As planting season approaches, Massachusetts’ proposed state hemp regulations have received federal approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.Read More
Texas has proposed a slate of rules for consumable hemp products and asked the public to make suggestions on them.Read More
CBD of Denver expects to close on the purchase of CBDWelt24 GmbH and its two hemp cultivation facilities in Switzerland by the end May. The purchase price was not disclosed.Read More
A former executive from FedEx and Hilton Worldwide will lead a new Tennessee CBD startup, called Hemp2Lab.Read More
A man in Florida wants a class-action brought against a Missouri-based CBD manufacturer after he says that third-party lab tests he ordered on the company’s products revealed lead and other contaminants.Read More
An Oregon hemp business is suing two counties on allegations that police seized legal hemp from its warehouse and then destroyed it.Read More
Lower-than-promised germination rates in a batch of hempseed from Colorado has led to a $17 million lawsuit from the California farm that bought the seed.Read More
Canadian CBD company NewLeaf Brands Inc. has bought a Colorado-based businesses that cultivates different strains of mushrooms for medical purposes. Vancouver, British Columbia-based NewLeaf Brands Inc. said in a news release Thursday that it had acquired Mydecine Group in an all-stock deal. The agreement calls for NewLeaf Brands to purchase 100% of the issued and […]Read More
A Nevada city facing a lawsuit over denying hemp production about 100 acres of city-owned property can’t avoid the case because it didn’t anticipate hemp becoming legal, a judge ruled in rejecting the city’s motion to dismiss. Tahoe Hemp LLC filed suit against Carson City in January, alleging the city denied it access to open space land […]Read More
A CBD company in Oregon is suing a Massachusetts hemp refinery over a shipment of hemp extract that was seized for containing too much THC, leading to criminal charges. Key Compounds filed suit against Phasex Corp. in federal court for negligence and breach of contract. The company alleges that Phasex was responsible for the contents of an […]Read More
California-based Omura, a marijuana and hemp flower vaporizer company, raised $5 million, with a portion of the funding coming from Bruce Linton, former CEO and founder of Canada’s Canopy Growth Corp.Read More
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned two companies to stop illegally marketing CBD products with claims that it can treat opioid addiction and other medical conditions.Read More
Monica Raymunt Interviews Giovanni Isoldi, CTO at Materia Medica ProcessingHemp Industry Daily international reporter, Monica Raymunt, interviews Giovanni Isoldi, CTO at Materia Medica Processing.
Laura Drotleff Interviews Jonathan Vaught, CEO & Founder of Front Range BiosciencesHemp Industry Daily reporter, Laura Drotleff, interviews Jonathan Vaught, CEO & Founder of Front Range Biosciences.
Starting a CBD Business During a Time of UncertaintyThe economy has seen its fair share of up’s and down’s, but the CBD industry, still in infancy, has been a wild ride. The CBD industry has been the mecca for business entrepreneurs and start-ups, but what happens when economic or environmental circumstances out of your control strike? Hemp Industry Daily reporter Ivan Moreno, speaks with Jennifer Culpepper, Founder and Principal at Brand Joint and Co-founder at I+I Botanicals, and Christopher Gavigan, Founder and CEO at Prima, to discuss their experience during COVID-19.