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Is cannabis ever OK in the office? Check handbook, says Adam Trenk, Rose Law Group partner, director of cannabis and hemp departments

Posted by   /  January 22, 2020  /  Cannabis and Hemp  /  No Comments

Jeanette Hales, a school bus driver in Salt Lake County, Utah was forced to either resign or be fired after she tested positive for THC, the compound that causes the high experienced by marijuana users. However, she hadn’t used the drug but instead was taking CBD capsules to relieve stress. Hales received the pictured bag […]

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REGIONAL NEWS: Mayor opposes marijuana legalization in New Mexico

Posted by   /  January 20, 2020  /  Cannabis and Hemp, Regional News  /  No Comments

By Michael McDevitt | Las Cruces Sun-News  As New Mexico faces the prospect of legalizing marijuana for recreational use, the left-leaning Las Cruces City Council at a Monday work session was unsurprisingly supportive, with a notable exception — Mayor Ken Miyagishima (photo). On Wednesday, Miyagishima told Sun-News that a legalization bill would be the “most irresponsible” legislation […]

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Proposed hemp regulations would be a nightmare for farmers

Posted by   /  January 17, 2020  /  Cannabis and Hemp  /  No Comments

“I would have to grow at least three times as many plants under the USDA rule to produce the same amount of CBD as I get out of one plant now.” By Masha Abarinova | Reason The federal government is considering various regulations on the commercial harvesting of hemp, and hemp farmers are none too […]

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Many of Arizona’s first hemp harvests have too much THC; a dire situation, says Adam Trenk, Rose Law Group partner, director of cannabis and hemp departments

Posted by   /  January 16, 2020  /  Cannabis and Hemp  /  No Comments

By Andrew Howard | Arizona Republic When Arizona started issuing licenses for farmers to grow hemp in 2019, many people predicted a boost to the economy from the plant that’s used to create the popular CBD oil, among other products. But months into this crop’s new era, the results are not what was expected by […]

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Parker excited about hemp plant

Posted by   /  January 15, 2020  /  Cannabis and Hemp  /  No Comments

Parker Pioneer Parker Town Manager Lori Wedemeyer has issued a press release regarding the proposed hemp processing facility in Parker South. Dated Jan. 6, it states the Town is looking forward and is excited to working with the La Paz Economic Development Corporation to bring this facility to Parker. However, she said that, as of […]

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Valley cannabis company to pay $35M for Nevada cultivation facility

Posted by   /  January 6, 2020  /  Cannabis and Hemp  /  No Comments

Harvest operates this medical marijuana dispensary in Scottsdale. / Phoenix Business Journal By Angela Gonzales | Phoenix Business Journal Tempe-based Harvest Health & Recreation Inc. (CSE: HARV) has signed a deal to pay $35 million for a cultivation facility in Nevada. Plans call for buying the 32,000-square-foot structure in Cheyenne, Nevada, a suburb of Las Vegas, […]

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Q & A: What is hemp? Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, weighs in

Posted by   /  January 2, 2020  /  Cannabis and Hemp  /  No Comments

By John Gutekunst | Parker Pioneer You’ve probably heard there are plans to build a big hemp processing plant in Parker South. This plant promises to bring close to 100 jobs to our area. There are some misconceptions out there about hemp, what it is, and what it does. With that in mind, we’d like […]

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Arizona’s medical cannabis market on track for big money; industry growth a draw for investment, says Adam Trenk, Rose Law Group partner, director of cannabis and hemp departments

Posted by   /  December 28, 2019  /  Cannabis and Hemp  /  No Comments

 Arizona’s medical marijuana is Number Eight in a list of top 10 legal marijuana markets in the United States, two analytical companies have found. /Veronicatxoxo via Pixabay By Joe Evans | Phoenix New Times  It’s fair to say the 2010s have been the decade of American cannabis. Since Colorado and Washington state legalized recreational-use cannabis […]

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Council hears presentation on ‘biggest investment ever in Parker,’ a large hemp facility

Posted by   /  December 24, 2019  /  Cannabis and Hemp, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Skip Becker of the La Paz Economic Development Corporation introduced a proposed hemp processing facility to the Parker Town Council Dec. 17. / Parker Pioneer By John Gutekunst | Parker Pioneer “This is the single largest investment ever in the Town of Parker.” With these words, Skip Becker of the La Paz Economic Development Corporation […]

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Hemp processing added to Coolidge’s city code; Omar Abdallah, Rose Law Group attorney handling hemp-related issues, is upbeat about the updates

Posted by   /  December 19, 2019  /  Cannabis and Hemp  /  No Comments

By Rofida Khairalla | Pinal Central As Pinal County farmers expect to see a cut to the amount of Central Arizona Project water coming into the county, some cotton farmers are turning to crops that require less water, like hemp. The shift in the agricultural industry is also encouraging municipalities like Coolidge to update city […]

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