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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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Colorado Law Enforcement Can’t Differentiate Hemp From Cannabis

By Rick Sallinger A Greeley woman is breathing much easier after drug charges against her were dropped. It’s an example of what’s becoming a more common case of confusion in Colorado involving two types of Cannabis plants. The attempt to separate hemp and marijuana only demonstrates that they are both Cannaibis Sativa L.. Law must …

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You Can Smoke Hemp

By EMILY CORWIN You’ll need to smoke a telephone pole and end up with a headache Said many a person Some mix it with today’s extra-potent marijuana to mellow it out, which Raap called “a salad.” Others desire the purported therapeutic effects of CBD, such as relief from insomnia and anxiety. Smoking, Raap said, offers …

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How legalizing hemp helps marijuana suspects

By Jon Schuppe Without the technology to determine a plant’s THC level, labs can’t provide scientific evidence for use in court. Without that help, prosecutors have to send evidence to expensive private labs that can do the tests or postpone cases until local labs develop their own tests, a process that could take months. Rather than …

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Navy tells sailors to stop all CBD use

By Scott Maucione “Sailors and Marines are prohibited from knowingly using products made or derived from hemp, including CBD, regardless of the products’ THC concentration, claimed or actual, and regardless of whether such product may lawfully be bought, sold, and used under the law applicable to civilians,” the release states. “Use means to inject, ingest, …

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With new hemp law, ‘sniff and search’ goes up in smoke

By John Pacenti Palm Beach County State Attorney Dave Aronberg puts police on notice: Marijuana arrests are going to be tough now that hemp is legal in Florida. To get the state on the forefront of a burgeoning industry, legislators acting with unusual bipartisan support unwittingly took away a much-used tool from law enforcement. The …

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Georgia Allows Hemp Growing Licenses

More economic barriers which prevent many from participating in the hemp potentials. Mr. Hemp Under the rules, an annual hemp grower license would cost $ 50 per acre, up to a $5,000 maximum. A hemp processor would cost $ 25,000 upfront and $ 10,000 every year after. continued… All licenses would have to undergo inspection …

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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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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 as an Economic Lifeline for Texas Towns?

Texas Observer by Christopher Collins Now a potential new cash crop — hemp —  could give a much-needed boost to local economies and has folks in Haskell and other farming towns in the state buzzing. Hemp and marijuana are the same plant species, but hemp lacks marijuana’s psychoactive properties and can be used to make …

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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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FDA on CBD: Let Congress Deal With It

Another [option] would be for the agency to communicate a policy of not prioritizing enforcement with respect to CBD content

Hemp Almost Legal In Texas

Hemp About To Be Removed From Texas Controlled Substances List Texas is taking big steps to legalize industrial hemp and hemp derived CBD products. This is a very strong move for the state and strengthens retailers ability to market and sell the hemp and CBD products. By Andrea Lucia NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The state of Texas …

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hemp derived cbd

Hemp Derived CBD Legal?

If you’re thinking about opening up a store dedicated to hemp derived CBD products — think again.

The Hemp Food Craze-How do we regulate it?

No One’s Really Sure How to Regulate This Hemp Food Craze The hemp food craze is great but the challenges of properly regulating it is difficult with varying laws across all of the different states.  Hemp food is an exciting and fast growing industry and this is one of the largest stumbling blocks. By Sophie …

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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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