The Root

Study Shows Adults Who Can Legally Obtain Cannabis Use It as Substitute for Opioids and Other Prescription Drugs

BY Monique Judge

July 3, 2019

“A recent study has found that adults with access to legal cannabis not only use it to help with pain and trouble sleeping, but they often use it as a substitute for prescription medication, including opioids.”

Forbes

Genetic Analysis Of Cannabis Lights The Way For Better Policy

By Jessica BaronContributor

May 29, 2019

“Researchers from Washington State University have released the first comprehensive analysis of the genetic and chemical characteristics of cannabis. The new study, led by Bernd Markus Lange, a professor at WSU’s Institute of Biological Chemistry and Director of its M.J. Murdock Metabolomics Laboratory, analyzed genetic sequences from nine commercial cannabis strains. The results are published in the latest issue of the journal Plant Physiology. “

Wick & Mortar

"THE HEARTLAND OF MODERN DAY CANNABIS"

A HUMBOLDT STORY

PRESENTED BY PACIFIC EXPEDITORS

PRODUCED BY

Wick & Mortar

SYNOPSIS

Around the same time as the birth of Silicon Valley, and just a few hundred miles north, a small group of city kids moved into the mountains, and accidentally ignited a multi-billion dollar industry. This is the story of the Heartland of modern day cannabis.

Credits

Based on the stories of Humboldt locals Pat Andrews & Susan Combes

Presented by Pacific Expeditors  |  Produced by Wick & Mortar

Directed/Filmed/Edited: Derek Muller  |   Drone Footage: Oleg Zharsky

Script Writer/Co-Producer: Kirk Grogan  |  Co-Producer: Jared Mirsky

Motion Graphics: Kellin Holmes  |  Additional Footage: Chainsaw Productions

Voice Over Artist: Khristian Lee | Special Thanks: HCGA

Benzinga

It's Certifiable: CBD Brand Earns Industry-First USDA Organic Certification

by New Frontier Data

05/09/2019

“Earlier this month, the cannabidiol (CBD) brand Palmetto Harmony became the first to gain certified organic status from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for hemp flower and selectively bred seed. The official designation was made possible due to passage of the 2018 Farm Bill, which legalized hemp and hemp-derived products such as CBD. …”