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Complaint Filed Against DEA for Violation of 2018 Farm Act Hemp Provisions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two hemp industry representatives on Friday filed a petition for review in the U.S. Federal Court of Appeals for...

Congress Postpones MORE Act Vote That Would Decriminalize Cannabis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2019 (MORE Act) was scheduled for a floor vote in the...

Cannabis and Coronavirus: As Multiple Crises Hit the U.S., Cannabis Remains Resilient

NATIONWIDE – As summer turns to autumn, the U.S. is confronting natural disasters and crisis on several fronts, in addition to the...

IRS Publishes Tax Information for the Cannabis Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has posted an online resource page for the legal cannabis industry. The action comes...

Legislators Introduce Bill to Allow CBD in Dietary Supplements

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Representatives Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.) and Morgan Griffith (R-Va.) on September 4 introduced the Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer...
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CDFA Kicks off California Cannabis Promotional Campaign

SACRAMENTO – Got cannabis? The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) launched its “This is California Cannabis” promotional campaign, offering educational...

House Set to Vote on Federal Marijuana Decriminalization

WASHINGTON D.C. – The U.S. House this September will vote on the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement Act of 2019, or MORE...

6 CBD Products to Combat Back to School Stress amid COVID-19

Are we having fun yet? If you said “no,” you’re not alone. Anxiety is a perfectly normal reaction after months of pandemic...
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Border Patrol Agents Find More than 5K Pounds of Cannabis

LAREDO, Texas – U.S. Border patrol agents from the Laredo North Border Patrol Station in Laredo, Texas, seized more than 5,350 pounds...

Cannabis and Coronavirus: Surviving the Strange Summer

NATIONWIDE – Politics, protests, and natural disasters threatened to take the spotlight off the continuing COVID-19 crisis in the U.S., where infection...