Wyoming Hemp Business & Legal News

States move forward on hemp while USDA develops federal rules

Afraid of missing hot opportunities in hemp while the federal government mulls national rules, states are adopting a surprising number of laws to start or expand hemp production. Most states already allow hemp cultivation, but 2019 has seen many of the hemp holdouts adopt cultivation laws, while more established hemp states are expanding opportunities to […]

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Wyoming takes another step toward hemp production

Farmers in Wyoming are getting closer to having another crop to cultivate now that the state’s Department of Agriculture has submitted a plan for hemp production to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Last month, Gov. Mark Gordon signed the first state-level hemp law since passage of the 2018 Farm Bill. Wyoming’s new law calls for […]

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Hemp boom: States report dramatic licensing increases for 2019

Hemp production is about to shift into overdrive in states where growers have been licensed to get started with the 2019 planting season. There is a dramatic increase in interest among new farmers looking to capitalize on hemp in states that have been growing the crop under pilot programs. Here’s an early look at 2019 […]

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Wyoming threats force Kroger affiliate, another local grocer to pull CBD products

A Colorado-based grocer backed by national chain Kroger has removed CBD products from one of its stores in Wyoming after warnings from police. Lucky’s Market – a Boulder, Colorado, company that partners with Cincinnati-based Kroger – and Jackson Whole Grocer & Cafe took the CBD off their shelves in Jackson Hole after they were threatened […]

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