Pass the hemp: Colorado prepares to regulate the plant like any other food ingredient

With the stroke of a pen, hemp could be treated like any other food ingredient under Colorado law. A bill is on its way to Gov. John Hickenlooper’s desk to apply existing food manufacturing guidelines to products such as hemp oil-infused coffee and CBD-rich extracts made from the non-psychoactive cannabis…

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North Dakota prepares to hear testimony on proposed medical marijuana regulations

Published: Mar 20, 2017, 3:35 pm • Updated: Mar 20, 2017, 4:45 pm By James Macpherson, The Associated Press The House Human Services Committee has reserved the state Capitol’s biggest room on Tuesday to hear testimony on new state rules overseeing marijuana as medicine. The so-called North Dakota Compassionate Care…

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Oklahoma prepares for possibility of voters approving medical marijuana

Published: Feb 20, 2017, 10:13 am • Updated: Feb 20, 2017, 10:14 am By The Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahomans won’t vote until next year on whether to legalize medical marijuana, but a state lawmaker has already introduced legislation that would set the framework if sales of the drug…

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Hawaii medical marijuana dispensary prepares to open in Maui early 2017

Published: Sep 29, 2016, 9:49 am • Updated: Sep 29, 2016, 9:49 am By The Associated Press WAILUKU, Hawaii — One of the state’s eight licensed medical marijuana dispensaries says it plans to begin selling its products by early next year. The Maui News reports Maui Wellness Group LLC spokeswoman…

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Care By Design Prepares To Resume Operations

Early Wednesday morning the Care By Design (CBD Guild) production facilities in Santa Rosa, California and Sonoma County were searched and temporarily closed by the Santa Rosa Police Department and the DEA (Federal Drug Enforcement Administration). Law enforcement seized equipment, computers, product, payroll, payroll taxes and financial paperwork, and detained Dennis…

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