About Bart Schaneman
Bart has worked as a reporter and editor since 2003 for newspapers in California, Nebraska, and South Korea. He has won several awards for his writing and photography, including a Nebraska Press Association award for in-depth coverage of an environmental fight over fracking wastewater. His work has appeared in The Week, the Washington Post, Salon, and the Omaha World-Herald, among other publications.
More From Bart Schaneman
The Wildfires In Western U.S. Are Delaying The Outdoor Cannabis Harvest While Exposing Climate Impact
Wildfire smoke swirled over Washington state, Oregon and California, with smoke clouds blotting out the sun during a critical phase of a cannabis plant's growth cycle - when the plant is finishing its production of flower.
Adapting to climate change and unpredictable weather can be a headache for many in the marijuana industry.
Earlier than normal cold conditions could result in lots of loss flower for farmers.
With cannabis illegal under federal law, cannabis businesses cannot call products organic under the U.S. Department of Agriculture's certification program. So California has proposed its own "comparable-to-organic cannabis standards."
Automation has many uses in the cannabis industry. Here are five ways cultivators and producers are cutting costs amid the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Social media and content marketing are critical."
Political setbacks, real estate opportunities, and a pivot to delivery are a few of the things cannabis industry experts say to anticipate.
"Any kind of hiccup in that supply chain on their end allows American farmers to get into the international market."
Import Export Business
This issue underscores the vulnerabilities in the global marketplace that marijuana companies rely on.
To regain trust with customers during the vaping crisis, some vape brands are getting smart about how they use technology.
Cross-Pollination Could Cost Marijuana Farmers Several Thousand Dollars As Hemp Production Expands Nationwide
Due to increased hemp production, cross-pollination is leading to severe financial damages to some farms.
In the wake of the vaping crisis, it's important to know how a business can survive.
The hope is to help normalize marijuana as an agricultural commodity.
Licensing Snafu Could Cost California Cannabis Growers Thousands in Lost Revenue, Possible Shutdowns
California is the world's largest legal marijuana market but nobody is claiming it is the best regulated.
Ashley Kilroy isn't in the cannabis business but she knows as much about it as just about anybody who is.