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Oregon: As Hemp Takes Off, Regulators Lag Behind

With more than 63,000 acres to oversee, a key agency lacks inspectors. An unexpected end to the legislative session puts efforts to increase oversight in doubt.

Oregon
Research

A First: National Institutes of Health Issues RFI on Cannabis Research Barriers

The request for information is NIH’s first on these barriers, and it includes eight participants, from the National Cancer Institute to the National Institute on Aging.

Business

Marlboro-Maker Altria Tinkers With Cannabis Flavors

In new patent applications, Altria and the University of Virginia focus on how to modify cannabis plants to “control the formation of terpenes that impart specific flavor and aroma characteristics.”