WSDA Adopts Rules For Industrial Hemp Pilot Program

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has adopted rules establishing the Industrial Hemp Research Pilot (IHRP) in Washington state.

WASHINGTON: The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has adopted rules establishing the Industrial Hemp Research Pilot (IHRP) in Washington state. The adopted rules were signed by Director Derek Sandison and will take effect on May 14. A state law approved last year directed WSDA to design a program that would license researchers to grow, process and market industrial hemp. Some of Read the full article…

The Growth Of The Hemp CBD Markets

CBD is big business

NEW YORK: According to a research conducted by Hemp Business Journal and Vote Hemp, the Hemp CBD is a market with $130 million in sales with growth at a 53% AGR (Adjusted Growth Revenue). This as a result contributed to the $688 million in total Hemp sales in 2016. The Hemp CBD category was led by channel sales in Read the full article…

The CBD Submarket Plays Major Role In Legal Cannabis Industry

CBD is a major part of the growing legal cannabis market

NEW YORK: A major submarket of the legal cannabis industry is cannabidiol (CBD). CBD is the part of the plant that is not associated with the side effects of THC, so therefore CBD is usually used for medical reasons and not recreational purposes. A report by The Hemp Business Journal projects that the CBD market will Read the full article…

North Carolina Industrial Hemp Commission Now Accepting Applications to Grow Industrial Hemp

State agriculture agents will monitor and test the hemp crops to make sure they do not contain more than .30% THC.

NORTH CAROLINA: The North Carolina Industrial Hemp Commission (NCIHC) is accepting applications for its pilot program to grow industrial hemp for research in North Carolina. The application process is open to farmers who can show evidence of income from a farming operation. With such a high level of interest in growing hemp in North Carolina, Agriculture Commissioner Read the full article…

Sipp Industries To Distribute “Major Hemp Brown Ale” In Colorado

hemp brown ale is a thing

CALIFORNIA: Sipp Industries has entered into a distribution agreement with Colorado Craft Distributors for the release of a hemp-infused beer throughout the Denver area. Major Hemp, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sipps, in partnership with Denver’s Sleeping Giant Brewing, completed production of the initial 50 barrels, which yielded nearly 100 kegs of premium brown ale formulated with quality hemp-seed powder. The Read the full article…

Hemp, Inc. To Grow 3,000 Acres Of Industrial Hemp In North Carolina In 2017

Hemp Inc to plant hemp in NC in 2017

NORTH CAROLINA:  Hemp, Inc. has informed its shareholders that its wholly owned subsidiary, Industrial Hemp Manufacturing, LLC, in Spring Hope, NC, has signed a Letter of Intent  with Mullen View Farms and one with John Finch Farms in North Carolina. According to the signed LOI with Mullen View Farms, IHM will purchase 1,000 acres of raw hemp that is Read the full article…

Hemp Diapers And Covers Help Keep Babies Cleaner, Save Parents Money, Industry Reports Show

Hemp cloth diaper and waterproof diaper cover from babytooshey.com

GEORGIA: Reusable cloth diapers are becoming more popular among health- and environmentally-conscious parents. In response to increasing demand, Baby Tooshy has introduced new reusable cloth diapers and covers — made of hemp — that make cloth diapers virtually leak-proof, to help families save money and waste compared to disposable diapers. Numerous studies have reported that the costs Read the full article…

The Mainstream Growth of the Cannabidiol Market

GW Pharmaceuticals Epidiolex

NEW YORK: The legal cannabis market is expanding at a rapid pace. This year five states voted to legalize cannabis for recreational use. In four of these states the proposition passed. Currently 15 states only allow Cannabidiol and alongside that, there are 28 states and District of Columbia that have legalized all forms of medical marijuana. According Read the full article…

Hemp Industries Association Responds To DEA Final Rule Regarding ‘Marijuana Extracts’

DOJ/DEA Extracts Code

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  The Hemp Industries Association (HIA), the leading non-profit trade association consisting of hundreds of hemp businesses, has issued its position in response to a recent DEA ruling, submitted to the Federal Register December 14, 2016, which seeks to establish a new drug code for ‘marijuana extract.’ Specifically, the DEA has proposed that CBD, Read the full article…

Makers Of Charlotte’s Web Launch CW Simply Capsules

CW Hemp Introduces Simply Charlotte's Web

COLORADO:  CW Hemp, makers of the world-renowned Charlotte’s Web™ hemp extract oils with cannabinoids, announced today the launch of their CW™ SiMPLY line of capsule products.  “CW SiMPLY was created to make it easier for our busy customers to integrate Charlotte’s Web into their daily routines,” said Ashley Grace, Chief Marketing and e-Commerce Officer for CW Hemp.  “Charlotte’s Read the full article…