Marijuana waste gives entrepreneurs an opportunity to enter an emerging cannabis sector that turns plant refuse and post-extraction leftovers into marketable products that range from animal bedding to construction materials.Read More
Kristen is a Denver-based reporter for Marijuana Business Daily specializing in the hemp and CBD industries. Previously, she worked at the Associated Press for nearly 20 years. She started covering the marijuana legalization movement in 2009 – when medical stores started popping up around Denver – and wrote about the state’s first legal hemp harvest. Kristen also covered agriculture and politics in Maryland and her home state of Georgia
Texas is looking at dramatically expanding its limited medical cannabis program to allow patients with a range of new medical conditions, from post-traumatic stress disorder to cancer, to qualify for marijuana-derived oils high in CBD. A bill was approved 7-1 by the House Committee on Public Health and is awaiting a vote in the Texas […]Read More
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has opened the state to commercial medical cannabis cultivation, signing a bill to create new business opportunities in the Peach State’s limited MMJ program. The measure outlines the first opportunities for private businesses to grow and sell cannabis. Georgia launched its limited MMJ program in 2015, though the cultivation, manufacture or sale of THC […]Read More
Georgia lawmakers want to open the state to commercial medical marijuana cultivation, passing a bill that would offer fresh business opportunities in the Peach State’s limited MMJ program. The measure awaits the signature of Gov. Brian Kemp, who has indicated he supports offering in-state medical marijuana cultivation, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Georgia launched a limited MMJ program […]Read More
Cannabis entrepreneurs say they’re facing jail time and hefty legal fees because of the plant’s complicated biology, with the vaunted 2018 Farm Bill only muddling the picture for interstate commerce. A pair of cases in Idaho and Oklahoma raised questions about how state and local law enforcement are supposed to tell the difference between hemp and marijuana. Since the […]Read More
The old debate about what to call the plant cannabis sativa L. is giving businesses real-world headaches in both new and established marijuana markets. Consider: Iowa allows medical marijuana but calls it something else. Texas restricts medical marijuana so severely that doctors must break the law to use the state’s program. California officials are struggling […]Read More
Iowa’s five CBD dispensaries open for business Saturday to serve roughly 1,000 patients in one of the nation’s most limited medical cannabis markets.Read More
A Colorado marijuana grower wins a milestone racketeering case, MedMen seeks a trademark for the word “cannabis,” and California issues its first full annual MJ business licenses. Here’s a closer look at some notable developments in the marijuana industry this week. Big legal victory Legal experts said marijuana growers can rest a little easier after a […]Read More
If it seems you’re seeing CBD everywhere these days, you are.
CBD products are in grocery stores, convenience stores and chiropractic offices. The letters are splashed across storefronts even in the most cannabis-averse jurisdictions – such as Kansas and South Carolina.Read More
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has taken some cannabidiol off the most restrictive class of controlled substances, a move that allows the sale of the first nonsynthetic, cannabis-derived medicine to win federal approval.
It’s a decision that immediately affects CBD producers but also signals the agency’s first admission that the plant has medical value.Read More
Ohio bans CBD sales outside of marijuana stores – which aren’t even open yet – California regulators take legal action against two unlicensed MJ businesses, and the Nevada cannabis market tops half a billion dollars in sales during its first year.
Here’s a closer look at some notable developments in the cannabis industry this week.Read More
California’s booming CBD industry is in disarray after the state’s health department reaffirmed earlier this month that CBD cannot be added to food, even if it comes from hemp.Read More
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