A deluge of lab-synthesized CBD isolates, favored by regulators, will devastate hemp CBD commerce by undercutting the need for plant-derived, single-molecule cannabinoids.. But it could also create new opportunities for artisanal cannabis product-makers, who craft full-spectrum THC/CBD mixtures with unique qualities that can never be fully replicated in a lab.
The tumultuous Mexican Revolution catalyzed the emergence of marijuana smoking in early twentieth-century America as hundreds of thousands of migrants fled to the U.S. Southwest in search of safety and work.
Morocco, long the world’s largest illicit producer of cannabis, is finally getting a legalized commercial cannabis industry, thanks to a law introduced by the otherwise conservative government. The new law is designed to daylight traditional small cannabis growers in the marginalized Rif Mountains.