Carl’s Jr. to Launch CBD-Infused Burger in Denver Location This 420

It is not at all uncommon for companies to climb onto the 4/20 bandwagon and release specialty weed-themed products in honor of the unofficial cannabis holiday. And this year, the fast food industry is making a splash. Specifically, Carl’s Jr. will become the first major fast food chain in the country to release a cannabis-infused…

Canadian Officials Announce Cannabis is Permitted at Yukon Camping Sites

For Canadians, smoking weed in national parks is already extremely common and mundane. But now, it’s also legal—with a few exceptions. Days ahead of Canada’s historic legalization of marijuana on October 17, 2018, Parks Canada announced a rule change to permit campers to consume cannabis. But since Canada’s provinces can set their own consumption rules,…

Vitamin Shoppe Becomes Latest Major Chain to Start Selling CBD

Dietary supplement retailer the Vitamin Shoppe started selling CBD soft gels this week, making it the latest major chain in the United States to begin carrying products made with the cannabinoid. But unlike competing stores such as Rite Aid, CVS, and Walgreens, which are only selling topical products so far, the Vitamin Shoppe is carrying…

I’m Growing My Own Medicinal Cannabis and Asking the Police for...

Fibromyalgia and a stroke in my 20s leave me in chronic pain – but after my landmark cannabis prescription was overruled, I refuse to go back to my costly prescription. In 1928, following centuries of cannabinoids being used in medicine, the UK made the decision to reclassify cannabis as an illegal substance based on its…

London Cannabis Producer to Hire 240 for South-End Operation

Cannabis producer Beleave plans to hire 240 employees at its planned south London greenhouse and outdoor cultivation operation, the company’s chief executive says. London is very progressive in its view of this industryBill Panagiotakopoulos Beleave bought the former Heritage Garden Gallery greenhouse in September, paying $6.7 million for the 34-hectare property at 6867 Wellington Rd.…

Industrial Hemp and USDA Organic Certification

We’ve written previously about the inability of cannabis companies to receive United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) organic certification for their products (although there are alternative state-level and private certifications available to fill this gap), but what some of our clients are unaware of is that the USDA will provide organic certification for qualified industrial…