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July 28, 2021
Arbor Vita8 Acquires Mobile Hemp Drying Company

Hemp processor Arbor Vita8 (AV8) has acquired Mobile Hemp Drying Company (MHD), a Florida-based builder, lessor, and distributor of mobile hemp dryers. The acquisition forms a new company named Arbor Vita8 Dry, LLC (AV8D). This acquisition will help expand the reach of AV8 when it comes to the essential service... more »

July 19, 2021
Manufacturer to Produce Hemp-Based Biodegradable Plastic Products

Industrial hemp manufacturer Sivana Converting LLC has purchased the remaining portion of the former Sunbury Textile Mill in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, bringing 50 new jobs to the region within its first year. The operation will produce hemp-based biodegradable plastic food containers, cups, plates, and straws for the commercial market. "Hemp is... more »

May 23, 2021
Nextleaf Awarded U.S. Patent For Refining Raw Plant Material

Nextleaf Solutions Ltd., Vancouver, British Columbia-based cannabis extractor, has been granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a method for refining raw cannabis plant material, adding to Nextleaf's already robust and expanding U.S. patent portfolio. Nextleaf's latest U.S. patent covers a method for separating cannabinoid-rich... more »

Illinois approves recreational marijuana

May 19, 2021
Bill Would Allow Hemp-Derived CBD In Supplements, Food

Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced bipartisan legislation on May 19 that would protect public health by providing legal clarity in the hemp and hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) product marketplace. The Hemp Access and Consumer Safety Act of 2021 would amend the Federal Food,... more »
Agdia hemp testing

May 12, 2021
Agdia Now Accepting Hemp Samples For Pathogen Testing

Following decades of service to food crop and ornamental growers, Agdia’s in-house diagnostic laboratory is now offering its disease testing program to the hemp market. "We are excited to finally offer our comprehensive virus testing program to hemp growers and diagnosticians," said Deborah Groth-Helms, director of Agdia’s Testing Services department.... more »

April 8, 2021
ENTEXS Launches THC Remediation Technology

ENTEXS, a Sacramento-based engineering and fabrication technology company for hemp extraction solutions, has launched its THC remediation systems, the RMD-T Series. THC remediation is the process of removing the psychoactive Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) from hemp-derived extracts or products. To be federally compliant, CBD products must contain no more than 0.3% THC.... more »

March 23, 2021
OSU To Study Feeding Spent Hemp Biomass To Cattle

Oregon State University has earned a $299,950 federal Agriculture Department grant to study feeding spent hemp biomass to cattle, according to an announcement by U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley. The hemp biomass grant from the Agriculture Department’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) aims to implement the... more »

March 22, 2021
FDA Warns Companies Selling Over-The-Counter CBD Products For Pain Relief

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to two companies for selling products labeled as containing CBD in ways that violate the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act). Specifically, the warning letters address the illegal marketing of unapproved drugs labeled as containing CBD. The FDA... more »

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