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USDA encouraged comments on hemp for its webinar on the 2018 Farm Bill

USDA encouraged comments on hemp for its webinar on the 2018 Farm Bill

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 23, 2019


Filed under News

A webinar was recently held by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), but it wasn’t just any old webinar. The USDA organized a webinar to enlighten people on the topic of hemp production and the recently enacted 2018 Farm Bill.  The listening session was hosted as a means of preparing to implement the all-impor...

Five Governors discuss cannabis and hemp at Politico’s ninth annual “State Solutions” conference

Five Governors discuss cannabis and hemp at Politico’s ninth annual “State Solutions” conference

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

March 13, 2019


Filed under Culture

Five governors from separate states discussed the topic of cannabis and hemp legalization at Politico’s ninth annual “State Solutions” conference last month. The event has since stimulated plenty of conversation amongst cannabis advocates, what with Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) saying hemp needs to be regulated ...

BMO Report: Cannabis cultivators will be competing in a $194 billion market within seven years

BMO Report: Cannabis cultivators will be competing in a $194 billion market within seven years

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

November 18, 2018


Filed under News, Research, Showcase

A new report from the Bank of Montreal (BMO) has shone a light on the profitability of global weed. So promising is the outlook, that the sky-high valuations we currently see for major Canadian cannabis players like Tilray, valued at $20 billion, will seem surprisingly cheap in the near future. Ca...

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