Reports that rivals were furious with what they see as City’s disregard for the rules have circulated for some time.And when proceedings do begin, the body will not only have City’s legal team to contend with – but also their rivals’.The Mail quote one source as saying: “For too long, City have been able to get away with breaching the rules at the expense of at least one other club that has been unable to get into the Champions League.”The fear is that they will be able to delay any punishment and — should they win the appeal — get off scot-free, which would be outrageous.”City were accused of attempting to deceive financial officials by covering up millions of funding by their Emirati owners as legitimate sponsorship income.Coach Guardiola has always maintained that his bosses have been open and honest, giving him confidence of overturning the ban.latest football newsTHE WIN CROWDFA Cup final ‘may see 20,000 at Wembley in trial allowing some fans at games’CommentPHIL THOMASDiving and whining was never a good look and will seem worse after lockdownExclusive’I’M IN A BAD WAY’Ex-England star Kenny Sansom talks for first time since being attackedExclusiveBOURNE AGAINHowe says Cherries are stronger after lockdown with FIVE fit-again starsExclusiveSWAN THAT GOT AWAYSwansea wanted £3m Davies three years ago but couldn’t get work permitNEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticBAYERN 5 DUSSELDORF 0Lewa bags two as Bayern thump rivals to close on 8th straight titleTHEIR CALLReferees in Northern Ireland will be given choice on coming back says union bossGuardiola said in February: “We are going to fight like we have fought every single game and day we are together until the end of the season.“We are optimistic that at the end the truth will prevail and next season we will be in the Champions League.”However all CAS cases are currently suspended until May 1, at least, due to the coronavirus pandemic.José Mourinho jokes Man United should be awarded 2017-18 title after finishing second to FFP breach Man City AT LEAST eight Premier League clubs reportedly want to stop Manchester City from gaining a stay of execution in next season’s Champions League.Rivals including Manchester United and Arsenal are said to have lodged an application to prevent City putting off the ban while their appeal is heard.1 Pep Guardiola has asserted his confidence that City played by the rulesCredit: PA:Press AssociationUefa banned Pep Guardiola’s side from the competition for two years and handed down a fine of £25million for “serious breaches” of Financial Fair Play regulations in February.City immediately denied any wrongdoing and vowed to clear their name – but domestic rivals are now throwing their weight behind the authorities.According to Daily Mail, eight of the Premier League’s top ten have submitted a joint application to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to ensure City cannot play in the Champions League while their appeal is heard.A CAS statement in March confirmed last season’s Premier League champions had begun the appeal process and they can apply to have their punishment held off until their case is heard.That could gain them entry to next season’s competition, should that begin before the process is completed.Of the top ten, only City and Sheffield United are said to have not signed the application, with the standings completed by Liverpool, Manchester United, Leicester, Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham, Wolves and Burnley.
Free Green Entrepreneur App Founder of crypto site Blocklr & Growth Nuts, an organic growth co. Accessories Scott McGovern Why the Weed Vaporizer Is the Future of Cannabis Consumption –shares Keep up with the latest trends and news in the cannabis industry with our free articles and videos, plus subscribe to the digital edition of Green Entrepreneur magazine. Image credit: Marshall Christian | EyeEm | Getty Images Contributor July 9, 2019 Weed vaporizers are outpacing traditional methods of cannabis consumption. Why is the vape so popular? Next Article There are many ways to consume cannabis but the weed vaporizer, including CBD vapes, is emerging as the leading smoking accessory on the market. Vapes are on track to soon take the largest share of the cannabis accessories market, thanks to these factors.Why weed vaporizer are so popular.There are several reasons why entrepreneurs should expect vaping to surpass flower, edibles and other methods of consumption across the United States:Concentrates: Concentrates, usually sold as vapes, are the most popular product in California, the largest American recreational market. Last year in California, cannabis concentrates outsold flower (37 percent compared to 33 percent) for the first time in history, according to figures from BDS Analytics.The industry as a whole is moving towards vaping. The cannabis industry trend towards vapes is strong in other states. Vape sales increased 69 percent in 2018 alone, according to statistics from the same research firm. More specifically, CBD vape sales grew 105 percent in 2018, alone.Demographics. The average vape consumer is younger. According to an online survey of cannabis consumers conducted through Facebook, the average vape user is younger than non-user.Various vape products.An umbrella term for various products on the market, the weed vaporizer includes pens that work with non-psychoactive CBD, concentrates, vape oil and even dry herb. The weed vaporizer heats the oil into vapor, thus avoiding the combustion process.In other words, the advantages of smoking out of a pen are the same whether you’re consuming CBD or potent cannabis concentrates.Related: Illinois Has Legalized but What’s Going on In New York and New Jersey?Pens are the most portable method of consumption.Vape pens are a portable and discrete method of consumption. There is no herb spillage, pungent smoke or fussing with a bowl.A study published in the journal Substance Use and Misuse found concealment is the leading reason for vape use (between 35 and 46 percent), followed by convenience for between 29 and 42 percent of responders.Weed vaporizer delivers stronger effects.Whether the consumer is using a vape for THC or CBD, it typically delivers stronger effects than other weed accessories.According to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, vaping cannabis delivers a more potent high. Specifically, the study found that people had larger amounts of THC — the active ingredient in cannabis — in their bloodstream if they had used a weed vaporizer.In 2018, cannabis use was at a 30-year-high among college students. As cannabis use grows across the country, many consumers are seeking accessories that deliver stronger effects.Related: Keeping Cannabis Safe: A Call for StandardizationAs the hemp market booms, so do CBD vape sales.The vape pen is the popular choice for cannabis and for CBD as well.The non-psychoactive cannabinoid found in cannabis and hemp, CBD or cannabidiol is one of the fastest-growing sections of the cannabis market, though it is hemp-derived and legally distinct from weed.Another one of today’s hottest cannabis products, CBD vape grew 105 percent increase between 2017-2018. Additionally, research suggests that vaping cannabidiol is a more bioavailable way to consume the compound in comparison to edibles and oil.This means that by vaping CBD, the human body absorbs a higher percentage of its compounds–somewhere between 34 and 46 percent by conservative research. By contrast, the human body typically absorbs 10 percent of the cannabidiol from edibles.Related: Microdosing Is How You Learn How Much CBD You Should You Be TakingIs a weed vaporizer a healthier alternative?The topic of vapes and health is hotly debated. In light of underage e-cigarette use, there is increasing momentum to restrict the sale of vaporizers. Additionally, the distinction between tobacco and cannabis or CBD-containing products is not always legally distinct.Within the subject of weed vaporizers, there is also discussion of whether liquid options are healthier than smoking dry herb.There is concern that dry herb produces tar and carcinogens that could produce cancer. The American Lung Association puts forth, “Smoke from marijuana combustion has been shown to contain many of the same toxins, irritants, and carcinogens as tobacco smoke.”In this case, vaping could represent a healthier alternative. One study found that weed vaporizers reduced the respiratory issues that resulted from smoking cannabis.However, vape quality varies greatly between brands. In its liquid form, cannabis concentrates can come into contact with heavy metals, pesticides, and other carcinogens, making vape quality a primary concern among regulators, vendors, and legislators.Convenient, concentrated and varied, the weed vaporizer is the future.With the weed vaporizer, consumers have access to different concentrations and even compounds such as CBD. For plant-touching and non-touching cannabis businesses, the popularity of vaping and the products surrounding it is not to be ignored.However, there is significant room to rectify issues of product inconsistency. With the research and regulation that comes along with national legalization, the vape market will reach its full potential. Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Add to Queue 5 min read Download Our Free Android App