Industry Developments

Hempfest 2020

Hempfest 2020 Cannabinnovation has been busy at work trying to help Seattle Hempfest weather the storm that is 2020 in what is now its 29th year. What a long, strange trip it has been! Hempfest is a great tradition and the nation’s oldest free speech “protestival”.

Cannabinnovation Relaunch

What a Long, Strange 2020 It Has Been… As an industry, we are becoming increasingly aware of the relative meaninglessness of our traditional classifications – the commonly held belief that sativas are typically energetic, indicas more sedative and hybrids some exotic blend of the two. Growing sophistication in the marketplace, supercharged by Canada’s legalization, has …

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George Robinson, CEO, RavenQuest BioMed

George Robinson, CEO, RavenQuest BioMed I had the great honor of speaking with Mr. George Robinson of RavenQuest BioMed Inc., a one of the first-wave Licensed Producers in Canada’s foray into a post-prohibition environment for cannabis. As CEO, George has eschewed the standard fare of acquisitions and press cycles touting would-be ideas and has focused …

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Industrial Hemp Makes It Into The Final Farm Bill

Industrial Hemp Makes it Into the Final Farm Bill The House analog of the McConnell-sponsored inclusion of industrial hemp production allowance in the 2019 Farm Bill is official and also moves forward with the legalization of industrial hemp production. This represents a tremendous economic opportunity for the U.S. and is a further indicator that broader …

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