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Wisconsin’s Hemp Program Will Be Handed Over to Federal Authorities

by Jean-Gabriel Fernandez Wisconsin is set to become the first state to relinquish authority over its state hemp program to the federal U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The announced transition ...

Washington state bars marijuana processors from converting hemp CBD into delta-9 THC

By Bart Schaneman Washington state marijuana processors can’t convert CBD from hemp into delta-9 THC in the legal marijuana market, regulators said Friday in a move likely to be welcomed bv MJ cultiva...

How hemp growers can employ crop scouting for pests, diseases

By Georgie Smith More than 300 insects, spiders and mites are found on or near cannabis plants. While the vast majority of insects don’t cause economically significant damage, preventing a pest outbre...

Vilsack stresses carbon markets, nutrition, rectifying past discrimination against Black farmers

By Gil Gullickson Challenges include COVID-19, but the Biden administration’s climate policy offers opportunities, says USDA Secretary. USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack says he and other members of the Obam...

Is There a Market for Delta-8 Hemp Flower?

By Jessica Johnson Since the market of our regular THC and CBD flowers is expanding quickly, some of the manufacturers were struggling to put the right price for their product on the market. Thus they...

USDA’s Final Rule

Source: www.ams.usda.gov USDA published a final rule on January 15, 2021, that provides regulations for the production of hemp in the United States and is effective on March 22, 2021. The final rule ...

California bill to legalize hemp extracts in food, drinks, includes ban on smokable flower

By Ivan Moreno California lawmakers will be faced again with the long-debated question of whether to allow hemp extracts in food and beverages in the state when the legislative session opens Monday, b...

Smokable hemp regulations likely won’t come before FDA’s broader CBD rules, attorneys say

By Laura Drotleff Hemp flower growers and smokable hemp manufacturers impacted by state laws that have banned or restricted smokable hemp flower production and sales are worried that federal regulator...

Study: During coronavirus pandemic, American consumers turn to CBD for stress relief, wellness

By Laura Drotleff In a year of a deadly pandemic and a historic presidential election, it shouldn’t surprise anyone that anxiety levels are sky high among American consumers. But the silver lining for...

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