China: The Global Cannabis Superpower

China: The Global Cannabis Superpower

China has deeper roots in cannabis than most of the western world. Hemp has never been illegal in China and thus enjoys thousands of years of cultural integration. As far back as 10,000 BC, farmers grew hemp to make clothing, tea and bows. A large percentage of all...
Cannabis:  A Botany of Desire

Cannabis: A Botany of Desire

The impending legalization of cannabis will make it the fourth regulatory leg of the state-sanctioned psychoactive stool. Given our global fascination with physiological change, the implications of this move are tremendous. Once the potential impact on the other legs...
Deconstructed:  CBD as a Panacea?

Deconstructed: CBD as a Panacea?

Hemp will likely regain its place as a legal crop after eighty years in exile due to the impending passage of the 2018 Farm Bill. This versatile plant creates incredible opportunity driven by its potential for significant industrial disruption with over 50,000 uses....
Cannabis: Professional Investment Management Advantage

Cannabis: Professional Investment Management Advantage

Cannabis as an emerging asset class represents an attractive space for investment consideration. A ~$12 Billion industry with ~32,000 businesses growing at 27% also means that it doubles in size every 32 months. It is poised to add over 500,000 new jobs by 2021,...
Cannabis:  Journey of the Joint

Cannabis: Journey of the Joint

The classic joint offers a cannabis experience like no other, perhaps due to its unique ability to simultaneously combust as well as vaporize its contents. While ubiquitous today, this smoking mechanism is a relatively new invention that owes its birth to Mexican...
Legalize: Make America Hemp Again

Legalize: Make America Hemp Again

Hemp is one of the oldest domesticated crops in the world, with the first traces found in 8000 BC in territory that is now part of China and Taiwan. Hemp quickly became integral in everyday life and today counts buildings, boats, blenders and cars amongst its 50,000...