Senate Majority Leader: Farm Bill Will Lift Federal Hemp Ban

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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…

Privy Peach to Sponsor Women of Cannabis Conference, Providing New Hope For Sexual Dysfunction And Trauma In Women

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COLORADO: Privy Peach will be making an appearance in Vegas next week at the Women of Cannabis Conference. Privy Peach will be donating 500 samples of their CBD infused personal Lubricant to promote awareness about how CBD can support sexual health and wellness. In 2016, Kimberly Koehler, founder of the women’s-focused CBD line Privy Peach, began researching the benefits Read the full article…

Sproutly Develops Cannabis And Hemp Infused Functional Beverage Portfolio

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CANADA: Sproutly Canada  has completed the development and formulation of an initial portfolio of functional beverages with its proprietary naturally water soluble cannabinoids (“Infuz2O”). The beverages combine recently licensed rights for the proprietary water soluble mineral platform (“MiST Platform”) with Infuz20. The initial portfolio consists of three separate cannabis / hemp infused beverages that provide the Read the full article…

420MEDIA Trailblazers In Cannabis: Jeff Binder, CLS Holdings CEO & Chairman

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Digital marketing agency 420MEDIA and the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) have joined forces to create a series highlighting entrepreneurs trailblazing the cannabis scene. Each week, we profile a noteworthy business pioneer, and ask each 5 questions. This week’s featured trailblazer is Jeff Binder, CEO and Chairman of CLS Holdings USA Inc. 1. Tell us about 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
                                 Email: bryant.haley@oregon.gov
 
AGENDA
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: bryant.haley@oregon.gov 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

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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

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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

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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…