While the cannabis industry was hoping the U.S. Food and Drug Administration would make some quick tweaks to its policy that would allow edible CBD products to be sold across the country, outgoing commissioner Scott Gottlieb said earlier this week that, consistent with the other bureaucraptastic methods that make up the federal government, it could […]
CVS stores in eight U.S. states will begin carrying CBD topicals this week, according to information released on Wednesday from Curaleaf Holdings Inc. The company announced a deal to sell products with CBD derived from hemp at 800 CVS stores during an earnings conference call with investors.
California has too many marijuana farms — growing too much product — and if nothing is done it will devastate the industry, according to a 2019 cannabis harvest projection.
The US added 64,389 full-time legal cannabis jobs in 2018, according to a new report. That outpaces growth in other sectors in the job market. Job openings in the cannabis industry have also surged.
One big reason to legalize cannabis is to wrest the market away from criminal enterprises and tax the proceeds. But in Canada and the US states where weed is legal, the illegal market has proven to be a tenacious competitor – and it’s likely to remain so for years.
With thousands of cannabis businesses popping up in states that have legalized marijuana for medicinal or recreational use, one important problem remains: banking access.Since cannabis remains illegal under federal law — and the federal government oversees all US banks and credit unions — banks are often skittish about granting bank accounts to these businesses.
When California, the most populous state in America, legalized recreational marijuana last year, many had high hopes for the industry, writes Joseph Misulonas. But unfortunately, it appears initial projections for the success of the industry were a little off.
Liht Cannabis Corp. has selected Agnetix’s liquid-cooled, LED lighting system for its cultivation facilities in B.C., a change expected to enhance plant health and slash by more than half energy costs compared to traditional systems.
Representatives from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) testified last week with regard to federal efforts to regulate domestic hemp production and the sale of certain hemp-derived CBD products.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is continuing his pledge to support Denver’s marijuana industry, sending a public letter to the United States Congress in support of marijuana banking reform.