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https://420intel.com/articles/2020/12/04/most-cannabis-brands-dont-understand-their-customers

Now more than ever before, brands across all industries are attuning to the fact that an in-depth understanding of their audience’s interests and lifestyles is key to robust sales and longevity. The cannabis industry posted that message loud and clear this year, with one online cannabis marketplace, Jane Technologies, Inc. (which partners with over 1,600 dispensaries and brands across 33…

CannabisNewsBreaks – MCTC Holdings, Inc. (MCTCD) Announces Efforts to Advance Cannabinoid Delivery Science via Polymeric Cannabinoid Nanoparticles and Nanofibers

MCTC Holdings (OTC: MCTCD, MCTC) on Monday announced details on its efforts to advance cannabinoid delivery science via polymeric cannabinoid nanoparticles and nanofibers. According to the update, the company is collaborating with two Contract Research Organizations (“CRO”), which continue to make advances in both cannabinoid nanosciences and toward productization of these and related technologies. MCTC plans to market and license…

420 with CNW — Cannabis Companies Ponder Best Approach for Giving Employees COVID-19 Vaccine

More than a year after the coronavirus pandemic emerged in Wuhan, China, and brought the world to its knees, scientists have successfully developed a COVID-19 vaccine. However, demand for the vaccine far outweighs the supply, forcing governments to implement vaccination programs in phases and vaccinate their populations based on urgency and priority. In the United States, essential workers are among…

3 Top Canadian Stocks to Buy in 2021

Although the Canadian equity markets are trading closer to their all-time high, the rally in the following three stocks could continue, given their large addressable market and expanding market share. Canopy Growth Boosted by Democrats taking control of both Senate and House and the five states in the United States legalizing their cannabis programs, Canopy Growth (TSX:WEED)(NYSE:CGC) stock has risen 69.5% since the…

1-gram Cannabis Flower Sales Fell in 2020 amid Pandemic, but Don’t Write off the Small Packet

Sales of 1-gram cannabis flower packages tumbled in multiple North American marijuana markets last year, likely related to consumers who shopped less often because of the COVID-19 pandemic but made larger purchases when visiting a dispensary. The shift away from 1-gram packages offers implications for both retailers and producers trying to keep up with shifting consumer preferences sparked by the pandemic.…

420 with CNW — Incoming DNC Chair Could Be Pro-Cannabis Legalization

On Thursday, party leaders are expected to confirm former South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Jaime Harrison as the lead for the Democratic National Committee. If confirmed, Harrison, who is President Joe Biden’s preferred pick, will be responsible for coordinating national political activities for Democrats. The DNC is a strong supporter of cannabis legalization. Harrison had made a run for Senate…

420 with CNW — Colorado Cities Mull Legalizing Cannabis Delivery

Although the coronavirus pandemic devastated most industries and ground commerce to a near-complete standstill, the cannabis sector weathered the storm with relatively few losses. It was one of the few sectors deemed essential and allowed to continue operations amid lockdown orders, with cannabis businesses reporting month over month sales records for most of the year. To keep staff and customers,…

CannTrust enters pact to settle class action lawsuits from illicit production scandal

CannTrust Holdings Inc. said Wednesday it will put $50 million into a trust that will be earmarked for investors who filed class-action lawsuits against the company after it received a non-compliance order from Health Canada. The move is to cover claims stemming from a production scandal that led federal regulators to suspend its ability to grow and produce legal pot.…

420 with CNW — Cannabis and Fibromyalgia: What Does Available Research Say?

Despite its controversial reputation, cannabis has been slowly but surely building a reputation as a potent and versatile alternative to pharmaceuticals. While most experts agree the hype around cannabis has far outpaced the science, preliminary studies and anecdotal evidence have found it to be effective against everything from stress and anxiety to chronic pain and seizures. In the recent past,…

Could 2021 be the breakout year for cannabis-infused food and beverages?

There were big expectations for the cannabis-infused food and beverage space leading up to the start of last year. Venture capital investment was increasing, seasoned executives were jumping into the trendy space and established players pledged to launch products.  But 2020 was not the breakout year for cannabis that some had anticipated.  Although the industry made progress, the pandemic slowed down product development as many companies…