Washington state marijuana processors can’t convert CBD into delta-9 THC in the legal cannabis market, regulators said Friday in a move likely to be welcomed bv MJ cultivators who feared the practice involving federally legal hemp would undermine their own businesses.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.
Three Oregon hemp companies are being sued by more than a dozen seasonal workers who say the hemp companies required them to sleep on dirty floors and use the bathroom outside.Read More
Pinched for cash and facing sharp declines in hemp growing and processing, Wisconsin authorities are considering becoming the first state to relinquish hemp oversight to the U.S.Department of Agriculture.Read More
Oregon is sending commercial marijuana inspectors (and possibly the National Guard) to hemp fields to look for illicit marijuana.Read More
A Pennsylvania company that makes hemp bioplastics is set to take over a former textile mill thanks in part to some investment from the state.Read More
In an effort to boost a CBD-slumped economy, hemp producers are synthesizing delta-8 THC.Read More
Hemp Industry Daily has launched a survey to assess the state of women and minority leadership in cannabis.Read More
Restaurant chain Hard Rock Cafe and spirits maker Cointreau Corp. are the latest bringing trademark complaints against CBD manufacturers.Read More
Hemp and marijuana cultivators in the Pacific Northwest are adopting new work restrictions to protect employees during this summer’s record-breaking heat.Read More
I founded PanXchange, a pricing and trading platform, several years ago to bring efficiency, transparency and increased profitability to various commodity markets.Read More
Hoban Law Group, a prominent hemp and marijuana law practice based in Denver, has been acquired by Clark Hill, a Michigan-based firm with more than 650 lawyers spanning the United States, Ireland and Mexico.Read More
Mexico’s watershed court decision to authorize adult-use marijuana could have outsize impacts on low-THC hemp, too.Read More
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