Arbor Vita8 Acquires Mobile Hemp Drying Company

Hemp processor Arbor Vita8 (AV8) has acquired Mobile Hemp Drying Company (MHD), a Florida-based builder, lessor, and distributor of mobile hemp dryers. The acquisition forms a new company named Arbor Vita8 Dry, LLC (AV8D). This... more »

Manufacturer to Produce Hemp-Based Biodegradable Plastic Products

Industrial hemp manufacturer Sivana Converting LLC has purchased the remaining portion of the former Sunbury Textile Mill in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, bringing 50 new jobs to the region within its first year. The operation will produce... more »

Nextleaf Awarded U.S. Patent For Refining Raw Plant Material

Nextleaf Solutions Ltd., Vancouver, British Columbia-based cannabis extractor, has been granted a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for a method for refining raw cannabis plant material, adding to Nextleaf's already robust... more »

Bill Would Allow Hemp-Derived CBD In Supplements, Food

Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) and Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced bipartisan legislation on May 19 that would protect public health by providing legal clarity in the hemp and hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) product... more »

Agdia Now Accepting Hemp Samples For Pathogen Testing

Following decades of service to food crop and ornamental growers, Agdia’s in-house diagnostic laboratory is now offering its disease testing program to the hemp market. "We are excited to finally offer our comprehensive virus testing... more »

ENTEXS Launches THC Remediation Technology

ENTEXS, a Sacramento-based engineering and fabrication technology company for hemp extraction solutions, has launched its THC remediation systems, the RMD-T Series. THC remediation is the process of removing the psychoactive Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) from hemp-derived extracts... more »

OSU To Study Feeding Spent Hemp Biomass To Cattle

Oregon State University has earned a $299,950 federal Agriculture Department grant to study feeding spent hemp biomass to cattle, according to an announcement by U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley. The hemp biomass grant... more »

FDA Warns Companies Selling Over-The-Counter CBD Products For Pain Relief

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to two companies for selling products labeled as containing CBD in ways that violate the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act). Specifically, the... more »

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