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Hemp fiber is majorly used in the textile and paper & pulp industry, due to its long and robust fibers as compared to cotton. Furthermore, being a renewable source material, its application has been increasing in many diverse industries such as const
The municipality of Garray (Soria) in Spain could boast until recently that it hosted “the largest rose greenhouse in Europe.”  However, the company that owned it, Aleia Roses, went into liquidation, putting more than two hundred workers out of emplo
If the government could just get out of the way of marijuana, it could realize its full potential as a massive growth opportunity. Unfortunately, a tax and regulatory morass on the state level, coupled with its continuing classification as an illegal
HUMBOLDT COUNTY, Calif. — Driving through a dense canopy of towering redwood and old growth fir trees in southern Humboldt County, Ryan Hale’s rental car bucked and bounced as he laid out the rules of the day. The first point of contact, a veteran ca
Kenny Novotny had a problem. The owner of 1440 Processing was seeing lab results on over 90% of cannabis he bought and submitted for testing had failed. Those failed batches came from marijuana growers who supposedly tested the marijuana themselves a
As the cannabis industry continues to grow in value, many in Black and brown communities can’t help but notice the irony of it all. Millions of people (primarily people of color) are stuck serving out lengthy prison sentences for selling a substance
One of the most respected cannabis entrepreneurs and activists, Kris Krane, is joining New York-based KCSA Strategic Communications, to lead its new Chicago office. According to information procured exclusively ahead of an official announcement, Kran
Cannabis is still federally illegal and is included on Schedule 1 of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), along with such other substances as heroin, fentanyl and methamphetamines.1 It is a federal crime to grow, possess or sell cannabis. Despite bei
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is considering establishing a cannabis retail business among other possible options, its chairman said Tuesday without offering details. A trade publication, Leafly, citing anonymous sources in the tribal governm
North Carolina’s medical marijuana legalization bill narrowly advanced out of a state Senate committee on Thursday, despite some vocal opposition. Committees in the legislature don’t formally record lawmakers’ votes, but rather have them yell out how
by Jihee Ahn, Attorney at Harris Bricken Last year, we wrote a mini-series on the five most common causes of action we were seeing in the evolving world of cannabis litigation. Given that we’re seeing some other trends (I last wrote about defamation
DENVER, Aug. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Business intelligence from Akerna (Nasdaq: KERN), an enterprise software, leading compliance technology provider, and developer of the cannabis industry's first seed-to-sale enterprise resource planning (ERP) sof
Work your way back through the food chain of cannabis production – from shelf to seed, so to speak – and eventually you come to the breeders. Like rock star fashion designers, cannabis breeders perform irreplaceable functions in the industry, as both
      *Shipment destined for highly anticipated South African medical cannabis *First flower to be distributed legally in the country at a commercial scale *Setting the base for large-scale commercialisation into the international market in 2022 TORO
Gov. Kathy Hochul vowed that getting New York’s budding marijuana sales program off the ground will be a high priority. Scandal-scarred ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature approved the law back in March that legalized the sale of weed in N