Cannabist Show: She wants hemp to be part of a balanced breakfast; He dives deep on weed chemistry

Published: Apr 7, 2017, 5:20 pm • Updated: Apr 7, 2017, 5:20 pm By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Colleen Keahey, executive director of the Hemp Industries Association and Will Kleidon, founder of Ojai Energetics. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  Is it legal to ship CBD products across state lines?…

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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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Cannabist Show: She’s a watchdog for cannabis consumers; His heart’s in hemp

Published: Mar 24, 2017, 7:33 am • Updated: Mar 24, 2017, 7:33 am By The Cannabist Staff Featured guests: Cannabis Consumers Coalition executive director Larisa Bolivar and program director of the NoCo Hemp Expo Preston Whitfield. LOTS TO TALK ABOUT •  What’s being done to protect cannabis consumers. •  Sentencing,…

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CannaSmack: Woman Owned, 100% USA Made Oregon Hemp Infused Body Care

DayTripper, Blue Dream, Pineapple Express, Maui Wowie, Plain Mary Jane–these are just a few of the increasingly popular lip balms and body care products developed by CannaSmack founder Suzanne Hoggan and her team. We recently spoke with CannaSmack Creative Director & Marketing Manager Kenia Taylor to learn more about the…

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List: 2017 Colorado legislation, see what’s new in marijuana and hemp bills

Published: Feb 27, 2017, 3:12 pm • Updated: Feb 27, 2017, 7:04 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Colorado was the first U.S. state to initiate legal, regulated sales of recreational marijuana, starting in 2014. The first-of-its-kind effort has been a fluid process, as the state has worked to…

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Cannabis Is Great, But The Hemp Market Is Worth Billions

Pot Prophecies: “The Billion Dollar Cash Crop” In 1938, Popular Mechanics published an article entitled, “Billion Dollar Crop” in reference to Hemp. At the time, a billion dollars would hold the modern day equivalent of $ 16,766,111,111.11 based on inflation and all that economic jazz. As of last year, Colorado…

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South Dakota hemp bill advances despite Public Safety warning that hemp sends “mixed messages” to kids

Published: Feb 16, 2017, 2:48 pm • Updated: Feb 16, 2017, 2:48 pm By James Nord, The Associated Press PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota residents who pass background checks and get a license from the state agriculture department would be allowed to cultivate industrial hemp under a measure a House…

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