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.
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 […]
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 […]
In an effort to boost a CBD-slumped economy, hemp producers are synthesizing delta-8 THC.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a legislation package that will regulate hemp-derived delta-8 THC.
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.
Fiber is a hot topic among hemp producers looking for new markets—especially since prices have bottomed out for hemp flower and biomass.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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.
New York state is the latest market to expressly prohibit delta-8 THC and other THC isomers derived from hemp.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.