Trailblazers, a curated community of cannabis business and cultural leaders who work to advance the industry, unified by a shared ethos and vision of the future, has moved its closed-door events to the digital realm.
In the first session, “New Technology In Cannabis,” you can enjoy a virtual conversation discussing the state of technology in the cannabis industry and what’s the come. Join Kyle Sherman, Jessica Billingsly, and Ryan Smith in this insightful conversation moderated by Benzinga’s Javier Hasse.
Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with THE cannabis movers and shakers from across the globe during Benzinga’s first Virtual Cannabis Capital Conference on June 1.
About The Speakers
Ryan G. Smith
Prior to co-founding LeafLink, Ryan successfully started and exited two companies, one of which he sold to an NYSE public firm.
Ryan brings his experience creating and managing B2B firms and online marketplace investment in highly-regulated spaces to cannabis
Cycling should be springing to life: now is the season of professional racing, amateur group rides and bikes across the country being dusted off and brought out ready for good weather.
But instead, for the most part, cyclists are taking their riding, training and racing indoors. Lockdown has banned cycling in parts of the world, discouraged it in others, and ruled out those events that mark the highlights of the season, from the most casual group ride to professional races.
While the coronavirus lockdown has hit cyclists and the cycling industry in many of the same dramatic ways as every other group, it has found entirely new and innovative ways to adapt. The tremendous growth of indoor cycling technology – everything from bikes made to be ridden indoors to virtual worlds to steer them through – has meant that riding and racing has not stopped, so much as gone into … Read More
By Angela Moore
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Throw a global pandemic at the world’s religions, and you get confessions via Skype, virtual seders and recitations of the Koran over Facebook.
The world’s three leading religions have survived famines, plagues, pestilence and wars. Now, in the 21st century shutdown, New York-area Jewish, Islamic and Christian clerics are turning to technology to help their followers through the coronavirus.
Worshipers have taken to online connections as the dangers of the virus and uncertainty of self-isolation deepen their spirituality and strengthen their faith, the clerics said.
“I think from a spiritual standpoint, it’s very empowering,” said Sheikh Osamah Salhia, Imam at the Islamic Center of Passaic County in Clifton, New Jersey.
The government-ordered shutdowns have been “a chance for us to recognize our real priorities in life and gain a sense of clarity on what really matters: family, community, the masjid (mosque) and its
Sen. Lamar Alexander coined what may be a new catchphrase in COVID-19 testing during a Senate hearing on Tuesday—or, at the very least, an inspiration for memes: the saliva lollipop.
While discussing ways to increase testing for the coronavirus and to make it more patient-friendly, Alexander mentioned using a “saliva lollipop” to get test results. “Another proposal, not yet approved, is to put in your mouth a sort of lollipop that is a sponge, take a photograph of the lollipop with your cellphone and transmit it to a laboratory,” he said during the Senate health committee hearing on Tuesday. “If it
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