Senate Majority Leader Guarantees End to Federal Hemp Ban

Senate Majority Leader Guarantees End to Federal Hemp Ban | Paul Armentano WASHINGTON, DC — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) publicly reaffirmed today that provisions lifting the federal prohibition of hemp will be included in the finalized language of H.R. 2: The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (aka the 2018 Farm Bill). The must-pass legislation […]

MJBizCon Puts on the Really Big Show

LAS VEGAS – Upon arrival at the Las Vegas Convention Center, you immediately sense excitement as you pass under a huge banner announcing you have arrived at MJBizCon, the biggest legal cannabis industry trade show in the U.S. B2B brands line the show floor offering anything and everything for growers, extractors, company executives, dispensary owners, […]

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November Round Up–Cooking with Cannabis

For foodies, there’s always a keen interest in the latest ingredient or flavor trend, and ways to bring fun, unique experiences to the table. More than ever, cannabis is an option for experimental chefs and gourmets–they don’t call it “herb” for nothing. While its dank flavor maybe an acquired taste, with growing global legalization, cannabis […]

Joy Beckerman: Hemp Industries Association Evangelist

You can’t take the hippie out of Joy Beckerman. The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) president became a canna-activist in Grateful Dead parking lots in the early ’90s. “I learned about the social and political injustice of marijuana and of industrial hemp on Grateful Dead tour,” she tells Freedom Leaf. With her busy schedule, Beckerman doesn’t […]

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Freedom Leaf Dives Into the Hemp-CBD Market

Freedom Leaf Inc.’s bid to diversify into an industrial hemp cultivator, CBD producer and formulator drew support with a $3 million investment from Merida Capital Partners in October, capping off a busy year of deal-making for the Las Vegas-based company. While Freedom Leaf (OTCQB: FRLF) has been traded on the Over-The-Counter markets as a fully […]

CBD Isolate From the Internet: Is It Worth the High?

Wondering if buying hemp-derived CBD online is worth the time, money, & hype? I tried some products from different sites. Here’s how it went. The post CBD Isolate From the Internet: Is It Worth the High? appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Will Hyde Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

7 Essential Tips for Buying Hemp-Based CBD Products

There are many different hemp CBD products out there, but how do you sort through the noise? Here are some tips to find the right product. The post 7 Essential Tips for Buying Hemp-Based CBD Products appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: Molly Brown Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

McConnell: Farm Bill Would Legalize Hemp in US

The Senate majority leader gave his “guarantee” that the congressional farm bill will include a provision to legalize hemp. The post McConnell: Farm Bill Would Legalize Hemp in US appeared first on Leafly. Go to Source Author: The Associated Press Puffin’ On Some Good New?! Share Some…

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Washington State Regulates CBD Additives as Used in Marijuana Products

Earlier this year, the Washington Legislature passed House Bill 2334 (the “Bill”) into law. The Bill allows licensed marijuana producers and processors to use cannabidiol (CBD) from a source not licensed by the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB). The Bill defines a “CBD product” as “any product containing or consisting of cannabidiol” and would permit […]

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Labeling CBD-Infused Foods in Oregon

Start from scratch with your CBD product labels. Since the beginning of the year, our firm has received a growing number of inquiries related to the labeling of cannabinoids (“CBD”)-infused foods. This legal issue is particularly confusing given the fact that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has yet to provide clear guidance for […]

Canadian legalization creates opportunities for Colorado marijuana businesses

Nationwide recreational marijuana legalization makes Canada a fertile landscape for ganjaprenuers. While some Colorado companies are already cashing in on opportunities north of the border, the effect on the local cannabis landscape is expected to be mostly invisible to consumers, industry advocates say. People began lining up in the wee hours of Newfoundland time Wednesday morning […]

Colorado Rancher Trades In Horses For Hemp

John Lyons, a famous Colorado rancher with a career that spans over forty years, looks to be trading in his saddle and entering the state’s growing marijuana market! After considering selling his seventy acre ranch and retiring, Lyons was introduced to the world of hemp and cannabis by potential buyers of his land. Soon enough […]

From horse to hemp: Colorado rancher eyes second calling

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — After a long and successful career up on the saddle training horses and their owners across the country, John Lyons wanted nothing more than to retire, ride off into the sunset and sell his 70-acre Parachute ranch for the next generation to take the reigns. Known far and wide as […]

Is CBD the “wonder-elixir” for Generation Anxious?

In a lowlit room at Joy’s Spa in Washington, Dawn Franklin is smoothing a creamy white mask onto Jessica Osorio’s face. The mask, she says, is infused with chamomile and sage and aloe vera, plus one ingredient that she still has to explain to her clients: CBD. An aesthetician, Franklin started working with an Oregon […]