USDA Approves Tribal Hemp Production Plans   On Jan. 27, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officially announced that it has approved plans for new states in tribal areas to be able to produce hemp. According to an article on the USDA’s website. the new plans were approved by the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program for Delaware, … Continue reading

California Officials Keep Cannabis Out Of Alcohol Businesses Under California’s strict laws, you cannot smoke, sell or infused anything with weed in a restaurant or bar. Though a joint and a glass of Malbec might be the perfect pairing, California’s Alcoholic Beverage Control just issued an industry advisory warning restauranteurs and cannabis businesspeople that pairing … Continue reading

Sicilian TV Chef Arrested for Possessing Cannabis for Cooking He was apparently “researching new flavors.” One of Italy’s most famous chefs was arrested on Saturday after police found cannabis plants and edibles in his eastern Sicily home. Carmelo Chiaramonte had two 6 ½-foot tall marijuana plants and 35 ounces of Indian hemp, according to BBC News. A variety of cannabis-infused … Continue reading

Feds to Take Over Marijuana Prosecutions That the State Won’t In Florida, state attorneys have been delaying and even halting some marijuana cases. But on Monday, federal prosecutors announced that they would be taking over the state’s caseload. That means the feds will now pursue the cases Florida state attorneys have slowed or dropped. The handoff comes amid … Continue reading