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Tribes considering a hemp production ordinance

Posted by   /  February 19, 2020  /  Cannabis and Hemp  /  No Comments

By John Gutekunst | Parker Pioneer The Colorado River Indian Tribes are looking at getting into the growing hemp business in Arizona and the nation. They are considering adopting an ordinance regarding the production of industrial hemp on the CRIT Reservation. A public hearing will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25 in the […]

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Coolidge hemp processing plant gets conditional use permit

Posted by   /  January 23, 2020  /  Cannabis and Hemp  /  No Comments

By Rofida Khairalla | Coolidge Examiner A company that specializes in hemp processing was approved for a conditional use permit by the Coolidge Planning and Zoning Commission earlier this month. Premier Extractions specializes in extracting CBD, or cannabidiol, from hemp plants. The refined end-product is then sold to other companies that use it for hemp-based […]

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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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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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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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Farmers rushed into hemp. Now they face a glut

Posted by   /  December 7, 2019  /  Cannabis and Hemp  /  No Comments

Prices for the crops are falling, and some growers are struggling to unload their product Joel Haynes is looking to sell the bales of hemp he has grown this season, but he says buyers are trying to underpay sellers./Andrea Morales for the Wall Street Journal By Arian Campo-Flores and Cameron McWhirter | The Wall Street […]

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Adam Trenk, Rose Law Group partner and director of Cannabis and Hemp Depts., and attorney Jonathan Udell, talk missed opportunity for USDA Hemp Rule in Arizona Cannabis News

Posted by   /  December 3, 2019  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Adam Trenk and Jonathan Udell | Arizona Cannabis News “I only feel angry when I see waste,” Mother Teresa once said. While fondness for cannabis sativa L. may not have been one of the Saint’s known proclivities, an analysis of the USDA’s Interim Final Rule shows it will undoubtedly cause the widespread waste she […]

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Regional News: Say what? Some Utah farmers growing Trump and Cherry Blossom cannabis

Posted by   /  November 23, 2019  /  Cannabis and Hemp  /  No Comments

By Amy Joi O’Donoghue | KSL  Who knew there are cannabis strains named Merlot, Cherry Blossom, Tokyo, and even Obama and Trump? Some of Utah’s farmers do, as they planted a few of these varieties during the 2019 growing season after industrial hemp was legalized across the country as a commodity by President Donald Trump […]

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