Careers in the booming hemp industry pay far better than their mainstream agriculture counterparts, according to new research.Read More
A coalition of hemp trade associations wants assurance that farmers – and particularly hemp farmers – will be eligible for key assistance programs under to help with business disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Eight hemp organizations sent a joint letter to Small Business Administration Administrator Jovita Carranza on behalf of the 17,000 licensed hemp farmers […]Read More
These days, it pays more to be in the hemp business than the tobacco business.
Salaries for employees at hemp companies are far outpacing those of their counterparts in the tobacco industry, according to an analysis by Hemp Industry Daily.Read More
A California hemp grower is suing a sheriff’s office, alleging the authorities destroyed about 500 acres of their plants, which the company estimates were worth $1 billion, according to the lawsuit. The federal lawsuit filed Friday calls the demolition of the plants “one the largest wholesale destructions of personal property by government entities in the history […]Read More
For an idea of how federal prohibition skews a labor market, look no further than the boom-boom hemp industry.Read More
Private and public companies nationwide have rallied to donate money and supplies in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic – hemp and CBD companies among them. At such an unprecedented time in world history, hemp and CBD companies are pitching in and doing their part by: Donating medical supplies like gloves and masks Donating profits […]Read More
France, Italy and the Netherlands are leading the pack when it comes to industrial hemp cultivation in Europe, according to the most recent data available. More than 50% of industrial hemp in Europe was planted in those three countries, and the amount planted across the continent rose 3.3% in 2018 compared to the previous year, according […]Read More
A Quebec, Canada-based supplements company announced the installment of two new members to the company’s board of directors. Neptune Wellness Solutions of Laval, Quebec, on Tuesday said Joseph Buaron and Michael A. de Geus were joining the company’s board. Buaron has two decades of experience as a chief technology officer, while de Geus is a […]Read More
Farmers who say they’re not getting needed assistance from federal coronavirus relief are looking to Congress to change an oversight keeping them from accessing help from the Small Business Administration. Eighty-six members of Congress wrote to SBA administrator Jovita Carranza on Thursday asking for “immediate attention and swift action” to ensure that farms receive the economic relief […]Read More
A trove of business records from a 20th-century Kentucky hemp processor are now in the hands of the University of Kentucky. A family in Bourbon County donated some 17 boxes of records from the family decortication and processing business that operated from roughly 1900 to 1940. The university’s Special Collections Library will clean and archive the […]Read More
Farmers, processors and retailers in Alaska can start applying for hemp registrations Monday after the industry officially launches on April 4. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, all registrations must be submitted electronically through the Alaska Division of Agriculture’s website. Agriculture officials in Alaska used a social media broadcast to lay out new rules for the […]Read More
Hemp growers will have more young plant options to choose from as a result of a new joint venture between Vancouver-based plant company 3 Rivers Biotech and JRT Nurseries, a plant grower with locations in Aldergrove, British Columbia, and Lynden, Washington. The two companies will work together to produce and supply hemp plants grown from […]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.