It’s a silky suit, a mini house, a pricey car — all from hemp. Pa.’s ‘Hemperor’ struts wares at Farm Show.

Geoff Whaling is perhaps America’s most enthusiastic evangelist for hemp, which analysts say could grow into a $25 billion industry by 2025.

It’s a silky suit, a mini house, a pricey car — all from hemp. Pa.’s ‘Hemperor’ struts wares at Farm Show.

Geoff Whaling is perhaps America’s most enthusiastic evangelist for hemp, which analysts say could grow into a $25 billion industry by 2025.

Pennsylvania’s new hemp rules may hurt early farmers but boost the industry

Hemp could rocket to become one of Pa.’s major cash crops under new regulations. But those regulations could inadvertently crush small farmers who still are sitting on their 2019 hemp harvest.

Pennsylvania’s new hemp rules may hurt early farmers but boost the industry

Hemp could rocket to become one of Pa.’s major cash crops under new regulations. But those regulations could inadvertently crush small farmers who still are sitting on their 2019 hemp harvest.

Illinois shops run out of marijuana just six days after start of legalization

Tens of thousands of people lined up outside eight dispensaries in Chicago to buy recreational marijuana during the first week of legal sales. At the ninth store selling the newly legal drug, workers were

Illinois shops run out of marijuana just six days after start of legalization

Tens of thousands of people lined up outside eight dispensaries in Chicago to buy recreational marijuana during the first week of legal sales. At the ninth store selling the newly legal drug, workers were
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It looks like weed, smells like weed, but is it weed? Some states crack down on smokable hemp

Hemp looks and smells like psychoactive marijuana. Law enforcement has a hard time telling the two apart.

Coming soon: ‘Jersey Fresh’ hemp. Anyone with a permit can farm it.

The USDA gives approval to hemp farming in the Garden State

Reading the tea leaves: What 10 cannabis bigwigs predict 2020 will bring to the world of weed

In Pennsylvania, you’ll see more supply coming to the market in 2020. Meanwhile a referendum in New Jersey could accelerate the push to legalization.

Why marijuana CEO Ben Kovler of GTI is betting big on Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Green Thumb Industries, one of the top marijuana companies in the U.S., has high hopes for the Mid-Atlantic region.

THC vape dealers are stealing customers’ money online, FDA says

If you must vape, buy from a state-regulated dispensary.

Pa’s biggest marijuana dispensary chain removes Standard Farms products from shelves

The biggest medical marijuana retailer in Pennsylvania removed the products from its stores on Monday after Inquirer reported allegations by former executives that company broke laws meant to ensure public safety.

N.J. voters to decide on legalizing marijuana

Super-majorities in the state Senate and Assembly approved putting a question on the November 2020 ballot.

Small town Pennsylvania weed farm smells like 'skunks,' and breaks state laws, insiders say

A marijuana growing facility in a small Pennsylvania town reeks so intensely that many neighbors say they can’t open their windows in the summer without feeling sick.

New Jersey is poised to let voters decide if marijuana should be legal

New Jersey could become the 12th state to make recreational marijuana weed legal if lawmakers approve constitutional amendment to put the issue on the 2020 ballot.

The cannabis biz is down, but long term it’s smoking, analysts say, as marijuana industry gathers in Las Vegas

“You know you’re at the bottom when Willie Nelson stops smoking weed,” quipped one equity analyst. Nelson, 86, a music legend and marijuana advocate, announced last week he was giving up his daily joints. The industry still has many growth prospects.

Stinking Pennsylvania hemp facility cited for air pollution, ordered to close

Patriot Shield of Westmoreland County has 48 hours to close up shop.

King of Prussia offers more than high fashion: Its 3rd medical marijuana shop opens next week

The new dispensary, in a former mattress showroom on the Dekalb Pike, will hold an open house on Saturday.

Pa. Supreme Court cites ‘egregious error,’ frees Philly man jailed by Meek Mill’s judge for probation violations

In ordering Hudson’s release on unsecured bail, the state's high court said it was taking an unusual step “warranted only when there has been an ‘egregious error’ indicating a need for an exercise of extraordinary jurisdiction.”

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