Bob Dass

Champagne, Roquefort, and . . . Mendocino? The Appellations Discussion Warms Up

What regions get to apply a geographical label to its cannabis? Does an international perspective help? Should a name be connected to the land?

Business
Lobbying

Another Big Ag Company Sets Its Sights on Hemp

Syngenta, which rejected an acquisition by Monsanto in 2015, is the latest major agriculture company monitoring the newly-legal market.

Caribbean

Saint Kitts Lawmakers Approve Cannabis Reforms, Open Door for Industry

Lawmakers approved legislation to establish a Medicinal Cannabis Authority that would create licenses for everything from cultivation to consumption spaces.

New Mexico

Lawmakers Look to Next Year as New Mexico Cannabis Legalization Push Hits a Wall

Despite vocal support from the governor, a Senate committee has tabled the Cannabis Regulation Act.