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Cannacurio: Texas Hemp

Cannacurio: Texas Hemp

Background The 2018 Farm Bill legalized the commercial production of hemp and authorized states to submit state plans to administer hemp programs. On June 10, 2019, House Bill 1325, was signed into law by Texas Governor Greg Abbott. The bill authorized the production,...

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Cannacurio: Testing & Distribution Leaderboards (Q1 2020)

Cannacurio: Testing & Distribution Leaderboards (Q1 2020)

In this week’s post we wanted to highlight testing and distribution licenses; two activities that do not receive nearly as much attention as dispensaries, manufacturers, and cultivators. Key Findings Only 29 new testing licenses have been issued this year in six...

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Cannacurio: California Microbusinesses

Cannacurio: California Microbusinesses

Currently California’s Bureau of Cannabis Control has issued 267 active microbusiness licenses. In order to hold a California microbusiness license, a licensee must engage in at least three of the following cannabis business activities:   Retailer, Retailer...

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Cannacurio: Connecticut Hemp

Cannacurio: Connecticut Hemp

It is hemp season and today’s Cannacurio delves into the hemp licenses in our home state of Connecticut. Connecticut has three types of licenses right now that include cultivation, processing and manufacturing. Between Pending and Active there are 217 licenses and...

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Cannacurio: Manufacturing Leaderboard (Q1 2020)

Cannacurio: Manufacturing Leaderboard (Q1 2020)

One part of the Cannabis value chain that we have not covered this year is Manufacturing. We ended 2019 with 4,804 active licenses. So far this year states have added 178 more or 3.7%. Background We categorize a license as a manufacturer if it fits the following...

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Cannacurio: Cultivation Leaderboard (Q1 2020)

Cannacurio: Cultivation Leaderboard (Q1 2020)

We have been tracking key cannabis activities on the Cannacurio blog and this week we look back at Q1’s cultivation licenses. Last time we checked California and Oklahoma were responsible for 95% of the new cultivation licenses issued and that trend continued through...

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Cannacurio: Dispensary & Retailer Leaderboard (Q1 2020)

Cannacurio: Dispensary & Retailer Leaderboard (Q1 2020)

The first quarter of 2020 is over and retail & dispensary licenses have increased 5.5% with 385 new stores nationwide. Cannabiz Media tracked the newly active dispensary/retailer licenses from 18 states. Oklahoma once again led the pack but the second-place state...

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