Oregon State University Receives $2.5M to Study Hemp Oregon State University (OSU) will receive additional funding for its Global Hemp Information Center in Corvallis, Oregon, according to a Jan. 13 announcement. According to the Corvallis Gazette-Times, the office of Sen. Jeff Merkley announced that the federal government will be appropriating $2.5 million for OSU’s hemp … Continue reading

California Cannabis Employees Can Unionize Easier with New Law A new California law says cannabis companies can’t prevent their workers from organizing and joining unions. If a California cannabis business wants to get a license, it will have to let its employees unionize. That’s according to a new state law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom this … Continue reading

Chicago Startup to Cover 100 Social Equity Dispensary Applicant Fees To qualify for a loan, social equity applicants are required to fill out a separate form online before November 1st. The burgeoning legal cannabis industry can serve as a new beginning for some—at least, for those with entrepreneurial dreams. Unfortunately, however, not everyone with a … Continue reading