Farmers in Iceland will be allowed to import industrial hemp seeds for the first time this year after the health minister gave regulators the power to grant exceptions to the Nordic island’s total ban on cannabis and cannabis products.Read More
A California company that sells coffee to cruise lines and grocery stores says two of its subsidiaries have entered into an agreement with Nicaraguan cooperative to buy a farm for a hemp grow and processing facility.Read More
The European Industrial Hemp Association wants EU policymakers to see industrial hemp as a potential catalyst for regenerating rural areas following the coronavirus economic downturn.Read More
Hemp farmers in Illinois were able to harvest 73% of their 2019 crop, despite swings in the weather that made farming not so favorable in the inaugural year of legal hemp production.Read More
Kind Roots Botanicals CEO Ross King shares insights into how he got a forgivable loan from the Small Business Administration.Read More
Kansas has won federal approval to oversee hemp production in 2020, saying farmers have until June 1 to submit applications for growing hemp this year.Read More
Hemp Industry Daily is providing a free calculator intended to help cannabis companies forecast their financial performance based on different revenue assumptions during the current economic tumult.Read More
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 […]Read More
Farmers and businesses across the U.S. hemp supply chain can now access the same foreign guest worker labor that has long been available to other agricultural industries, offering new solutions for the labor-intensive crop.Read More
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 […]Read More
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.Read More
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 […]Read More
Laura Drotleff Interviews Dr. Jonathan Vaught, CEO & Founder of Front Range BiosciencesHemp Industry Daily reporter, Laura Drotleff, interviews Dr. Jonathan Vaught, CEO & Founder of Front Range Biosciences.
Monica Raymunt Interviews Giovanni Isoldi, CTO at Materia Medica ProcessingHemp Industry Daily international reporter, Monica Raymunt, interviews Giovanni Isoldi, CTO at Materia Medica Processing.
Starting a CBD Business During a Time of UncertaintyThe economy has seen its fair share of up’s and down’s, but the CBD industry, still in infancy, has been a wild ride. The CBD industry has been the mecca for business entrepreneurs and start-ups, but what happens when economic or environmental circumstances out of your control strike? Hemp Industry Daily reporter Ivan Moreno, speaks with Jennifer Culpepper, Founder and Principal at Brand Joint and Co-founder at I+I Botanicals, and Christopher Gavigan, Founder and CEO at Prima, to discuss their experience during COVID-19.