MI creates emergency hemp testing rules while states await USDA direction

Michigan regulators have adopted rules that create testing standards for farmers’ first crop of industrial hemp. A pilot program was launched this year allowing for the growing and processing of hemp in the state. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) announced emergency rules that establish sampling and analytical testing methods for measuring […]

Beyond the Dispensary: 5 strategies CBD brands use to make deals with mainstream retailers

(First in an occasional series on the challenges and opportunities faced by CBD companies in getting their products to market.) Mainstream retailers are contributing to the validation of the CBD category as national store chains continue to join the movement, driven by consumer demand and interest. The trend snowballed when national pharmacy chain CVS announced […]

3 Reasons Seattle Hempfest Remains the Protest Festival to Attend

The Pacific Northwest’s largest cannabis-centric protest festival, or “protestival,” returns in 2019.  Hempfest welcomes more than 100,000 attendees to Seattle’s picturesque waterfront each year, making it one of the most well-known cannabis events around the world. From Aug. 16-18, 2019, Hempfest takes over Olympic Sculpture Park and Myrtle Edwards Park, both near the bustling Pike […]

‘The FDA is struggling’: Former US surgeon general Carmona on government’s approach to CBD

The booming CBD industry is eagerly waiting to see if U.S. health regulators change course and start allowing cannabinoid treatments in food and dietary supplements. Many are hoping the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USDA) will condone over-the-counter CBD products while setting production and purity standards to eliminate inferior CBD products from the market. Against […]

Nevada: Pushing Reform Efforts Forward

Las Vegas NORML collected dozens of signatures from consumers who support such a comprehensively reformative bill. With the consumer’s information, the team will hand-deliver the pre-written letters of support to their respective representative in both Congress and the Senate during our trip to Washington DC and show irrefutable evidence of this bill’s popularity and need.

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