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September 6, 2019
High Grade Hemp Seed Announces .99 Starts

High Grade Hemp Seed Inc., a leader in the U.S. hemp market, has announced pre-sale of .99 starts for the 2020 growing season. Three of the company's most popular strains will be produced with up... more »

September 5, 2019
New CBD Shot Earns ‘Best New Product’ Award

Tribe CBD has recently won the 2019 Convenience Store News Best New Product award for its new line of CBD shots designed for sleep and energy. The Colorado-based CBD brand's mission is "to offer the... more »

September 5, 2019
James Maritime to Acquire Sweet Hemp Alabama

James Maritime Holdings Inc. has signed a binding agreement to acquire 100% of the stock of Sweet Hemp Alabama Inc., and a co-branding, distribution and marketing, and licensing agreement with Ellis Jaxon Farms. Sweet Hemp... more »

September 4, 2019
Fyllo Raises $16 Million to Help Cannabis Brands Advertise

A Chicago-based startup has just raised $16 million in its first round of funding to help cannabis companies deliver industry-compliant ad campaigns. Founded this past April, Fyllo has created a marketing tech platform for the... more »

August 30, 2019
Gage Cannabis Plans to Open 13 Medical Marijuana Shops in Michigan

A new cannabis company plans to open 13 medical marijuana shops to start a vertically integrated grow and processing supply chain in Michigan. Gage Cannabis Co. is opening its first location in Ferndale, and plans... more »

August 29, 2019
Largest Hemp Processing Facility Now Open for Business

Paragon Processing — a state-of-the-art facility offering total seed-to-shelf solutions for industrial-scale hemp processing, manufacturing and storage — has announced it is now open for business. The high-security facility, stationed on a 38-acre property, is... more »

August 28, 2019
Crop Insurance Now Available to Hemp Farmers

Certain industrial hemp growers will be able to obtain insurance coverage under the Whole-Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) program for crop year 2020. USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced coverage for hemp grown for fiber, flower... more »

August 27, 2019
Justice Department Taking Steps to Expand Cannabis Research

The Justice Department announced it will move forward to expand the number of marijuana growers for federally authorized cannabis research. The long-awaited move comes after researchers filed court papers asking a judge to compel the... more »

August 26, 2019
Santa Barbara Welcomes First Recreational Cannabis Dispensary

Farmacy officially opened its doors on Saturday, Aug. 24. with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by hundreds of people who also lined up to be the first to purchase cannabis products legally in Santa Barbara.... more »

August 26, 2019
Green Hygienics acquires 824-Acre Hemp Cultivation Property

Green Hygienics, a full-scope, science-driven hemp cultivation and branding company, has announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of the 824-acre Potrero Ranch Property near San Diego, California. The company will utilize the land... more »

August 24, 2019
EPA Considering 10 Pesticides for Hemp

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the receipt of 10 pesticide applications to expand their use on hemp. The 10 requests are the result of the December 2018 Farm Bill provisions that removed hemp... more »

August 21, 2019
Global Alliance for Cannabis Commerce Announces New President

The Global Alliance for Cannabis Commerce, a trade organization representing more than a billion dollars of global cannabis market share, has elected Rezwan (Rez) Khan as its president. Khan is the vice president of global... more »

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