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The president signed the legislation into law Dec. 20, accelerating the hemp industry’s growth. President Donald Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill Thursday afternoon, signaling the official nationwide legalization of industrial hemp—a moment long-awaited by the cannabis industry. Earlier this year, U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell inserted language from his Hemp Farming Act of 2018 into the Farm Bill to federally legalize the […]
The vertically integrated cannabis company placed an ad in the Wall Street Journal asking for legislative change. Terra Tech recently placed a letter in the form of a full-page advertisement in the Wall Street Journal, asking President Donald Trump for help in allowing states to regulate cannabis before Canada takes too much of the market share away […]
STO Responsible’s Sandra Elkind and Nicole Elkind discuss the industry’s common challenges, from balancing safety and sustainability to standing out from the crowd. Sandra and Nicole Elkind say they’ve identified some of the cannabis industry’s most common problems with packaging. Together, they intend to solve them. The two sisters co-founded STO Responsible to provide child-resistant and sustainable packaging […]
Foley Hoag’s Jesse Alderman provides insight into municipalities’ Host Community Agreements and offers tips on scoring an adult-use license. Adult-use cannabis business licensing began on April 2 in Massachusetts, and municipalities hold a substantial amount of power in deciding who will ultimately become licensed, according to Jesse Alderman, co-chair of Foley Hoag’s cannabis practice. “Where these licenses are trench […]
State banking bill remains in committee and will not be turned into law in 2018, but cannabis businesses owners are granted business tax deductions. California Growers Association (CGA) Executive Director Hezekiah Allen had “some good news and some bad news” for California cannabis industry stakeholders in the wake of several committee hearings in California’s legislature. […]