Industry News

Cresco Labs Launches Social Justice Campaign

On the 50th anniversary of when America started its longest war — the War on Drugs — Cresco Labs, a vertically integrated multistate operator and wholesaler of branded cannabis products, has launched a summer-long social... more »

Emerald Scientific Supports Medical Marijuana Research In Florida

Emerald Scientific, LLC has been accepted as an Industry Collaborator by the Consortium for Medical Marijuana Clinical Outcomes. Established in June 2019, the Consortium conducts, shares, and supports research on the effects of medical marijuana... more »

New HIA Leadership Boosts Focus On Seed, Grain, Fiber

The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) has made several changes to its Board of Directors that will strengthen the organization’s capacity to advocate on behalf of the whole plant and facilitate its strategic focus on helping... more »

Washington State University Establishes Cannabis Research Center

Washington State University’s early efforts on cannabis research have now grown into a full, multi-disciplinary research center with nearly 100 scientists working on a diverse range of cannabis-related projects. The newly christened Center for Cannabis... more »

Syracuse University Offering Cannabis Education Program

The expanding cannabis industry is creating a demand for qualified workers with a broad range of skills. According to Business Wire, cannabis is the fastest growing industry in America. To address the critical need for... more »

Stockton University Adds Cannabis, Hemp Research Institute

A new Cannabis & Hemp Research Institute at Stockton University (CHRIS) will provide education, research and resources for the local and national market. The new institute builds on the Cannabis Studies academic programs at Stockton... more »

Study Looks At Cannabis Industry’s Carbon Footprint

It's no secret that the United States' $13 billion cannabis industry is big business. Less obvious to many is the environmental toll this booming business is taking, in the form of greenhouse gas emissions from... more »

Trulieve, Morehouse School of Medicine Partner For Medical Cannabis Research

Trulieve Cannabis Corp, a vertically integrated "seed-to-sale" cannabis company, has partnered with Morehouse School of Medicine to fund and conduct medical cannabis research and education. Trulieve and the Morehouse School of Medicine have entered into... more »

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