USDA Issues Hemp Regulations

NORML

The United States Department of Agriculture has issued interim rules governing the commercial cultivation of hemp. GOVERNMENT farming hemp mcconnell usdaThe rules are still subject to a mandatory 60-day public comment period following their publication in the Federal Register.

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CBD Hemp Versus Industrial Hemp: What You Need to Know

Cannabis Cheri

If you are confused by the topic of CBD Hemp oil, you’re not alone. Ninety-nine out of a hundred articles about CBD will tell you that it is extracted from industrial hemp — “the plant with 10,000 uses.”. Yes, CBD comes from hemp. By Joy Smith.

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Senate Agriculture Committee to Address Industrial Hemp Production

NORML

Members of the US Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry will hear expert testimony next week regarding the production of industrial hemp and hemp-derived products. FDA GOVERNMENT agriculture CBD hemp Senate usda

Five Fallacies About Hemp

Project CBD

It’s been six months since Congress passed the Farm Bill legalizing hemp for cultivation. It’s high time that we rectify some common myths about this plant

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Proposed U.S. hemp rules worry industry

Cannabis Life Network

Hemp growers and entrepreneurs who were joyous a year ago after U.S. hemp rules. hemp rules? Licenses for hemp cultivation topped a […]. hemp rules worry industry appeared first on Latest Cannabis News Today - Headlines, Videos & Stocks.

Hemp Intro

Otherside Farms

Hemp was once grown in the US without much government interference – in fact, farmers were encouraged to grow hemp during the Revolutionary War as the plant was used in the making of sails and rigging. Then, with its connection to marijuana, hemp became taboo. Hemp/CBD

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FDA Hearing On ‘Hemp-Derived CBD’ Today

NORML

“The rapidly evolving hemp-derived CBD marketplace sadly includes a number of bad faith actors selling the equivalent of modern day snake-oil,” said NORML Political Director Justin Strekal.

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Washington’s Hemp Plan

Canna Law Blog

On November 20th, the Washington State Department of Agriculture (“WSDA”) released the hemp cultivation plan (the “Plan”) that it intends to submit to the US Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) along with a corresponding set of hemp regulations (“Hemp Rules”). Hemp as food.

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US Hemp Roundtable – State Alert: Big Hemp News in Kentucky

Cannabis Law Report

Big Hemp News in Kentucky…With National Impact. Both historically, and more recently as prohibition has been lifted, Kentucky has played an outsized role in the development of the nation’s hemp industry.

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NY Hemp Alert From US Hemp Roundtable

Cannabis Law Report

We are very excited to report that yesterday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation to provide for a sound regulatory framework for the growth of hemp and the sale of hemp products in the Empire State. New York.

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Cyclones Hemp Cones Review

Higher Mentality

Cyclones Hemp Cones is made from all natural hemp. The Cyclone Hemp Cones come in four mouthwatering flavours. The post Cyclones Hemp Cones Review appeared first on Cannabis Lifestyle Entertainment, Products, and Culture.

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Kingpin Hemp Wraps Review

Higher Mentality

Kingpin Hemp Wraps are perfect for the blunt connoisseur who really wants to taste the flavour profiles of what they’re smoking. The post Kingpin Hemp Wraps Review appeared first on Cannabis Lifestyle Entertainment, Products, and Culture.

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What’s the difference between CBD derived from hemp and cannabis?

Leafly

Both hemp and cannabis can produce CBD, but they're different in the eyes of the law. The post What’s the difference between CBD derived from hemp and cannabis? Cannabis 101 CBD cbd Hempappeared first on Leafly.

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Study: Marijuana Provided For FDA-Approved Clinical Research Genetically Similar to Hemp

NORML

Authors reported that samples available via the U-Miss program shared genetics typically associated with industrial hemp, not commercially available cannabis. GOVERNMENT Medical Marijuana Research SCIENCE FDA hemp NIDA research University of Mississippi

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2018 U.S. Hemp Crop Report Published

Cannabis Law Report

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Top 4 Predictions for Hemp and Hemp CBD in 2020

Canna Law Blog

2019 was, to put it lightly, an intense year for the hemp and hemp-derived cannabidiol (“Hemp CBD”) industries in the United States. hemp and Hemp CBD industries are far from normalized. State Hemp Production Rollouts. Hemp CBD Importation.

