Hemp Cultivation, Processing & Extraction News


Virginia governor signs CBD food regulations into law

Virginia has joined other states in allowing CBD in food despite federal prohibitions. Gov. Ralph Northam recently signed the legislation that defines CBD as food and gives state regulators power to regulate the new industry. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumers will be in charge of regulations and enforcement, including overseeing labeling requirements, identifying […]

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Canada’s Canopy Growth to shutter New York growing operations

Canopy Growth, a global cannabis giant that muscled its way into the U.S. hemp market, has announced that it is shutting down its hemp-growing operation in New York state, citing a glut of hemp from last year. The Canada-based company will cease farming operations in Springfield, New York, but will continue using its hemp supply […]

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Hire learning: What hemp leaders have learned about compensation and recruitment strategies in a young industry

Hemp salaries have risen across the supply chain since the crop won federal acceptance in 2018. The illicit market is a thing of the past, and hemp entrepreneurs now compete against multinational agricultural conglomerates to attract talent on and off the farm, from cultivation experts to skilled processors and retailers.

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$4 million award to El Salvador CBD business upheld in dispute with Florida company

A U.S. appeals court has upheld a $4 million judgment in favor of an El-Salvador based CBD oil supplier that accused its Florida distributors of breach of contract. The decision Tuesday from the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a decision from an arbitration panel the ruled in favor of Cromogen Biotechnology Corporation an all issues […]

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