Lucky’s Market takes leap with CBD, now selling hemp extracts nationwide

Published: Oct 9, 2017, 10:57 am • Updated: Oct 9, 2017, 11:50 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff For a brief moment last month, it appeared a retail giant was on track to change the course of cannabidiol sales in the United States. In late September, Target.com quietly began…

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Cannabist Show: He created a new kind of cannabis extracts competition

Published: Jul 6, 2017, 4:40 pm • Updated: Jul 6, 2017, 5:05 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guest: Gabe Fairorth, founder of the Clementine Challenge, a competitive cannabis extracts event. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Judging the best of the best in marijuana extracts, how elite hash-makers compete. • …

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With DEA digging in its heels on “marijuana extracts,” legality of CBD oil on trial in federal courts

Published: Jul 5, 2017, 8:18 am • Updated: Jul 5, 2017, 8:43 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Cannabidiol is a non-psychoactive cannabis compound touted for its medicinal promise — but marijuana- and hemp-derived extracts rich in CBD and low in intoxicating THC are facing a future yet to…

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DEA seeks dismissal of hemp industry lawsuit fighting drug code for “marihuana extracts”

Published: Jun 2, 2017, 6:38 pm • Updated: Jun 2, 2017, 7:10 pm By Aleta Labak, The Cannabist Staff The legal distinctions between marijuana and hemp are at the center of a debate in a federal lawsuit. The Drug Enforcement Administration stands firm on its drug code for “marihuana extracts”…

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Hemp lawsuit in federal court alleges DEA overstepped on “extracts” rule

Published: Apr 5, 2017, 12:49 pm • Updated: Apr 5, 2017, 1:18 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A federal lawsuit involving hemp is heating up. Lawyers representing the Hemp Industries Association and hemp businesses have filed an opening brief in a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals case…

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Food & Weed: Extracts pro Nikolai Alfieri credits cannabis with boosting well-being

Published: Mar 28, 2017, 1:24 pm • Updated: Mar 28, 2017, 1:24 pm By Linnea Covington, The Cannabist Staff Some people turn to weed and/or food to help themselves feel better, but it’s not every day someone utilizes marijuana for eating healthy and healing food. For Nikolai Alfieri, an Oregon-based…

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Cannabist Show: He champions social use; He vapes whole-flower extracts

Published: Mar 16, 2017, 3:25 pm • Updated: Mar 16, 2017, 4:11 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Denver’s Initiative 300 (social use of cannabis) sponsor Emmett Reistroffer and Neos CEO Nate Wilson. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Flavor was the goal for vaporizer manufacturers in 2015; two years…

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New DEA rule on marijuana extracts, CBD creates commotion in cannabis industry

Published: Dec 15, 2016, 4:01 pm • Updated: Dec 15, 2016, 4:22 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A little three-page document published this week in the U.S. Federal Register sent some fairly big shock waves through the cannabis industry. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration filed a final rule…

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