Sweltering Heat Hits the Pacific Northwest: Week in Review

Plus, the National Industrial Hemp Council details its work on opening the export market.

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July 3, 2021

This week, the Pacific Northwest felt the heat in a major way. As described by Cannabis Business Times Senior Editor Brian MacIver: “A heat dome trapped over the Pacific Northwest has broiled much of the region, with record-setting triple-digit temperatures being felt from Whistler, British Columbia, all the way to Northern California.”

MacIver and CBT Editor Michelle Simakis spoke with hemp and cannabis cultivators about how to beat the heat in both indoor and outdoor cultivation operations. Read more here.

Meanwhile, Hemp Grower Managing Editor Patrick Williams spoke with the National Industrial Hemp Council (NIHC) to learn about hemp exports and the organization’s initiatives to bolster U.S.-grown hemp on a global scale. Read more here.

In other news…

  • California-based Vertical Wellness, a company in the branded health and wellness space, has announced a merger with CanaFarma Hemp Products Corp., a full-service company operating in the hemp industry offering a full range of hemp-related products and services. Read more
  • Digital Editor Eric Sandy spoke with Mike Klumpp, who oversees operations at Michigan-based Ag Marvels, to get a sense of how the company’s R&D and market analysis turns into day-to-day business. Read more
  • Former NFL quarterback and Super Bowl champion Charlie Batch has joined the advisory board of Hemp Synergistics, providing the perspective of a professional athlete to a Pennsylvania-based company working with cannabinoid formulations for a variety of commercial products. Read more