Outdoor marijuana growers are reporting an increase in cross-pollination from hemp farms, a development that could mean marijuana cultivators might lose upwards of tens of thousands of dollars if their plants become unmarketable as flower products.
The Fortuna City Council unanimously passed a hemp cultivation moratorium during a special meeting Friday morning. The ordinance was passed 4-0 with Councilmember Mike Johnson absent. The move in Fortuna follows closely on the heels of a similar vote at the county level.
A Denver hemp oil company plans to piggyback on Carl’s Jr’s CBD burger test run Saturday by giving away free samples of its own product outside the chain’s Colorado Boulevard restaurant.
The head of an international natural products association told a crowded room of hemp entrepreneurs in Denver Friday that their industry is forecast to generate as much as $45 billion by 2024 — but big questions and regulatory hurdles loom.
Idaho State Police may get the funding to purchase equipment that would allow investigators to distinguish hemp from marijuana after a high-profile case in the state grabbed headlines and prompted a federal lawsuit.
SEATTLE — The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil, as an ingredient in food or dietary supplements despite the big farm bill President Donald Trump signed this week designating hemp as an agricultural crop. CBD oils have become increasingly popular…
Like with marijuana, Colorado entrepreneurs have been at the forefront of building up hemp as a viable undertaking.
Sure sounds like routine fine-tuning; Amendment X would “change the industrial hemp definition from constitutional to statutory.”
Where alfalfa once grew on a plot in unincorporated Boulder County, fledgling hemp plants are pushing skyward.
Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday signed House Bill 1295, which formalizes an 11-month-old state policy that applies existing food manufacturing guidelines to products such as hemp oil-infused coffees and hemp-derived extracts rich in the non-psychoactive compound cannabidiol.
A glut of legal marijuana is driving Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to another type of cannabis to make ends meet — one that doesn’t come with a high.
With the stroke of a pen, hemp could be treated like any other food ingredient under Colorado law. A bill is on its way to Gov. John Hickenlooper’s desk to apply existing food manufacturing guidelines to products such as hemp oil-infused coffee and CBD-rich extracts made from the non-psychoactive cannabis…
“Removing industrial hemp from the Controlled Substances Act is a commonsense move, which would create jobs and get the government out of the way of Colorado’s farmers and agricultural industry,” Sen. Cory Gardner said in a statement.
The bill, if successful, would end the debate that has picked apart the hemp plant.
Two Florida physicians have sued the owner of Full Spectrum Nutrition in Colorado Springs, claiming their $1.1 million investment in the marketer of cannabinoid-rich hemp extracts and products went instead to a Costa Rican wildlife refuge.
Giving dogs CBD-infused biscuits can ease pain due to arthritis, seizures or hip dysplasia, one Loveland, Colorado baker said.
Beer aficionados and hemp advocates across the country can now toast a pint of New Belgium’s Hemperor HPA. Except in Kansas, where the craft brew — like hemp — is banned.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions does not like marijuana, and the feds could crack down on Colorado’s booming industry at any time. But hemp has a powerful ally in Washington: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel. It is past time for Washington to let farmers grow hemp without fear.
Known far and wide as “America’s Most Trusted Horseman,” last year Lyons turned his Colorado ranch into a hemp and CBD (Cannabidiol) oil facility.
Texarkana Gazette Editorial Board: Hemp legalization would be good news for America’s farmers — including those in Texarkana area.
Colorado’s burgeoning hemp industry got a jolt Monday when Republican Mitch McConnell, the Senate’s Majority Leader, gave his full-throated support of shoring up federal laws around hemp. McConnell announced plans to introduce The Hemp Farming Act of 2018, which would remove hemp from regulation as a controlled substance and treat it…
The Republican made the announcement in his home state of Kentucky, which has been at the forefront of hemp’s comeback.
New Belgium Brewery debuts The Hemperor HPA on April 2. The hemp pale ale blends hemp and hops for an earthy take on the traditional IPA and smells like, “a loud bag of weed.”
An agricultural biotechnology company has launched a hemp grow operation in a newly renovated greenhouse space on the grounds of the historic Lafayette Florist.
The measure to create a hemp-growing pilot program in Missouri passed 29-3 Thursday. It’s now up for consideration in the House.