The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture and Consumer Protection was charged with testing hemp fields to ensure the crop didn’t contain too much THC. The agency had 18 inspectors to collect and test thousands of samples within a matter of weeks. Read more

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Ashley Morris

A new group in Madison supports women’s role in the cannabis industry. Its next meeting is coming up Oct. 13. Read more



Molly Stentz

The CBD industry is booming, with shops sprouting up all over Madison. An ounce of the oil can fetch as much as $200. But in an industry will little regulatory oversight, it’s buyer beware. Read more



Kattia Jimenez

Wisconsin was once a leader in hemp production. Now that growing hemp is legal again, many farmers are trying to relearn what their grandparents knew well. The learning curve is steep. Read more

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