Nevada Hemp Business & Legal News


FDA tells ex-NFL player to stop ‘misleading’ claims on CBD cure for coronavirus

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning the company of former NFL player Kyle Turley to stop claiming that CBD is an effective treatment for coronavirus. In a letter dated Tuesday, the FDA ordered Turley’s company, Las Vegas-based NeuroXPF, to stop “misleadingly representing your products as safe and effective for a COVID-19-related use …” […]

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CBD chew partnership ends in multiple lawsuits

A Nevada hemp and marijuana producer has filed three lawsuits against a California cannabis chew maker over a disappointing 2018 partnership to make CBD- and THC-infused chewing pouches. The Nevada company, Solace Holdings, said Cannadips defaulted on loans worth $1.2 million through 2018 and 2019, money Solace says it paid to get the rights to distribute Cannadips […]

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Australis backs out of deal for Colorado hemp firm Folium

Australis Capital, a cannabis investment firm based in Las Vegas, terminated its planned acquisition of hemp company Folium Biosciences in the wake of lurid headlines that surfaced regarding the Colorado company it was going to purchase only two months ago. Australis, a spin-off of Canadian marijuana producer Aurora Cannabis, said in a news release it […]

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Nevada hemp company seeks right to grow on city-owned land

Nevada’s capital city is facing a lawsuit from a hemp cultivator blocked from growing the crop on about 100 acres of city-owned property. Tahoe Hemp filed suit against Carson City last month, saying the municipality acted in bad faith when it blocked the company from growing hemp on 100 acres. Carson City officials said some […]

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Exclusive: Nevada hemp consultant discusses crop’s potential in Southwest

The desert Southwest could become a critical hemp-producing area for the United States, according to a longtime hemp educator in the University of Nevada system. In this special episode of News & Views – recorded at MJBizCon in Las Vegas – Marysia Morawska, who oversees hemp projects with the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension, sat down with Hemp Industry […]

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Canopy, US hemp grower head to court over dismal crop, missed payments

Canadian cannabis giant Canopy Growth and a Nevada-based hemp producer are suing each other in rival federal cases over a bad crop and allegations of missed payments and misspent advances. The cases center on Go Farm Hemp, a Henderson, Nevada-headquartered company that entered contracts to grow hemp in 2019 for Canopy Growth in Colorado, Kentucky, […]

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Canadian marijuana financier entering hemp industry in Nevada

A Canadian company that finances marijuana projects is expanding into the hemp business in Nevada. Crop Infrastructure announced Monday that it has entered into a loan agreement with Elite Ventures Group to buy 315 acres in Nye County, Nevada. Crop is based in Vancouver, British Columbia, and Elite Ventures in Las Vegas. The two companies […]

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Canadian hemp grower expanding into Colorado with line of CBD products

A Canadian company will expand into Colorado via a licensing agreement to put hemp-derived CBD products in Colorado dispensaries. Friday Night, which owns a medical marijuana cultivator and CBD company in Las Vegas, announced that its subsidiary, Infused MFG, will contract with concentrate manufacturer Denver Dab Co. Denver Dab will make CBD topicals, tinctures, supplements, vape […]

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Nevada CBD company buys California firm for $2.2M to expand into topicals, edibles

Nevada CBD manufacturer Leafceuticals is expanding into topicals and edibles with the $2.2 million acquisition of California’s Irie CBD products. The acquisition gives Leafceuticals a processing plant in Oakland, California, for expanding its CBD line. The agreement calls for Leafceuticals – a subsidiary of Las Vegas-based Freedom Leaf – to pay $400,000 cash and $1.8 […]

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Tribe loses bid to resume hemp growing in California after DEA seizure

A federal judge has rejected an effort by an American Indian tribe to resume growing hemp in Stockton, California. The Winnemucca Shoshoni tribe had sued the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and San Joaquin County in October over the removal of 26 acres of hemp – a crop the tribe valued at $77 million. The tribe also […]

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Tribe sues DEA, California county for removal of 26-acre hemp crop

A Native American tribe based in Nevada is suing the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration over the seizure of a 26-acre hemp crop growing in California. The Winnemucca Indian Colony of Nevada – a federally recognized tribe of Western Shoshone and Northern Paiute Indians in northwestern Nevada – is also suing officials in San Joaquin County, California, where the grow was located, […]

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