Image by wosunan The Process of Getting Cannabis into the Stores As a consumer, you might be wondering how dispensaries get cannabis into their stores? The answer might surprise you since it’s not as simple as just growing and selling the product. Dispensaries have to go through a rigorous process to ensure that the products they stock on their shelves are safe … [Read more...] about How Dispensaries Get Cannabis
Cannabis Industry Companies are Reducing Their Ecological Footprint
Credit: twenty20photos As the cannabis industry has gained prominence in the United States, companies that manufacture cannabis-related products have attempted to reduce the industry’s ecological footprint. One of these companies is Botani, a subset of the over 400-year-old paper manufacturing company Schweitzer-Mauduit International (SWM), that produces hemp-based … [Read more...] about Cannabis Industry Companies are Reducing Their Ecological Footprint
Vermont Proposes Licensing Structures, Moves Closer to Adult-Use Cannabis Sales
Vermont is preparing for cannabis cultivation and retail. Photo by: greenserenityca. In 2018, Vermont legalized adult-use cannabis. However, Vermonters are still waiting for the ability to legally buy it. When the Green Mountain State made recreational pot legal, it officially allowed residents to grow up to six plants and possess 1 ounce of flower and/or 5 grams of … [Read more...] about Vermont Proposes Licensing Structures, Moves Closer to Adult-Use Cannabis Sales
Natural or Synthetic Drugs: an Arbitrary Preference?
Is the preference for natural over synthetic drugs ubiquitous? Photo credit: Envato. There is a common error in reasoning called the naturalistic fallacy. It occurs when one conflates what is natural with what is good. The issue is that oftentimes, the one deploying this argument determines exactly what natural means. One bigoted example is the homophobic argument … [Read more...] about Natural or Synthetic Drugs: an Arbitrary Preference?