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You can grow hemp in Kansas but could go to jail for selling it

BY KEVIN HARDY This is another example of why the plant must be removed from law, eliminate the penalty for cooperating with nature. Mr. Hemp Annie Martin could have lit up a joint on the courthouse steps in Lawrence and faced a $1 fine as her sole penalty under the law here. But for selling …

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FDA Targets CBD In Marketing Crackdown

By Anna Edney and Craig Giammona The Food and Drug Administration sent Curaleaf Holdings Inc. President Joseph Lusardi a letter dated Monday warning the company its lotion, pain-relief patch, tincture and disposable vape pen are considered drugs because they claim to treat conditions like pain, anxiety and ADHD, according to language on its website and …

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This Is A Plane Hemp Scam

Or have you been taken for a ride? Yes, one day there will most likely be a composite made from hemp that can pass the rigorous testing needed to prove that it is safe for building aircraft with. In this specific case, the fabulous claims that come from Derek Kesek, CEO of  HempEarth Group Ltd. …

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A ‘Smokescreen For EU Regulation’

by Peter McCusker In an interview with CBD Testers, he said: “Novel Food is a smokescreen, it has nothing to do with CBD being a Novel Food. But it is totally about EU Governments wanting to get a handle on what CBD products are out there, what is being sold, whether it is legal, and where …

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The Leading Expert: Envirotextiles Hemp Workshop

Take advantage of the opportunity to learn in-depth information from professionals with decades of experience and knowledge.  July 13th-14th, 2019 in Glenwood Springs, Colorado Two day business workshop, two hour Q&A at the end of each day, a tour of the Enviro facilities, as well as tribal regulations and USDA planning, and many other great …

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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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Tilray to Acquire Manitoba Harvest for $319 Million

As the hemp industry continues to grow in the US, Tilray’s purchase of Manitoba Harvest opens access to the enormous hemp market for Tilray and its peers. Tilray will initially pay C$277.5 million (C$150 million in cash and C$127.5 million in Tilray shares) at the close of the deal, expected within the next 30 days. …

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[Canadian] Hemp company to invest up to $150M and 400 jobs in Binghamton, NY

By Jeff Platsky Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin Commentary: We NEED more people from the United States to invest in our own country. A major Canadian processor will spend up to $150 million to locate a hemp processing center in the Southern Tier. Canopy Growth, [a Canadian company] whose stock [Canada’s Canopy Growth shares jump 11% on …

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First Cannabis (Hemp) Gummies Will Arrive In Mexico at the End of January

As we share news from around the world, it is important to understand that Hemp is called Cannabis in many other countries. This article is one of those where Cannabis is referring to the CBD hemp product. By ALEJANDRA RODRÍGUEZ ** El Financiero ** Its cost will be 250 pesos, about 75% lower than what …

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F.D.A. moves on hemp

By Jeff Gelski www.foodbusinessnews.net WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration will continue to govern the regulatory status of hemp-based food, beverages and ingredients after the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, also known as the farm bill, removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act. The new U.S. Farm Bill doesn’t mean that anyone can go …

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Trump Signs Farm Bill, Now we will see the way it plays out.

Today will be referred to as a great day or a disaster for WE THE PEOPLE. President Trump Signed the Farm Bill at 4pm EST. Many companies are very happy that this was signed, but what will it do for the average person who wants to grow a plant? US Farm Bill Will Make CBD …

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Beverage Alcohol Lawyers Explain Hemp In The 2018 Farm Bill

Thomas Pellechia FORBES The words “grape farming” never make it into a federal agricultural subsidy bill. That’s because fruits and vegetables are generally not included in federal farm subsidy legislation. It does not cover viticulture, but wineries eyeing the potential market for cannabidiol-infused (CBD) wine could possibly benefit from the  2018 Farm Bill, which lifts the present ban …

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Hemp Future Week, Day 1: Graphene from Hemp Fiber

Tesla could run on hemp graphene batteries, and California could get its water from desalination plants using hemp graphene filters.

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