Tag: cannabis

Overview of 2020 Cannabis Ballot Measures: Potential to Add 21 Million as Legal Consumers in the U.S.

Overview of 2020 Cannabis Ballot Measures: Potential to Add 21 Million as Legal Consumers in the U.S.

October 25, 2020 |

By Martin Wahl, Vice President, Lee Enterprises Consulting Special to The Digest This is the first in a series of articles being prepared by Lee Enterprises Consulting experts addressing opportunities and concerns for the growing hemp and cannabis industries. Topics will include cultivation, feedstock management, project financing, offtake agreement processing and product development with a […]

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Plants without the plant? A look at cannabinoids made with yeasts instead of plants

Plants without the plant? A look at cannabinoids made with yeasts instead of plants

September 6, 2020 |

We’ve covered beef without the cow, pork without the pig, but what about plants without the plant? That’s what BioMediCan is tackling – technically they aren’t creating a plant without a plant, but they are creating a plant compound, cannabinoids, without cannabis plants, skipping the growing, the sunlight, the watering, the harvesting, and all those […]

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Mike Tyson wants to print cannabis on bioplastic cups

Mike Tyson wants to print cannabis on bioplastic cups

August 10, 2020 |

In California, The Ranch Companies, a diversified cannabis startup founded by Mike Tyson, has acquired a global license to printable beverage ingredient technology developed by California’s Smart Cups to produce cannabis beverages. The licensed technology uses printable, micro-encapsulation to embed active and flavor ingredients directly into a bioplastic cup, reducing shipping weights end environmental footprint. […]

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Yecch, ptooey! The 13 oddest and strangest biofuels feedstocks

Yecch, ptooey! The 13 oddest and strangest biofuels feedstocks

June 4, 2012 |

Nothing new under the sun? Potrzebie! These biofuels feedstocks set records for ingenuity, sheer craziness and a liberal dose of “what, me worry?” Most of the stories we write at the Digest on the subject of biofuels feedstocks fall into the well-established realms of normal. But every once in a while, a feedstock emerges that is […]

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