Corteva Agriscience rings in the NYSE while Evogene’s Canonic targets medical cannabis.
As Corteva Agriscience rang in today’s session of the New York Stock Exchange, celebrating its independence from DowDupont, I couldn’t help but think about Big Ag’s flirtation with cannabis, especially after CEO Jim Collins referred to Corteva as “a new kind of agriculture company.”
In the wake of the Phylos controversy, many are wondering about the need for DNA sequence information in patents. That’s a complicated question in some ways, because the answer has some layers and explanations to it. But, in another way, it’s a very simple question. So let’s start with simple: how much DNA sequence information […]
The state enforcement agency tried to make the case for going legal on Kym Kemp’s community news and information site, Redheaded Blackbelt, but most commenters were having none of it.
Last week, Joshua Grover, cannabis program director for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), published an opinion piece on kymkemp.com that was directed not only at the “many cultivators…at a crossroads” whether to become licensed growers, imploring them to enter the licensing program, but also at licensed growers, who, Grover argued, “also need […]
Join former UFC and NFL athletes, doctors, researchers and legal experts for a discussion on sports, pain and the opioid epidemic.
The US has an opioid epidemic. Professional sports leagues, with teams and players in cities and states that allow for both adult use and medical cannabis consumption, often have policies in place that encourage athletes to take prescription opioids for pain, while punishing players who would rather use cannabis to treat pain with fines and […]