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THC-O-acetate safety concerns: Q&A with scientist James Stephens

New products are hitting shelves as delta-8 THC bans in a number of states cause manufacturers and retailers to pivot away from the popular compound and try to make up sales.

THC-O-acetate safety concerns: Q&A with scientist James Stephens is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs


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Marijuana vape manufacturers, retailers in limbo over long-delayed mail ban

Months of delay on a U.S. ban on shipping vape components has marijuana and hemp operators wondering if they should prepare for seismic shocks to their business models or proceed as usual and hope the ban never takes effect. The ban was supposed to kick in last spring, the result of a 2020 law that […]

Marijuana vape manufacturers, retailers in limbo over long-delayed mail ban is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs


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As states limit delta-8 THC, industry operators plan next steps

With state limits on hemp-derived delta-8 THC beginning to impact sales for product manufacturers and retailers, businesses are considering how they will make up the gap. Delta-8 THC has taken the industry by storm over the past 18 month as manufacturers, stuck with a glut of low-priced CBD distillate and isolate, synthesized the product into […]

As states limit delta-8 THC, industry operators plan next steps is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

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Testing labs must take the lead in ensuring the safety of delta-8 THC

In an effort to boost a CBD-slumped economy, hemp producers are synthesizing delta-8 THC.

Testing labs must take the lead in ensuring the safety of delta-8 THC is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

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Michigan governor moves to regulate delta-8 THC products

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a legislation package that will regulate hemp-derived delta-8 THC.

Michigan governor moves to regulate delta-8 THC products is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

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Mexico ruling opens new opportunities in looming marijuana giant

Mexico’s watershed court decision to authorize recreational marijuana even before regulations for the market have been settled gives cannabis entrepreneurs even more reason to make business plans to enter what could soon be the world’s biggest adult-use market.

Mexico ruling opens new opportunities in looming marijuana giant is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs


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Patagonia is working to bring the hemp fiber industry back to the United States

Fiber is a hot topic among hemp producers looking for new markets—especially since prices have bottomed out for hemp flower and biomass. 

Patagonia is working to bring the hemp fiber industry back to the United States is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

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Hexo pledges carbon-neutral cannabis, challenges others to follow suit

Sustainability is the next frontier that the cannabis industry needs to conquer, according to a Canadian CEO whose company is making moves to reduce and offset carbon emissions.

Now, he’s challenging others to follow suit.

Hexo pledges carbon-neutral cannabis, challenges others to follow suit is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

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How cannabis extractors can ensure their organic products stay clean

Organic marijuana and hemp products can fetch two and three times more than conventional cannabis, but the path to market is trickier than simply growing the plant without common pesticides.

How cannabis extractors can ensure their organic products stay clean is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

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NFL to spend $1 million researching medical cannabis pain management

The National Football League’s pain management committee and the NFL Players Association said they will provide $1 million to fund up to five research grants on the impact of medical cannabis and other cannabinoids on pain.

NFL to spend $1 million researching medical cannabis pain management is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

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How playing in the carbon markets can benefit cannabis producers

Carbon is a hot commodity – literally. And it’s become the biggest buzzword in agriculture in recent months, as the potential for paying farmers to sequester carbon through environmentally responsible land stewardship becomes more likely after the U.S. re-enrolled in an international treaty on climate change and President Joe Biden proposed a carbon market to directly […]

How playing in the carbon markets can benefit cannabis producers is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs


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Cannabis retailers ease COVID-19 restrictions, but many require masks, other steps

As the U.S. eases out of the coronavirus pandemic, marijuana, CBD and hemp retailers are slowly adjusting their store protocols for customer-mandated mask-wearing, social distancing and other requirements. Many still require customers – particularly those who haven’t been vaccinated – to wear masks or adhere to other COVID-19 protocols, according to an informal survey by […]

Cannabis retailers ease COVID-19 restrictions, but many require masks, other steps is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

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Cash incentives and fiestas: Marijuana operators get creative to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations

There’s a big party on the horizon at Glass House Farms, a marijuana grower in Santa Barbara County, California. They’re calling it a fiesta, an outdoor celebration honoring employees after a year of COVID-19 trauma and disruption. There’s just one catch: The party starts only after 90% of Glass House workers choose to get COVID-19 […]

Cash incentives and fiestas: Marijuana operators get creative to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs


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Five integrated weed management strategies for cannabis producers

Cannabis is prone to weeds, which can overrun a field, reduce crop quality and yield and spread thousands of seeds that will be a nuisance for years.

Five integrated weed management strategies for cannabis producers is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs


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New York bans delta-8 THC, resists calls to track hemp like marijuana

New York state is the latest market to expressly prohibit delta-8 THC and other THC isomers derived from hemp.

New York bans delta-8 THC, resists calls to track hemp like marijuana is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

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Colorado bans hemp-derived delta-8 THC

Colorado regulators banned hemp-derived THC isomers such as delta-8 in foods, drinks and dietary supplements, but the status of marijuana-derived THC isomers wasn't immediately made public.

Colorado bans hemp-derived delta-8 THC is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

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How to ensure adequate water supply for outdoor cannabis in a drought

Water is a must for successfully producing hemp and marijuana, so making sure to have enough for the growing season and tapping into an irrigation system are critical tasks for cannabis cultivators.

How to ensure adequate water supply for outdoor cannabis in a drought is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs


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Canada’s role in making hemp viable in car-building: Q&A with Aptera’s Nathan Armstrong

It’s common lore in the hemp industry: Henry Ford made a car out of hemp, but then anti-cannabis hysteria and a malevolent steel industry squashed the plant’s potential as an automotive component.

The true history is more complicated.

Canada’s role in making hemp viable in car-building: Q&A with Aptera’s Nathan Armstrong is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs


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California hemp bill could provide new opportunities for marijuana firms

Two bills in the California Legislature that would establish a new regulatory framework for hemp-infused goods – including CBD-infused foods and drinks – are poised to become law this year, which could jump-start the state’s nascent hemp industry and likely give marijuana businesses an opportunity to expand into a federally legal crop. But few in […]

California hemp bill could provide new opportunities for marijuana firms is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs


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More states roll out bans on production, sale of delta-8 products

Delta-8 THC has become a runaway market hit - and more states across the country are responding by cracking down on access to the product commonly derived from hemp extracts.

More states roll out bans on production, sale of delta-8 products is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs


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