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Japanese Company Reportedly Creates Orange Peel-Derived CBD - Cannabis News

Japan-based Hiro International has produced CBD oil from orange peels, unveiling the product at the Cosme Tokyo cosmetics trade show, according to a Hanf magazine report.

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5 problems hemp farmers face this year - Cannabis News

Bottlenecks abound on the production end -- and that’s not even counting the fundamentals of weather and hemp farming competence.

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Poorer and wiser, fewer Vermont hemp farmers gear up this season - Cannabis News

A wet spring, lower-than-hoped-for demand, and processing problems put a damper on the season, and many growers in Vermont last fall ended up leaving plants standing in the field because it didn’t make financial sense to process them. 

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New USDA Guidelines for Loans to Hemp Businesses, Explained - Cannabis News

A new set of guidelines, released last month by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is being seen by hemp industry analysts as another sign of how the nation’s hemp sector is being integrated into the agricultural mainstream.

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Illinois hemp farmers prepare for round two - Cannabis News

Illinois farmers are ready for another round with the state’s latest cash crop.

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Is CBD The Secret Ingredient To A Perfect Hair Day? - Cannabis News

There are now tons of hair-themed CBD hair products like shampoo, conditioner, and even hair gel out there. You can also use a few drops of the CBD oil you already have at home.

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The Native American Hemp Sector is Growing, Reaching Out for Partnerships - Cannabis News

One rapidly-growing, but somewhat overlooked sector of the domestic hemp industry is Native American tribes across the U.S. looking to grow or process the plant, or both.

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USDA Approves Hemp Plans For Massachusetts And Five Indian Tribes - Cannabis News

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Thursday that it approved one additional state hemp regulatory plan, as well as five more tribal proposals.

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Does Soaking In CBD Help Sore Muscles? - Cannabis News

Athletes swear by ice baths and heating pads for managing muscle pain after the workout is over, but more recently CBD oil has stolen the spotlight.

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Texas A&M ready to begin hemp variety trials - Cannabis News

Texas A&M AgriLife will be planting hemp variety trials for the first time this spring, with a goal to provide producers, hemp seed companies and the larger hemp industry with a reliable, independent scientific assessment of hemp varietal performance in Texas.

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FDA Issues Warnings to CBD Companies Over Opioid Addiction Claims - Cannabis News

The FDA has issued warnings to two CBD companies over claims that their products could treat opioid addiction and/or replace pharmaceutical drugs.

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What's the best way to identify male hemp seedlings? - Cannabis News

"The results from our undergraduate-led project can help hemp growers make accurate sex determination of seedlings," said Allison Nalesnik, senior undergraduate student at Salisbury University. 

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Hemp may be rebound crop Florida growers need as COVID-19 wreaks havoc on agriculture - Cannabis News

Florida farmers are hoping the state's new hemp program will help them rebound from a virus-sullen growing season.

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Tribes prepare hemp, CBD strategies after USDA approval - Cannabis News

Newly approved federal plans for tribal industrial hemp production are giving U.S. sovereign nations a competitive advantage in growing the plant and selling CBD, the tribes say.

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USDA Approves Hemp Plans For Florida, Kansas And Three Indian Tribes - Cannabis News

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Thursday that it has approved two additional state hemp regulatory plans, as well as three more tribal proposals.

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Hemp salaries outgunning those for careers in mainstream agriculture - Cannabis News

Careers in the booming hemp industry pay far better than their mainstream agriculture counterparts, according to new research.

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Confidence in Illinois’ Hemp Crop: An Interview with Jeff Cox - Cannabis News

In early April, the Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) released its final harvest numbers for the 2019 hemp season, its first year of legal cultivation in decades. And considering the weather challenges the state faced last year, the data is being interpreted as surprisingly positive.

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Soothing CBD Gifts for an Anxious Time - Cannabis News

The right CBD product could help you or a loved one face these high-stress times more calmly, and a CBD skincare product could help soothe stress-related skin issues.

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Can cannabis save Florida’s waterways? - Cannabis News

Approved by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, this Florida Industrial Hemp Pilot Project aims to discover just how much of the two main nutrients that fuel toxic algae – nitrogen and phosphorus – can be drained from polluted water by cannabis.

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Florida hemp growing program to get federal approval - Cannabis News

The Florida Department of Agriculture has been sending draft hemp rules back and forth with the U.S. Department of Agriculture for months, making final tweaks and incorporating feedback from public comment periods.

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