May 22 Features

US hemp industry reimagines ‘Hemp for Victory’ campaign to aid frontline coronavirus workers

A national network of hemp farmers, businesses and organizations came together this week, inspired by the federal government's “Hemp for Victory” campaign during World War II, to coordinate the production and donation of hemp-based products and materials for nursing organizations, food banks, and other organizations helping people impacted by COVID-19. The new group announced themselves on Tuesday under the banner Hemp for Our Future, which is described in a statement as a social responsibility campaign to support healthcare workers and community organizations on the frontline of the coronavirus crisis.
May 21 Features

State, local cannabis industries show economic promise despite protests from anti-legalization advocates

Despite the fact that 2.4 million more Americans filed for unemployment this week and experts are predicting that the overall numbers could reach 30 percent by the end of the year — outpacing the height of the Great Depression — there were positive signs of economic stability coming out of the cannabis industry. According to a report written by economic research experts, RCG Economics and commissioned by the Nevada Dispensary Association, Nevada collected $172 million in excise tax, sales tax, and licensing fees from legal cannabis sales.
May 20 Features

Playboy’s cannabis content hub lists the top five nonprofit advocacy groups in weed

As part of a new focus on the cannabis industry and all things pot, the legendary Playboy Magazine, a longtime supporter of the cannabis movement for the last half-decade, has launched a new cannabis content hub. As part of their inaugural spate of stories, Hugh Hefner’s rag gave its endorsement to five “cannabis nonprofit organizations that have been vetted and hand-selected by the brand as leaders in their field.”
May 20 Features

The Snyder Cut of Justice League is coming. Here’s our favorite superhero strains of cannabis to help you celebrate

DC Superhero fans everywhere rejoiced as rumors abound on social media that the famed “Snyder Cut” of the 2017 film “Justice League” would finally see the light of day. For anyone anxious, excited, or hopeful about the possibility of an upcoming announcement for the most buzz-worthy film on social media the past few years, The PotNetwork put together a list of super cannabis strains to help “Unite the League.”
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