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FDA is Committed to Sound, Science-based Policy on CBD

This is not the view of Hemp.com, it is a statement by the government. Remember that WE can change things if we demand it. Hemp Author By: Amy Abernethy, M.D., Ph.D., Principal Deputy Commissioner, and Lowell Schiller, J.D., Principal Associate Commissioner for Policy Science forms the basis for decisions at the U.S. Food and Drug …

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CBD-infused food and beverages are still illegal under U.S. law. So why are they everywhere?

By Laura Reiley In flavors like “cucumber mint refresh” and “watermelon renew,” a new line of CBD-infused waters and teas is hitting major grocery stores in California and Colorado on Monday, each 16-ounce bottle containing 20 milligrams, or trace amounts, of “active hemp extract.” Continued The 2018 Farm Bill legalized hemp, but the legal status of …

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Hemp Farming

Farmer switches from raising chickens to growing hemp

Hemp is making waves with the farming communities as the many positive qualities are being realized. Industrial hemp has the potential to revitalize the many farming communities by adding to their arsenal another way to generate income and save the family farm. Growing hemp is an excellent way to diversify and utilize existing resources more …

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Industrial Hemp Production – States Waiting on Hemp Rules

States waiting on hemp rules from USDA to start planting- Industrial Hemp Production By RAMSEY SCOTT Wyoming Tribune Eagle CHEYENNE, Wyo. — While the federal government paved the way for industrial hemp production in the 2018 Farm Bill, states still need direction on how the nascent industry will be regulated before seeds can go into …

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Hemp In Denim-Levi’s And Outerknown Start using Hemp

Hemp in Denim. Levi’s and OuterKnown are taking us back to our root with the reintroduction of hemp in denim. By Mona Zhang FORBES Contributor Levi’s, the maker of the iconic 501 jeans, is getting into the hemp space in the name of sustainability. In partnership with sustainable fashion brand Outerknown, the two companies’ latest collection features …

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USDA, FDA take steps on hemp CBD. For FDA, this could be a long road.

By Sebastian Krawiec The biggest question mark regarding hemp has been the use of hemp-derived constituents, most notably cannabidiol (CBD), in dietary supplements and food. Currently, CBD is not authorized to be a dietary supplement or used in food because CBD was an Investigational New Drug (IND) and has since been approved as a treatment …

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Legal Status for Transport of Hemp Remains Confusing

Hemp transportation has become a hot topic as the clash between federal and state laws create confusion for both law enforcement as well as hemp businesses.  More discussion is needed between the two sides to clarify how industrial hemp can be transported between states. Legal Status for Transport of Hemp Remains Confusing By Eric Miller …

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State of Maine Official Apologizes For Confusion Over CBD Policy

When a mistake is made by an official, what are the reparations? By Penelope Overton THE PORTLAND PRESS HERALD The regulator says one inspector’s order to remove the hemp-derived products(specifically CBD‘s) from stores was misguided and merchants should have been told to review federal law and seek legal counsel if they had questions. But now …

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