Opinion: Hemp industry must emulate mature markets

Julie Lerner (Editor’s note: This story is part of a recurring series of commentaries from professionals connected to the hemp industry. Julie Lerner is CEO of PanXchange, a commodity trading platform and benchmark price provider.) I founded PanXchange, a pricing and trading platform, several years ago to bring efficiency, transparency and increased profitability to various […]

Dominique Dawes Backs the Olympic Committees Decision to Suspend Sha’Carri Richardson

Dominique Dawes, the retired American gymnast has stated on CNN that she backs the decision of the Olympic committee to suspend Sha’Carri Richardson by saying ‘Rules are Rules’. The three-time Olympic gold medalist Dominique Dawes appeared on Cuomo Prime Time and spoke about Richardson. Richardson was banned a couple weeks ago for testing positive for […]

Prominent hemp litigator Hoban Law Group merges with national firm

Hoban Law Group, a prominent marijuana law practice based in Denver, merged with Clark Hill, a Michigan-based firm with more than 650 lawyers spanning the United States, Ireland and Mexico. Bob Hoban becomes co-leader of Clark Hill’s Cannabis Industry Group and heads the firm’s Denver office. Also leading Clark Hill’s cannabis group is Sander Zagzebski […]

Consistent testing key to formulating extracted hemp products at correct potency

(This is the ninth installment in an ongoing series offering tips and advice for hemp and marijuana extraction companies. The eighth installment is available here.) Bad headlines are the stuff of nightmares for anyone making consumer products infused with cannabis: Look at this item where the potency didn’t match the label! Potency errors can sink […]

Connecticut bans unlicensed sales of hemp-derived THC products

When Connecticut approved the legalization of adult-use marijuana last month, it became the latest state to institute a ban on hemp-derived THC products, including delta-8 THC and delta-10 THC, for companies without a license to sell them. The state’s new law prohibits products containing delta-7, delta-8, delta-9 and delta-10 from being sold outside licensed cannabis […]

Hemp distribution firm merges with Marijuana Company of America

Florida-based hemp and CBD distribution company cDistro has been acquired by the Marijuana Company of America, a diversified cannabis holding company based in Los Angeles. The merger-acquisition, completed Wednesday, was a stock-for-stock deal that will expand MCOA’s distribution throughout North America, the company’s CEO, Jesus Quintero, said in a statement. According to terms of the […]

Hemp twice as effective at capturing carbon than trees, UK researcher says

A University of Cambridge researcher revealed that hemp crops can capture atmospheric carbon more effectively than forests, while also providing carbon-negative biomaterials. Darshil Shah, a senior researcher at the Centre for Natural Material Innovation at Cambridge, England, school, said “numerous studies” have found that hemp is “one of the best” converters of carbon dioxide. “It’s […]

How hemp growers can employ crop scouting for pests, diseases

IPM consultant Charlie McKenzie scouts a crop of indoor hemp intended for smokable flower in a North Carolina greenhouse. (Photo courtesy of CropWalk) More than 300 insects, spiders and mites are found on or near cannabis plants. While the vast majority of insects don’t cause economically significant damage, preventing a pest outbreak before it gets out […]

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