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Hemp Industry Leaders of Texas

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STRENGTH IN NUMBERS My company will donate 250k to lobby a bill to save your business.  Please read up and send it to your friends. AJ Velador here, I’m pretty sure you all know me by now and the ones who don’t please ask around because I’ve been in trenches with all of you duri…

Bastrop Poised to Decriminalize Low-Level Marijuana Offenses

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In a significant move for cannabis reform, the city of Bastrop, Texas, is on the brink of decriminalizing low-level marijuana offenses. This progressive shift aligns Bastrop with other Texas cities that are reevaluating their approach to cannabis, reflecting a broader trend toward more lenient ma…

Top Funding Solutions for Hemp Entrepreneurs in Texas.

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The hemp and cannabis industry in Texas is booming, with entrepreneurs eager to find funding for their new and expanding businesses. Despite facing unique challenges, several promising funding options are available to help these ventures thrive as listed below. Option #1- State and or (limited) F…

Wyatt Purp: The Brand Changing Texas Cannabis landscape

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(Story Originally written Jan 16th 2023 but was withheld by Wyatt Purp Legal Council)   Longtime friends Wyatt Larew and Dustin Ragon started their cannabis brand, Wyatt Purp. The business name stems from their cannabis oil that turns purple when it oxidizes. It’s also a play on Wyatt Earp, …

Lawsuit Dismissal: A Major Win for Texas Cannabis Industry

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In a landmark decision, a Travis County judge has dismissed the lawsuit filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton against Austin’s progressive marijuana decriminalization ordinance. This ruling represents a significant victory for the cannabis industry, signaling a potential shift towards …

Alternative Products Expo: Houston June 20-22

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Introducing the best industry event for smoke shop professionals. Texas Hemp Reporter invites you to Alternative Products Expo! This June 20th at Houston’s George R. Brown Convention Center, experience a 3-day gathering of the best from the world of Hemp, Vape, CBD, Kratom and everything smoke sh…

TX Banning Delta-8 THC?

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In a pivotal move this week, the Texas Senate State Affairs Committee convened to explore potential pathways for banning Delta-8 THC, following a directive from Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick. The hearing laid bare a host of issues that have thrust this hemp-derived compound into the eye of a growing storm…

The New Hemp Industry Landscape; More than Moving Pounds

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From Texas to Maine, California to Florida, it’s nearly impossible to walk into a retail, grocery, or convenience store without seeing a THC-infused beverage, hemp-derived gummies, or CBD oil.   What was once known as modern-day snake oil, CBD, and hemp in general, is here to stay. In today’…

Meet Elevated Trading

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Meet Cody Sandone, Founder & CEO of Elevated Trading Why did you get into the hemp industry?   In 2019, I was introduced to the industry by a family friend, and we invested in a large outdoor farm in Southern Oregon. I was expecting a capital return, but the farmer was having trouble sel…

Texas Freedom Wholesaler: Pioneers in CBD Manufacturers

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Nestled in the vibrant city of Texarkana, approximately 180 miles from Dallas, Texas Freedom Wholesalers has quickly become a symbol of the state’s burgeoning hemp and CBD industry as one of the first manufacturers in Texas.  With a commitment to high-quality CBD products derived from organ…

Texas THC Beverage Challenge: 2024

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In a delightful display of taste and aroma, the Texas Hemp Reporter hosted its premier THC Beverage Challenge, bringing together flavors from across the state in a spirited contest of the senses. Held in a lively, yet meticulously controlled blind taste test, six volunteers embarked on a four-hou…

DEA Rescheduling of Cannabis and Its Broader Impact on Texas

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In a landmark decision by the Biden administration, marijuana is set to be reclassified from a Schedule I to a Schedule III controlled substance, reflecting a significant shift in the federal stance on cannabis. This pivotal change, stemming from recommendations by the U.S. Department of Health a…

Dear Grandma, Lt. Gov Dan Patrick is coming after your Hemp Products

I hope that this finds you doing well, but your grandson has some concerns about your near future.   I’ve tried telling you in the past that he was looking into ways he could do this. I remember you telling me that there was nothing on the news about it, so it must be my […]

Building a Sustainable Texas, One Brick at a Time

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Deep in the heart of Texas, a green revolution is slowly taking over.  This innovative change is being fueled by an unlikely hemp hero that is long celebrated for its versatility and sustainability, and ultimately a game-changer in the quest for eco-friendly construction and building materials. A…

Testimony to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission

Comments on Proposed Rule Review Chapter 300 As the publisher of the Texas Hemp Reporter, I am honored to offer my testimony regarding the pivotal role our publication has played in advancing the understanding and development of the hemp industry in our state. Over the past four years, our compre…

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Launching a Successful CBD/Smoke Shop in Texas

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Starting a CBD/Smoke Shop in Texas can be a rewarding business venture, especially with the growing acceptance and legal status of hemp-derived products. This comprehensive guide is designed to help you navigate through the initial setup process, from obtaining the necessary licenses to stocking …

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Lindsey Bartlett

Celebrates with limited-edition 2Pac cannabis line. The post Photos: Snoop […]

Amelia Williams

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Amelia Williams

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Cannabis Law Report

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They lead with CANNABIS REGULATORY UPDATES Navigating the New Legal […]

Sean Hocking

Mr. Cannabis Law is pleased to announce the rebrand of its […]

Sean Hocking

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Cannabis Industry Journal

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In the realm of consumer safety, minimum standards form a critical […]

Devon West

Cannabis Industry Journal had a quick call with Ryan Chaffin, Director […]

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Graham Abbott

Rapper icon and famed cannabis enthusiast, entrepreneur, and investor Snoop […]

Graham Abbott

The California State Fair made history last week as the […]

TG Branfalt

Illinois on July 1 reached $1 billion in combined cannabis […]