Hemp

February 12, 2020
AHPA Webinar To Address How California’s Prop 65 Applies To Cannabis Products

Effective Jan. 3, 2020, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) added cannabis smoke and Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC) to the list of chemicals known to the state to cause reproductive toxicity (developmental endpoint) for purposes of California Proposition 65 (Prop 65). The American Herbal Products Association will host a... more »

February 7, 2020
Hemp Meeting Examines Potential For Montana Growers, Processors

The hemp industry in Montana is changing rapidly. Each year more growers are adding the crop to their operation and more processors are coming on board to turn the crop into a finished product. With the expansion of the industry come new challenges for growing, processing and marketing the crop.... more »

February 7, 2020
NoCo Hemp Expo Announces Headline Speakers

More than 20,000 attendees will network, learn and discover new trends and regulations from hemp business leaders, government officials, celebrity athletes, and farmers at NoCo Hemp Expo. NoCo7 includes an investor forum, business conference, and farm symposium throughout the three-day conference. Each day will focus on specific topics ranging from... more »

February 7, 2020
Seneca Foods, CraftAg Enterprises Form Seed-to-Sale Hemp Company

Seneca Foods Corporation and CraftAg Enterprises have formed a joint-venture, CraftAg, a vertically integrated seed-to-sale hemp company. "CraftAg was one of the early participants in Washington State’s hemp pilot program, working with a small network of growers in the Yakima Valley to produce, process, and sell Aromahemp – a safe,... more »
Industrial Hemp

February 6, 2020
Positions Available on California Industrial Hemp Advisory Board

The California Department of Food and Agriculture's (CDFA) Pest Exclusion Branch is announcing 13 vacancies on the Industrial Hemp Advisory Board (IHAB). There are currently 11 board members with terms of office expiring on May 31, 2020, and Senate Bill 153 added two additional board members, effective Jan. 1, 2020.... more »

February 6, 2020
Kentucky’s GenCanna Global Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

GenCanna Global has filed a petition for voluntary Chapter 11 reorganization with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Eastern District of Kentucky. The filing will allow GenCanna to continue to operate its business without interruption to customers, vendors, partners and employees while working through a reorganization plan. That plan could... more »

February 6, 2020
USDA Details Risk Management Programs For Hemp

Two programs that protect hemp producers’ crops from natural disasters are now available from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Producers may apply now, and the deadline to sign up for both programs is March 16, 2020. Multi-Peril Crop Insurance Pilot Insurance Program: The MPCI pilot insurance is a new... more »

February 5, 2020
Report Highlights CBD Sales Growth In Pet Care Market

A new industry report illuminates the impact of hemp-based cannabidiol (CBD) within the U.S. pet care market. Hemp-based CBD pet products will represent 3-5% of all hemp CBD sales within the U.S. by 2025, according to the 2020 Pet Industry Green Paper by Nielsen and Headset. In fact, joint projections... more »

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