An alliance of California marijuana growers filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block state rules that they fear could open the way for vast farms that would drive smaller cultivators out of business or send them into the black market.
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A previously pot-friendly rural Northern California county has reversed course and banned commercial marijuana farms, paving the way for lawsuits from growers who previously received permits and paid taxes.
A Canadian company plans to launch a large, industrial hemp operation in northern Maine this year in the latest sign of burgeoning interest in the versatile yet tightly regulated crop.
Cheryl Shuman has run the Beverly Hills Cannabis Club for more than two decades, serving high-grade strands to A-list celebrities and throwing exclusive pot parties for the Hollywood elite. VICE met up with the self-made cannabis queen to tour her extensive weed farm, see how she runs her business, and hear how the drug helped her fight cancer.
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Oct. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Future Farm Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “Future Farm”) (CSE: FFT) (CNSX: FFT) (OTCQB: FFRMF) is pleased to announce it has entered into a purchase and sale agreement with Derek Ross of Cannatech LLC for the acquisition of a 120-acre licensed industrial hemp farm in Amity, ME (the “Farm”).
While there’s nothing quite like enjoying the fruits of a marijuana farmer’s labor, that labor doesn’t come without potential hazards to those who work the land.
A lush field of cannabis growing on a secluded hilltop in central New York may look and smell like marijuana, but its myriad uses don’t include getting high.
FAIRBANKS — On a warm, cloudless Memorial Day, Mike Emers surveyed his domain at Rosie Creek Farm. Emers has owned the family farm for 16 years, a spacious plot cut from the Interior Alaska wilderness.
Sustainable and safe growing practices must be a priority in the industry, and this requires insight on the part of technology companies and retailers. Moreover, an increasing number of cannabis connoisseurs are looking for premium products and an enhanced experience.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 6, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — The Green Exchange, Inc. (www.biggreenexchange.com), has launched the world’s first online marijuana store. This innovative portal allows dispensaries or collectives to view available cannabis inventory, connect with growers, make purchases direct from the farm, or place a bid via a unique online auction platform.
DENVER, CO-(Marketwired – Jun 4, 2015) – GrowCo, Inc., (“GrowCo”) a majority owned subsidiary of Two Rivers Water & Farming Company (“Two Rivers”) (OTCQB: TURV) announced today that GrowCo has purchased their second state-of-the-art greenhouse.
DENVER, CO-(Marketwired – May 20, 2015) – GrowCo, Inc., a Colorado corporation (“GrowCo”) and majority owned subsidiary of Two Rivers Water & Farming Company (“Two Rivers”) (OTCQB: TURV) announced today that GrowCo will be a headline presenter at the 2015 World Cannabis Congress & Business Exposition in New York City from June 17th to the 19th.
This time last year Tennessee passed legislation to allow for the growing of industrial hemp in the state, and farmers who signed up to participate are now able to move forward with cultivation of the crop.
The former top lawyer at Kroger is investing in the Butler County farm that will grow marijuana if Ohio voters approve a constitutional amendment to legalize the drug.
Marijuana’s growing acceptance has helped grease the wheel to what could be a large boon to the United States farming industry—the growing of industrial hemp.
A medical marijuana bill is on the fast track to move forward in the Florida state legislature. The bill, SB 7066, hopes to fix some of the problematic wording in a 2014 bill, SB 1030, which legalized a low-THC high-CBD strain of medical marijuana called Charlotte’s Web.
Miles and Connor Deife’s grandfather warned them if they ever smoked weed they’d lose their inheritance and never work the family farm again.
The collapse of the American hemp industry is one of the strangest consequences of cannabis prohibition. For most of U.S. history, hemp, a non-psychoactive variety of cannabis sativa, was regarded as a versatile crop.
For Washington marijuana growers, zoning is a concern, as these farmers are halted on the basis of stinking up the area in which they’re growing.