Martha Stewart partners with Canadian cannabis company

Ever since Martha Stewart teamed up with Snoop Dogg and became America’s Cool Weed Grandma, people have wondered: When will the cooking show host take the next logical step and create a line of gourmet cannabis edibles?

When The Washington Post posed the question to her in 2017, just before the second season of “Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party,” she demurred: “I’d rather do a line of my own hydrangeas or my own tulip bulbs,” she said.

A year and a half later, she’s taking the plunge – kind of. Continue reading “Martha Stewart partners with Canadian cannabis company”

The 2018 Farm Bill – What it Means for Hemp Farmers’ Tax Bill

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (the 2018 Farm Bill) has officially been signed into law.  One of the major components of this legislation of industrial hemp.  This blog post will mainly focus on what the tax implications of this legalization and contrast tax differences of a federal legal hemp business versus a federally illegal business subject to section 280E.  Continue reading “The 2018 Farm Bill – What it Means for Hemp Farmers’ Tax Bill”

Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Have Arrived In Iowa

Iowa is now home to five medical marijuana dispensaries. They were approved under a law passed last March, permitting the sale of specific cannabis-derived products to those suffering from qualifying conditions including untreatable pain, side effects of cancer, seizures, ALS, and others. Continue reading “Medical Cannabis Dispensaries Have Arrived In Iowa”

Cannabis-Infused Dog Food Coming Soon

A Canadian pet food company named Corey Nutrition is looking to get into the growing marijuana industry by making plans to launch a line of cannabis-infused dog food. While the cannabis plant has shown to be toxic to most animals, there are experts that have found in their research that its cannabinoids like cannabidiol (or CBD) can also be used to successfully treat our pets for a number of different conditions. Recent studies have also shown that a growing number of pet owners have started using CBD to treat their pets’ epilepsy/seizure disorders, cancer, arthritis, and behavioral issues like anxiety. Continue reading “Cannabis-Infused Dog Food Coming Soon”

CBD: Don’t Wait For Direction, Move Forward

With a double-digit annual growth rate and products available nation-wide, cannabidiol (CBD) presents the cannabis industry with an opening to mainstream consumers and distribution channels, especially nonpsychoactive CBD derived from hemp. With a broad variety of health claims, CBD products give the industry access to a cross-section of consumers using prescription medications and shopping for supplements, nutraceuticals, analgesics and other OTC solutions. Continue reading “CBD: Don’t Wait For Direction, Move Forward”

GW Pharmaceuticals’ FDA Win Reinforces BofA’s Bullish Thesis

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of GW Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ: GWPH)’s epidiolex therapy for the treatment of seizures was expected — and reinforces the bullish case for owning the stock, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Continue reading “GW Pharmaceuticals’ FDA Win Reinforces BofA’s Bullish Thesis”

From horse to hemp: Colorado rancher eyes second calling

After a long and successful career up on the saddle training horses and their owners across the country, John Lyons wanted nothing more than to retire, ride off into the sunset and sell his 70-acre Parachute ranch for the next generation to take the reigns.

Known far and wide as “America’s Most Trusted Horseman,” last year Lyons moved forward with his plans to sell, even meeting with a potential buyer who felt the ranch could be a great location for a hemp and CBD (Cannabidiol) oil facility. But when Lyons began reflecting on his life and retirement he knew he wasn’t ready to walk away from his home for the past 40-plus years. Continue reading “From horse to hemp: Colorado rancher eyes second calling”

This Hemp Company Wants To Hire Growers With Marijuana Convictions

People with marijuana convictions on their record often have a difficult time finding gainful employment. Sure, a number of states have legalized marijuana. But pot offenders are often treated like pariahs when looking for work. It is for this reason that one hemp company wants to hire growers with marijuana convictions. The goal is to put their felonious talents to work in the legitimate medical marijuana industry. Continue reading “This Hemp Company Wants To Hire Growers With Marijuana Convictions”

A Fresh Look at Cannabis Wheaton Income Corp (OTCMKTS:CBWTF)

Cannabis Wheaton Income Corp (OTCMKTS:CBWTF) is battling through a corrective process at the moment, bringing key technical support into the picture this week in the $1.50-1.65 zone. CBWTF has already broken down below the important 20-day exponential moving average and the price shelf that has defined the stock’s lows over the past 3 weeks. Below, we have the early January lows around $1.49/share and the rising 50-day simple moving average now at about $1.29/share. Continue reading “A Fresh Look at Cannabis Wheaton Income Corp (OTCMKTS:CBWTF)”

“CBD candy” is this year’s Halloween bogeyman

Every year around this time, The Cannabist chronicles how THC became the new razor blade in your kid’s trick-or-treat pail.

With Halloween 2017 right around the corner, it looks like there’s a new bogeyman, at least in some parts of the country: “CBD candy.” Continue reading ““CBD candy” is this year’s Halloween bogeyman”