New Handheld Device Can Rapid Test THC Levels in Saliva With 94% Accuracy, UTD Bioengineers Say

by | Sep 22, 2023
Called CannibiSenS, the device can distinguish between THC and CBD. Unlike over-the-counter tests that can detect THC but aren't able to determine its concentration, this device can measure THC levels with 94% accuracy, the UTD team says, reducing "false positive" tests. See who could potentially use the device—and why.
DI People: Techstars, Critical Start, VolunteerNow, Corganics, and More Make Moves
In this week's roundup of hires, promotions, and accolades in North Texas, you'll also find news from the Richardson Chamber, PICKUP, BPS Technology, the Frontiers of Flight Museum, UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth, and Giving DNA. Plus, Governor Abbott appoints three North Texans to the Governor's Commission for Women.
Dallas-Based Corganics Receives Series A Funding to Accelerate Delivery of Clinical Cannabinoid Products to Healthcare Providers
by | Nov 30, 2021
Corganics, formerly MD Farma, aims to bring a higher quality, more transparent product portfolio to the CBD market. The investment from Dallas-based Altacrest Capital is meant to propel the team into its next growth phase, fulfilling the mission to "deliver effective clinical cannabinoid products that healthcare professionals and their patients can trust."
Dallas-Based CBD Brand Thryv Organics Finds Its First Investor in Local Author and Food Blogger The Defined Dish
by | Sep 20, 2021
Alex Snodgrass—the voice behind popular healthy food and recipe blog, The Defined Dish—will help Thryv's female founders in growing the new luxury CBD company as its first investment partner.

A Dallas-based CBD Startup Founder Is Working on the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic

by | May 7, 2020
With her background as a cardiovascular ICU nurse, Katrina Thompkins has temporarily relocated to New York City to help local hospitals with patients diagnosed with COVID-19 after recently launching her startup K'dara CBD.
Bacon, BBQ, Chili, and CBD? The World Food Championships Is Coming to Town
by | Aug 12, 2019
For the first time, the world's biggest food sport event will include a Hemp-derived oil infusion in its competition.
This New Dallas-based Consumer Magazine Wants to be the ‘Pulse of CBD’
by | May 20, 2019
CBD Snapshot is a newly launched consumer newsstand publication and online platform that hopes to be the go-to guide for a booming industry—one that's predicted to exceed $20 billion by 2024.