Category Archives: industrial hemp

Hemp Is Finally Legal. Let’s See if It Can Save the World

In 1985, legendary cannabis activist Jack Herer published a magnum opus called The Emperor Wears No Clothes, which through painstaking research told the hidden history of hemp—a once-revered crop cultivated for more than 10,000 years that played a vital role in America’s economy from colonial times until the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937 made growing […]

Op-ed: Hemp legalization presents economic opportunity

Texarkana Gazette Editorial Board: Hemp legalization would be good news for America’s farmers — including those in Texarkana area. The post Op-ed: Hemp legalization presents economic opportunity appeared first on The Cannabist.

Cannabis industry analytics firm New Frontier Data buys Hemp Business Journal

Published: Feb 7, 2018, 10:29 am • Updated: Feb 7, 2018, 5:19 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Cannabis data clearinghouse New Frontier Data has made a move to bring hemp into its fold with the acquisition of Denver-based Hemp Business Journal, the firms are expected to announce Wednesday. Financial terms of the transaction […]