Senate Majority Leader: Farm Bill Will Lift Federal Hemp Ban

hemp botanical prints

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) reaffirmed on Friday that provisions lifting the federal prohibition of hemp will be included in the engrossed language of H.R. 2: The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (aka the 2018 Farm Bill). The must-pass legislation is currently being debated by leadership in conference committee. “If there’s a Farm Read the full article…

Hot Juice Review For CBD Vape Juice and eLiquid — Flavors That Tantalize


Hot Juice Review for CBD Vape Juice and eLiquid — Flavors that Tantalize Okay, so right out of the gate, I want to say I love this stuff. Normally, I don’t do this until the end, but I’ve literally vaped through every bottle of Hot Juice I had in no time at all. Before jumping Read the full article…

OLCC Rules Advisory Committee Meeting For Hemp (HB 4089) Is Thursday 9/27

Date and Time:       9:30 a.m., Thursday, September 27, 2018

Location:                 Oregon Liquor Control Commission
                                 9079 SE McLoughlin Blvd., Portland, OR 97222

Presiding Officer:  Bryant Haley
                                 Phone: 503.872-5136
                                 Fax: 503.872.5110
Proposed Draft Rules

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is proposing to amend Division 25 in response to the changes made by House Bill 4089.
The purpose of the advisory committee will be to review the changes enacted by HB 4089, listen to industry partners and collaboratively craft sensible rule language.

OREGON: The OLCC Advisory Committee Meeting for Hemp Bill (HB 4089) is this Thursday, September 27, 2018.   Event Details Date and Time: 9:30 a.m., Thursday, September 27, 2018 Location: Oregon Liquor Control Commission 9079 SE McLoughlin Blvd., Portland, OR 97222 Presiding Officer: Bryant Haley Phone: 503.872-5136 Fax: 503.872.5110 Email: AGENDA Proposed Draft Rules Read the full article…

Cannabis Refinery Leasing And High End Multi Processing Announce Multi-Year, $21M Industrial Hemp Processing Agreement In Upstate New York


CALIFORNIA: Cannabis Refinery Leasing and High End Multi Processing (H.E.M.P.) today announced an up to $21M, multi-year agreement to build New York State’s largest industrial hemp refinery. Cannabis Refinery Leasing, Inc. (CRL), in partnership with Applied Extracts, Inc., will supply its proprietary refinery scale supercritical CO2 extraction and fractional distillation technology to H.E.M.P., a newly licensed industrial Read the full article…

Global Hemp-based Foods Market 2018-2022


High Demand for Organic Hemp-based Foods to Boost Growth The global hemp-based foods market is expected to accelerate at a CAGR of over 24% during the forecast period, according to the latest market research report released by Technavio. The growing vegan population and increasing cases of celiac disease are key factors triggering the growth of Read the full article…

Isodiol Agrees To Acquire 51% Of Round Mountain Technologies, Commences Certified Organic Hemp Farming in Nevada

merger and acqusition

CANADA: Isodiol International, a global CBD innovator specializing in hemp based health and wellness products, the development of pharmaceutical CBD delivery methods and the manufacturing of a pure, natural CBD as an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient for use in finished pharmaceutical products, is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire 51% Read the full article…

Natural Pet Science Launches Pet Treats Made From Hemp And Crickets

Good dog, have some crickets

CANADA: Premium pet brand Natural Pet Science has launched a line of hemp-based health-conscious pet treats infused with crickets – yes, crickets! – to provide a one-of-a-kind snacking experience for pets. The launch features two of the Vancouver-based brand’s inaugural pet treats: Slim’Dog, a weight control formula for dogs, and Calm’Cat, a calming formula for cats. Both Read the full article…

Senate Passes Farm Bill, Which Includes Senator McConnell’s Hemp Farming Act

Farm Bill is a Victory for American Agriculture

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) announced today the Senate passed the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (Farm Bill), which takes serious steps to ensure the future of American agriculture. A conference committee made up with members from both chambers will now reconcile the Senate and House versions of the Farm Bill. The Read the full article…

Global Hemp-Based Food Market 2016 – 2024


IRELAND:  The global hemp-based food market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 7.5% over the forecast period of 2018-2024, according to a new report,  “Hemp-Based Food Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size and Forecasts up to 2024″. The report on global hemp-based food market provides qualitative and quantitative analysis for the period of Read the full article…

Arkansas Plant Board Adopts Industrial Hemp Regulations


ARKANSAS: The Arkansas Plant Board approved regulations for the state’s Industrial Hemp Pilot Program today at their quarterly meeting. The approval came after Mary Smith, author of the regulations and ASPB Seed Division Director, presented several public comments collected during a thirty-day public comment period that concluded June 15th. Many of the comments were inconsequential and Read the full article…