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Congress Lifts Longstanding Ban on Hemp Production

Washington, DC: House and Senate lawmakers have approved legislation, The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (aka ‘The Farm Bill’), which for the first time includes provisions lifting the United States’ centuries-long prohibition on domestic, commercial hemp production. The President is anticipated to sign the bill into law in the coming […]

Howard Dean, Lloyd Axworthy join marijuana firm’s International Advisory Board

(This story has been updated to include a statement from a Tilray spokesperson.) Amid growing scrutiny of cross-border deals in the marijuana industry, Nanaimo, British Columbia-based Tilray has formed an International Advisory Board consisting of global government and business leaders to provide guidance to its executive team. The advisory board […]