Cannabis Legislation 2017: We’re Tracking All Legalization Bills

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Most state legislatures reconvene in early January, and by February they’re in full swing, moving some bills forward and killing others in committee. This year 27 state legislatures are considering bills pertaining to cannabis in some form. (Well, okay: 26. Mississippi had two medical marijuana bills, but they’re already dead.) Some states are pushing full adult-use legalization. Others are pulling … Read More

Lawsuit: DEA Violating Court Orders by Regulating Hemp

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The Hemp Industry Association has filed a lawsuit against the DEA seeking to hold the agency in contempt of court for failing to adhere to a previous Court of Appeals decision that prevents the law enforcement agency from regulating hemp-derived food products as Schedule I substances, according to a press release from the HIA. “Thirteen years ago DEA was told in no … Read More

There’s Now A CBD Product In The UK That Treats Stressed-Out Dogs

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Now, more than ever, people are beginning to realize all the many benefits of cannabis. Not only is it an effective painkiller, but it also eases stress. In like manner of humans, dogs tend to stress from time to time. But can weed help calm dogs like it does people? A British hemp company is launching a cannabis product for … Read More

Marijuana banking grows, terminations too

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More financial institutions are servicing the marijuana industry, but depositories have terminated 5,650 accounts at an increasingly rapid clip. The data shows incremental improvement for a previously locked-out industry, but the gains are not keeping pace with the industry’s exponential revenue growth. Between June 2016 and September 2016, U.S. financial institutions terminated roughly 8.8 accounts per day, up from a … Read More

CBDRx Will Donate Phyto Rich Hemp Extract to Veterens Groups Across America

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PRESS RELEASE January 2, 2017. Boulder Colorado.  CBDRx, the world’s premiere nutraceutical hemp company is set to donate large amounts of phyto rich hemp extract to Veterans groups across the country. CBDRx announces the donation of their proprietary hemp extract to Veterans groups across the United States.  Passion is what makes CBDRx the best hemp company in the world and … Read More

N.C. Moves Toward Industrial Hemp Growth

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There are many uses for industrial hemp: Horse bedding, particle board, even the fabric on car-door interiors. The list runs long. So says Patrique Veille, a co-owner of American Hemp LLC in Winston-Salem. In the industrial-hemp business for years, Veille has long relied on imports. But by the end of the year, he may be able to buy industrial hemp … Read More

Cashed: The 6 Most Bogus Claims In The Marijuana Industry

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With a new year and a new presidential administration set to begin, my firm is fielding a lot of questions about what is going to happen and is hearing a lot of claims about the cannabis industry that just aren’t true. In the past, I’ve written about the top 10 industry red flags and the top 10 industry red herrings. In … Read More