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February 5, 2020

12 Additional State and 12 Tribal Plans are Currently Under USDA Review

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has now approved six state and seven tribal hemp production plans. 

These state and tribal hemp production plans are in compliance with the USDA’s p...

Right before the end of last year,  the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved the first three states’ plans for the regulation of growing hemp.  Louisiana, Ohio, and New Jersey obtained USDA approval for their state hemp plans. The agency also indicated that an...

FC Global’s first two Hemp Boot Camps of the year will be held in Lincoln, Nebraska on February 1st and Des Moines, Iowa on February 29th.

Additional Hemp Boot Camps are scheduled for Springfield, Ilinois; Wichita, Kansas; Indianapolis, Indianapolis; and Columbia, Misso...

Bamboo Studios has launched its Eco Hempware, which the company is marketing as the first food service tableware manufactured from hemp fiber.

Since the 2018 Farm Bill was signed into law, which legalized the growing, cultivation, processing, and sale of hemp in the US,...

December 31, 2019

Many Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) food and beverage companies are proceeding full-speed ahead in launching products containing CBD. This is despite the position of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and some states that CBD is not approved as an additive in food,...

December 29, 2019

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture has submitted its plan for the regulation of hemp growing to the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) for approval.

Quick approval by the USDA is envisioned as state hemp plans have recently been approved by the agency for Louisiana...

December 28, 2019

On Friday, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Friday announced that it had approved hemp licensing plans for Louisiana, Ohio, and New Jersey.  These three states are the first states to obtain USDA approval of growing industrial hemp.

The USDA also indicated tha...

December 23, 2019

America’s cannabis, hemp, and CBD markets are growing quickly. They’re America’s fastest-growing industries, but projections for their potential vary significantly.

Due to the early stage of the cannabis, hemp, and CBD markets, and their legal, regulatory, and marketing...

September 15, 2019

Investment Confirms the Lack of Investor Concern  Regarding FDA Prohibitions of CBD as a Beverage Additive

Launched last year, Sweet Reason manufactures and sells unsweetened sparkling water with natural flavors and 7 mg of CBD. The CBD is extracted from Colorado-grown...

If Passed into Law, Massachusetts Will Join Colorado, Illinois, Maine, and California, States that Allow or Likely Will Soon Allow CBD-Infused Food and Beverages

A bill has been introduced into the Massachusetts House of Representatives to legalize products including fo...

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