Ken Krans

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Let's Explain Once and For All What Taking CBD Actually Feels Like

I started taking CBD oil and supplements last Summer as an experiment, and since then, it has become a staple in my wellness and antianxiety routine. But I still get so many funny looks, nervous questions, and confused remarks about CBD's effects — some people are still really scared to take it!<p>And …

How “Despacito” became the biggest song of 2017

An anatomy of what made “Despacito” the most popular song of the year.<p>On the way home from the beach last weekend, as we got into the car and turned on the radio, I immediately heard the familiar plucks of the cuatro, a steel-strung Puerto Rican guitar, on Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee, and Justin …

New York Times

Here’s what makes our marijuana ‘top shelf’ – and worth a 25% premium

In 2015, my brother-in-law, who had been growing medical cannabis since the mid-1990s, called me to ask whether I'd finance a potential opportunity. …


A simple, inexpensive piece of tech is upending the burgeoning marijuana industry

Behold: The small, cheap device that's disrupting the $7 billion legal cannabis business.<p>This tiny combination of plastic, glass, and metal is a disposable cannabis oil cartridge. It costs anywhere from $30 to $70 (depending on the oil inside), is easily carried in your pocket, and produces …


This 59-year-old mother of 2 is making millions selling legal marijuana gummies

That's how she felt in 2010 when starting Wana Brands (shortened from marijuana), now Colorado's leading company for cannabis-infused confectionary products.<p>Back then, her home state had just begun opening the doors to a legalized marijuana market. Whiteman saw a niche ready to be filled.<p>She …


Terpenes: The powerful organic compounds in cannabis you don't know about

The unmistakable scent of fresh cannabis can provide an intoxicating aromatic experience, but from one variety to the next, smell and flavour can …


California looks to build $7 billion legal pot economy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The future of California's legal marijuana industry is being shaped in a warren of cubicles tucked inside a retired basketball arena, where a garden of paper cannabis leaves sprouts on file cabinets and a burlap sack advertising "USA Home Grown" dangles from a wall.<p>Here, …


Marijuana Eases Pain, But Jury's Out On Other Health Benefits, Scientists Say

Marijuana has proved to be a powerful aid in easing chronic pain and helping battle nausea, but results are mixed or largely inconclusive on other health benefits, as well as detriments, according to a massive new scientific review of cannabis studies.<p>The report, released Thursday by the National …