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Kentucky notches fiber first in testing hemp for bridge repair

A Kentucky bridge is the first in the nation to be repaired with hemp fibers, part of a University of Kentucky project to strengthen the state’s aging bridges. Engineering professor Issam Harik led the project, part of a larger effort to study the use of fiber-reinforced polymer composites in bridge repair and building construction. Harik used hemp

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Eyewear maker has future in focus after struggling through startup

The post Eyewear maker has future in focus after struggling through startup was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter. By Andi Lucas If the passion and grit of a company founder were the only two determining factors of business success, then …

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Vaping death in Belgium underscores need for rules, EIHA says

The post Vaping death in Belgium underscores need for rules, EIHA says was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter. The European Industrial Hemp Association has again called for regulation of e-liquids in the EU, particularly in light of the death last …

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Ruling confirms Germany’s designation that CBD is a ‘novel food’

A court case confirmed that German authorities consider CBD products either a prescription medicine or novel food. The ruling followed the direction of the European Union (EU), which has ruled that the cannabinoid and products containing cannabidiol can’t be yet be sold without additional safety research. The novel foods distinction is given to products if …

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Micro decorticator goes into production, and is now on sale

The post Micro decorticator goes into production, and is now on sale was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter. The HurdMaster Micro Decorticator, a small-scale fiber processing unit designed by Industrial Hemp Latvia (IHL) founder and entrepreneur Kristaps Eglitas, is now …

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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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