Hemp Fiber Processing Grants Available in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Agriculture has made funding available for the processing of industrial hemp fiber. The department will award grants of up to $200,000 for reimbursement of expenses associated with the expansion of processing... more »

Vantage Hemp Co. Expands Contract Manufacturing

Vantage Hemp Co. has expanded its contract manufacturing services to include a white labeling program. The only North American hemp processor with both ICH Q7 and WHO Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) certified facilities, Vantage Hemp... more »

NIHC Questions Safety of Delta-8 THC products

The National Industrial Hemp Council (NIHC) recently met with over 20 state regulators at the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) conference on what is working and not working in their state hemp... more »

CBD Byproduct Could Make Plywood Stronger

The cannabidiol industry is booming. Produced by extracting non-psychoactive oils from hemp, the product is increasingly gaining acceptance as an alternative treatment to numerous health challenges. Virginia Tech researchers may have found another use: a... more »

Extract Labs Purchases New Headquarters

Extract Labs, a leading full-service CBD extraction laboratory and retailer, recently announced its purchase and relocation to a new building in Lafayette, Colorado. The new office, extraction, and laboratory space accommodates the company's sustained business... more »

Florida Ag Department Supports Classifying Hemp as Food Additive

In a letter urging action on cannabis reform legislation, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried also urged the Food and Drug Administration to classify hemp as a food additive. Technical comments from Florida Department of Agriculture... more »

Production, Sale of Delta-8 THC to Require Licensing in Michigan

Hemp growers and processors have likely heard about the upcoming change to delta-8 THC regulation in Michigan. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) wants to ensure industrial hemp growers and processors understand... more »

FDA Rejects Applications for CBD as Dietary Supplement

The Food and Drug Administration has rejected two new dietary ingredient (NDI) notifications for full-spectrum hemp extract containing cannabidiol (CBD) submitted by Charlotte's Web and Irwin Naturals. In letters addressed to each company, the FDA... more »

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