Author: Michelle Janikian

Australian Capital Legalizes Recreational Use

Following a landmark vote on September 25th, 2019, lawmakers in Australia’s capital city, Canberra, passed a bill allowing adults 18 or over to possess and cultivate cannabisfor personal use. The laws which will come into effect on January 31st, 2020, permit Canberra’s residents to legally possess 50 grams and cultivate up to four plants per household.  In doing so, Australia’s Capital Territory (ACT) becomes the first of Australia’s six states and ten territories to effectively legalize recreational cannabis. In the process however, the move has brought Canberra into conflict with Australia’s Federal Government. A Red Kangaroo, Australia. Legal Cannabis...

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Emerging Cannabis Markets

Thanks to the progress of cannabis legalization around the globe, new and exciting markets are emerging far beyond the shores of the US and Canada. It’s been a fantastic few years for North American cannabis. Numerous medical and recreational markets have been opened up to the cannabis industry, and as a result, a weed boom is in full swing.  However, it’s not just the North American continent that’s enjoying the green rush. Countries all over the world are beginning to recognize the tremendous medical and economic potential of cannabis, and to date, 38 countries have legalized medical cannabis in one form or another.  According to a new report by Zion Market Research, the global cannabis market is forecast to reach $13.78 billion by 2026. And, it’s the growing adoption of medical cannabis for the treatment of chronic diseases such as cancer, arthritis, and Alzheimer’s, as well as mental health conditions and neurological problems such as anxiety, depression, and epilepsy that is the key factor driving market growth, especially for extracts and tinctures, worldwide, according to a recent Grand View Research report. For us here at Rosin Tech, the continued growth of cannabis concentrates is especially exciting. Thanks to a general shift towards more healthy lifestyles, traditional smoking of flower is falling out of favor with both medical and recreational cannabis consumers alike. The use of sublingual oils, edibles, and...

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The History of the High Times Cannabis Cup and its Legacy: Part 2

This is Part 2 of the History of the High Times Cannabis Cup Series. Click below to read Part 1. High Times Cannabis Cup History Pt.1 The underground heyday of the 1990’s was drawing to a close and with the turn of the millennium, a new dawn awaited the High Times Cannabis Cup. For an event that had started with humble intentions, there was simply no escaping the reality of how popular the Cup had become. From the thousands of visitors each year to the cannabis sales, winning seed sales, and merchandising; there was now serious money at stake....

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The History of the High Times Cannabis Cup and its Legacy: Part 1

Last year, The High Times Cannabis Cup celebrated its 30th anniversary. Being the premier event in the cannabis calendar, the Cannabis Cup represents a pilgrimage for enthusiasts looking to sample the best weed the world has to offer. In this two-part series we’ll delve into the long and fascinating history of the Cup, and its lasting legacy. But first we need to introduce a very special place, the country that made it all possible to begin with: the Netherlands. Welcome to Amsterdam For decades the city of Amsterdam has been the mecca of cannabis. And in that time, people...

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Developments in Rosin Tech: Making Pressing Rosin Easier than Ever

We’re always updating our machines to make pressing rosin easier than ever. Check out our latest developments in personal and commercial rosin presses! Rosin Tech has come a long way in just a few short years. From pioneering commercial presses to the introduction of home varieties, we’re always pushing ourselves to create the best possible product. In fact, the development of new and better tools for making rosin is at the heart of our mission. So, let’s take a look at all the newest developments in Rosin Tech that makes pressing rosin easier than ever. Best Personal Rosin Press...

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