Hemp is getting a green light. This June, following months of speculation, the USDA issued a memorandum to clarify misgivings surrounding the crop after the 2018 Farm Bill was signed.
Amy O’gorman Jenkins, Senior Policy Director for the CCIA joins Nick and Steve to talk policy. While there are a lot of exciting developments stirring in cannabis legislation, one of the most pertinent is the negotiations around the State Budget.
Tony Linegar, Sonoma County Ag-Commissioner, talks the jurisdiction’s hemp moratorium and his hope for growers in the future.
Erich Pearson started growing cannabis in ‘98, and became politically involved with the industry shortly after. SPARC now has retail locations in the city and across Sonoma County!
Alexa Wall, Chair of the Board for the Sonoma County Growers Alliance (SCGA), joins Steve and Lauren to discuss her experiences as a farmer, Sonoma County cannabis, and the future of cultivation.