Hemp

Hemp

Scoop: What Did Canopy Growth Say to the White House About USDA Hemp Regs?

Last week, the global cannabis giant gave input on everything from THC testing, to interstate transportation, to seed certification.

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A Federal Court Punts an Idaho Hemp Seizure Case Back to the State

Big Sky Scientific contends shipping the product is legal under the last two federal farm bills, but the judges sent the matter back to Idaho.

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EPA Moves to Approve Pesticides for Hemp Cultivation

The agency’s determination “for the emerging American hemp industry” will follow a 30-day public comment period.

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Canopy Growth Unveils New York Hemp Industrial Park

NY’s Southern Tier is “well on its way to becoming the Silicon Valley of industrial hemp,” Sen. Chuck Schumer said Monday.

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Hemp: Regulators Pledge to Untangle the Rules

Officials from three federal agencies updated a Senate committee on their progress in drafting regulations for hemp production and products.

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Here’s What People Want the FDA to Know About CBD

The FDA has been collecting public comments since April to inform CBD product rules, and the window closes tomorrow. From state ag regulators to New York’s Bar Association, here are some highlights.

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At Colleges and Universities, Hemp Research is Booming

New York State campuses are among the leaders, as scientists work to refine cultivation and find additional uses for the long-suppressed plant.

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USDA Lays Out the Latest on Hemp

The “progress update” covers intellectual property protection, cross-country transport, and more.

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Hemp: “Can this stuff be smoked?”

One unintended outcomes of last year’s Farm Bill: a mini-trend in smoking hemp.

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In Fits and Starts, California’s Hemp Industry Pushes Forward

The California Department of Food and Agriculture “has received calls from hundreds of people from all over California.”

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Upstate New York: A “Hemp Industrial Park” Sparks Hope

Canopy Growth selected a small, struggling county for its multimillion-dollar facility to produce hemp-derived CBD products.

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Outgoing FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb Says Rules for CBD Could Take Three Years, or Longer

Cannabis and hemp industry members have been awaiting clarity on the legality of hemp-derived CBD products following the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill that legalized hemp.

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USDA Listens to Public Comments on Hemp Regulations

“If the FDA regulates too hard against CBD, it would really harm small Kentucky family farmers,” Ryan Quarles, Kentucky Ag Commissioner told the department.

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USDA Holds 2018 Farm Bill Listening Session

Several speakers listed key issues that the USDA should prioritize while drafting regulations for the newly legalized hemp industry.

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Congress Passed a Farm Bill That Legalizes Hemp. So What Happens Now?

Cannabis Wire explores what hemp legalization means for the crop and its products, and the questions still facing Congress and federal regulators.

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Ballot Initiative Could Determine Fate of Colorado’s Hemp Industry

As Congress prepares to decide on hemp legalization, Colorado lawmakers say Amendment X provides flexibility to keep the state's hemp crop compliant and competitive.