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U.S. Navy issues policy warning sailors not to use CBD

The post U.S. Navy issues policy warning sailors not to use CBD was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter. The United States Navy has officially prohibited sailors from possessing or using CBD, citing its “zero tolerance” drug policy. “Navy policy has …

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Hemp Industry Daily seeks industry input for annual business survey

Hemp Industry Daily has launched its second annual survey of hemp industry executives and investors, an undertaking that’s intended to help the Colorado-based company provide key market, financial and operational data for businesses and entrepreneurs. Owners, founders and executives of hemp operations – from growers and processors to retailers, as well as investors funding hemp

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USDA: National THC test for hemp ‘as challenging as you think it is’

Federal agriculture authorities are struggling to craft a nationwide THC testing standard so that state and local regulators can tell hemp from marijuana, complicating the release of standardized production rules, according to an official with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. William Richmond, head of the Specialty Crops Program in the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service, told …

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MI creates emergency hemp testing rules while states await USDA direction

Michigan regulators have adopted rules that create testing standards for farmers’ first crop of industrial hemp. A pilot program was launched this year allowing for the growing and processing of hemp in the state. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) announced emergency rules that establish sampling and analytical testing methods for measuring …

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U.S. hemp plastics innovator Mark Linday passes away

The post U.S. hemp plastics innovator Mark Linday passes away was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter. Friends and colleagues started flooding social media late this week upon hearing of the passing of U.S. hemp innovator Mark Linday, founder of Green …

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Beyond the Dispensary: 5 strategies CBD brands use to make deals with mainstream retailers

Mainstream retailers are contributing to the validation of the CBD category as national store chains continue to join the movement, driven by consumer demand and interest. Beyond the Dispensary: 5 strategies CBD brands use to make deals with mainstream retailers is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs …

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Representatives of 14 countries will gather to talk about CBD

The post Representatives of 14 countries will gather to talk about CBD was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter. Opportunities and challenges facing CBD will be under review when 25 stakeholders from 14 countries gather to look at the global status …

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Damaging hailstorm hits Oregon hemp farms, causes potentially millions in losses

Hemp farmers in Central Oregon were faced with a situation no grower wants to see on Aug. 9, when severe thunderstorms in the area dumped golf ball-sized hail onto their fields. Deschutes County Farm Bureau President Matt Cyrus, who also operates Triple C Farms, a hemp farm near Sisters, estimates that 400-500 acres between Cline …

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‘Hemp for Victory’ redux would help plow ground in USA

The post ‘ Hemp for Victory’ redux would help plow ground in USA was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter. An American lawmaker has introduced the Hemp for Victory Act, a sweeping measure  which aims to plow the ground for the nation’s …

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