New York’s newest hemp processing plant owned by Canadians

JEFF PLATSKY | BINGHAMTON PRESS & SUN-BULLETIN Canopy Growth buys former Felchar site and wants to open hemp processing facility by the end of the year. How do you see Canadians effect on displacing American businesses? Commentary Canopy Growth will be using a familiar formula when it lands in Broome County later this year, renovating an existing industrial building …

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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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EPA Looks at Hemp

Concrete is a very energy intensive material to make. Hemp concrete would be a great alternative. A Green Chemistry Approach to Pulping Hemp as an Industrially Relevant Renewable Fiber for Construction EPA Grant Number: SU839468Title: A Green Chemistry Approach to Pulping Hemp as an Industrially Relevant Renewable Fiber for ConstructionInvestigators: Cai, Dr.Charles Institution: University of …

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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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First hemp processor in America to operate in York county

First hemp processor in America to operate in York county by Beccah Hendrickson WGAL – YORK COUNTY, Pa. The first hemp processor in America will be right here in the Susquehanna Valley. It’s a machine that breaks down the hemp plant, which is a form of cannabis that isn’t psychoactive like marijuana. It is newly …

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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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E.U.: “Hempseed oil is exempt but one of the naturally-occurring chemicals in it is not”

Hempseed oil is exempt but one of the naturally-occurring chemicals in it is not… by Richard Rose Hemp Flower Products such as Hempseed and the extract Hempseed oil are authorized Novel Foods under Catalogue v1.1, exempt from registration as new Novel foods due to demonstrated consumption in member states prior to May 1997. Naturally incidental …

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Scientists brew cannabis using hacked beer yeast

NATURE By Elie Dolgin The feat, described on 27 February in Nature, turns a sugar in brewer’s yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) called galactose into tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive compound in cannabis (Cannabis sativa). The altered yeast can also produce cannabidiol (CBD), another major cannabinoid that’s attracted attention lately for its potential therapeutic benefits, including its …

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