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

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

California Destroys $1 Billion Worth of Seized Marijuana Plants State and federal law enforcement agencies have eradicated a nearly 500-acre grow site with more than 10 million plants. In a macabre scene of destruction befitting the Halloween season, more than 10 million cannabis plants were chopped, mulched and incinerated last week after state and federal law enforcement … Continue reading

Bernie Sanders’ Plan to Legalize Marijuana Nationwide Revealed Marijuana legalization is a popular position among 2020 Democratic nominees. But Bernie Sanders’ plan will be tough to beat. At exactly 4:20 p.m. on October 24, Bernie Sanders revealed his plan to legalize marijuana nationwide. Sanders, a frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, has long been a champion … Continue reading