Articles By Nikitha Sattiraju

Florida

Acreage, Harvest Health Join Cannabis Companies Lobbying in Florida

National cannabis companies are lobbying in Florida in the midst of legalization pushes from both industry and advocacy groups.

Georgia

Look Who is Lobbying in Georgia

Trulieve pushed as the state expanded medical cannabis access last year. Now Curaleaf is a new entrant.

Congress

When It Comes to Cannabis, Congress Is Thinking About More Than Just Banking or Legalization

There are close to sixty cannabis-related bills pending consideration in Congress, and some have serious support.

Lobbying

Scoop: A Global Food Processing Behemoth Is Lobbying on Hemp

Archer Daniels Midland is the first big agriculture company to openly lobby on hemp in the US since the crop became legal.

Hemp

A Federal Court Punts an Idaho Hemp Seizure Case Back to the State

Big Sky Scientific contends shipping the product is legal under the last two federal farm bills, but the judges sent the matter back to Idaho.

Lobbying

Canopy Growth’s Expanding Lobbying Footprint in the United States

Cannabis Wire has learned that the global company is now lobbying in at least three states.

Hemp, New York

Canopy Growth Unveils New York Hemp Industrial Park

NY’s Southern Tier is “well on its way to becoming the Silicon Valley of industrial hemp,” Sen. Chuck Schumer said Monday.

Q&A

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.

Congress, Hemp

Hemp: Regulators Pledge to Untangle the Rules

Officials from three federal agencies updated a Senate committee on their progress in drafting regulations for hemp production and products.