Cannabis News Box

Report: Industry insiders say the cannabis industry could top $15 billion in 2019

Report: Industry insiders say the cannabis industry could top $15 billion in 2019

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

July 10, 2019

The rapid emergence of legal weed throughout the United States and Canada is fueling a global economy centered around the green plant. Investments, acquisitions and innovations in the industry are contributing to a $15 billion valuation that analysts predict the cannabis market will yield in 2019. A rec...

FDA chief announces resignation, what will happen to the CBD review?

FDA chief announces resignation, what will happen to the CBD review?

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 22, 2019

Following the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill on December 12, 2018, hemp and hemp-derived CBD (cannabidiol) have been eliminated from the U.S. Controlled Substances Act. As a direct effect of this, the CBD industry looks set to skyrocket into otherworldly realms of success.  However, the recently...

Hemp is piquing the interest of farmers and ranchers, survey shows

Hemp is piquing the interest of farmers and ranchers, survey shows

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 20, 2019

Farmers and ranchers operating in the United States have taken a keen interest in cultivating and using hemp, or so it seems, according to the results of a new Farm Journal survey. The aim of the survey was to better understand what people's perceptions of cannabis cultivation and consumption is, following the pas...

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