Growing Pains a Month Into California’s Market Launch

For about a month now, California’s adult use market has been open for business and the market is booming. About thirty days into the world’s largest adult use market launch, we are beginning to see side effects of the growing pains that come with adjusting the massive industry. Consumers are […]

What Is THCV (Tetrahydrocannabivarin) And What Does It Do?

The post What Is THCV (Tetrahydrocannabivarin) And What Does It Do? appeared first on High Times. Tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV) is a psychoactive cannabinoid that acts differently from THC. As of now, consumers only encounter tetrahydrocannabivarin in small amounts. You can find decent levels of tetrahydrocannabivarin in the popular African landrace strain: […]

Meet the First Cannabusiness to Be Accepted into Johnson & Johnson’s Innovation Lab

Photo by Javier Hasse.  This article was originally published on Benzinga, and adapted exclusively for HIGH TIMES. As a cannabis company, Avicanna did not know what the outcome would be when applying to be part of JLABS @ Toronto. Yet, they were decided to make it, CEO Aras Azadian and LATAM […]

Clear vs. Pure: How Fallacies and Ignorance of Extraction Misrepresent the Cannabis Flower

Demand for cannabis extracts, in particular vaping products, is at an all-time high. People want good oil, and they want to know something about the quality of it. It is therefore time to take a step back and consider the process from plant to cartridge. What is the current industry […]

Judging a Craft Cannabis Competition

Willamette Week, a Portland-based publication, is hosting the 2017 Cultivation Classic with Farma, Cascadia Labs, Phylos Bioscience and the Resource Innovation Institute on May 12th. The event is a benefit for the Ethical Cannabis Alliance, an organization that promotes sustainability, labor standards and education surrounding the integrity and ethics of […]