With cannabis legalization working its way across the country, more and more cannabis products are being produced and sold. With the increase in sales comes a growing concern about the waste generated from packaging materials and how to make this part of the burgeoning industry more sustainable.Read More
Industrial hemp production significantly increased in the U.S. in 2018, with farmers cultivating three times as many acres of the crop as compared to the previous year, according to a report released Jan. 28, 2018.Read More
House lawmakers introduced a bill Jan. 23, 2019, that would require the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct studies on the benefits of medical marijuana for military veterans.Read More
It’s apropos that the legislation responsible for dramatically changing the legal, medical, and cultural standing of marijuana would be numbered 420 — but, really, it couldn’t have been numbered anything else.
Democratic U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer of Oregon introduced the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Actin the House on Jan. 9, 2019. The appropriately designated HR 420 bill aims to remove cannabis from the Controlled Substances Act and shift regulation to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).Read More