Allowing farmers to sell hemp and CBD products to medical cannabis businesses gives hemp farmers “another market for their products,” said ag commissioner Richard Ball.
Stakeholders are analyzing them as fast as they can, knowing that they may catalyze an already booming industry.
The company behind Marlboro acquired a 45 percent stake in the Canadian cannabis company Cronos Group earlier this year.
The growing hemp industry lacks universal agreement on its THC threshold.
Last week, the global cannabis giant gave input on everything from THC testing, to interstate transportation, to seed certification.
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.
The agency’s determination “for the emerging American hemp industry” will follow a 30-day public comment period.
NY’s Southern Tier is “well on its way to becoming the Silicon Valley of industrial hemp,” Sen. Chuck Schumer said Monday.
Officials from three federal agencies updated a Senate committee on their progress in drafting regulations for hemp production and products.
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.
New York State campuses are among the leaders, as scientists work to refine cultivation and find additional uses for the long-suppressed plant.
The “progress update” covers intellectual property protection, cross-country transport, and more.
One unintended outcomes of last year’s Farm Bill: a mini-trend in smoking hemp.
The California Department of Food and Agriculture “has received calls from hundreds of people from all over California.”
Canopy Growth selected a small, struggling county for its multimillion-dollar facility to produce hemp-derived CBD products.
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.