Business & Management

Michigan Delta-8 Products Now Regulated by Marijuana Regulatory Agency

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) is reminding industrial hemp growers and processors that beginning Oct. 11, 2021, it is illegal for businesses to manufacture, possess, transfer, inventory, sell, or give away... more »

Puration Partners on CBD Lab Construction, Hemp Cultivar Development

Puration, Inc. (PURA) and PAO Group, Inc.’s  (PAOG) have entered into a partnership within PURA’s new Farmersville Hemp Brand initiative. PURA is building hemp processing and cultivation partnerships with the intention of establishing an industrial... more »

Charlotte’s Web Achieves Organic Certification

Charlotte's Web Holdings, Inc. ("Charlotte's Web," or the "Company"), the market leader in full spectrum hemp extract products, today announced that its corporate farm acreage, and its 137,000 sq. ft. Louisville, Colo.-based manufacturing and R&D... more »

USDA Conducts First Hemp Acreage and Production Survey

USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will mail its first Hemp Acreage and Production Survey to 20,500 producers across the nation, beginning Oct. 18. The hemp survey will collect information on the total planted and... more »

Alabama Ag Department Now Accepting Hemp Applications

Alabama hemp growers, processors/handlers and universities may apply for an industrial hemp license from the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries (ADAI) starting, Tuesday, Oct. 12. Applications will only be accepted online through the Kelly... more »

Ohio Hemp Licensing Opens in November

The Ohio Department of Agriculture Hemp Program will accept applications for the 2022 growing season beginning Nov. 1, 2021 through March 31, 2022. This can be done through ODA’s hemp licensing portal on ODA’s website.... more »

Gov. Newsom Signs Hemp Bill AB45

California's Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB45, establishing a regulatory framework for the manufacture and sale of hemp products in California. The law goes into effect immediately. AB45, upon the enactment of a tax on inhalable... more »

Banking Experts to Speak at Hemp Business Summit

Hemp is legal, so why are hemp-related businesses struggling to find reliable banking partners? Todd Van Hoose, Melissa Marsal, and Sundie Seefried will deliver everything you need to know about banking and farm credit for... more »

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