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New Handheld Scanner Can "Distinguish Hemp From Cannabis"

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.

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Why This ‘Hemp Task Force’ Is Out To Standardize Sampling Methods

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.

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Hemp Is Helping Bee Populations, Study Finds

Given the loss of bee habitats across the US, researchers believe the cannabis crop could become vital to the insect’s future survival.

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The Top 10 Cannabis Stories of 2019

While not quite the crescendo to the ‘post-prohibition decade’ many were hoping for, 2019 still plotted a steady course towards a more momentous future for the cannabis industry.

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What Do Brazil’s New Hemp Law Mean for the Country’s Cannabis Industry?

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?

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The Risks and Rewards of Hemp Transportation

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?

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Medicinal Genomics and Eurofins Launch Genetic Chip to Help Breed Cannabis With Desired Traits

The companies claim the chip will help customers to breed cannabis cultivars with specific chemical profiles and disease resistant characteristics.

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Financial Regulators Ease Banking Restrictions on Hemp Businesses

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.

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Inside Albert Einstone’s: Los Angeles’ Multi-talented Cannabis Company

We take a look at what it's like to operate a successful fully licensed cannabis distribution, cultivation, and manufacturing company in LA.

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