The Implementation of Medical Ganja in Jamaica

Farmers in Jamaica are struggling to engage with the nation’s new medical marijuana (or ‘ganja’) scheme, according to a new study. The findings of the study, conducted by a student at Writtle University College, have been published in the International Journal of Drug Policy. Study author Simon Jones reveals that, out of the over 180,000 registered farmers … Continued

The Weed Robot

Yesterday, Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) announced the release of what looks like weed robot easy-bake oven, but is in fact a ‘high performance liquid chromatograph (HPLC)’. Glad we cleared that up. Via Shimadzu All jokes aside, this is actually an amazing tool. The Cannabis Analyzer for Potency is the first-ever machine designed ‘specifically for quantitative … Continued

LSD: For Love or Money?

Brutal gang violence, witness intimidation, torture, execution: these are the tools relied upon by those who work in the illegal drugs trade. It’s impossible to say exactly how many have been killed when deals have gone wrong. It’s certainly in the thousands, if not hundreds of thousands. But there’s one corner of the market that … Continued

The Importance of Branding in the Emerging Cannabis Market

The interactions and memories between a customer and a company form a conceptual model in the customer’s mind. This is the brand. Branding is not specifically the “attractiveness” of a product. A brand is a mark that represents experiences, trust, and the values of the company and their products. “Attractiveness” is subjective. One brand will … Continued

Legal ‘CannaBillions’ Pour into North America

A new report reveals that North Americans spent in the region of $7 billion on legal cannabis in 2016. An article in Entrepreneur details the findings, which show a 34 percent increase from revenue made in 2015. Arcview Market Research, a leading authority on the business of legal cannabis, have predicted a further growth of 25 percent through … Continued

Playing By The Rules

From cartel massacres in Juarez to London turf war stabbings, the buying and selling of illegal drugs is accompanied by violence. This, or course, has nothing to do with the drugs themselves, and everything to do with their illegality. Regardless of the goods exchanged, black markets lack neutral judges capable of enforcing their decisions, and … Continued

What Do The Club’s Regulars Think Should Be Done With The £100k Remains of The #SaveFabric Fund?

“You saved Fabric” reads the banner on the Farringdon club’s Twitter account right now. And that’s right; an arsenal of global followers creating a loud marathon of campaigning, protests, and petitions did the trick in the end. The process was lubricated by both the sharing power of social media and a flock of high-profile influencers … Continued