Hemp

Not Quite So Sweet: Hemp & the Honeybee
A funny thing happened in November 2006. David Hackenberg, a Pennsylvania beekeeper tending to his hives in Florida, went on a routine check. What he found was startling: After opening up his hives, he discovered that there...
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Cannacurio: Hemp Retail Expands to Florida
Our team has been working with the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (FDAC) to understand how they are handling hemp-derived CBD at the retail level. On January 1, 2020 new regulations became effective...
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Is Hemp Taking Hold or Is Something Holding up Production?
In 2018, the U.S. Congress passed the Hemp Farming Act, which legalized the widespread cultivation of cannabis with a low THC content and its sale as an ordinary agricultural commodity. By 2019, the law was in effect, and...
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Cannacurio: Texas Hemp
Background The 2018 Farm Bill legalized the commercial production of hemp and authorized states to submit state plans to administer hemp programs. On June 10, 2019, House Bill 1325, was signed into law by Texas Governor Greg...
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Icelandic Police Have Dropped Charges Against Hemp Farmers
Police have dropped charges against farmers in Gautavík, East Iceland who are cultivating industrial hemp, RÚV reports. The plant is derived from a strain of Cannabis sativa, which contains low concentrations of THC,...
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5 Hemp Products for Self-Care
The latest craze of CBD-infused and hemp-based beauty and self-care products are hitting the streets (and even the shelves of Nordstrom) en masse these days. From bath bombs to crystal-charged elixirs, we’ve created a...
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Iceland Says Yes To Hemp Seed Imports
Farmers in Iceland will be allowed to import industrial hempseeds for the first time this year after the health minister gave regulators the power to grant exceptions to the Nordic island’s total ban on cannabis and cannabis...
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Cannacurio: Connecticut Hemp
It is hemp season and today’s Cannacurio delves into the hemp licenses in our home state of Connecticut. Connecticut has three types of licenses right now that include cultivation, processing and manufacturing. Between...
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7 Odd New Ways Companies Want You to Consume CBD
Just a few years ago, farmers in the United States were only growing a little more than 9,000 acres of hemp a year. But by 2019, that number had skyrocketed to over 500,000 acres — and much of that growth has been powered...
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USDA allows Cayuga Nation to begin hemp production
The Cayuga Nation has received approval from the federal government to begin growing, producing and marketing hemp on its land. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved a hemp production plan submitted by the nation...
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Iceland: Police Drop Charges Against Hemp Farmers
Police have dropped charges against farmers in Gautavík, East Iceland who are cultivating industrial hemp, RÚV reports. The plant is derived from a strain of Cannabis sativa, which contains low concentrations of THC,...
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New Laser Distinguishes Between Hemp & Marijuana
Since industrial hemp was made legal in the United States, police forces have been scrambling around trying to figure out the difference between it and its outlaw cousin marijuana. It’s part of the reason that hemp was...
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Minnesota Hemp Bills will be heard in committee on March 5
Observe as hemp bills take center stage as they are heard in committee on March 5 at 9:45 a.m. in 200 State Office Building. Following the hearing, MHA members and supporters will gather for an afternoon of conversations...
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Lawsuit: They Set $1.4 Million Of My Hemp On Fire
Thousands of pounds of hemp allegedly went up in smoke last year at an Illinois farm hired to dry the crop.Reports the Chicago Tribune. Now, the Wisconsin hemp grower wants to be recouped for what it claims was almost...
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