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Kevin Huhn

Kevin has worked as an editor for several decades at numerous newspapers and websites across the country, including the Rocky Mountain News, the Boulder Daily Camera, the San Jose Mercury News, the Knoxville News-Sentinel and Fox Sports.

Investment group buys Sundial medical cannabis subsidiary for CA$105 million

A United Kingdom cultivator that is licensed to grow medical marijuana and hemp has been acquired by a group led by a cannabis investment firm. The U.K.’s Bridge Farm Group, which cultivates ornamental plants, flowers and herbs, announced that it was sold by its parent company, Alberta, Canada-based Sundial Growers, to an entity controlled by […]

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Local rules trump Michigan’s medical cannabis law, state high court says

Michigan’s medical marijuana law does not overrule certain zoning powers of local governments, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday. An ordinance in Byron Township, south of Grand Rapids, bars registered caregivers from growing marijuana at a commercial property. The state appeals court ruled that the ordinance conflicted with Michigan’s medical marijuana law, which allows cultivation […]

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Medical marijuana proponent Roe says he’s retiring from US House

A staunch proponent of researching medicinal marijuana for the treatment of military veterans plans to retire from the U.S. House of Representatives. Rep. Phil Roe of Tennessee, a Republican who serves as the ranking member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, said Friday he will retire at the end of the year, according to CNN. He introduced […]

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Heavenly Rx expands footprint by acquiring American CBD maker

Heavenly Rx, a CBD maker based in Toronto, on Tuesday announced the acquisition of a privately held CBD manufacturer in the United States. The purchase of Paradise Valley-based PureKana expands Heavenly Rx’s reach into Arizona and continues a recent string of acquisitions by the Sol Global Investments subsidiary. Heavenly Rx most recently added to its portfolio in […]

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Vitamin E acetate blamed for most marijuana vaping illnesses

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) blames vitamin E acetate for a high percentage of lung illnesses linked to vaping. Vitamin E acetate is a thickening agent that’s been added to THC vaping products. Dr. Anne Schuchat of the CDC said it is her “conclusion” that vitamin E acetate caused illness in “the vast […]

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Maine needs more recreational cannabis testing labs

The rollout of adult-use cannabis sales in Maine is being threatened by a lack of testing facilities. So far, only one lab has applied to be certified as a testing facility. Maine officials are hopeful they’ll receive more applications but acknowledge the shortage of labs could slow the start of retail sales of recreational marijuana. […]

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Oregon to prohibit CBD in alcoholic drinks

An Oregon agency on Friday said it will ban CBD in alcoholic beverages, a blow to marijuana and hemp companies in or planning to enter this growing field. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission will prohibit the manufacture, distribution and sale of alcoholic beverages containing CBD. The new rule takes effect Jan. 1, though the first month […]

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Lead found in some marijuana vape products in Massachusetts

Massachusetts regulators found “impermissible levels of lead” in 13 of more than 100 marijuana vape products that were tested. The state’s Cannabis Control Commission tested 109 vape products, mostly to see if they contained vitamin E acetate, an additive linked to the lung illnesses associated with vaping. While none of them contained vitamin E, a […]

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