Hemp Industry News for Hemp & CBD Retailers

Have a smart hemp idea? Share it at the 2020 Hemp Industry Daily Conference

Are you passionate about hemp and want to share your thoughts, advice and innovative ideas with an engaged and sophisticated audience? Applications are now available to become a speaker at the second Hemp Industry Daily Conference, June 3-4 in New Orleans. Brought to you by the editors of Hemp Industry Daily, this conference is the […]

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Sephora deepens its CBD offerings with extensive new brand partnership

A cosmetics, skin-care and beauty products specialty retailer will carry more products containing CBD in stores across several states after signing its largest cannabis-related partnership. New York-based retail giant Sephora will sell products from California beauty company Saint Jane in 281 stores across 22 states as of Jan. 10, according to The Fresh Toast. Saint […]

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SC tells animal feed, pet treat firms to reformulate products with hemp, CBD

Pet treats and animal food containing hemp derivatives, including CBD, are still not allowed under federal law, and South Carolina agriculture officials say they will start cracking down on companies selling them this month. The South Carolina Department of Agriculture (SCDA) plans to notify consumers and animal feed manufacturers that hemp and CBD are not […]

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Top 10 hemp business stories of 2019: Legalization brings new rules, Texas joins industry, farmers struggle with harvest & more

The hemp industry’s pivot from pilot-program experiment to national commodity kept entrepreneurs clicking to keep up with changes for the new industry. And Texas’ entry into the national hemp-producing economy was a development not to be missed. Those were among the most widely read stories for 2019 at Hemp Industry Daily, based on page views. 1. […]

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CBD retailer gets hemp shipment back from NYPD

The owner of a CBD store in Brooklyn, New York, has claimed a shipment of hemp that was seized by the New York Police Department last month when officers confused it with marijuana. Oren Levy, who owns Green Angel CBD, said his brother Ronen picked up the 106 pounds of hemp from the NYPD on […]

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Oregon regulators ban CBD in alcoholic beverages

A regulatory agency in Oregon announced a policy Friday that bans the manufacture, distribution and sale of alcoholic beverages containing CBD. However, according to state law, commerce of compliant, nonalcoholic, hemp-derived CBD products is allowed as long as they pass pesticide, solvent and potency tests under the Oregon Department of Agriculture, which regulates such products. […]

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Vermont CBD retailer arrested for allegedly stiffing hemp farms

A CBD retailer in Vermont has been arrested and charged with theft of service and other charges in cases involving four state hemp farms. Douglas Bell, the owner of CBD Vermont, a retail store in Waterbury Center, was arrested after writing bad checks. Bell owes more than $137,000 to local farmers, but an ongoing investigation […]

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Discount and sporting goods retailers begin CBD distribution

Two more mainstream retailers have entered the CBD race this month, joining a multitude of other large retailers that carry CBD products, including grocery, convenience, cosmetics and clothing stores. Dollar General will sell 20 different CBD products in 1,100 stores in Tennessee and Kentucky. The discount retailer plans to expand CBD products to stores in […]

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Drug charges dropped in New York hemp delivery case

New York prosecutors have dropped criminal charges against a CBD retailer who tried to pick up a shipment of hemp biomass from Vermont. But authorities have not yet returned the hemp to Green Angel CBD. Ronen Levy was facing marijuana charges by the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office over Green Angel’s November shipment of 106 pounds of hemp […]

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