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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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[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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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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