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  • Comparing Cannabis Cultivation Energy Consumption October 14, 2018
      Indoor cultivators use 18 times more energy to produce one gram of cannabis than outdoor cultivators use (kWh/gram) Lighting demand for indoor cannabis cultivation operations is 70 times more energy intensive than commercial office buildings While outdoor may produce more grams per kWh of energy, indoor cultivation produces more grams per square foot Indoor […]
    Bertie Song
  • Ask Our Experts 10/14/2018 October 14, 2018
      Q: If cannabis stocks are in a market bubble, how can I protect my portfolio?   Investors are starting to believe that the cannabis industry is in a stock market bubble as prices continue to gain and make all-time highs. To put some of these in perspective, by the end of September seven of […]
    Bertie Song
  • New York State Holds ‘Listening Sessions’ on Cannabis Legalization October 14, 2018
    By Noah Potter, Of Counsel to Hoban Law Group Last month, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office announced a series of 15 listening sessions about cannabis legalization (including one in Manhattan last week) to hear public comment through October. Cuomo’s new approach contrasts with the process that resulted in enactment of the Compassionate Care […]
    Craig Boyte
  • New ‘Cannabis Energy Report’ Promotes Cultivation Efficiencies, Cost Savings October 14, 2018
    By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor, for New Frontier Data In the forthcoming Cannabis Energy Report, New Frontier Data has joined both Scale MicroGrid Solutions and the Resource Innovation Institute to provide a landmark, comprehensive study about energy usage and carbon emissions throughout the cultivation cycles of cannabis. The study examines North American cultivators’ and operators’ […]
    Bertie Song
  • Passage of Legalization Puts California Out Front for Hemp October 10, 2018
    By William Sumner, Hemp Business Journal Contributor A victory for the legal hemp industry was struck late last month as California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law SB 1409, to legalize hemp farming in the state. Included in the law are a series of provisions to clarify and resolve various conflicts between state laws and […]
    Belinda kveen
  • Major U.S. Companies Annually Use More Energy Than The Entire U.S. Cannabis Industry October 7, 2018
      In 2017, the total amount of energy used for U.S. legal cannabis cultivation was 1.1 billion kilowatts (kWh).  In 2015, the total amount of energy used by U.S. Starbucks locations was 1.75 billion kWh. In 2016, the total amount of energy used by U.S. McDonald’s restaurants was 2.3 billion kWh. In 2017, the total […]
    Bertie Song
  • DEA’s Rescheduling of CBD Is No Industry Cure-All October 7, 2018
    By J.J. McCoy, Senior Managing Editor, for New Frontier Data Recent news that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is rescheduling cannabidiol (CBD) for use in FDA-approved medicine was warmly welcomed by the cannabis industry, but it felt confusingly tepid on delivery. Overall, the announcement is a boon for Big Pharma companies looking to develop and […]
    Bertie Song
  • Ask Our Experts 10/07/2018 October 7, 2018
      Q: Which states and/or U.S. territories have legalized medical cannabis in 2018?   Thus far this year, Oklahoma and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (a U.S. protectorate consisting of 15 islands in the northwestern Pacific Ocean) have been the only U.S. state or territory, respectively, to legalize cannabis in 2018. When voters […]
    Bertie Song
  • Cannabis Research Efforts Progressing Despite Federal Tax and Banking Regulations October 7, 2018
    By Michael Harlow and Craig Golding Partners at CohnReznick There are some unique challenges to conducting research in the United States on the medical applications of cannabis. Cannabis’ federal Schedule I classification presents several obstacles for cannabis industry operators and businesses, even for those located in states where medical and recreational use is legal. Strict limitations […]
    Craig Boyte
  • Hemp Stocks: A Look at Leading Public Hemp Companies October 3, 2018
    By William Sumner, Hemp Business Journal Contributor Last week, the hemp industry was abuzz with the news that the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) would move Epidiolex, a CBD-based drug derived from cannabis, from a Schedule I substance to a Schedule V substance. The scheduling does not explicitly pertain to CBD, but it does […]
    Chris Hudock