Hemp Draws Biotech Treatment

We’ve bioengineered crops like corn and soy beans. Now it’s time to bioengineer hemp. At least, that appears to be the case as biotech startups eye the crop. Hemp has a long history. Originally grown in China, it has been cultivated for hundreds of years because of...

Hemp still faces challenges despite growing popularity

Seems like hemp is on its way to ubiquity. But there are still obstacles. There’s a good possibility the 2018 Farm Bill could include full legalization of hemp nationwide. But just becoming legal doesn’t mean the crop will take over fields across the country....

Coke Explores CBD Drinks

The world’s largest beverage company is reportedly experimenting with a new ingredient—CBD. Coca-Cola is working with Aurora Cannabis, a major Canadian producer, on CBD-infused drinks to help people battle inflammation, pain and other conditions. “Along with many...

Study Predicts CBD Market Rise

A new study shows CBD is expected to become a multi-billion-dollar market within the next few years. The Brightfield Group, a market research firm that follows the cannabis business, predicts CBD will become a $22 billion market by 2022, according to Rolling Stone....

David Crosby Joins Fellow Music Icons In The Cannabis Biz

David Crosby is one of the poster boys of the hippie era. Now the music icon is getting into the modern cannabis business gold rush. According to Benzinga, the co-founder of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and the Byrds, is pursuing a cannabis licensing opportunity...