Meet California’s Department of Cannabis Control

The Department of Cannabis Control is the newest government agency to hit the streets in California. Governor Gavin Newsom signed a law recently in the hopes to simplify and consolidate the rules and regulations regarding marijuana in the state of California. When this law was signed, a new department was formed with the intent to […]

Mokon providing process temperature control solutions for industrial hemp applications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, please contact: Rob KenneryVP Sales & Marketing/General Manager716.876.9951 ext. 3232[email protected] BUFFALO, NY. (June, 2021)—Mokon, an international leader in high-quality circulating liquid temperature control systems, is actively providing process temperature control solutions for industrial hemp applications. Mokon’s accurate and reliable heating and cooling technology, with temperatures ranging from -20°F to […]

Illinois: Governor Signs Equity Measure to Award Over 100 New Dispensary Licenses

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker (D) signed legislation into law aimed at increasing diversity in the state’s marijuana industry. House Bill 1443 provides for an additional 110 marijuana dispensary licenses, which will be awarded to qualified applicants via two separate lotteries comprised of 55 licenses in each. The second lottery is reserved for equity applicants who have […]

As Overdose Deaths Reach Record High, DPA Secures Historic 435% Funding Increase for Harm Reduction Services in Federal Spending Bill

If Passed by Congress, would be the First Time Syringe Services Programs are Explicitly Funded in a Federal Appropriations Bill Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Appropriations Committee passed its FY22 Labor, Health & Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS) spending bill, which allocates $69.5 million—a 435% increase from the $13 million that was […]

New Colorado law sets up pollen-drift review to minimize hemp, marijuana conflicts

Colorado has a new plan to address cross-pollination concerns among outdoor hemp and marijuana growers. A new law to help outdoor marijuana cultivators includes provisions to talk about reducing cross-pollination among outdoor marijuana and hemp plants. The law also aims to help outdoor marijuana cultivators respond to adverse weather by loosening rules on relocating plants […]

Let’s Talk About this Weed Bill from Schumer

Finally, the Senate has released a draft of their bill to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level. Titled the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act, it’s, as of now, 163 pages long, but they’re asking for public input before it is officially introduced to the Senate. Here’s a list of some of the things the bill […]

Senate Leader Unveils Long-Awaited Marijuana Descheduling Plan

Washington, DC: United States Senate Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), along with Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) unveiled draft legislation repealing the federal prohibition of marijuana at a press conference on Wednesday. You can watch the press conference here. The draft legislation, titled the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act, makes numerous changes to federal marijuana […]

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