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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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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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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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Source Hemp Information

By Richard Rose For 25 years I’ve been a hemp foods pioneer, researcher, author, educator, advocate, speaker, consultant, product developer, brander, marketer, thought leader, Mentor, and entrepreneur. In 1994 I pivoted from an Inc. 500 14-year vegan foods career to using hempseed instead of soybean and was the first by years to develop the product …

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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 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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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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Lawmakers demand to know why CBD was banned in NYC

CBD was banned in NYC – The compound CBD, which is derived from industrial hemp, has grown in popularity in recent years because of its reputation as a stress and anxiety reducer. It is derived from the marijuana plant but does not get users high, experts say. Look DEEPER at what is happening with Cannabis …

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Ohio Highway Patrol Seize 55 Gallons of CBD Hemp Oil

So, if they seized 7,040 liquid ounces of CBD oil and are saying it is worth $165,000, then the value is $23.43 an ounce.  Do you see the issue with the cost? The Scioto Post By Jeremy Newman COLUMBUS – Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers filed felony drug charges against two Rhode Island men after a …

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