Top animal-feed regulator warns of state-by-state hemp regulations

Animal-feed experts are asking the hemp industry to continue developing adequate research and safety data for hemp a nutritional ingredient and calling on state lawmakers to work with federal regulators rather than prematurely allowing hemp as a feed ingredient. The Association of Animal Feed Control Officials is warning that bringing hemp products to market in […]

Hexo achieves carbon-neutral goal after 3 months, offsets 26,000 metric tons

Canadian cannabis producer Hexo Corp. has reached its target to become carbon neutral within three months, the company announced Thursday. The publicly traded, Ottawa, Ontario-based company spent at least $784,000 to meet its goal to become carbon neutral by September. Hexo purchased carbon offset credits from Offsetters, a Vancouver sustainability and carbon-management provider. To date, […]

Some Hall of Flowers Events to look out for

The two year anniversary for Hall of Flowers is coming, and this year it looks like it’ll be bigger than ever. Over the course of the rest of the year, there will be three events, starting in Santa Rosa, then Vegas, then Palm Springs. There are a bunch of conversations happening at the first event […]

Smoking Weed at the New York State Fair became an issue

It seems New York is finding out its limits for the acceptance of marijuana-use. Previously, we had reported that the New York State Fair was allowing marijuana-use wherever tobacco-use was permitted. Turns out, tobacco was permitted in lots of areas on the premises, enough to create problems for families who didn’t want to be around […]

California: Lawmakers Advance Legislation Permitting Medical Cannabis Use in Hospitals

Members of the California Assembly and Senate have advanced legislation to the Governor’s desk permitting for the use of medical cannabis products within hospitals and other eligible health care facilities. Senate Bill 311 (a/k/a Ryan’s Law) provides for “a terminally ill patient’s use of medicinal cannabis within [a] health care facility.” The proposal prohibits patients […]

Federal cannabis legalization may affect FDA’s approach to CBD regulation, experts say

Editor’s Note: This is the final installment of a three-part series on the future of CBD. Read the previous installment here.  When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved CBD as an ingredient in Epidiolex, a prescription drug used to treat severe epilepsy, the molecule’s path for over-the-counter products was sealed. Hemp industry members say […]

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