Big Hemp and Tobacco Agriculture

With over 650,000 acres of Tobacco being grown in the USA, mega farms are watching the hemp industry. Tobacco fields grow in a similar climate to hemp, and produce around 2300 lbs per acre, with a price of ~$2.00 / lb. This yields a per acre value of around $5k of harvested tobacco. Hemp in comparison can be worth as much as 60k-100k per acre. […]

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S.420 The Marijuana Revenue and Regulation Act.

Once again, Oregon is fighting the good fight out there for Marijuana Reform. Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced a three-bill proposal last week to the Senate. Here is a brief rundown of what the new legislation entails. Be sure to click the links for the full text of the bills. The Marijuana Revenue and Regulation […]

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❄ Snowpocalypse ❄

If this past Sunday and Monday for Washington wasn’t terrible enough, get ready for some more snow! “Seattle faces one of its biggest snow threats in years, maybe decades, as 8 to 12 inches is forecast to fall Friday night into Saturday. More snow could fall Sunday night through the middle of next week. Given […]

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Group Buys ‘Beta’

Check out the Group Buy Feature What if we could all organize and use the marketplace to get better prices on everything from soil to glass jars? What if even the smallest farms could benefit from the industry’s buying power? Kush Marketplace has launched a streamlined process for bulk purchasing and selling ancillary products within […]

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CBD Spot Prices – Feb 2019

If you’re reading this article you should know that the information in here is dated. Isolate prices have undergone a massive price crash since the publication of these stats. Take a look at the listing below for an updated example of current isolate prices from one of our top vendors: Onwards and Upwards,Michael GordonCEORegister for […]

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Is Direct to Consumer Cannabis Coming to Washington State?

During the recent Cannabis Collaborative Conference, Rick Garza (Director of the Washington LCB) commented that the state will consider allowing small producers/farms to sell directly to the consumer. Needless to say, this debate is already gaining a lot of attention. […]

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Licensing Crunch Time

If you are not already aware the California Bureau of Cannabis Control released the new adopted regulations governing cannabis business licensing several weeks ago ( https://cannabis.ca.gov/cannabis-regulations/ ). This means no more temporary interim rules are any longer in effect and no more temporary licenses will be granted or renewed. Go to the bureau site per […]

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Kush.com Trusted Vendor Program: 2019 Update

Big changes to the Kush.com Trusted Vendor program in 2019. Buyers can now count on all ‘Trusted’ vendors to have a clean pesticide test as well as being easy to work with. When it comes to cars, boats, homes, or any big purchase, you’ll want to buy from a credible place. You go with the […]

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Pesticide Changes in WA

In previous months we’ve been following pesticides very closely in the Washington cannabis market. January brings new public pesticide tests from the Ike’s Ok program, and we have new pesticide regulations from the WALCB. January Pesticide Results from ‘Ike’s OK’ New year, new cannabis industry. Now we are four months into the public pesticide testing […]

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H.R. 420 – Bill to Legalize Cannabis

On Wednesday, Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) announced in a press release, that an important new bill has been filed which would finally put an end to cannabis prohibition. In homage to marijuana enthusiasts everywhere, Lawmakers have reserved the number H.R. 420 (which puts a smile on many faces). “While the bill number may be a […]

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