Change is coming to Michigan’s marijuana industry regulations

March 1st, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D-MI) signed executive order 2019-7. The order created the Marijuana Regulatory Agency, within the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs ...

Fetterman reports high support for cannabis legalization, decriminalization

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman told Democratic lawmakers on Monday that residents in 50 counties have shown strong support for legalizing recreational cannabis for adults. Appearing Monday ...

Opportunities for Mass Spectrometry in the Cannabis Industry

The legal cannabis industry in North America is worth over $10 billion and employs more than a quarter of a million people, and yet the industry as a whole is decidedly still in its ...

CBD companies warned about making false medical claims

(by Shamard Charles, M.D., NBC News) – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent warning letters on April 2 to three companies that market ...

Getting off opioids with medical marijuana: Patients turn to pot over pills

For much of the past two decades, 51-year-old Angie Slinker took a cocktail of narcotics, antidepressants and anti-anxiety medications to manage the pain stemming from a car accident ...

Tobacco growers may find new avenue in hemp farming

More and more farmers are putting up their tractors, selling land, or doing whatever it takes to make ends meet. This is especially true of tobacco farmers as the tobacco industry limits ...

A new era dawns for marijuana in Colorado. But some believe relaxed rules go too far.

The 2019 legislative session may one day be remembered as a turning point for the marijuana industry in Colorado — the moment it came to be viewed not as a challenge to be controlled, ...

Industrial hemp rule delays may mean no Butte County crop this year

“The only thing we are lacking is regulation,” Mendoza told the board. The feds plan to have rules completed by fall to govern the 2020 growing season, but allowed states to develop ...

Nikki Fried: Florida Hemp Program Would Create An ‘Industrial Revolution’

Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried ran on a platform of what she called ‘the three W’s’: weapons, water and weed. Within months of her swearing in, it’s ...

Cannabis, Marijuana, Weed, Pot? Just Call It a Job Machine

SAN FRANCISCO — David Dancer is a 48-year-old marketing executive who has worked for big brands like Charles Schwab and Teleflora. A year ago, he got a call from a recruiter for a ...