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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...

Governor Cuomo Announces Proposed Regulations for Cannabinoid Hemp Products

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the New York State Department of Health has filed proposed regulations to regulate cannabinoid hemp products in New York State. In accordance with legisla...

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...

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