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Cross-pollination drives growing disputes between marijuana, hemp farmers

Outdoor marijuana and hemp farmers are increasingly coming to loggerheads over pollen drift, setting the stage for growing disputes in areas with thriving outdoor cannabis production. Cross-pollination drives growing disputes between marijuana, hemp farmers is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs * This article was originally published …

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Exclusive Webcast: Breaking down the USDA’s hemp rules

After decades of prohibition, hemp is now an agricultural commodity like any other, regulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). But there’s a lot to unpack in the USDA’s new hemp rules. In an exclusive webcast, Hemp Industry Daily editor Kristen Nichols sits down with Vicente Sederberg hemp attorney Shawn Hauser to discuss: What …

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CBD company plans aromatherapy, cosmetics focus in new partnership

A Canadian supplements company that makes CBD extracts plans to focus on aromatherapy topicals through a collaboration with a prominent flavorings and scents firm. Neptune Wellness Solutions of Laval, Quebec, which makes fish-oil supplements and cannabinoid oils, said Monday it is giving $24 million worth of stock warrants to International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) in …

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Florida company faces liability lawsuit over possible CBD vape illness

South Florida manufacturer JustCBD is being sued by a woman in the U.S. Virgin Islands who says she was sickened by one of its vape products. Florida company faces liability lawsuit over possible CBD vape illness is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs * This article was …

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FDA won’t be hurried to create CBD exceptions amid safety concerns, official says

A top official for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said the agency is concerned that developing a legal exception for supplements containing CBD could send the wrong message, both to companies interested in entering the market and consumers. Lowell Schiller, the FDA’s principal associate commissioner for policy who is leading a panel investigating …

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Amid EU limits on CBD foods, UK industry group launches new effort to stay on store shelves

A new industry group launching in the United Kingdom on Friday aims to get a reprieve from European rules enforcement by working with food regulators when selling CBD products, a departure from hemp producers who are seeking to undo the rules. The new Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI) is made up of roughly 25 …

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U.S. builders will catch up fast, says president of new association

The post U.S. builders will catch up fast, says president of new association was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter. INTERVIEW: Bob Escher, President, U.S. Hemp Building Association A practicing architect in Dorset, Vermont for over 30 years, Bob Escher founded …

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Losses narrow for GW Pharmaceuticals on dramatic revenue increase

A strong uptick in doctor prescriptions and coverage from health insurers is being credited for solid quarterly revenues for GW Pharmaceuticals. The London-based firm that makes cannabis-derived CBD medicines reported revenue of $91 million for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, up more than 3,500% from the same period a year ago. Despite the revenue …

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USDA suggests farmers pay hemp-promotions fee, offers no more details on rule changes

The agency setting baseline national minimums for hemp production says growers should tax themselves to promote the new crop. A top official with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Heather Pichelman, said Monday in the agency’s first address to hemp growers since releasing national regulations that the industry “has clearly shown interest” in paying fees …

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