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Can CBD Business Secure Federal Trademark Defense?

Can CBD Business Secure Federal Trademark Defense?

With the growing popularity of hemp-derived cannabidiol (hemp CBD) products in e-commerce, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has seen a significant influx of trademark applications used in association with CBD goods. However, many of these applications have been denied by the USPTO. This article briefly addresses the reasons for these denials and discusses…

Aurora Marijuana Finally Goes Into the U.S. –

Aurora Marijuana Finally Goes Into the U.S. –

Aurora’s acquisition history is less than stellar. For years, there was no hotter investment on the planet than marijuana stocks. With Canada legalizing recreational cannabis in 2018 and tens of billions of dollars in sales being conducted annually in the black market worldwide, the door appeared to be wide open for North American licensed producers…

Absolutely Nothing About PACHAMAMA CBD Is Typical

Absolutely Nothing About PACHAMAMA CBD Is Typical

191007-Krughoff-5256 courtesy of Pachamama ©Hardcastle Photography LLC Nothing about PACHAMAMA CBD is average. The brand sources single-origin flower from a Colorado based USDA Certified Organic Hemp farm and utilizes a 100% solvent free, USDA Organic Certified air extraction method to deliver CBD in its cleanest form. Taking purity to the next level, PACHAMAMA is one-of-four CBD brands…

How to Get Into Weed While You’re Self-Isolating

How to Get Into Weed While You’re Self-Isolating

There’s never been a better time to dive into cannabis. This is because, for now, federal prohibition in the United States is keeping corporate giants from dominating the industry, thus creating opportunities for adventurous start-ups to thrive in the states where weed has been legalized. The market is brimming with a wide range of artisanal…

How to Make Cannabutter

How to Make Cannabutter

Over the past decade, I’ve become an expert on cannabis-infused food products, aka edibles. Years ago, I taught myself how to infuse my own confections and since then, I’ve cooked with top chefs on VICE’s stony cooking show Bong Appétit. I’ve picked up many techniques and tips along the way, but one of the first…