Articles By Eric Tegethoff

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.

Business, Coronavirus

Essential But Nervous: Cannabis Workers on the Front Line of a Pandemic

Some employees worry about their health as well as their jobs.

Congress, Coronavirus

Q&A: A Senator Calls for Coronavirus Relief for Cannabis Businesses

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden and others argue that now is a good time for the Small Business Administration to pull out of its “time warp” and help these struggling small firms.

Oregon

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.