Melissa Hutsell

Emerald contributor since February 2016
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That’s the Tea: Independent Study Finds Most CBD-Infused Beverages are Mis-Labeled

    An investigation into CBD-infused beverages revealed that more than half of products tested have less of the cannabinoid [...]
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Celebrate Shark Week 2020 With These 7 Strains

  Shark Week 2020 kicks off this Sunday, August 9th. The weeklong homage to the ocean’s fiercest predators will feature [...]
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Conscious Consumption: 100+ Latinx-Owned Cannabis Businesses to Support Right Now

This is an on-going list. The Emerald will continue to update it. Please reach out or comment below to be [...]

OP-ED: Protect Your Cannabis Product During Looting

By Terry Blevins   I am a former law enforcement officer and security expert for the U.S. Department of State. [...]

A Line of Concentrates for Flower Lovers

Products are chosen at the discretion of individual staff members and are not paid sponsorships. By Melissa Hutsell Pictured above: [...]

After Several Cannabis Companies are Targeted, Industry Members Come Together to Offer Support and Security

Shared Fear and Support in the Cannabis Industry By Melissa Hutsell Cover photo: Volunteers gathered to paint and board up [...]

Farmer and The Felon Flower Aims to Honor Legacy Cultivators, and Restorative Justice Efforts

Products are chosen at the discretion of individual staff members and are not paid sponsorships. By Melissa Hutsell Photos courtesy [...]

Where There’s Smoke: Multiple Studies Examine Cannabis Use Amid COVID-19

  By Melissa Hutsell   The novel coronavirus pandemic is catalyzing research into cannabis consumption trends. As a result, scientists [...]

A Little TLC for Over-washed Hands

Products are chosen at the discretion of individual staff members and are not paid sponsorships. By Melissa Hutsell Pictured above: [...]