From the Well

    At the center of the West Virginia state capitol is an area known as "The Well." It is the informal gathering place for lobbyists, reporters, constituents and lawmakers. Centrally located between the chambers of the House of Delegates and Senate, The Well is often where information is shared, alliances are formed and deals are made.

    Weed stocks surge as Kamala Harris vows to decriminalize pot in debate

    Marijuana Flower

    Reuters -- By Shariq Khan -- October 8, 2020

    U.S.-listed shares of major cannabis producers surged on Thursday after Democratic vice president nominee Kamala Harris said marijuana would be decriminalized at a federal level in the United States under a Biden administration.

    Cannabis companies, betting on a Biden win, ready IPOs

    Marijuana Plant

    Reuters -- By Shariq Khan, David Randall - October 15, 2020

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A year ago, Flora Growth Chief Executive Damian Lopez had just spent a chunk of his company’s seed capital buying a Colombian cannabis producer, and was fighting his way through the legal and financial hurdles that have made development of the industry such a challenge over the past decade.

    Monongalia County leaders concerned about local marijuana dispensary rules

    Medical Cannabis

    WV Metro News -- By Mike Nolting -- October 15, 2020

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Local and state lawmakers from Monongalia County are concerned about changes to medical marijuana dispensary requirements, with officials arguing the chances could delay or prevent some applicants from receiving

    Glenville State College students take part in W.Va. Division of Forestry timber felling and chainsaw safety workshop

    Chainsaws
    West Virginia Division of Forestry employees Jesse King (far left) and Johnny King (far right) are joined by Glenville State College students (l-r) Katlyne Rollyson, Dylan Fitzgerald, Jonathan Myles Hutton, Lexi Fletcher, and Heather Moore after the timber felling and chainsaw safety workshop