Connecticut Hemp Business & Legal News


CBD store owner accused of defrauding investors in SEC complaint

The co-founder of a defunct Connecticut holding company and CBD and hemp store has been charged by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission with bilking investors. In addition to his holding company, Halitron, Bernard Findley was the co-founder of Hopp & Hemp Co., which sold CBD and other hemp products, according to The Newton Bee. A federal charging […]

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Hemp data company launches legal battle over ‘benchmarks’ moniker

Two companies that provide data and analytics to the hemp industry – New Leaf Data Services and PanXchange – are in a trademark dispute over the phrase “hemp benchmarks.” New Leaf sued PanXchange earlier this month in federal court in Connecticut, claiming trademark infringement of its “Hemp Benchmarks” service. PanXchange, which is based in Denver, offers […]

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Connecticut authorizes CBD in food, hemp farming

A new Connecticut hemp law that allows unlimited hemp production and the sale of foods containing CBD leaves New Hampshire as the lone New England state with no hemp program. The law signed Thursday by Gov. Ned Lamont sets up Connecticut hemp production as soon as this year. Details of the Constitution State’s hemp law […]

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Connecticut lawsuit seeks to open state for hemp farming

A Connecticut landowner who wants to grow hemp is suing to force the state to adopt a hemp pilot program. If he succeeds, Aaron Romano would make Connecticut the first state to be ordered by a court to regulate private hemp production. According to the Hartford Courant, Connecticut adopted a law in 2015 removing hemp from state […]

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