Hemp manufacturers retailers in Texas filed a lawsuit on Wednesday, challenging the Texas health department on its recently enacted ban on selling smokable hemp products.Read More
Laura has specialized in agricultural journalism for the past 20 years. Most recently she served as the editor of a B2B publication and multimedia properties focused on productivity, efficiency and profitability in commercial greenhouse cultivation. She has reported on multiple aspects of specialty crops including floriculture, fruit, vegetables, citrus and cannabis. She also has served extensively on various horticulture industry association boards. Laura is a Michigan State University graduate and is based in Cleveland, Ohio.
A Colorado hemp and CBD company with a special focus on tapping customers who golf has settled a distribution partnership with a large golf-club management and marketing company to expand the brand’s reach in the sector.Read More
Michael Cammarata, the CEO of Neptune Wellness Solutions, said he has learned a multitude of business lessons from working in technology, advertising, music and consumer packaged goods, but all of those lessons ultimately lead back to one underlying theme.Read More
Officials in Texas have certified that the code banning the retail sale and distribution of smokable hemp products has been approved and becomes effective as of Aug. 2.Read More
Filing for bankruptcy protection isn’t an ideal destination for any company. However, the stigma around it has been significantly lessened in recent years—especially in an industry as tumultuous as hemp.Read More
In a recession, there are bound to be business casualties—particularly in a high-risk, nascent industry such as hemp.
Hemp companies have experienced a perfect storm of obstacles since legalization in late 2018—an uncertain regulatory environment, overproduction in 2019, ongoing challenges with access to banking and financial services and, now, COVID-19Read More
Proponents of building a strong hemp industry in Hawaii are hoping the crop will restore the island state’s deep agricultural tradition after long-standing tropical crops that moved off the islands in favor of lower-cost locales have left tens of thousands of acres fallow.Read More
Hemp companies are hunting for ways to tighten their belts during the economic downturn, and executives are looking at personnel as one area where savings can be found.Read More
Federal food and drug officials submitted a CBD enforcement policy document for approval on Wednesday, Hemp Industry Daily has learned.Read More
A federal science agency launched a program on Tuesday, aimed at helping laboratories accurately measure key chemical compounds in hemp and marijuana products including oils, edibles, tinctures and balms.Read More
Federal food and drug officials dropped draft guidance for clinical research related to cannabis and cannabis-derived products.Read More
Federal food and drug officials dropped draft guidance for clinical research related to developing cannabis and cannabis-derived drug products.Read More
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Kristen Nichols Interviews Angela Dawson, CEO of Forty Acre CooperativeHemp Industry Daily editor, Kristen Nichols, Interviews Angela Dawson, founder and CEO of Forty Acre Cooperative.
CBD liver study to inform FDA regulation gains support for deployment next monthHemp Industry Daily reporter, Laura Drotleff, interviews industry experts about a CBD liver study set to deployment next month
Hemp Week ReimaginedHemp Industry Daily editor, Kristen Nichols, interviews Rick Trojan, president of the Hemp Industries Association, in honor of Hemp Week!