Cannabis Legalization: A Tale Of Two Cities

Cannabis legalization is growing in acceptance, both formally and informally. Still, even as states move to legalize recreational marijuana and expand access for medical use, some cities are dragging their feet. Here’s why that’s a big mistake. 

Marijuana’s New Ally: Amazon

There was some talk that 2021 would be the year that the federal government could pass the legalization of marijuana. That remains a longshot as we pass the first half of the year, but the past several months have seen some important changes that keep us upbeat. Legalization also gained an important ally, too; Amazon […]

Diversity Coming To Cannabis

Michigan is turning into a cannabis hot spot, and it’s an opportunity and an industry that should prioritize diversity. We want this industry to reflect everything Michigan stands for and all of the people who call it home. That’s why we’re really excited to see Michigan Agricultural Services break ground. 

Michigan Cannabis’ Future

Michigan is looking for an identity. The days of relying on the automotive industry are long gone, and while we remain a strong manufacturing hub, we need to redirect that energy into something new. Cannabis supports manufacturing, agriculture, tourism, and the service industries; it will be the backbone of Michigan’s economic future.  In many ways, […]

Cannabis For Sleep

There are few things as annoying, or more common, than a rough night’s sleep. From anxiety to stress to simple overstimulation, getting some shuteye isn’t always as simple as hitting the pillow and shutting off the lights. There is good evidence, however, that cannabis can be a safe sleep aid.  Many of the studies focused […]

Legalization: Is 2021 The Year?

It seems long overdue, and as the momentum builds, the reality of legal recreational marijuana nationally seems more inevitable now than ever. Still, there remains some strong resistance in Washington even as more states make the move to allow recreational cannabis laws. Could 2021 be the year federal legislation gets done? In many ways, the […]

Growing Green: Our Commitment To Sustainability

Sustainability needs to be top of mind in the cannabis industry. Our founder, Nick Piedmonte, explains our innovative program that will work to reduced the outsized impact our growers have on the environment, but we can do something about it. The climate excesses of the indoor cultivation industry are difficult to comprehend. A new study […]

Edibles And You: An Instructional Guide

Not all edibles are the same. We often hear how some people get hit hard with edibles, while others have almost no effect from that special cookie or brownie. So, what gives? There are a few things that affect how much of an high edibles offer, plus the ultimate variable: you.  Edibles offer a convenient […]

Pandemic Cannabis Boom

The past year has presented plenty of challenges, but it’s also led to an unprecedented boom in the cannabis industry. It’s been said that the pandemic didn’t change the future, but accelerated change; in the world of bud, that’s been an interesting look at where cannabis is headed and where we can still go.  It’s […]

The Endocannabinoid System

With all the genetic mutations, complex cell signals, and outside influences, how do we manage to stay at homeostasis? The answer is the endocannabinoid system. The ECS is one of the most important systems in our body. Its role in the homeostatic function is undeniable. Its contribution is more than maintaining homeostasis; it also has […]