. North Coast Testing does…
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Steep Hill Expands to Oklahoma

According to a press release published back in September, Steep Hill announced their expansion to the state of Oklahoma. Steep Hill, a cannabis science company that started with cannabis testing labs in California, has been on an impressive expansion trajectory over the past few years. In 2016 and 2017, the company expanded into Pennsylvania, Washington…
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Cannabis Therapy for Seizures in Animals

The use of cannabis as medicine for animals has been getting a lot attention in the medical, scientific, and pet owning communities. One of the potential uses showing the most promise is in the treatment of seizures. Does it work as well for pets as it does for people?

Quick Facts About CBD & THC

Written by Crowned Hemp THC & CBD Quick Facts Medical cannabis. Marihuana leaf. Low poly style design. Abstract geometric background. Wireframe light connection structure. Modern 3d graphic concept. Isolated vector illustration. Due to the wide range of misconceptions about cannabis and the compounds it contains, we gathered a few quick facts about cannabis (and the…
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Does Time of Day Have an Effect on How Cannabis Works?

Written by Crowned Hemp Does Time of Day Have an Effect on How Cannabis Works?  Cannabis is known to interfere with the understanding of time, but does the time of day have an effect on how Cannabis works? It very well might, especially at night. Sleep cycles and dreaming can be interfered with when using…
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Propyl vs. Pentyl Cannabinoids

Written by Crowned Hemp Propyl vs. Pentyl Cannabinoids  THC is a common cannabinoid that has “tails” of five carbon atoms. This defining feature classifies this cannabinoid as pentyl cannabinoids. Olivetolic acid is the precursor to pentyl cannabinoids. Olivetolic acid is used by the cannabis plant to create CBD. This CBG is then used to further make THC, CBD, and/or…
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Cannabis Underground-Insight and Absurdity

Written by Crowned Hemp Cannabis Underground It’s easy to see that the cannabis underground is filled with assumptions on the distinction between high- or low-quality cannabis. Before the 1970’s, cannabis laboratory testing wasn’t available. A common rule of thumb was that a pepper aroma indicated high-potency cannabis. However, today-now we know that the smell of…
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