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U.S. Hemp Advocacy Group Promotes Legislative Agenda On Capitol Hill

Members of the U.S. Hemp Roundtable gathered in Washington D.C. last week to promote a robust legislative agenda on Capitol Hill. The national hemp lobbying organization held its second annual Fall Fly-In on Wednesday, September 20th to campaign for hemp industry priorities for the upcoming Farm Bill and federal legislation that would regulate CBD. The […]

Journey Through Evolution Of Cannabis Brands At Benzinga Conference

The cannabis industry has come a long way since its inception in the 1990s, evolving from an underground market to a legitimate and rapidly growing sector. Over the past few decades, cannabis brands have played a pivotal role in shaping the industry’s image, product offerings, and consumer experience. The Birth Of Cannabis Brands (1996-2010) In […]

Russian Ties Put Alabama Cannabis Regulators In Hot Water – Curaleaf Holdings (OTC:CURLF)

Alabama cannabis regulator has yet again made headlines. This time, it’s about an alleged scandal entwined with a Russian oligarch. Of course, it all ties back to the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission’s faulty medical cannabis license allocation process that included two failed attempts to grant permits, which then led to a legal spat with numerous […]

This U.S. Cannabis Company Is Targeting The German Retail Market: Sets Sights On Building Four Clubs – CBD Of Denver (OTC:CBDD)

Colorado-based CBD of Denver, Inc. CBDD announced Thursday that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Luxora, has taken a significant step into the European cannabis market by signing four Letters of Intent (LOIs) for the establishment and operation of four Cannabis Clubs in Germany. Luxora’s CEO, Jan Schwager, expressed optimism, stating that the quick signing of these LOIs […]

Medella LLC Files Defamation Lawsuit Against Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission – Verano Holdings (OTC:VRNOF)

Alabama cannabis regulator is getting sued yet again. This time, a medical cannabis company applying for a license filed a defamation lawsuit against the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC). The lawsuit from Medella LLC alleges that the AMCC’s assessments of various license candidates misleadingly insinuated that either one of the company’s owners or senior directors […]

Cannabis Odor Sparks Legal Battle Impacting California Real Estate, Lawsuit Alleges Nuisance

The Coalition for Responsible Cannabis, a nonprofit in Santa Barbara County, has filed a lawsuit against several cannabis cultivators, including Ceres Farms, Valley Crest Farms and the Van Wingerden Family Trust. The lawsuit alleges that these growers are causing a significant public nuisance due to their inadequate odor abatement practices, highlighting the persistent problem of the […]

New York Awards $75K To Bronx Mom After Officials Illegally Took Away Her Baby For Cannabis Use

A Bronx mother who sued NY’s Administration of Children’s Services (ACS) earlier this year for placing her baby in foster care within days after giving birth because she tested positive for marijuana got closure and some money, reported The New York Times. The ACS agreed to pay Chanetto Rivers $75,000.  What Happened It was August 2021 and marijuana had […]

High Stakes, Higher Standards: Cannabis Industry’s ESG Revolution

In recent years, the cannabis industry has emerged from the shadows of prohibition into a realm of legality and potential profitability. However, as this nascent sector grows, so do the concerns regarding its impact on the environment and society at large. Environmental and Social Governance (ESG) principles are now taking center stage as the industry […]

The Future of Hemp is Bright. But is the Industry Ready?

While hemp has faced significant challenges over the last several years, opportunities are on the horizon. Despite low acreage now, the future of hemp is bright  In 2019, there were close to 525,000 acres licensed for hemp cultivation. Acres licensed for hemp were below 70,000 in 2022, which is the lowest acreage since the passage […]

Cannabis Seltzer Sales Soar As Consumers Seek Buzz Without The Booze, Benzinga Conference Will Examine This Trend

America’s love affair with hard seltzer began back in 1993 when Coors Brewing Company launched a carbonated beverage, Zima Clearmalt that was marketed as an alternative to beer. Now, three decades later, seltzers are losing the booze and adding another popular ingredient: cannabis. What do the number crunchers say about this shift? It’s generational and investors of all ages should probably get […]

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