Alaska Hemp Business & Legal News

Alaska proposes bi-level THC testing fees in long-delayed hemp rule draft

Alaska wants to reward hemp farmers who use certified varieties with lower THC testing fees in the state’s long-delayed proposal for regulating commercial production. The proposed regulations – issued more than a year after Alaska authorized hemp cultivation – gives would-be entrepreneurs a first look at how much it could cost to produce and process hemp. The […]

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CBD advertisements removed from Alaska city’s buses

Advertising restrictions continue to affect the hemp and CBD industry, with one Alaska town removing CBD ads from city buses rather than face possible complaints about them. A borough in Fairbanks took down Aurora Apothecary ads on buses promoting CBD. The bus system said that no one complained about the ads, but pointed out they should […]

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Alaska oil and gas company inks deal for hemp-based additive

A North Carolina company that uses hemp to make an additive for drilling fluid for oil and gas operators has signed a distribution deal with an Alaska drilling company. Under the agreement, Quadco, an Anchorage company that maintains and repairs oil and gas wells, will distribute Hemp Inc.’s DrillWall product across Alaska. Hemp Inc. grows […]

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Alaska governor signs hemp bill – with pen made of hemp

Alaska has become at least the 35th state to allow hemp cultivation, after Alaska Gov. Bill Walker signed the bill with a pen made of hemp. The measure, which passed unanimously in the state legislature, will “create a great opportunity for Alaska farmers,” Walker announced late Thursday. Alaska’s new hemp law doesn’t set license fees nor limit […]

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