Seeking Certainty Between Certified Hemp Seeds Versus High-Yield CBD Strains

Among the most critical decisions a hemp cultivator makes is where to source seeds. Without a reliable provider for hemp seed genetics, cultivators risk losing an entire crop to disease, or worse, harvesting plants that test over acceptable limits for THC. In Kentucky, for example, a company called Elemental Processing is suing HP Farms (an

By |2020-03-25T16:02:00-06:00November 19th, 2019|Hemp|

2019 Cannabis Independent Innovation Awards Program Announces Winners

The Cannabis Independent Innovation Awards program, the industry’s most robust recognition platform for the innovators and leaders of the cannabis industry, today announced the winners of their 2019 Awards program. The 2019 Cannabis Independent Innovation Awards attracted more than 1,900 nominations from around the world. The winners were chosen by a group of judges who are senior-level

By |2019-12-18T11:22:51-07:00November 19th, 2019|Hemp|

Week In Review – November 8th-14th

C3 Industries Closes Funding Round, Brings Total Capital Raised To $25M  The Ann Arbor, Michigan-based cannabis company C3 Industries, said Monday it has completed a private financing round that brings its total capital raised to date to more than $25 million. Read more South Africa’s Budding Cannabis Industry Is Waiting For Regulations To Catch Up Western Cape

By |2020-07-02T09:44:04-06:00November 14th, 2019|Hemp|

What A Long Strange Trip It’s Been

Here we are today, a little more than five years after the 2014 Farm Bill was passed, and we finally have recognition and approval by the federal government that industrial hemp is legal. Even though that’s what federal law said, that as far back as 2014, the historical weight of last week’s release of the

By |2019-12-18T11:43:30-07:00November 7th, 2019|Hemp|

Holistic Pet Wellness And Hemp CBD

A Legal Perspective - by Heidi Mehaffey, Esq. and Contributions by Bridget Hill-Zayat, Esq * This article first appeared on  In a day and age where the majority of families own pets of all shapes and sizes, it should be no surprise that pet parents in the United States are estimated to spend more

By |2020-07-02T09:44:04-06:00November 7th, 2019|Hemp|

Week In Review – November 1st-7th

Multimillion-Dollar US Cannabis Deals Near Completion Though both of the deals are set to improve the two multi-state operators’ (MSOs) market share across the US and could represent a newfound interest in the regulated cannabis industry at the state level by federal powers, cannabis deals overall have been downsized in the face of a struggling

By |2020-07-02T09:30:44-06:00November 7th, 2019|Hemp|

Hemp Industries Association® Conference Announces Sponsors And Keynote Speakers

The Hemp Industries Association® (HIA®) announces a diverse lineup of national sponsors and hemp industry leaders for the 26th annual Hemp Industries Association Conference -- HIACON -- November 1 through November 4, in Charlotte, North Carolina. HIACON will bring over 40 exhibitors and more than 40 speakers and educators representing the farm business, sustainability, herbal and dietary supplements industries

By |2020-07-02T09:44:04-06:00October 31st, 2019|Hemp|

Introducing Gateway Proven Strategies

I first met Bob Hoban a decade ago when our two law firms began the uncertain journey into providing legal services to cannabis clients entering Colorado’s great marijuana social experiment. Who could have foreseen the explosion of a true international cannabis industry back then? Bob Hoban did. I admired Bob for his aggressiveness and intellectual

By |2020-07-08T15:46:53-06:00October 31st, 2019|Hemp|

Week In Review – October 25th – 31st, 2019

European Pot Firm Valued at $190 Million in New Funding Round  One of Europe’s crop of cannabis companies was valued at 150 million pounds ($190 million) in its most recent funding round, reflecting rising industry growth as well as investor appetite, despite a murky regulatory picture. Read more  Mexico Unveiled Its Recreational Cannabis Bill: 8

By |2019-12-18T11:47:09-07:00October 30th, 2019|Hemp|