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Medical Cannabis and Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease (PD) affects around 1 million people in the US, more than the number of people diagnosed with MS, muscular dystrophy, and Lou Gehrig’s disease combined. To date no cure has been found for this disease, which primarily affects those over the age of 55, as its underlyin...


Here in Buffalo, NY, we have one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of size-reduction equipment. Schutte Hammermill is a family run business that was founded in 1928, and their products have been used to process biomass on an industrial scale ever since. They design and engineer hammer mill...

3 Conditional Market Lessons for Future Cannabis Applicants

Although New York State legalized the possession and use of cannabis by individuals 21 and older in March of 2021 by passing the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act (MRTA), no legal adult-use sales have occurred. To date, state regulators from the Cannabis Control Board (CCB) and Office of Cannabi...

Headshop Highlight: O’s Smokeshop is Taking Over

Omar Ali has been quietly building his headshop empire in Niagara County since 2019. Starting on Pine Avenue in Niagara Falls, he has steadily grown his brick-and-mortar business into a third location that just opened in June. Located on Military Road in the Town of Niagara, the third O’s Smo...

NY Releases Proposed CAURD Regulations and Medical Home-Grow Rules

After months of silence, there is finally some momentum in New York towards the retail sale of adult-use cannabis. The Cannabis Control Board (the “Board”) released proposed regulations pertaining to conditional adult-use retail dispensary licenses. The proposed regulations, which are su...

From Shakedown Street to Main Street

Dave was raised on Grateful Dead’s music. His parents were die-hard Dead fans, and he grew up frequently attending festivals and concerts with them. When Dave was old enough, he began following the Dead and bands like Phish around the United States in his van with his girlfriend and dog. He st...

Cannabis Business Insurance

Chances are when you think of the Cannabis industry your first thought is not insurance. Although insurance is not as sexy as that frosty nugget you can hold in your hand or as interesting as the ins and outs of growing, it does play a crucial role in the cannabis industry. We all know that Cannabis...

Elevate your Brand with CannaZip Bags

Professional Cannabis Packaging Deciding what packaging will represent your brand can be a daunting task. What type of container, material, design, and presentation to go with are all tough decisions to make. Luckily, CannaZip is here to take the headache off your hands. CannaZip offers stylish, pr...

Interview with Paul Rushton, PhD: President & CSO of LPC Naturals

With Geoff Brown In our last issue, you may have noticed our centerfold ad for Prime Superior products; a versatile group of soil and plant enhancers that harness the natural power of the Beauveria bassiana fungus. The Prime Superior product line is produced by LPC Naturals, a new plant biotechnolo...
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