Cannabigerol (CBG) is poised to make a substantial impact in the pharmaceutical and consumer goods markets, and researchers worldwide are investigating CBG’s potential medical benefits. To meet the growing need for CBG, High Grade Hemp Seed and Swiss Cannabinoid are pleased to introduce Matterhorn, a new high-CBG varietal that could open up production and make cannabigerol a viable force in the hemp industry. Previous varietals of CBG contained low quantities of the cannabinoid, making growing hemp for focused CBG production cost-prohibitive…
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Hemp is in an economic fast lane, with new ventures starting every day.
So, it may seem odd to say modern entrepreneurs should consider 19th century railroads.Read More
CBD producers and retailers in some of the nation’s largest markets say they’re pressing on despite hostile statements from their state regulators that CBD won’t be allowed. Bans in several markets have largely been met with spotty enforcement, CBD entrepreneurs say, and the impact to business has been mixed. Ohio is one of the latest […]Read More
Athletes have long used cannabis products to fight inflammation and recover from injury, but drug-testing rules and marijuana stigma have often kept it a locker-room secret.Read More
The Coca-Cola Co., the world’s largest beverage maker, is looking at a line of CBD beverages, the company confirmed Monday. “Along with many others in the beverage industry, we are closely watching the growth of nonpsychoactive CBD as an ingredient in functional wellness beverages around the world,” Coca-Cola spokesman Kent Landers said in a statement. “The space is […]Read More
Dr. Priyanka Sharma had a thriving global business in chemical pharmaceuticals, traveling the world setting up factories extracting fish oil for nutritional supplements.
But Sharma and her husband, Pulak, left their home outside Chicago and moved to Colorado for the same three letters that have cannabis entrepreneurs, pharmaceutical companies and even mainstream grocers seeing dollar signs: CBD.Read More
As Oregon cannabis prices continue to sink to new lows amid a product glut, outdoor marijuana growers are turning their sights to MJ’s cousin: hemp.
The pivot allows growers to diversify their revenue stream and capitalize on a crop that could soon become legal at the federal level – thanks to the 2018 Farm Bill pending before Congress.Read More
Two companies are in a legal tussle over what destroyed a 600-acre hemp farming joint venture in Colorado – a conflict that industry experts say could be the first of many as eager investors and firms try to cash in on budding business opportunities. In a recent California Superior Court filing, California-based H2 Partners claims that […]Read More
Hemp farmers nationwide are preparing for harvest, but they’re also keeping a close eye on Washington DC. Here are some reasons why: Congress is beginning final negotiations on the 2018 Farm Bill, which could either remove hemp from the Controlled Substances Act or revive a prohibition on growing it. It’s up to 56 lawmakers who […]Read More
(This is an abridged version of a column that appears in the July issue of Marijuana Business Magazine.) Not all hemp misinformation comes from anti-drug enemies of cannabis; some of it comes from hemp acolytes themselves. A recent comment from hemp’s most powerful friend in Congress, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, drove home for me a […]Read More
Update: Gross proceeds from the Charlotte’s Web IPO, which was completed Thursday, totaled CA$115 million, including both the primary and secondary offerings. The primary offering raised CA$93.1 million from the sales of 13,312,150 common shares. The company has begun trading on the CSE under the ticker symbol CWEB. In the face of strong demand for […]Read More
A tantalizing innovation in the CBD market has turned into a nasty contract dispute that spans the globe.
Bomi Joseph, a California plant breeder, is suing CBD Naturals, a company that has been associated with Canadian CBD manufacturer Isodi. Isodiol once held distribution rights to Joseph’s self-proclaimed innovation – a cannabidiol product derived from a hops variantRead More