A North Carolina company that makes carbonated drinks with hemp seed oil has acquired a company that bottles high-alkaline water.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.
You’ve found the perfect location and designed your dream dispensary—now it’s time to recruit the staff who will bring your store to life.Read More
An Irish startup looking to see more farmers growing hemp and using drones to do so has locked down $5.3 million (4.5 million Euros) to get going.Read More
Hemp cultivation is a burgeoning industry in California with huge potential.Read More
Idaho, the only state that still bans hemp cultivation, could join its neighbors under a hemp-authorization measure that awaits the governor’s signature.Read More
Cannabis extraction equipment represents one of the most innovative sectors in the industry, with new products and constantly evolving techniques for processing raw plant material.Read More
Rockstar Energy, a drink brand owned by PepsiCo, has launched a line of hemp-infused drinks in Germany.Read More
Some hemp processors are closing rather than navigate rules issued by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration about elevated THC levels, two members of Congress told the agency in opposing the rules.Read More
New York’s new marijuana law includes a dramatic overhaul to how the state’s hemp industry is regulated, potentially sending a flood of hemp operators to the higher-THC side of the industry.Read More
Intellectual property is playing an increasingly important role in cannabis industry acquisitions and other deals as businesses look to get a leg up on rivals by purchasing or investing in companies holding valuable patents, trade secrets, copyrights and trademarks.Read More
Colorado-based United Cannabis (UCANN) dropped a landmark CBD-related patent lawsuit against Pure Hemp Collective, leaving the legal issue unresolved.Read More
Cannabis extractors have long relied on chromatography to dial up or down the many cannabinoids in hemp and marijuana plants. But degradation is getting new attention.Read More
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February Update: Kristen Nichols Interviews HIA Executive Director Jody McGinnessKristen Nichols gets an update on the state of the hemp industry from HIA executive director, Jody McGinness.
January Update: Kristen Nichols Interviews HIA Executive Director Jody McGinnessKristen Nichols gets a January update from HIA executive director, Jody McGinness.
December Update: Kristen Nichols Interviews HIA Executive Director Jody McGinnessHIA executive director Jody McGinness joins Hemp Industry Daily editor Kristen Nichols for a December update!