Business & Management

NoCo Hemp Expo celebrates its 10th anniversary

NoCo Hemp Expo celebrates its 10th anniversary with its March 20-22, 2024 show being held at the Broadmoor Resort in Colorado Springs. This show will also feature its first Innovate Earth Symposium. NoCo Hemp Expo is... more »

Hempacco signs new master distributor

Hempacco Co, Inc. announced it entered into a master distribution agreement with AAA Smoke & Vape. Under the terms of the agreement, AAA Smoke & Vape will distribute Hempacco's entire portfolio of products, including Snoop... more »

Finding your position in the hemp industry

Five years ago, Stacy McCaskill was a Small Business Development Center (SBDC) director at a local, ag-focused community college in Illinois when hemp really started to enter the conversation. Working with Rachel Berry, founder of... more »

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Hemp Applications Open in Kentucky

The window to apply for the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s (KDA) 2023 hemp licensing program is now open. During last year’s application period, KDA licensed 240 hemp growers to cultivate up to 5,530 acres and... more »

Alabama Accepting 2023 Applications for Growing, Processing Hemp

Alabama hemp growers, processors/handlers and universities may now apply for an industrial hemp license from the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI). Applications will only be accepted online through the Kelly Registration System (KRS).... more »

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ACS Laboratory Launches National Hemp Compliance Testing

Hemp and cannabis testing facility ACS Laboratory has announced the National Hemp Testing Panel – the most comprehensive national hemp testing panel in the industry. One year after the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)... more »

Texas Ban on Smokable Hemp Processing Upheld

The Texas Supreme Court has sustained that smokable hemp can not be manufactured or processed within the state. In an opinion on June 24, Judge Jeffrey Boyd wrote: "Considering the long history of the state’s... more »

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North Carolina Makes Hemp Permanently Legal

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper recently signed into law Senate Bill 455, which permanently excludes hemp from the state controlled substances act. This signature came at the last minute on June 30, one day before... more »

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