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How the Canna Hemp brand was born from hope

Leafly

Canna Hemp makes a wide range of terpene infused products with real cannabis terpenes to mimic the unique qualities of consumers' favorite strains. The post How the Canna Hemp brand was born from hope appeared first on Leafly.

Hemp-CBD Laws: Alabama

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“ 2018 Farm Bill ”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp.

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Hemp & Health

Leaf Science

Johnny is taking a look at the problems of our world and how Cannabis Sativa L and Industrial Hemp can hemp solve those problems. Hemp as an Alternative to meat? The Hemp plant (non psychoactive) provides a multitude of uses. Let’s look at two of hemp’s gifts: 1.

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Hemp CBD Litigation in 2020: Prop 65

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

We hope we turn out to be wrong, but 2020 could be the year of litigation for hemp derived products, especially including FDA regulated CBD products and companies with California customers. The post Hemp CBD Litigation in 2020: Prop 65 appeared first on Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law. Blog Cannabis Cannabis Blog Federal Hemp and CBD Legal Updates Publications CBD FDA fda warning letter hemp hemp law hemp litigation proposition 54

North Carolina House OKs Ban on Smokable Hemp

Leafly

Law enforcement wants smokable hemp banned because it looks and smells the same— making it otherwise impossible to differentiate during police stops. The post North Carolina House OKs Ban on Smokable Hemp appeared first on Leafly.

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Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Massachusetts

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“ 2018 Farm Bill ”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp. Hulled hemp seed.

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Can Hemp Flower Cigarettes Help Tobacco Users Kick the Habit?

Leafly

Smoking high-CBD hemp flower helped the CEO Pure CBD Exchange stop smoking tobacco. Now, his company is producing hemp flower cigarettes they hope will help others kick the habit. The post Can Hemp Flower Cigarettes Help Tobacco Users Kick the Habit?

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US Hemp Roundtable – Hemp Update

Cannabis Law Report

FLORIDA: On June 25, Florida Governor Ron Desantis signed SB 1020 into law, dramatically expanding Florida’s hemp program and explicitly legalizing the retail sale and possession of hemp-derived CBD. Hemp Roundtable’s Model State Act.

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South Dakota Lawmakers Push Forward on Hemp Bill

Leafly

Some officials in the state worry that legalizing hemp, used for fiber and nutritional products, is a "backway to produce the drug, marijuana.". The post South Dakota Lawmakers Push Forward on Hemp Bill appeared first on Leafly. Politics Hemp legislation south dakota

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The Future of Hemp is Genetics

Canna Law Blog

Hemp was legalized federally just over a year ago. One planting season in, however, farmers aren’t doing so much “exploring” with respect to hemp: instead, the Brightfield Group estimates that 87% of 2019 hemp acreage was planted for CBD extraction.

Paraguay Legalizes Industrial Hemp

Cannabis Law Report

ICBC reports……A number of countries around the world still prohibit hemp production, however, a growing list of countries are allowing farmers to legally cultivate the versatile plant, with the latest being the nation of Paraguay.

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USDA ONline Directory of Hemp Analytical Testing Laboratories

Cannabis Law Report

Any laboratory testing hemp for THC concentration under the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program must be registered with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to handle controlled substances. The directory below summarizes hemp testing laboratories who are registered with the DEA.

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USDA Hemp Webinar Summary

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

On March 13, 2019, the United States Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) Specialty Crops Program held the first planned listening webinar to solicit public comment on the implementation of the 2018 Farm Bill as it pertains to hemp. Approximately 50 speakers voiced comments on what they believed to be the most prominent and immediate questions and challenges that the USDA must address when creating the Domestic Hemp Production Program guidance and regulations.

