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Cannabis Seeds, Clones for Home Grows Now Available in Massachusetts’ Licensed Market

The state’s Cannabis Control Commission is now regulating seeds and clones as product offerings for consumers and patients.

Curaleaf’s Boris Jordan Says New Super PAC Will Sway SAFE Banking’s Passage in 2023

The company’s executive chairman provided a timeline for the bill during an earnings call but said he’s not “predicting anything in Washington.”

How POSIBL's Jesus Burrola Works: Cannabis Workspace

Burrola, POSIBL's CEO, shares the cultivation habits behind the company's mixed light greenhouse operation in Salinas, Calif.

Atlas Announces Closing of Acquisition of GreenSeal, Increasing Export Capacity and Strengthening Its Integrated Value Chain

The acquisition broadens Atlas Global’s capabilities with an innovative nursery and genetic selection program, enabling a differentiated pipeline of unique cultivars.

Hemp Numbers Plummet Across the Board in 2022 USDA Acreage and Production Survey

The value of industrial hemp totaled $238 million in 2022, down 71% from $824 million in 2021.

State of California Funds $2.7 Million for Pioneering Research of Legacy Cannabis Genetics and Culture

The grant will support a two-year study that will identify, document, and help to preserve the history, value and diversity of California's legacy cannabis genetics and the communities that steward them.

Trulieve Set to Open Georgia’s First Medical Cannabis Dispensary

The company’s dispensary opening in Macon comes eight years after the state’s medical cannabis legalization bill was signed into law.

SAFE Banking Bill is Back—Back Again—Again, Again, Again …

The bipartisan federal legislation aimed at providing safe harbor to financial institutions servicing the cannabis industry was reintroduced in Congress.

How to Select Quality Genetics: Do’s and Don’ts From Cannabis Industry Veterans

At last year’s Cannabis Conference, Dave Holmes of Clade9 and Ashley Hubbard of Rair Cannabis shared their top tips for choosing what to grow.

Missouri Regulators Will Accept Cannabis Microbusiness License Applications Earlier Than Anticipated

The state’s voter-approved adult-use legalization measure mandated that the Department of Health and Senior Services start accepting the applications by September, but the application window will now open in July.

How StateHouse’s Travis Higginbotham Works: Cannabis Workspace

Higginbotham, vice president of cultivation for StateHouse, shares his favorite cultivation tools and techniques and offers advice for other growers.

Cannabis Legalization on Cusp of Reality in Minnesota After House Passage

State lawmakers voted to approve House File 100 after the legislation survived 15 committees; a Senate companion bill is next.

Cannabis Policy Summit Congressional Forum: Bipartisan Enthusiasm & Predictions for Comprehensive Reform

The policy discussions on 4/20 saw legislators from both parties sharing optimism and plans for cannabis bills this session.

Cannabis Conference Announces Chris Ball as Keynote Speaker

Chris Ball, CEO of Ball Family Farms, will share his experiences in cannabis, from being incarcerated for cannabis sales to launching and operating a legal cannabis cultivation business in an ever-challenging industry.

Cannabis Policy Summit Congressional Forum: Bipartisan Enthusiasm & Predictions for Comprehensive Reform

The policy discussions on 4/20 saw legislators from both parties sharing optimism and plans for cannabis bills this session.

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s Fight to Diminish New York's Illicit Cannabis Market Continues

Hochul has introduced a public education campaign to educate New Yorkers on why they should purchase cannabis from regulated dispensaries.

New Arkansas Law Bans Hemp-Derived Psychoactive Cannabinoids, Including Delta-8 THC

Act 629, signed into law by Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders on April 11, reclassifies a handful of hemp-derived cannabinoids as Schedule VI substances in the state.

How Redecan's Daniella Catherwood Works: Cannabis Workspace

Catherwood, a master grower with more than a decade of experience in the industry, shares low-cost cultivation tools that 'elevate' the team's skills and techniques.

Delaware Governor Will Allow Adult-Use Cannabis Legislation to be Enacted Without His Signature

Gov. John Carney issued a statement on a pair of legalization bills that will make Delaware the 22nd state to establish an adult-use marketplace.

New Jersey Celebrates 1st Adult-Use Anniversary With Zero Black-Owned Dispensaries Outside Medical Market

CRC board member Charles Barker pushes for an equitable foundation before approving any more licenses for companies that are not diversely owned.