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April 17, 2020
Green Point Research Names William Wadlington As Director Of Plant Science

Green Point Research (GPR), an international phytocannabinoid-rich biomass originator and processor, has named William Wadlington, Ph.D. as the newly appointed director of plant science. To continue its upward trajectory in the hemp industry, GPR has... more »

April 17, 2020
Cresco Labs Completes Expansion of Illinois’ Largest Cannabis Cultivation Facility

Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multistate cannabis operators in the United States, has completed the expansion of its cultivation facility in Lincoln, Illinois, the largest in the state, and the first phase... more »

April 16, 2020
Illinois Adult-Use Cannabis Industry Generated Nearly $36M In March

Adult-use cannabis sales for Illinois totaled $35,902,543.22 in March, according to preliminary numbers released by the state's Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Dispensaries across the state sold 812,203 items over the 31-day period. Sales... more »

April 16, 2020
Apothio Files $1B Suit Against Kern County For Destroying 500-Acre Hemp Farm

Roche Cyrulnik Freedman filed a lawsuit in United States District Court for the Eastern District of California on behalf of Apothio LLC, alleging that Kern County and state officials violated Apothio's civil and constitutional rights... more »

April 15, 2020
Study To Look At Topical CBD Effects On NCAA Student-Athletes

Northern Illinois University and its study partners, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point and Botanics & Health Inc., makers of Tru-Releaf, will conduct a study to confirm Tru-Releaf, a topically applied pure CBD lotion, is... more »

April 15, 2020
First Industrial Hemp License Issued In Texas

The first Texas industrial hemp license has been issued to a farmer in Killeen, Texas. The license grants this farmer the opportunity to grow hemp in Texas for one year. As a part of the... more »

April 15, 2020
Illinois Growers Harvested More Than 2.27M Pounds Of Hemp In 2019

The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has released final harvest numbers from the 2019 hemp growing season. IDOA issued 651 Hemp Growers licenses for the 2019 season. All but 137 of those licensees planted at... more »

April 15, 2020
The Hemp Mine, Adivina Nurseries Enter Cultivar Partnership

The Hemp Mine, LLC has licensed two of its hemp cultivars, Southern Cat Daddy and Janet’s G, to Adivina Nurseries for the 2020 season. This license will enable a partnership where Adivina and The Hemp... more »

April 14, 2020
Warfighter Hemp Debuts Antiseptic Sanitizer Gel, Spray With CBD

Warfighter Hemp, a manufacturer of CBD products derived from industrial hemp, is launching a CDC-grade antiseptic sanitizer gel and spray with CBD to help combat COVID-19. This debut comes as the need to limit exposure... more »

April 14, 2020
Asheville Hemp Project Sales To Benefit NC Restaurant Workers Relief Fund

Hemp cultivator Asheville Hemp Project (AHP) is debuting a new product line and donating 50% of online sales to the NC Restaurant Workers Relief Fund. "We are very excited about our new product offerings that... more »

April 13, 2020
AgriScience Labs Adds Kammerzell To Board Of Directors

AgriScience Labs, one of the oldest ISO-accredited cannabis and hemp testing labs in Colorado, has added veteran cannabis regulatory expert Ron Kammerzell to its board of directors. Kammerzell brings three decades of experience in developing... more »

April 10, 2020
Netafim Expands Drip Irrigation System Financing Program To Hemp Growers

Netafim USA, drip irrigation technology company, has extended its financial solutions service offering to now include financing of drip irrigation systems and components for use in hemp growing applications. Now available to qualified* hemp growers,... more »

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