DPA Rolls Out “Safety First” Drug Education Curriculum

Today, the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) launched Safety First, the first of its kind drug education curriculum aimed at providing high school students with honest and scientifically accurate information that empowers them to reduce drug-related harms.  The curriculum was first piloted and evaluated at Bard Early College High School in Manhattan in Spring 2018, and […]

Cannabis courses, research spring up at colleges and industry is taking note

Editor’s note: A version of this story appeared earlier on Marijuana Business Daily. Both hemp and marijuana businesses are taking careful note as professional cannabis courses and programs spring up at universities and other educational institutions across the country. Examples include Northern Michigan University, Doane University in Nebraska, the University of Denver and University of […]

Mid-Atlantic harvest preview: 75% of Pennsylvania CBD producers lack purchase contracts

(Editor’s Note: This is part of an occasional series of regional reports looking at the 2019 hemp production season leading up to harvest. To read an earlier harvest preview on the Midwest region, click here.) A soggy spring and humid summer have challenged hemp producers in the mid-Atlantic states, where cultivars bred for drier climates […]

Nevada NORML Takes Washington, DC

Once again, Nevada NORML has remained hard at work, advocating for both patient access and rights as well as the criminal justice reform that this country desperately requires. However, this time, they’ve taken their advocacy to our nation’s capital for NORML’s National Conference to lobby for reform on the federal level and expanded access to medicinal cannabis.

Canadian health food association pushes back on CBD limits

Canada should allow hemp-derived CBD sales without a cannabis license, according to Canada’s largest trade association dedicated to natural health and organic products. The Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) said natural-foods stores and other retailers shouldn’t need permission from Health Canada, the agency that regulates marijuana. The notice Monday came in response to one in June from […]

The House of Representatives passed a standalone marijuana reform bill

By Hemp Healthy Staff H.R.1595 – Secure And Fair Enforcement Banking Act of 2019 116th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 1595 AN ACT To create protections for depository institutions that provide financial services to cannabis-related legitimate businesses and service providers for such businesses, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House […]

Hemp processing bottleneck could mean losses for farmers, setback for industry

The hemp industry is lacking the processing infrastructure it needs to turn raw hemp plants into extracts and other products, a bottleneck that could cost farmers and hopeful hemp businesses millions this year. California-based extraction machine manufacturer Delta Separations estimates the industry could see $7.5 billion worth of hemp rot in the fields because of […]

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