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Q&A: David Bronner’s New Certification System Aimed at California’s Small Farmers Goes Beyond Organics

As the state works up an almost-organic standard, Brother David’s is backing one that also includes soil health, labor fairness, and community engagement.

Q&A
Research

Baylor University Study Finds Therapeutic Potential in CBD for Arthritic Dogs

While “pot for pets” has gained popularity in recent years, the US Food and Drug Administration has yet to approve CBD-based drugs for animals.

Caribbean

Barbados: A Medical Cannabis Industry Seems Close to Launch, but Small Farmers Fear They’ll Be Left Behind

At a meeting, regulators hear worries that big international companies will dominate.

Hemp

Hemp is Legal, but What About Smoking It?

While some states have embraced the trend, others are moving to outlaw the practice. And hemp farmers worry about losing a valuable market.