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Scientists have engineered yeast to make Cannabinoids

Genetically engineered yeast produce the cannabinoids THC and CBD, researchers reported today (February 27) in Nature. Much like in their typical application of brewing beer, the microbes ferment sugar into the compounds. The authors say the protocol offers a way to produce a desired cannabinoid without contamination from other plant products. For instance, CBD has […]

The alcohol industry may be the key to making drinkable cannabis taste good

While cannabis has been legal in many forms since October 2018, this fall will see the legalization of cannabis edibles, and with it a real interest in weed-infused beverages. Constellation Brands invested billions in Canopy Growth as they move forward to producing a cannabis drink, and Coke briefly flirted with the idea of a CBD wellness concoction while others […]

Claiming cannabis on your taxes

Did you know that Canadians have been able to claim medical marijuana on their tax returns for 10 years? Read this article from the Daily Hive to see what you need to know to claim cannabis to the CRA. As reported on the Daily Hive, February 5, 2019, by Daily Hive Staff: While tax time […]