Hemp Legalization & Regulatory News for Hemp Businesses

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Our Jessica Stone & Tom Carroll sit down for an exclusive interview with the Capitol Hill’s most influential Cannabis lobbyist. Saphira Galoob of the National Cannabis Roundtable shares her take on the current regulatory picture and offers which lawmakers she believes can turn the tide towards federal legalization. Sign up today for Cannabis Capitalist! –
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A Wyoming hemp company is suing the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and police in southern California for allegedly destroying more than $3 million worth of hemp they mistook for marijuana. Agro Dynamics LLC says in a lawsuit filed in San Diego that local and federal officers raided the company’s facilities in September 2019 after an aerial
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Gov. Tom Wolf continued pushing state lawmakers to legalize recreational marijuana in Pennsylvania. Wolf spoke Tuesday morning from Monroe County about the potential economic benefits and how marijuana arrests affect minority communities. Read more HERE: https://wpxi.tv/33ZWMoF SUBSCRIBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBnnls7hGYmkQmuFTDDe10g ABOUT WPXI 11 News: WPXI-TV is your source for breaking news, weather and sports coverage in Pittsburgh.
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Nine members of Congress have asked the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration for clarity on a rule the hemp industry says will wrongly criminalize production of extracts in some cases. The letter asks DEA administrator Timothy Shea to protect hemp producers. “The DEA must specify their requirements and streamline hemp directives by clarifying the legal means
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New Jersey residents are in the process of determining whether to approve a constitutional amendment to legalize recreational marijuana. Read More: https://7ny.tv/3j6aQkD Check out more Eyewitness News – https://7ny.tv/3mNAvli NEW HERE? – Hi! We’re abc7NY, also known as Channel 7 on TV, home to Eyewitness News, New York’s Number 1 news. We hope you love
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The hemp industry is voicing concern about a U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency rule that opponents argue would make extracts a Schedule 1 controlled substance during a period of the extraction process when the plant’s THC levels rise above what’s allowed. The DEA published the rule in August to align its regulations with hemp legalization under
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Time is running out for public comment on a proposed U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration rule that hemp industry supporters say wrongly criminalizes extracts from the plant. The comment period for the rule over the federal agency published August ends Tuesday. At issue is whether the DEA is simply updating its policies to comply with the 2018 Farm Bill,
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The CEO of a failed CBD company accused by investors of misspending funds and getting a bogus coronavirus-relief loan says the loan has been returned and that credit-card expenses challenged by disgruntled investors were for legitimate business purposes. Patrick Horsman, whose company Integrated CBD launched in Arizona but failed earlier this year, told Hemp Industry
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Most polls show broad public support for legalizing marijuana, but most supporters will tell you that it’s about social justice 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 think! Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/njspotlightnews/ Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/njspotlightnews/ —————– While NJTV does not and
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Wisconsin agriculture officials say hemp cultivation in the state will continue under the 2014 Farm Bill pilot program after the federal government extended the legislation’s authority for another year. Thursday’s announcement clarifies confusion over what regulations the state needed to follow because Wisconsin submitted a cultivation plan under 2018 rules from the U.S. Department of
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Across the country, more state laws are aligning with voter attitudes about recreational use of marijuana. The wave of cannabis legalization has had a significant influence on individuals, communities and governments, and driven the development of a burgeoning commercial industry. William Brangham begins our series on marijuana with a look at what has changed in
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The U.S. Small Business Administration is asking federal agriculture officials to listen to farmers on five crucial elements of the proposed interim final rule for hemp production. In its formal comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service during the extended comment period that ended last week, the Office of Advocacy of the
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(This story appears in the October issue of Marijuana Business Magazine. It has been updated to correct the number of Vertosa employees.) Many businesses are being challenged to advance racial diversity and social equity in their communities—and cannabis companies are no exception. Diverse staffing should be part of the hemp industry’s holistic approach to corporate