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Cannabis & Tech Today Spring 2019

With the growing legalization and de-stigmatization of marijuana comes a new wave of innovation in the science and business of the industry. That’s where we come in, providing you with inspiring business profiles, exclusive interviews with thought leaders in the field, new product revolution, and insight on new legislation and growth in the market in our innovation hot spots.

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English
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Innovative Properties Worldwide, Inc.
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2 min.
ripe cultivating for investment an environment

We have circled the sun one full time since the very first issue of Cannabis & Tech Today debuted. We have grown dramatically while working to produce an award-winning publication dedicated to celebrating the innovation, science, and tech of the cannabis industry. And, just like the industry we are so passionate about, we are just getting started. We will continue to heat up with the best content ever and expanded distribution, just as the industry does the same. There are countless memories from this past year, starting with our long-anticipated debut at MJBizConNEXT in New Orleans. But we also reflect upon what we’ve learned from our cover features with industry icons and influencers like Kevin Smith, Cassandra Farrington, Ricky Williams, Wanda James, Gary Vaynerchuk, and Kevin O’Leary, just to name a…

2 min.
since last issue…

GOING FOR THE GOLD With the Super Niche 2019 event holding their Niche Media Awards in March, numerous publications were looking to take home one of the prestigious Nichee Awards. Cannabis & Tech Today finished the evening with an award in one of their major categories, “Best Magazine Launch.” Seeing as our publication has found a perfect niche in the intersection of cannabis and technology, we are ecstatic to see that all our hard work is getting recognized within the industry. INVESTING TIME AT THE INVESTING EVENT As the largest group of high net worth cannabis investors, ArcView brings together some of the brightest minds in the industry with each of its events. Covering their International Investor Forum in February, we were able to meet such personalities as hip-hop artist Xzibit. Additionally, we…

1 min.
by the numbers

Cultivation is undoubtedly an essential factor of the cannabis industry. However, because the industry is so young, many are not aware of some of the current stats and trends when it comes to the cultivation side of the space. Additionally, looking at these numbers shines a light on the current state of sustainability within cannabis, a major topic that those outside of the business may not be aware of. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the intriguing stats around cannabis cultivation.…

2 min.
know before you shop

Over the past few years, CBD has become a major topic in the cannabis space, with its medicinal benefits and THC-free nature making it ideal for use in every type of product from lotion to gummies. However, while the casual consumer may be knowledgeable on the basics of CBD, they may not be aware of how to acquire the substance in a convenient manner that checks all the boxes legally. Let’s take a look at a few options you have when it comes to acquiring CBD in its various forms, whether you prefer a brick-and-mortar store or the convenience of online shopping, and examine the current state of the legal status of the substance. Go to the Store This is the most direct route for potential CBD users, especially those that live…

2 min.
lions,tigers, and cbd?

New research has shown that the benefits of CBD aren’t limited to just humans and their pets. In fact, many animals, mammals, and reptiles, as well as invertebrates, have endocannabinoid systems that function in very similar ways. As a CBD Hemp Researcher and the founder of Source CBD, I have been working on these experimental treatments with a number of exotic animals, ranging from a rare Bengal tiger named Chalet suffering from lung cancer and an African lion named Khumba that suffers from anxiety to an exotic albino Boa constrictor with a large tumor. When we first met Apollo in January 2018, he was on hiatus from being the star of the snake show at Out of Africa Wildlife Park. At 130 pounds, this rare albino yellow Boa extends almost 12 feet…

5 min.
orange is the new tech

No matter what industry you’re in, product quality is vital to monitor. This is especially true within the booming cannabis world, where data is constantly needed to ensure quality and overall consistency of the substance. However, not every cannabis business has the resources for full lab testing, making Orange Photonics’ LightLab technology fundamental for many startups within the industry. Utilizing the same spectroscopy and chromatography techniques as a laboratory, the portable LightLab helps cultivators measure everything from THC and CBD content to trim and terpenes. In this Innovator Profile, we speak with Orange Photonics Founder/CTO Dylan Wilks and President Stephanie McArdle about their innovative analytical technology and how testing for cannabis differs from testing within other industries. Cannabis & Tech Today: What was the initial inspiration for the LightLab technology? Dylan Wilks:…