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April 24, 2020
Medicine Man Technologies Rebrands As Schwazze

Medicine Man Technologies Inc. will now be doing business as Schwazze (pronounced SHHwahZZ). The new branding reflects the company’s goal to create a dynamic, innovative culture and brand identity while supporting the current and future... more »

April 24, 2020
Congressmen Introduce Legislation To Include Cannabusiness In COVID-19 Relief

On April 23, Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-Oregon) and Ed Perlmutter (D-Colorado) introduced legislation that would make cannabis businesses eligible for Small Businesses Administration (SBA) COVID-19 relief programs. Currently, state-legal cannabis businesses are being left out... more »

April 24, 2020
Nearly $3 Billion of U.S. Cannabis-Infused Product Sales Predicted for 2020

New Frontier Data, the global authority in data, analytics and business intelligence on the cannabis industry, releases Cannabis-Infused Products: U.S. Consumer Experience and Demand, Volume 1, in partnership with SōRSE Technology. The report analyzes the... more »

April 23, 2020
Neptune Wellness Solutions, Jane Goodall Partner To Develop Hemp Products

Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc. has entered into an exclusive partnership with wildlife conservationist Jane Goodall to co-develop natural health and wellness products under the Forest Remedies brand, the plant-based wellness brand. As part of this... more »

April 23, 2020
Grassroots Cannabis Completes Expansion Of Taneytown Cultivation Center

Grassroots Cannabis, a company that grows, processes and sells cannabis through its unique, vertically integrated business model, has completed a 20,000-square-foot expansion of its cultivation center in Taneytown, Maryland. The expansion of the indoor facility... more »

April 23, 2020
New Virginia Law Recognizes, Regulates Hemp Extract As Food

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed into law a bill recognizing hemp extract as food and regulating it as such. The bill authorizes the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Services to adopt regulations establishing contaminant... more »

April 22, 2020
Applications For Ohio Cultivation License Due May 1

The application window for cultivation licenses closes on May 1, 2020. Interested individuals must have their background check completed, application submitted, and all fees paid by end of the day on May 1 to be... more »

April 22, 2020
Colorado Ag Department Phytosanitary Programs Protect Hemp Farmers

Colorado’s industrial hemp plant and seed industry exports continue to grow exponentially, having expanded tenfold in the last year (see table below). As farmers begin spring planting, managing the quality of the seed and clones/transplants... more »

April 21, 2020
Florida To Begin Accepting Hemp License Applications April 27

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently approved Florida’s state hemp program, clearing the way for Florida growers to begin cultivating hemp. Agriculture Commissioner Nicole “Nikki” Fried, who will oversee Florida’s state hemp program through the... more »

April 21, 2020
Vestaron’s Spear-Lep Bioinsecticide Now Available For Hemp

With few products approved for use on hemp, Vestaron Corporation is pleased to announce that its Spear-Lep bioinsecticide has received EPA approval for adding Hemp to the label. Spear-Lep controls caterpillars, loopers, “worms” and other... more »

April 17, 2020
Cannabis Trade Federation Founder To Step Down As CEO

The Cannabis Trade Federation (CTF), a national coalition of cannabis-related businesses, announced that Neal Levine has decided to step down as CEO of the federation. “When I initially accepted this position in June of 2018,... more »

April 17, 2020
Cannabis Industry Seeks Financial Relief Amid Pandemic

The National Cannabis Industry Association along with a group of coalition members teamed up to write and send nearly 100 letters to governors, state treasurers, and cannabis industry regulators letters asking them to help secure... more »

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