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February 2, 2020
Farm Bureau: Changes Needed To Hemp Interim Final Rule

On Wednesday, Jan. 29, public comments on the interim final rule were due, with many agricultural organizations, including the American Farm Bureau, submitting comments on the rule. What is the Current Situation for Hemp in... more »

February 1, 2020
GoodHemp Seed Line Receives $3M In Orders

Arcadia Biosciencess has secured in excess of $3 million in initial seed purchase commitments in just 50 days post-launch of its newest product line: GoodHemp. As Arcadia’s new commercial brand for delivering genetically superior hemp... more »

January 31, 2020
American Herbal Products Association Submits Comments on USDA’s Hemp Rule

In comments submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) requested numerous, significant revisions to the Interim Final Rule (IFR) that establishes a domestic hemp production program before a... more »

January 30, 2020
Chicago To Host Its First-Ever Cannabis Resource Fair

The full speaker lineup and schedule for Chicago’s first-of-its-kind Cannabis Resource Fair is now available. The fair aims to connect residents with employment and business opportunities, expungement and legal aid assistance, and more information on... more »

January 30, 2020
NCIA Report Provides Tips On Minimizing Risks In Vaping Products

In response to an outbreak of respiratory illnesses primarily associated with unregulated cannabis vape cartridges found in the illicit market in recent months, the National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA) Policy Council, with the help of... more »

January 30, 2020
Maryland Accepting Applications For 2020 Hemp Growing Season

The Maryland Department of Agriculture’s Industrial Hemp Research Pilot Program is now accepting applications for the 2020 growing season. In its second year, the program allows eligible farmers to partner with institutions of higher education... more »

January 30, 2020
New Colorado Programs To Increase Energy Efficiency In Cannabis Industry

Two pilot programs in Colorado will focus on energy usage and environmental responsibility in the cannabis and beer industries. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment's Carbon Dioxide Reuse Pilot Project is the first... more »

January 30, 2020
States Submit Final Comments To USDA On Hemp Rule

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's comment period on the Interim Final Rules on the Establishment of a Domestic Hemp Production Program has closed, and state agriculture departments are sharing their submitted comments with constituents. Comments... more »

January 29, 2020
Dangerous Vaping Products Seized From Unlicensed California Cannabis Shops

A random sampling of the cannabis products seized from unlicensed retailers during a major enforcement operation in Los Angeles were found to contain undisclosed additives, some of them potentially dangerous, and significantly lower amounts of... more »

January 29, 2020
College Students Use More Marijuana In States Where It’s Legal

Marijuana use among college students has been trending upward for years, but in states that have legalized recreational marijuana, use has jumped even higher. An Oregon State University (OSU) study published in Addiction shows that... more »

January 28, 2020
USA CBD Expo Heads to Las Vegas, Feb. 13-15

Following its successful inaugural event in Miami, Florida, last summer, USA CBD Expo is heading to Las Vegas to showcase the growing wellness trend rising in popularity across the globe. Taking place at the Las... more »

January 28, 2020
$1.5M Gift Funds CSU Cannabinoid Research Center

Leslie Buttorff’s long connection to her alma mater and the success of her woman-led, Colorado-based business, Panacea Life Sciences, inspired a $1.5 million gift to Colorado State University that will create a unique partnership in... more »

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