Cannabis Countdown: Top 10 Marijuana And Psychedelics Industry News Stories Of The Week

Welcome to the Cannabis Countdown, the Legal Marijuana Industry’s Number One Curated Weekly News Recap.

In This Week’s Edition, We Recap and Countdown the Top 10 Cannabis and Psychedelics Industry News Stories for the Week of February 8th – 14th, 2021.

Without further ado, let’s get started.

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10. Elon Musk Thinks CBD is ‘Fake,’ But Joe Rogan Teaches Him a Lesson

Elon Musk Might Know a Thing or Two About Rockets and Electronic Vehicles, But During an Interview With Podcaster Joe Rogan This Week, He Revealed Something of a Blind Spot When it Comes to Cannabis, Saying He Thinks CBD is “Fake”

That’s not to say Elon Musk believes the non-intoxicating Cannabinoid (CBD) doesn’t actually exist. Rather, the tech entrepreneur indicated he feels it’s overhyped and “doesn’t do anything.” Joe Rogan, for his part, had a lot to say about cannabidiol’s benefits in response. The exchange started with Musk and Rogan reflecting on an earlier podcast show in 2018, where the SpaceX and Tesla (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO puffed on a Marijuana blunt (which he later claimed he never actually inhaled), prompting an investigation by NASA over his aerospace company’s “ safety” and “adherence to a drug-free environment.”


9. Hackers, Mason Jars, and the Psychedelic Science of DIY Shrooms

The History of Home Cultivation Methods of Psilocybe is More Connected to Early Internet Culture Than You’d Think

It began with a Mason jar. It was wide-mouthed and translucent, good for airflow and the visual inspection of radial growth. The year was 1975 and Dennis McKenna, then a starry-eyed 25-year-old was on a mission to  Magic Mushrooms. The evolution of these home cultivation methods is a story of user-generated, iterative design, the kind that has become familiar in the internet age. Today, Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) “How to grow magic mushrooms,” and you’ll find countless books, videos, websites, online courses, and free PDFs. Whereas the instructions in Psilocybin were meticulous and complicated, today’s methods are simplified to the point of being nearly fool-proof.


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