The former head of MedMen’s cultivation operations tells Analytical Cannabis what makes cannabis cultivation unique and what the industry can do to tackle its supply and sustainability setbacks.
Researchers at Texas A&M University have reportedly developed a “hemp scanner” that could be used by police forces to distinguish between hemp and cannabis, without damaging any of the cargo.
Thanks to the 2018 Farm Bill, everyone involved in hemp can now agree on its legal status as an agricultural crop. But the more practical issues have got activists scrambling for a consensus.
The country had a historic decision last week to authorize industrial hemp cultivation. But will it be challenged? And what does it mean for medical cannabis in Brazil?
Hemp is big business, but its transport still comes with big risks. Truckers can still be pulled over crossing state lines and charged with trafficking a federally illegal substance. So how can transport companies protect themselves and still reap the hemp rewards?
The companies claim the chip will help customers to breed cannabis cultivars with specific chemical profiles and disease resistant characteristics.
Federal regulators have released a joint statement clarifying that banks no longer have to take extra measures to track accounts for hemp-related businesses, following the crop’s legalization.