Three dozen states have removed barriers to hemp production and categorized industrial hemp as an agricultural crop.
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The Indiana Hemp Industries Association wants to make industrial hemp a billion-dollar industry over the next two years, but its greatest obstacle may be overcoming stigma.
CBD’s entrance into the mainstream has been decades in the making. Sales have seen explosive growth recently, and not just in medical-marijuana dispensaries.
ITHACA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) – In Upstate New York, some farmers believe that they’ve found the state’s next big cash crop – hemp.
A state Senate bill which would legalize the growth and production of industrial hemp in the state of Wisconsin recently passed through a Senate committee with a unanimous vote.
British Columbia-based Future Farm intends to rapidly expand its Maine hemp farm's footprint and bring its state-of-the-art, scalable alcohol extraction equipment and know-how to take full advantage of the fast growing CBD oil market.
Dispensaries might get all the attention, but hemp farmers are getting the acreage – 23,343 acres to be exact, according to a new study by Vote Hemp, an organization dedicated to advancing the industrial hemp industry.
More people in the wellness world are turning to CBD for its powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-anxiety effects, but just as many are confused about the nature of the compound.
Northern Michigan University is the first known university in the U.S. to offer a four-year degree in the study of marijuana. Students enrolled in the Medicinal Plant Chemistry program will take classes in science, finance and marketing.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK - In states where use of marijuana for recreational or medicinal purposes is legal, some consumers prefer eating their marijuana as opposed to smoking or vaporizing the drug.
While lawmakers in Montpelier argue over marijuana legalization, Middlebury dairy farmers Joel Pomainville and Sam Berthiaume are readying a harvest of a cousin of marijuana — hemp — that promoters hope could be a new cash crop for Vermont farmers.
An entrepreneur at the forefront of establishing hemp in Washington state says that he has harvested his first crop but doesn’t know what he’ll do with it, underlining the unpredictable future for sober cannabis in the state.
Minnesota banned hemp production when it was swept up with marijuana in the federal drug ban six decades ago. But the passage of a federal farm bill and state legislation paved the way for growth.