Coronavirus


Denver CBD maker opens Texas distribution center

A Denver CBD maker has opened a new fulfillment center in Dallas. CBD 100% Relief, which makes white-label CBD products and sells its own brand of CBD tinctures, creams and roll-ons online, announced Wednesday that it chose the Dallas-area for a new fulfillment center. The fulfillment center employs 12 people. Company CEO Daniel Sandoval said […]

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USDA, hemp food producers assure public on coronavirus transmission fears

Companies making hemp-derived foodstuffs are joining federal authorities to remind folks that hemp foods are being inspected as usual and are safe to eat through the coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. Department of Agriculture sent an alert this week that no staffing changes are planned at the agency’s Food Safety and Inspection Service, or its Animal and […]

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New York CBD startup delays Canadian IPO on coronavirus issues

New York-based CanaFarma Hemp Products will start trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) on Thursday. The listing, previously scheduled for Tuesday, was delayed at the company’s request “to account for world events relating to the coronavirus pandemic, which are expected to have caused extra delay in shareholders receiving their new shares,” a statement read. CanaFarma, known […]

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Idaho herbalist takes down coronavirus mention on website that sells CBD

An herbalist in Idaho who mostly sells CBD products has taken down a mention of coronavirus from her e-commerce site after a warning from federal regulators. Amy Weidner, owner of Herbal Amy in Nampa, Idaho, made no mention of coronavirus in relation to any of her CBD products. But she included a listing from another […]

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Coronavirus outbreak leads to postponement of NoCo, Southern hemp expos

More hemp industry events have been postponed, including the NoCo Hemp Expo this month in Denver, after the rapid spread of the coronavirus outbreak. Originally slated for March 26-28, the expo has been rescheduled for Aug. 6-8 in the same locations in Denver, the event’s organizers said in a statement. As of last week, Morris […]

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How coronavirus in China could be a boon for US hemp producers

The coronavirus outbreak in China likely will benefit American hemp companies that compete with Chinese suppliers on the global and domestic markets. Trade tensions between the United States and China previously caused disruptions in the cannabis supply chain. And this newest issue underscores the vulnerabilities in the global marketplace that vape and other cannabis and […]

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