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August 5, 2020
Midwestern Hemp Database Project Seeks Grower Participation

Hemp is a fast growing, annual herbaceous plant that can be used to produce fiber, grain and cannabinoids. As a "new" crop to Midwestern agriculture, best management practices for hemp have yet to be determined.... more »

August 5, 2020
Texas Accepting Applications To Manufacture, Sell Consumable Hemp

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has launched the Consumable Hemp Program to regulate the manufacturing, processing, distribution and retail sale of consumable hemp products. DSHS is currently accepting applications online for consumable... more »

August 5, 2020
Applications For Mississippi Hemp Production Licenses Now Available

The Mississippi Hemp Cultivation Act (Senate Bill 2725) was signed into law on June 29, 2020. This act legalized the cultivation of hemp under a state plan to be created and implemented by the Commissioner... more »

August 4, 2020
Lab Effects Now Offering Strain-Specific Cannabis-Derived Terpenes

Lab Effects, a source for profiling, extraction and custom formulation of botanical and cannabis terpenes, has launched its full line of Cannabis Hybrid Terpenes, which combine cannabis-derived and botanical terpenes. Now, cannabis, food and beverage... more »

August 4, 2020
Ventiv Design Launches Sustainable Packaging Line For Cannabis

The New York City-based company is committed to combating counterfeit THC products and environmentally unsustainable packaging that is becoming increasingly prevalent in an industry riddled with excess plastic, tainted counterfeits and non-recyclable packaging. Ventiv Design... more »

August 4, 2020
Hemp Industries Association Closes State Chapter Program

The Hemp Industries Association board voted on Wednesday, July 15, to form a task force to study chapter structures and implementation to deliver recommendations on a new structure to serve the needs of their members... more »

August 3, 2020
Nominations Sought For Colorado Hemp Advisory Committee

The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is seeking member nominations for its Hemp Advisory Committee (HAC). The HAC advises the department and confers on all matters regarding the regulation of hemp. Committee members assist the... more »

August 3, 2020
Greenhouse of Walled Lake Dispensary Trading Cannabis For Coins

The COVID-19 virus is not only a major health concern but is also responsible for a massive coin shortage, which is hitting close to home. The Greenhouse of Walled Lake is feeling the pinch and... more »

August 3, 2020
The Hemp Mine Hosting September Field Days

The Hemp Mine (THM) is hosting two field day trial events starting in September. These events are meant to bring awareness to regional genetic performance by offering customers a firsthand experience. National data collection and... more »

July 31, 2020
Louisiana Industrial Hemp Hit Hard By Southern Blight

Louisiana’s first industrial hemp crop is getting hammered by a fungal disease called southern blight. LSU AgCenter plant doctor Raj Singh says the disease is caused by a soilborne fungus called Sclerotium rolfsii. “The pathogen... more »

July 29, 2020
Grant Program Offers Manufacturing License To Minority-Controlled Business

My Green Network, a cannabis incubator/shared-manufacturing space, is launching its inaugural grant program "Green Quest." The program is designed for minority-controlled companies and offers the selected recipient a MyGN-sponsored California Type-S manufacturing license, which allows... more »

July 28, 2020
Program To Help Labs Achieve Accurate THC, CBD Measurements

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has launched a program to help laboratories accurately measure key chemical compounds in marijuana, hemp and other cannabis products including oils, edibles, tinctures and balms. The program... more »

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