Flower-Side Chats Part 6: A Q&A with Fabian Monaco, CEO of Gage Cannabis

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In this Part 6, Green sits down with Fabian Monaco, CEO of Gage Cannabis, to learn more about the Michigan market, what he looks for in cultivation partners and his criteria for geographical expansion.

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Flower-Side Chats Part 5: A Q&A with Bob Fireman, CEO of MariMed, Inc.

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In this Part 5, Green sits down with Bob Fireman, CEO of MariMed, Inc. (OTCQX:MRMD) to learn more about the history of MariMed and its recent equity facility from Hadron Healthcare Fund that has them poised for continued growth.

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Defining Hemp: Classifications, Policies & Markets, Part 2

The cannabis plant is an incredibly versatile plant used in numerous applications: construction materials, textiles, composites, bioplastics, food ingredients, phytochemicals, CBD products, and so much more. Or is that hemp? In this two-part series, Darwin Millard takes the reader down the hemp rabbit hole and discusses how the global market has evolved the definition of hemp over time and the challenges posed by trying to have your cake and eat it too. Millard proposes that we adopt policies for market protection of hemp products through standardization, not bifurcation of the cannabis plant.

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Flower-Side Chats Part 2: A Q&A with Bill Conkling, Founder and CEO of Maggie’s Farm

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In Part 2, Green chats with Bill Conkling, Founder and CEO at Maggie’s Farm, to learn more about the benefits of outdoor growing, localism and their recent Clean Green certification.

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Flower-Side Chats Part 1: A Q&A with Sam Ghods, CEO of Connected

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In Part 1, Green chats with Sam Ghods, CEO at Connected, to learn more about how he got into cannabis and Connected’s product and branding strategy.

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New Guidance on Waste Disposal for Hemp Producers

On January 15, 2021, the USDA published its final rule on US hemp production. Producers will not be required to use a DEA reverse distributor or law enforcement to dispose of non-compliant plants. Instead, producers will be able to use common on-farm practices for disposal.

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