Is the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s 2016 guidance enough to convict someone of drug charges for selling CBD? The North Dakota Supreme Court has agreed hear a case on that question – and while it won’t set precedent in other states, it may provide guidance for similar cases. The case of Falesteni A. Abu Hamda will […]Read More
2018 Farm Bill Report
The hemp industry experienced a seismic shift with the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill: Cultivation of hemp is now federally legal, and so is hemp-derived CBD. Hemp Industry Daily breaks down the new rules for you in our SPECIAL REPORT on the future state of the industry, 2018 Farm Bill: What’s Next for Hemp?DOWNLOAD NOW
Canadian hemp is speeding onto the world stage after a Calgary, Alberta-based processor was tapped to provide fibers to help construct a track for the Winter Olympics in Beijing. The deal is thought to be the first time that hemp construction components have been used in a modern Olympics. Canadian Greenfield Technologies will send 60,000 to […]Read More
Hemp may be totally different than marijuana. But the red tape that plagues the marijuana industry is coming for hemp anyway.
That’s why the hemp industry should keep an eye on what is happening in Oregon.Read More
A Wisconsin tribe says its plans to grow hemp indoors in a former fish hatchery are back on after settling a lawsuit with the state. The settlement reached Wednesday states that the St. Croix Chippewa do not need permission from the state Department of Agriculture to start growing hemp on their lands in northwestern Wisconsin. […]Read More
California’s booming CBD industry is in disarray after the state Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced earlier this month that CBD cannot be added to food, even if it comes from hemp.
“It’s a real punch in the stomach,” said Chris Boucher, who is growing 60 acres of hemp in Southern California, most of it destined for CBD extraction.Read More
The 2018 Farm Bill has been roundly praised by hemp activists because the Senate version would give hemp-derived CBD new legal protections, but a provision may also ban anyone “convicted of a felony related to a controlled substance under state or federal law.”Read More
After months of delays caused by subpar seeds, Hawaii has started a commercial hemp industry. Hawaii agriculture officials issued three licenses for a total of 10 acres last month.Read More
A California CBD producer is suing the federal government for seizing hemp shipments at airports.
The lawsuit seeks to end sporadic hemp seizures by U.S. Customs and Border Protection and to give hemp importers faster notifications when federal agents seize plant material for examination.Read More
Federal approval for a CBD drug means more for the hemp industry than just validation that cannabidiol has medical value. It’s also expected to increase investment in pharmaceutical uses for CBD derived from either hemp or marijuana, according to business owners working on other medicines extracted from the cannabis plant. “This is going to open up […]Read More
Australia’s changing hemp laws have inspired at least one manufacturing company to move production of its hemp-based shipping pallets away from China.Read More
Stanley Brothers Holdings plans to go public in Canada. The firm is the parent company of CW Hemp, the manufacturer of Charlotte’s Web CBD products. While the story of Charlotte’s Web has garnered international exposure, little has been shared publicly about Stanley Brothers operations and financials – until now.Read More