As research broke over the past two weeks that cannabis products including CBD, cannabinoid acids and even synthetic cannabis compounds may prevent or treat COVID-19 infections, excitement among hemp entrepreneurs spread. Interest in the seemingly stagnant hemp biomass, CBD and CBG markets soared to highs not seen in three years. Prices are on the rise
In recent years, Delta-8, which is short for delta-8-tetrahydrocannabinol, is a hemp-derived chemical substance that has gained wide popularity in the cannabis world. This is mainly due to the plethora of benefits it offers and the milder high it produces compared to the intoxicating delta-9. What is delta-8 and how does it compare to delta-9?
(This is the first of a series focused on planning for best cultivation practices for hemp and marijuana growers. Look for additional stories on handling young plants, stocking up on supplies, fertigation and other topics throughout the year.) Outdoor hemp and marijuana growers are getting ready to get their crops in the ground in the
An expanding tissue-culture laboratory with locations in Washington and Canada has entered into a joint venture with Australis Capital, a U.S. spinoff of Canadian marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis. 3 Rivers Biotech Inc., an agricultural technology company that specializes in commercial-scale micropropagation for marijuana, hemp and traditional crops including vegetables and fruit, will own 85% of
Minor cannabinoids have been gathering interest among growers and extractors over the past year, with research on CBG, CBN, CBC and THC-V showing unique health benefits for consumers. But are consumers even aware of these molecules and is there demand in the marketplace? And are there genetics available that can yield enough of these minor