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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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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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State of Maine Official Apologizes For Confusion Over CBD Policy

When a mistake is made by an official, what are the reparations? By Penelope Overton THE PORTLAND PRESS HERALD The regulator says one inspector’s order to remove the hemp-derived products(specifically CBD‘s) from stores was misguided and merchants should have been told to review federal law and seek legal counsel if they had questions. But now …

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What Is The Cannabis Oil That Is Causing A Rage In The USA?

Cannabis Oil is making waves in the US and Canada for all the great benefits to our general well being. By Sarah Palanques Tost (Translated from Spanish) Cannabidiol is a substance present in hemp that begins to be a common remedy to control pain, reduce anxiety and improve sleep Sharon is 59 years old, lives …

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MAINE orders stores to remove edibles with Hemp CBD

By Penelope Overton State health authorities have ordered that edible products containing cannabidiol, or CBD, must be removed from stores because the hemp-derived product is not a federally approved food additive. Environmental health inspectors began informing businesses last week that they must remove all foods, tinctures, and capsules from their shelves that contain the non-psychoactive chemical …

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World Health Organization Recommends Rescheduling CBD and more

Comment: This should stir things up a lot. Take your role and take action to free the plant from the bonds of manipulation. By  Tom Angell Global health experts at the United Nations are recommending that marijuana and its key components be formally rescheduled under international drug treaties. Continued… WHO is also moving to make clear that …

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New federal law doesn’t protect people from transporting hemp plants in Idaho

By EMILY LOWE and XAVIER WARD Idaho Press BOISE — The new federal Farm Bill, which legalized the sale of hemp plants, won’t stop those transporting the plant from getting a criminal charge if caught in Idaho, according to Ada County Chief Criminal Deputy Prosecutor Scott Bandy. Last week, the Idaho State Police arrested an …

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Richard Rose, Hemp Pioneer, Sounds Off On The Farm Bill

By Malcolm MacKinnon For nearly, four decades Richard Rose has been an innovator in the natural food industry, starting with soy food products like TofuRella, Cottage Tofu Salad, and LeTofu, which were sold internationally. In 1994, he turned from soy to hempseed. His company HempNut Inc. was the first Best Practices hempseed foods company in …

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CBD Is Illegal In Wyoming. Will Industrial Hemp Help Change That?

Comment: Take action by getting involved and calling your local politicians and representatives, this will help everyone, even law enforcement (they can use it for health reasons too). By Kamila Kudelska Cannabidiol or more commonly known as CBD has gained popularity as people use those products for anxiety, back pain and even epilepsy. CBD is currently …

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