The Strange, Suspenseful Saga of ‘Operation Candy Crush’ Has Ended

The post The Strange, Suspenseful Saga of ‘Operation Candy Crush’ Has Ended appeared first on High Times. The strange, suspenseful saga of ‘Operation Candy Crush’ has ended after charges were dropped by prosecutors. Rutherford County, Tennessee District Jennings J. Jones announced the decision in a press release February 28. Jones […]

Hoban Law Group Expands Internationally

Last week, Hoban Law Group announced a major international expansion, with new offices in Latin America and the European Union. The Denver-based law firm said they will have four new offices across the EU by late fall and two new offices in Latin America by spring of 2018. Bob Hoban, […]

Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights for Cannabis Put to Test in Federal Court

A number of cannabis businesses have pursued federal intellectual property protection for their cannabis-related innovations, such as U.S. patents that protect novel cannabis plant varieties, growing methods, extraction methods, etc. Enforcement of such federal IP rights requires that the IP owner file suit in federal court asserting those rights against […]

Cops Thought They Found $100K Worth of Weed, But They Were Wrong

A National Guard helicopter hovered overhead as teams from four different Missouri police and sheriffs’ departments bushwhacked through a field of tall green plants. They slashed through the woods to discover what they called “one of the largest marijuana grow seizures in the area.” The raiders chopped down the plants […]

Why Industrial Hemp Could Prove a Larger Economic Driver than Marijuana

Photo by Javier Hasse.  This article was originally published on Benzinga, and adapted exclusively for HIGH TIMES. Industrial hemp is set to be a huge economic driver in the not-so-distant future, even more so than medical cannabis or even recreational marijuana, Cynthia Salarizadeh told Benzinga during a recent conversation—while discussing Salar […]

Greenhouse Ventures, Thomas Jefferson University’s Lambert Center Launch Education Series

Greenhouse Ventures, a startup accelerator for ancillary businesses in the cannabis space, announced today the launch of a series of educational events throughout Pennsylvania, partnering with The Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp at Thomas Jefferson University. According to the press release, the series of talks […]

National Hemp Association Board Chairman Meets With USDA Senior Officials

According to a press release yesterday sent out by the National Hemp Association (NHA), on Wednesday, June 28th, Board Chairman Geoff Whaling met with senior U.S. Department of Agriculture staff, along with Erica McBride from the Pennsylvania Industrial Hemp Council. The press release says this is the first time that […]