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Molson Coors, Hexo launch CBD drinks in Colorado

Molson Coors Beverage Co. says it has launched CBD drinks in Colorado through Truss CBD USA, its joint venture with Hexo Corp. The beverage line will be available in three flavors – Grapefruit Tarragon, Strawberry Hibiscus and Blueberry Lavender under the name, “Verywell,” Molson Coors and Hexo said Wednesday. The companies first partnered in 2018 […]

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California bill to legalize hemp extracts in food, drinks, includes ban on smokable flower

California lawmakers will be faced again with the long-debated question of whether to allow hemp extracts in food and beverages in the state when the legislative session opens Monday, but this time the proposal comes with a twist: The measure would also ban smokable hemp flower – an increasingly popular and unregulated segment of the industry. […]

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Vermont to conduct ‘contactless’ inspections of hemp operators during COVID

Vermont will be conducting contactless inspections of hemp operators to limit person-to-person contact during the pandemic. The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets says the inspections will begin with a phone call, followed by an email and an online form to gather information about number of harvested lots, yields, and results of contaminant testing, […]

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Private investment in Puerto Rico needed for hemp industry to thrive, official says

Puerto Rico’s agriculture secretary says private investment is needed to build the infrastructure for the hemp industry to thrive in the U.S. territory. Secretary Ramon González told a local news outlet, Noticel, that without hemp processing plants, “the business of investing in the fields is for nothing,” “I believe that a lot of expectations were […]

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New Michigan law lets veterinarians discuss CBD options with pet owners

Michigan’s governor has signed legislation to allow veterinarians to talk with pet owner about giving cannabis to their animals for therapeutic use. Michigan lawmakers approved the proposal in December and lets veterinarians “consult” with pet owners about the use of either marijuana or hemp products for their pets, the Oakland Press reported Friday. Sales for […]

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