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Six ways cannabis growers can defend their farms against wildfires

By Bart Schaneman As outdoor cannabis growers contend with wildfires ravaging the western United States, the need for preventative steps is even more important now that fire season starts earlier and ...

In hemp, representation matters

By Laura Drotleff (This story appears in the October issue of Marijuana Business Magazine) People of all ethnicities want to feel comfortable in the workplace, and that often begins with seeing faces ...

U.S. states get sought after delay on hemp compliance rules

Posted By: HEMPTODAY® U.S. hemp companies in states not yet compliant under federal rules have received a delay that will let them continue operations as a result of a vote in the U.S. Senate. The leg...

The hemp industry responds to the DEA rule with a lawsuit

By Nathalie Bougenies On August 21, the Drug Enforcement Agency (the “DEA”) released an Interim Final Rule (the “Rule”), which, in part, suggests that in-process hemp extract shall be treated as a sch...

Navajo Nation moves to shut down hemp farms amid claims of marijuana growing

By Craig Harris Leaders on the Navajo Nation have cracked down on one of its members who they say has used immigrant labor to transform 400 acres of crop land into hemp farms in the reservation’...

USDA announces details of $14 billion CFAP 2 – Hemp Farmers Eligible!

By AGDAILY Reporters President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today formally announced up to an additional $14 billion dollars for agricultural producers who continue t...

Early freeze in Colorado could cost marijuana, hemp growers millions in losses

By Bart Schaneman An early cold snap that swept through Colorado on Tuesday and into Wednesday drove temperatures below freezing and dumped inches of snow, potentially destroying millions of dollars w...

Green Packaging Reimagined: How hemp is making packaging more sustainable

By Laura Drotleff Cannabis businesses have long struggled with the excessive packaging their products are required to use, employing extra layers of plastic and paper to ensure that flower or vape pro...

Hemp industry struggles with federal regulations

By Jacob Tierney Hemp — and the CBD products that can be made from it — may have been legalized by the 2018 federal farm bill, but members of the nascent industry say new federal rules make it almost ...

Exclusive: Smokable hemp market worth up to $80 million for 2020, with fivefold growth predicted

By Hemp Industry Daily staff  Hemp operators say smokable hemp is one of the fastest-growing and most lucrative segments in the nascent hemp and CBD industry – and market analysts agree, with expectat...

Industrial Hemp Farms Get Approval in Santa Clara County

by Madelyn Reese Although the cultivation of industrial hemp in California does not yet have federal approval, Santa Clara County has approved guidelines to get farmers rolling as soon they get the gr...

Despite raw material oversupply issues, hemp/CBD market forecast to grow strongly

by Hank Schultz Robust growth for the hemp/CBD sector was forecast during an online event hosted yesterday by the American Herbal Products Association. Read full article …

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