Hemp Legalization & Regulatory News for Hemp Businesses

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(This is the second part of a two-part story from Hemp Industry Daily examining the developing hemp markets on tribal lands in the United States. Read the first installment here. For more detail about tribes growing hemp, check out Hemp Industry Daily’s Hemp & CBD Factbook, available for purchase here.) Hemp and CBD companies have been working with
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Farmers still making sense of long-delayed nationwide rules for growing hemp in 2021 and beyond got another wrinkle Wednesday when the incoming administration of President Joe Biden ordered a “freeze” on new regulations. The memo instructed federal agencies — including the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which oversees hemp production — to consider additional 30-day comment
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(This is the first in a series of stories from Hemp Industry Daily examining the developing hemp markets on tribal lands in the United States. For more detail about tribes growing hemp, check out Hemp Industry Daily’s Hemp & CBD Factbook, available for purchase here.) It’s been more than two years since nationwide hemp legalization offered
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Companies selling vaping products online, including those with CBD cartridges, will be forced to find an alternative to the U.S. Postal Service to ship their products and will face additional regulations come this summer. That’s because in late December, when Congress approved another appropriations bill to keep the government running, lawmakers also passed the “Preventing
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The chairman of the National Industrial Hemp Council, Patrick Atagi, will serve on the U.S.’s Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee for Trade in Tobacco, Cotton and Peanuts. Members of the committee provide guidance and recommendations on trade policies to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. “It’s an honor to
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After wildfires ravaged the West Coast in 2020, scorching millions of acres of land and damaging businesses and crops, including countless farms and businesses in the cannabis industry, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Interior will lead a new Interagency Wildland Fire Subcabinet, focused on wildfire management. According to the USDA, the Executive Order on
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Daniel Fernandez is hoping for a hemp renaissance in Spain this year with the launch of a new Spanish industry association. But first, the Galicia native says federal authorities need to be educated on the  economic possibilities of the crop so that Spain can tap underlying potential for collaboration on hemp projects with Portugal, Eastern
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Federal food and drug officials said Friday that they plan to fill in current CBD research gaps with “real world data” — but industry advocates are frustrated that regulators haven’t done enough to clear up the rules, which has caused supply-chain bottlenecks while leaving consumers to navigate an increasing field of unregulated products. An update
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California lawmakers will be faced again with the long-debated question of whether to allow hemp extracts in food and beverages in the state when the legislative session opens Monday, but this time the proposal comes with a twist: The measure would also ban smokable hemp flower – an increasingly popular and unregulated segment of the industry.
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Aurora Cannabis CEO Miguel Martin says they are close to a ‘tipping point’ in making cannabis more accessible to Americans after the Democrats took over the majority in the Senate. For access to live and exclusive video from CNBC subscribe to CNBC PRO: https://cnb.cx/2NGeIvi » Subscribe to CNBC TV: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBCtelevision » Subscribe to CNBC: https://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC
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Vermont will be conducting contactless inspections of hemp operators to limit person-to-person contact during the pandemic. The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets says the inspections will begin with a phone call, followed by an email and an online form to gather information about number of harvested lots, yields, and results of contaminant testing,
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Here’s what you need to know about the future of marijuana legalization in the United States, from its racist beginnings to today. RELATED: https://bit.ly/3nivTCz TRENTON, N.J. – New Jersey legislators have passed landmark bills which, if signed into law, will allow New Jerseyans to possess, buy and sell — with taxes levied — marijuana for
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Read more about Garland’s nomination at Marijuana Business Daily. President-elect Joe Biden has settled on Merrick Garland as his nominee for U.S. attorney general, multiple news organizations reported Wednesday, tapping a federal judge to oversee the Department of Justice, which includes the Drug Enforcement Administration. Garland, chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals in
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Every ballot initiative involving the decriminalization or legalization of marijuana passed in the 2020 election. The Democratic-controlled House also passed the MORE Act in early December, which would legalize marijuana at the federal level and implement sweeping regulations surrounding the drug. These developments reveal something important about the shift in the marijuana debate: Marijuana may
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How is legalization in Canada going to work? Canadians with a stake in the issue were invited to directly ask Minister Bill Blair, Dr. Gigi Osler, the head of the Canadian Medical Association, and lawyer Kirk Tousaw, a consultant for Canopy Growth. »»» Subscribe to The National to watch more videos here: https://www.youtube.com/user/CBCTheNational?sub_confirmation=1 Voice Your
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Just as Gov. Phil Murphy was getting ready to sign recreational marijuana legislation, there’s an issue with whether or not there should be penalties for those under the age of 21. Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE for daily videos: http://bit.ly/1ERsYqw **More info & videos below** For full episodes, check out http://www.njspotlightnews.org/ Let us know what you
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CINCINNATI (WKRC) – Gov. Mike DeWine says Ohio shouldn’t legalize recreational marijuana despite the legalization movement in neighboring states. But one state lawmaker from Cincinnati says it’s only a matter of time before legalization comes to Ohio. Amy Wolfinbarger says it’s time for Ohio to legalize recreational marijuana. Wolfinbarger founded Sensible Norwood, which helped author
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Italy’s agricultural ministry has named four dozen government, regulatory and industry stakeholders to  a new working group for the country’s hemp sector. According to a decree published last week, the working group is expected “to perform consultative and monitoring duties” for the hemp sector. The commission’s 48 members include representatives from: The Ministry of Agricultural, Food