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Researchers Wrap Up 2nd Year of Hemp Breeding Study Aimed at Optimizing Genetics for Domestic Farmers

Cornell University recently received two grants to support a three-year research program meant to streamline hemp cultivation for grain, fiber and CBD production in various U.S. regions.

Massachusetts Cannabis Regulations to Implement Equity Law Now in Effect

Following promulgation by the secretary of the commonwealth, the Cannabis Control Commission is now positioned to enact changes for a more equitable industry.

Nevada Cannabis Regulators Suspend Cultivator’s Licenses

The state’s Cannabis Compliance Board put a halt on The Hempire Co.’s permits after investigating “suspicious” Metrc activity.

When and How 23 States Legalized Adult-Use Cannabis in the US: A Timeline With Current Tax Rates

Here’s the full breakdown of what states legalized through ballot measures versus legislative action and their taxation structures. Could Ohio be next?

Missouri Cannabis Regulators Allow 15K Recalled Products to Reenter Market

Another roughly 48,500 cannabis products remain in storage from a mass August recall due to THC possibly being sourced from out of state.

Trulieve Launches Campaign to Support Veterans, Partners With Disabled American Veterans

Proceeds will go to DAV to help fund veteran support initiatives nationwide.

The Making of a ‘Decentralized MSO’ Moves Forward With Approval to Operate in New Jersey

Grasshopper Farms adds the Garden State to its operations in Michigan and Colorado, and aims to expand its reach and create jobs in 10 states.

Ohio Cannabis Operators Say Adult-Use Legalization Chances Look Promising

Owners of cultivation companies and dispensaries in the medical-only state are cautiously optimistic that voters will approve Issue 2, a ballot initiative to legalize adult-use cannabis, but there are other potential roadblocks ahead.

Connecticut Regulators Announce Increase in Adult-Use Cannabis Transaction Limits

Starting Dec. 1, the limits will increase to a half ounce of raw flower or the equivalent per transaction.

31 Bipartisan House Lawmakers Urge DEA to End ‘Failed’ Cannabis Prohibition

A group of U.S. representatives sent a letter to DEA Administrator Anne Milgram calling on her agency to “recognize the merits of full descheduling.”

Power in Partnership: The Story of Simply Pure Trenton

With the launch of Simply Pure Trenton, Wanda James and Simply Pure licensee partner Tahir Johnson are bringing the Colorado brand to the East Coast.

Planet 13 Unveils DAZED! Consumption Lounge at Dispensary in Las Vegas

DAZED! is a first-of-its-kind, high-end consumption lounge with VIP booths, expertly crafted canna-cocktails and unique bong chandeliers.

Cannabis-Related Arrests Topped a Quarter Million in 2022, According to FBI

FBI data shows that law enforcement officials made at least 227,108 arrests for cannabis violations last year.

CBT Receives Heavily Redacted HHS Letter to DEA on Cannabis Reclassification

Cannabis Business Times has filed multiple Freedom of Information Act requests to obtain the letter, which only Bloomberg News has reported viewing, in an effort to confirm HHS recommended reclassifying cannabis to Schedule III.

Curaleaf and GTI Among Six Conditional Consumption Lounge Licenses Awarded in Las Vegas

Curaleaf’s lounge is slated to be housed at its Reef Dispensary, and GTI’s is planned to co-locate with Cookies On The Strip.

New Mexico Regulators Work to Bring Cannabis Businesses Into Tax Compliance

The New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department began contacting dispensary licensees over the summer to notify them that they had failed to file one or more tax returns since registering with the department.

VidaWool Announces Distribution Agreement with Hawthorne Gardening Company

The agreement opens the door for VidaWool growing media to be sold through the Hawthorne Gardening Company’s retailer network, which includes hundreds of locations throughout the U.S.

Washington State Regulators Suspend Cannabis Testing Lab 180 Days

The state’s Liquor and Cannabis Board determined True Northwest issued inaccurate test results, among other compliance issues.

Earl Blumenauer, Cannabis Reform Champion, Won’t Seek Reelection

The Oregon Democrat who founded the Congressional Cannabis Caucus has served his current U.S. House district since 1996.

Georgia Activists, Lawmakers Join Forces on Adult-Use Cannabis Legalization

New Georgia Project Action Fund has teamed up with State Rep. Eric Bell and community leaders and activists to form the Georgia Coalition for Cannabis Reform.

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