The USDA released guidelines for hemp testing, but questions remain for the future of proper quality and safety guidelines.
The end of the Green Rush means we can now focus on safeguarding cannabis’ future, and not pillaging it for a quick profit.
With a mission to support local farmers in the growing hemp industry, Harvest Connect wants to make Georgia a leader in the hemp and CBD market.
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LeafCann is set to begin construction on an AU$50 million cultivation and processing center.
For all of the early enthusiasm, the Danish market gets bogged down in the same issues plaguing the rest of Europe.
The DesignLights Consortium provides a valuable resource to growers: the ability to compare different types of lighting and the standards they meet as well as review the research behind lighting technologies.
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In late November, the FDA issued 15 warning letters to CBD companies and published a fact sheet detailing their safety concerns for CBD products. The FDA says they cannot deem CBD to be generally recognized as safe and that they will not tolerate making unsubstantiated health claims, marketing to children, using CBD as an ingredient in foods and marketing it as a dietary supplement.
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Nevada regulators suspended the license for Certified Ag Labs after investigators accused the lab of pumping up THC numbers. A spokesperson for the lab fired back at regulators, calling the accusations “baseless and appalling.”
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How are hemp and CBD regulated? How does the FDA treat CBD as a drug or as a food ingredient? Nathan Libbey takes a stab at those questions and more in this piece.
Hexo reported to Canadian regulatory authorities that they acquired unlicensed spaces as part of a Newstrike Brands buyout.
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The financing strengthens the company's balance sheet in support of long-term growth objectives without dilution to shareholders.
The transaction will include up to three shipments, all of which will be completed before Jan. 31, 2020.
Tensions flare as the U.S.’s third-largest city gears up for adult-use sales Jan. 1.
The Showcase retail model puts brands first and prioritizes customer engagement.
Agencies investigating the cause of the injuries name three brands that were most commonly reported by patients out of 152 THC-containing product brands identified.
Effective Jan. 14, 2020, David Klein has been appointed as the company's Chief Executive Officer.
The new aluminium blackout screen is specially designed to optimize day-length control in cannabis cultivation.
Co-Founder Andy Williams will become vice president and chairman, and Justin Dye has been appointed chairman and chief executive officer.
The company will use Augmented Reality (AR) to introduce its water soluble powders, Advanced Hemp and True Organics products.
As always, the fast-paced news cycle in this industry will help business owners guide their goals for the year ahead.
This year saw many milestones, from historic votes in Congress to states launching cannabis sales for the first time.
The hemp research, development and production company launched Hemp Knowbility at the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s 2019 Hemp Summit.
Recent FDA statements on the danger of CBD products in the open market and the need for DEA-regulated testing have given companies like Akers Bio an opportunity to explore a role in hemp and minor cannabinoid testing and processing.
Nearly a dozen states have the opportunity to legalize adult-use cannabis next year. Which ones will be successful?
The Minnesota Department of Health announced the addition of chronic pain and age-related macular degeneration as qualifying conditions for the state's medical cannabis program on Monday. Two new delivery method options and the development of eight new patient center locations were also highlighted in the statement.
Three stores licensed for adult-use sales leave prices stagnant, but companies remain hopeful for market’s potential.
The FDA recently published a consumer notice regarding CBD’s unknown health effects and sent warning letters to companies allegedly marketing products illegally. Some have responded.
State regulators have suspended the license of Certified Ag Labs in Sparks, NV after finding evidence that the cannabis testing facility was pushing potencies. But the company isn’t taking the state’s accusation of deceit lying down.
The editors of CBT reflect on what they liked best this year.
Dr. Haupert explains why cultivators should plan for odor control technology during the initial buildout of their facilities and how they can implement a solution that is safe for the community, employees and plants.