U.S. Hemp Authority Announces Issuance Of First 13 Certified Seals For Hemp Growers And Processors

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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The U.S. Hemp Authority today announced the first awards of its Certification Seal to 13 outstanding companies that have met the stringent standards the industry laid out for quality and safety. The following awardees have demonstrated their commitment to assuring that consumers have access to safe and accurately labeled hemp-derived products, including fiber, Read the full article…

Cresco Labs Launches Hemp CBD Subsidiary — Expands House Of Brands

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ILLINOIS: Cresco Labs, one of the largest vertically integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the nation, today announced the formation of a new wellness subsidiary, Well Beings, that will provide the Company the ability to expand its house of branded products to all 50 states to potentially reach a new customer base outside of the licensed dispensary Read the full article…

OLCC Commission Action On Rules February 2019

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OREGON: On February 21, 2019, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission took the following rule-making actions: FINAL ACTION Industrial Hemp Package House Bill 4089 passed during the 2018 legislative session. The bill alters the way hemp items can enter the Oregon Liquor Control Commission licensed system. This package allows for additional license types to receive industrial hemp Read the full article…

International Hemp Oil Company, Functional Remedies, Acquires New Lab, Increasing Production Capacity Ten-Fold

International Hemp Oil

COLORADO: Functional Remedies, vertically integrated manufacturer of whole-plant hemp oil products, announced a major expansion of its lab and production facility from 2,000 square feet to a new 25,000-square-foot facility located in Louisville, CO to meet the rapidly growing demand for its products across the U.S. and globally. Additionally, Functional Remedies recently moved into new 4,000-square-foot Read the full article…

Tilray To Acquire Manitoba Harvest, The World’s Largest Hemp Food Company

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Acquisition unites cannabis pioneer with leading natural food CPG company to create hemp and CBD-infused food and wellness products for North America CANADA: Tilray, a global leader in cannabis research, cultivation, production and distribution, has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Tilray will acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities Read the full article…

South Dakota Governor Noem Encourages Legislators To Table Industrial Hemp Discussions

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SOUTH DAKOTA: Governor Kristi Noem asked the South Dakota legislature to table discussions on legalizing industrial hemp this legislative session. “South Dakota is not ready for industrial hemp production,” said Noem. “There are still questions about the impact on public safety, enforcement, and costs to the taxpayers. We need to see federal guidelines when they are issued Read the full article…

Select CBD Line By Cura Now Sold At New Seasons Market’s 21 Stores

New Seasons Market

OREGON: Select CBD, an industry-leading hemp-derived CBD brand by Cura Wellness, proudly announces its partnership with New Seasons Market to provide products for sale at New Seasons neighborhood grocery stores in Oregon, California and Washington. Customers can purchase Select’s hemp-derived line of Select CBD Drops, Select PETS Drops, Select Muscle Rub and Montel by Select CBD Capsules. Select CBD Read the full article…

How CBD Took The Mainstream Marketplace By Storm

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Guest Column by Elliot Cornish A few years ago, you’d have been hard pressed to find even a cannabis user who could tell you much about cannabidiol (CBD), but times have changed. The CBD industry is set to be worth more than $5 billion by 2020, according to the latest research from New Frontier Data. For a Read the full article…

U.S. Hemp Revenues 2nd To China’s: New Frontier Data Projects $5.7B In U.S. Hemp Sales by 2020

State of Hemp 2019

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: New Frontier Data, the authority in data analytics and business intelligence on the global cannabis industry, with sponsorship from Hoban Law Group, Shi Farms and Mary’s Nutritionals,  releases a new, first-of-its-kind report, The Global State of Hemp: 2019 Industry Outlook, stating the global hemp industry reached $3.7 billion USD in retail sales in 2018, Read the full article…

Congressman Dana Rohrabacher Tweets His Support For Hemp Border Wall

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Tweets President Trump, Steve Bannon & Erik Prince: “A Hemp-Based Concrete Border Wall is a Win for USA” DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  ​​In a Tweet posted from his official Twitter account, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher urged President Trump to read and consider a plan created by the cannabis community for a southern border wall constructed from a hemp-based material, known as Read the full article…