A cosmetics executive has been tapped to take over California CBD manufacturer Papa & Barkley. Evelyn Wang replaces Adam Grossman as CEO. Grossman will lead the company’s board of directors. Wang comes from Milani Cosmetics. She was formerly an assistant vice president for L’Oreal Paris and, before that, was product director for Neutrogena Cosmetics, part […]Read More
Kristen is a Denver-based reporter for Marijuana Business Daily specializing in the hemp and CBD industries. Previously, she worked at the Associated Press for nearly 20 years. 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. Kristen also covered agriculture and politics in Maryland and her home state of Georgia.
The hemp industry may be young — but still the niche crop contributed at least $4 billion to the U.S. economy last year, and could contribute nearly $16 billion by 2025.Read More
U.S. drug regulators have withdrawn their proposal to regulate over-the-counter CBD, handing the industry another setback after years of delay from the Food and Drug Administration.Read More
Nationwide hemp rules released in the closing days of the Trump Administration aren’t on hold, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.Read More
Pyxus International, the first Big Tobacco company to join the hemp and marijuana industries, is getting back out.Read More
Farmers still making sense of long-delayed nationwide rules for growing hemp in 2021 and beyond got another wrinkle Wednesday when the incoming administration of President Joe Biden ordered a “freeze” on new regulations.Read More
A federal judge in New York has dismissed an investor’s lawsuit accusing a hemp biotech company of lying to promote its stock price.Read More
A new study suggests the terpene phytol could be dangerous in cannabis vape products.Read More
(Editor’s note: This story is part of a recurring series of commentaries from professionals connected to the hemp industry. Joseph Ramahi, PhD, is chief science officer for Cultivaris Hemp, a young-plant producer in Encinitas, California.) Over and over again I meet hemp growers who are not yet aware of a widespread disease that has been […]Read More
Circle K Stores Inc. wants to block a California hemp and marijuana holding company from using a design mark with “K” inside a circle.Read More
Hemp producers will have more breathing room under newly released rules on the federally mandated THC levels before they are declared criminally negligent, with the margin of error increasing from a total of 0.5% to 1% THC. Hemp farmers and testing agents will also have more time to harvest plants after testing, with the harvest […]Read More
The hemp industry has been waiting with bated breath for the release of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Cannabidiol Enforcement Policy Draft Guidance.Read More
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January Update: Kristen Nichols Interviews HIA Executive Director Jody McGinnessKristen Nichols gets a January update from HIA executive director, Jody McGinness.
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