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Oregon hemp farm partners suing former associate for alleged theft

Business partners involved with an Oregon hemp farm are taking a former partner to court over allegations he stole from the farm to make and sell CBD oil worth more than $500,000. Bakers Ranch Botanicals in Deschutes County, Oregon, filed a lawsuit seeking $950,000 in damages against Michael Schook and corporate entities affiliated with Schook …

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German producer rebukes ‘stop sell’ order on hemp food oil

The post German producer rebukes ‘stop sell’ order on hemp food oil was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter. Veteran German player Hempro International GmbH & Co. KG is pushing back against local authorities in Braunschweig after a wholesale buyer of …

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Hemp building advocates in USA see a ‘perfect storm’

The post Hemp building advocates in USA see a ‘perfect storm’ was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter. An international panel of global hemp building experts will address the U.S. Hemp Building Summit Oct. 24-25 in Ketchum, Idaho. The event is …

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Canadian firm in deal to buy nutraceuticals maker Creso Pharma

The post Canadian firm in deal to buy nutraceuticals maker Creso Pharma was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter. Canadian cannabis producer PharmaCielo is in the process of acquiring Australia-based nutraceuticals maker Creso Pharma, the companies have announced. PharmaCielo, which is …

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Five not-so-obvious strategies for CBD producers to tap the multibillion-dollar spa market

The market for hemp-infused topicals has never been hotter, with big-box retailers ranging from CVS to Sephora adding CBD creams and balms – despite pushback from U.S. health authorities. Even as the national market for topicals booms, though, opportunities abound for boutique CBD manufacturers in the U.S. spa industry, where wellness executives prize craft production even …

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Hemp processing in U.S. state of Kentucky sees flurry of investment

The post Hemp processing in U.S. state of Kentucky sees flurry of investment was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter. Investment in 16 hemp processing operations in the U.S. state of Kentucky represent a $94 million total investment expected to create …

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Canadian cannabis producer Cronos to invest $300 million in US hemp market

Cronos Group, a Canadian vertically integrated marijuana company with international production and distribution, announced Friday it will buy four operating subsidiaries from Redwood Holding Group for $300 million. Based in Los Angeles, Redwood produces, markets and distributes hemp-derived CBD products, including skin care, bath items and gummies, throughout the United States under the Lord Jones …

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Hemp commodity exchanges scramble to offer vetted trading platforms

It’s August, and though national hemp production rules have yet to be released, the industry continues to develop new business options to fill the void for trade within the space. One new offering says it can give the entire hemp supply chain a way to verify advertised industrial products. PanXchange’s trading platform, which launched Thursday, said …

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Editor’s Notebook: Why the hemp industry should heed cotton’s lessons and resist overproduction

Hemp is worth 10 times as much as soybeans. No, 20 times. No, 100 times. Sound too good to be true? Editor’s Notebook: Why the hemp industry should heed cotton’s lessons and resist overproduction is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs * This article was originally published …

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