USDA Proposes Regulations to Decriminalize Hemp with up To .5% THC But farmers would still have to scrap any hemp testing between .3 – .5% This bill formally removed hemp plants from the nation’s list of illegal substances—so long as the plants do not have more than 0.3 percent THC. Now, the United States Department of … Continue reading

Proposed Law Update Has Some Hemp Farmers Nervous Hemp farmers are growing anxious over proposed regulations. PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Hemp growers and entrepreneurs who were joyous a year ago after U.S. lawmakers reclassified the plant as a legal agricultural crop now are worried their businesses could be crippled if federal policymakers move ahead with draft … Continue reading

Brazil Approves Importation Of Medicinal Cannabis-Based Products Non-hemp marijuana production remains illegal in the country. Brazil policymakers have approved the sale of medical cannabis in the country, making it the largest medical marijuana market in Latin America. The country’s FDA-like governmental agency Anvisa said on Tuesday that its full regulations regarding cannabis-based products will be published shortly … Continue reading

Michigan Requires All Cannabis Cartridges to Be Retested Before Sale Michigan’s ban on cannabis vape products is lifted for any products that test clean after the emergency rules went into place. In the wake of this year’s vaping crisis, in which numerous people around the country experienced lung injury, illness, and even death after vaping, Michigan is taking … Continue reading

Massachusetts Lifts Ban On Cannabis Vaping Products The new rules require lab testing for the presence of vitamin E acetate, toxins, and other contaminants including heavy metals. Cannabis regulators in Massachusetts have modified a ban on marijuana vape products that will allow businesses to begin selling newly manufactured goods as soon as retailers can get … Continue reading

National Political Action Committee Pushing For Cannabis Legalization In Montana Big-time support, but still a long ways to go. Momentum could be building for the legalization of recreational weed in Montana. That’s because a local group working for cannabis reform in the state has just received big time backing from advocacy groups. If the efforts … Continue reading

THE TOP 10 GUIDE & RANKING FOR STATE-BY-STATE CANNABIS REGULATIONS IN THE US Cannabis State-by-State Regulations We recently received word that the Tracking Cannabis Blog announced their latest state-by-state ranking of state cannabis regulations based on how favorable they are to cannabis businesses. California leads the pack, but you might be surprised by which states … Continue reading