RISE Mag catches up with Ryan Rocca to find out what’s changed in a year, what’s come to fruition for RISE brands, and what the future has in store for our industry.
Here’s how we’re setting our brands apart from the rest in this rapidly growing market.
Life Bloom Organics' latest hemp-based oral spray is designed with athletes in mind: new Muscle Recovery Formula.
Life Bloom Organics introduces its new hemp-based oral spray, PMS Formula, designed for the common symptoms associated with menstruation.
Our brands are garnering serious buzz! Life Bloom Organics and Karezza have been showing up in the news, thanks to their plant-based supplements harnessing the power of hemp extract and traditional botanicals. See what people are saying:
What the US Farm Bill means for the hemp industry and RISE Life Science brands (hint: it's a good thing.)
All eyes are currently on Canada as the country prepares to legalize recreational cannabis on October 17, becoming only the second country in the world after Uruguay to do so. But which countries will follow suit? Where are the marijuana hotspots around the world? Tag along as we criss-cross the globe.
Think you know edibles? Save that weed gummy for a rainy day, because the current trend in cannabis-infused food is high-end and experimental. THC and CBD is popping up in everything from curated multi-course gourmet meals (vitello tonnato with THC, anyone?), to olive oil, to activated ganache-filled chocolate cubes.
Rich in vitamins and essential fatty acids, CBD is the latest buzz-worthy ingredient in beauty and skincare products and regimens. From Milk Makeup’s cannabinoid-infused mascara and brow gel, to Evio Beauty Group’s recent announcement of a strategic partnership with Aurora Cannabis, weed is ready to take over prime shelf space in the beauty world.
Why has cannabis been demonized when humans have been consuming it for thousands of years? In 1936, the release of a little film called Reefer Madness caused the clutching of pearls across North America, which led to decades of anti-weed propaganda, stigmas about cannabis use, and the devastating “War on Drugs” in the 1970s.
Writer’s block? Artist’s block? Creatively clogged? Cannabis is beloved for its ability to help people tap into new ways of thinking.
Why does Hollywood keep painting cannabis consumers with the same broad “dumb stoner” brush, while most people who enjoy the plant are anything but? It seems like it’s high time for the film and tv industry to get a marijuana makeover, and change tired on-screen stereotypes.