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Oregon Hemp: Grower Sues ODA for Failing to Issue Registrations and Seeks Restraining Order Against Sheriff

A hemp grower in Jackson County, Oregon has filed suit against the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) over failure to issue hemp registrations and against the Jackson County Sheriff to prevent the destruction of its hemp. We’ve written on about the difficulties hemp farmers face when law enforcement seeks to destroy, or does destroy, a …

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Using predatory bugs in cannabis grows can keep hemp russet mites at bay

A relatively unknown predatory mite can stave off potentially disastrous infestations of hemp russet mites in marijuana and hemp production when used in the right conditions. Using predatory bugs in cannabis grows can keep hemp russet mites at bay is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs

Colombia Legalizes Medical Marijuana for Local Use and Export, Is This a Game-Changer?

Colombia is set to become a significant exporter of medical cannabis in the Latin American region, and this an inspiring news to the global cannabis community. The President of Colombia, Ivan Duque, gave the decree on July twenty-third that effectively lifts the ban on distributing dry cannabis flowers outside the country’s shores

Cannabis REIT acquires Illinois property for $50.25 million; 4Front to operate

Innovative Industrial Properties (IIP) closed on the acquisition of a property in Illinois and entered into a long-term lease with a subsidiary of 4Front Ventures Corp. to run the business. Cannabis REIT acquires Illinois property for $50.25 million; 4Front to operate is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis …

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Oklahoma medical marijuana regulators sued over new business rules

Two Oklahoma attorneys sued the state’s medical marijuana regulators, claiming the MMJ board didn’t adhere to public meeting laws in adopting new emergency rules that have a wide range of business impacts. According to The Oklahoman, the rules, which took effect June 28, include a number of changes that affect medical cannabis inventory tracking, inspections, …

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Hydrofarm continues acquisition spree, buying Canadian firm for $83 million

Hydrofarm Holdings Group is on an acquisition tear in the cannabis cultivation infrastructure space. In its fourth purchase of the year, the Pennsylvania-based company bought Canadian plant nutrients firm Greenstar Plant Products in an $83 million cash-and-credit deal. According to a news release, Greenstar – which owns the Grotek and Gaia brands of plant nutrients …

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Beena Goldenberg appointed CEO of Canadian marijuana firm Organigram

Canadian marijuana producer Organigram Holdings hired Beena Goldenberg as its new chief executive officer, effective Sept. 9. The move makes Organigram the only major publicly traded Canadian cannabis company with a female CEO. Goldenberg previously served as CEO of Supreme Cannabis, which was acquired by Canopy Growth in a deal that closed in June. Before …

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Cannabis Campaigner’s Stoned Cold Conviction Drug Should be Legalised

Campaigner says weed he left beside garda station hasn’t been taken away. A campaigner who has planted more than 30 cannabis plants around Cork says he’s willing to go to prison for his beliefs that the drug should be legalised. Well-known campaigner Martin Condon has been carrying out acts of “civil disobedience” in Cork in …

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