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Potential Issues With Testing Hemp Under The 2018 Farm Bill

Greenspoon Marder Cannabis Law Group Blog

On October 31, 2019, USDA published its interim hemp regulations and opened them up to a 60-day public commenting period. With that primer, it becomes imperative to understand the definition of hemp under the 2014 Farm Bill. By: Nabil Rodriguez & Garrett Davey.

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Idaho: Legislation to legalize hemp  introduced in Senate

Cannabis Law Report

Growing hemp would be legal in Idaho under proposed legislation introduced Tuesday. It would change Idaho law to allow the growing and selling of hemp products containing 0.3% IDAHO HEMP LEGISLATION. Congress to legalize hemp farming. Idaho News 2 reports.

Top Hemp Growing Countries

Cannabis Law Report

RANKING THE TOP HEMP GROWING COUNTRIES. #6 But those who know the country’s history are well aware of the importance of hemp to Korean culture. Since the beginning of both North and South Korea’s written history , traditional weavers turned hemp fiber into a fabric known as “sambe.”

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Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Minnesota

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“2018 Farm Bill”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp. Hemp States

Should Growing Male Hemp Outdoors Be Banned?

Medicinal Genomics

Gender is a controversial topic in hemp cultivation. Recently, Oregon CBD made a statement on its social media accounts, calling for the end of male hemp cultivation outdoors in Oregon and other areas that are currently devoid of feral hemp populations. Latest News hemp youPCR

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Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Mississippi

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“ 2018 Farm Bill ”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp. Hemp States

Hemp Industry Daily: Webcast: What hemp businesses need to know about the new USDA hemp rules

Cannabis Law Report

Kristen is a Denver-based reporter for Marijuana Business Daily specializing in the hemp and CBD industries. She started covering the marijuana legalization movement in 2009 – when medical stores started popping up around Denver – and wrote about the state’s first legal hemp harvest.

Hemp Gets Green Light From USDA

NewsMunchies

I heart hemp. Department of Agriculture (USDA) interim rules clarify how hemp plants should be monitored under federal law, including how they should be tested for tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the compound that contributes to a cannabis user’s high. Domestic Hemp Production Program.

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Hemp cleans toxic soil and produces clean CBD flower, study finds

Leafly

Researchers found that stressing hemp with toxic soil actually boosted CBD levels. The post Hemp cleans toxic soil and produces clean CBD flower, study finds appeared first on Leafly. Growing Industry cannabis growing Hemp hemp growing soil soil remediation

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Kansas Hemp TM Dispute

Cannabis Law Report

Hemp Industry Daily reports… A hemp processor in Kansas stands accused of trademark violations by a nearby CBD manufacturer with a similar name. The case started in October, when KHC Enterprises, which does business as KC Hemp Co. Source: Hemp Industry Daily.

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Resource: USDA Directory Official Hemp Testing Laboratories

Cannabis Law Report

Any laboratory testing hemp for THC concentration under the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program must be registered with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to handle controlled substances. The directory below summarizes hemp testing laboratories who are registered with the DEA.

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BREAKING: USDA Releases Hemp Rules

Canna Law Blog

Department of Agriculture (“USDA”) released its interim hemp rules. Stakeholders will have 60 days to submit comments on the interim hemp rules. The 2018 Farm Bill requires states and Indian Tribes to submit hemp cultivation plans to the USDA. Hemp News

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Hemp Thieves At it Again

Cannabis Law Report

This time it is Union County Illinois where Police are asking for the public’s help after they say suspects stole 42 acres of hemp with an estimated value of $US2million. The grower told police the entire field of hemp had the tops of the plants removed.

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Hemp-CBD Across State Lines: Kentucky

Canna Law Blog

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (“ 2018 Farm Bill ”) legalized hemp by removing the crop and its derivatives from the definition of marijuana under the Controlled Substances Act (“CSA”) and by providing a detailed framework for the cultivation of hemp. Hemp States