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Pot Producers Are Pushing to Clamp Down on Delta-8 THC

A little-known substance derived from hemp is flying off the shelves of U.S. gas stations and smoke shops, offering users a cheap and convenient high even in states where marijuana isn’t legal. But large cannabis producers are now pushing to …

Don’t Even Think of Selling CBD as a Door-to-Door Vacuum Salesperson

Executives at Kirby Co.’s home office noticed an odd trend: Its door-to-door vacuum-cleaner salespeople were increasingly involved in the same side gig — pitching CBD oil. Kirby, whose parent company is owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., didn’t like …

N.J. to Vote on Cannabis Legalization, Congress Mulls SAFE Act

Two key votes this week will help set the tone and direction for cannabis acceptance in the U.S., including a push by New Jersey to become the 11th state to legalize recreational pot. Garden State lawmakers are expected to vote …

As Federal Pot Rules Change, Hemp Makes Comeback

Once banned because it is a close cousin to marijuana, hemp is coming back in the state of Colorado and now has its own convention, attracting international interest as a new crop for farmers struggling to find new crops to …