Chicago Cannabis Blog

How to Grow Hemp for CBD

How to Grow Hemp for CBD
Growing hemp for CBD The federal legalization of hemp via the 2018 Farm Bill was a pivotal moment in cannabis history—it was, however, underrated b...

A Response to NAACP's Opposition to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

A Response to NAACP's Opposition to Legalize Recreational Cannabis
by Tomasz Gliszewski, Founder Two weeks ago I wrote about five ways "how not to screw up Illinois' burgeoning cannabis business", which was largely...

Hemp Remediation Project

Hemp Remediation Project
Cannabis: A Metal Hyperaccumulator There are many plants that are metal hyperaccumulators, meaning they accumulate higher-than-average amounts of ...

Illinois Hemp Growers Summit in Chicago

Illinois Hemp Growers Summit in Chicago
Attend the Illinois Hemp Growers Summit on the South Side of Chicago to learn more about the legal hemp program in Illinois, what you’ll need to get started, permit application FAQ’s, and how to build partnerships in the industry.

Cannabis Terpenes

Cannabis Terpenes
Cannabis Terpenes Cannabis contains at least 480 different chemical compounds. Cannabidiol (CBD) and Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are only two of th...

The State of CBD

The State of CBD
The Science Behind CBD In the 1930s, extensive research was being done on cannabis in the United States, but it came to a halt at the start of Wor...

"Cannabis-Infused" Skincare: Applying CBD to Your Skin

"Cannabis-Infused" Skincare: Applying CBD to Your Skin
Cannabis, and especially the compound cannabidiol (CBD), has permeated what seems to be every field in the consumer market — from edibles, tincture...

Frequently Asked Questions About CBD

Frequently Asked Questions About CBD
What is the difference between hemp oil and CBD oil? Hemp oil generally refers to hemp SEED oil. Hemp seed oil is an excellent source of essential ...

Indica or Sativa?

Indica or Sativa?
Indica or Sativa? Exploring the chemotaxonomy of cannabis varieties Seasoned cannabis consumers often develop preferences for either indica or sat...

Covering the Basics of CBD

Covering the Basics of CBD
What is CBD? CBD, short for cannabidiol, is a therapeutic compound found in the cannabis plant. Studies have shown that CBD has potential anti-inf...

Why we use the word “cannabis” instead of “marijuana”

Why we use the word “cannabis” instead of “marijuana”
We aim to de-stigmatize cannabis use, starting with reintroducing the terms “industrial cannabis”, “recreational cannabis”, and “medical cannabis” into our vocabulary. We encourage others to stop using the word marijuana and replace their usage of the word with the proper, scientific name cannabis.