Display of a cannabis plantation. Photo credit: Ginger Chevalier/flickr. Since the start of this year, cannabis farmers in California endured yet another increase to the cannabis’ cultivation tax. The costs have proved burdensome. In fact, one cannabis grower from the Sonoma County, Doug Gardner, had to resort to uprooting an entire acre of cannabis plants to avoid … [Read more...] about As Taxes for Cannabis Operators Rise — and Underground Sales Outpace Legal Ones — California Lawmakers Face Pressure
Industrial hemp can be used for everything from packaging, to medicine, to food, to building and car materials. Photo credit: DmytroMykhailov. New York has the potential to become a pioneer in sustainability ahead of the opening of retail stores next year. The state legislature, who approved cannabis for adult recreational use in March 2021, will consider a Senate bill this … [Read more...] about New York State Senate Proposes Hemp Packaging Bill for Cannabis Products
Photo by Twenty20 photos. Picture this: Josh is planning to visit New York City this January to attend a business-to-business nationwide cannabis convention. He’s never been to the Big Apple before and is unsure of how to research places to stay. And with two extra days to sightsee, he wants to know what activities and attractions are nearby and noteworthy. That’s where … [Read more...] about Tripscout: The Ultimate Travel Planning and Inspiration Guide
Efforts to suspend cannabis taxes are increasing in California. Photo credit: SeDmi. California, the birthplace of the modern cannabis industry, is in danger of losing its spot as America's number one in cannabis sales. The state announced a raise in cultivation and sales tax rates come January. The raise is due to reflect nationwide inflation rates that currently … [Read more...] about California’s Cannabis Industry Protests High State Taxes
From recreational cannabis to CBD, what's legal in the U.K.? Photo by ShutterstockProfessional. Since Neolithic times, cultures in Asia have raised the cannabis plant for its physical and pharmacological qualities. The plant gradually found its way to Europe, Africa, and the Americas. In Britain, the oldest evidence of cannabis dates back to the 10th century York, … [Read more...] about Current Cannabis Laws in the U.K.