Cannabis Industrial Marketplace


Mexico’s legalization of hemp, marijuana could be ‘quite significant’ for US markets

The legalization of hemp in Mexico could end up being “quite significant” for the United States hemp market. According to Ivan Moreno with Hemp Industry Daily: “Mexico is poised to become the world’s most-populous country with legal marijuana and hemp next month – and, unlike its northern neighbor, Mexico is… Read more »

USDA Announces Two Temporary Changes To Restrictive Hemp Rules

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) rolled out two changes to some of its hemp regulations. According to Kyle Jaeger with Marijuana Moment: “The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Thursday that it will be temporarily delaying enforcement of two provisions of its hemp regulations. “Hemp producers will not… Read more »

Banning CBD Products Would Be ‘A Fool’s Game,’ FDA Chief Admits

As regulations around cannabis and hemp loosen, some are paying more attention to CBD and products that contain CBD. According to Ben Adlin with Marijuana Moment: “Products containing cannabidiol (CBD) are here to stay, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen Hahn acknowledged on Wednesday, calling it ‘a fool’s game’… Read more »

What marijuana companies can learn from federal legalization of hemp

The marijuana industry can learn something from the federal legalization of the plant’s relative: hemp. According to Jeff Smith with Marijuana Business Daily: (This is the second in a series of stories from Marijuana Business Daily considering the current U.S. federal marijuana reform landscape. Click here to read the first… Read more »

Fruit, vegetable giant latest to join smokable hemp industry

The smokable hemp flower market has gained a new player in the Pacific Northwest. According to Hemp Industry Daily: “A major fruit and vegetable processor is entering the market for smokable hemp flower, converting a former pear and apple cannery in Washington state to hemp drying. “Seneca Foods, a Nasdaq-listed… Read more »

Idaho farmers are one step closer to being able to legally grow, process hemp

The Idaho hemp market made strides as a legalization bill was passed by a 27-5 vote in the Idaho Senate. According to Cynthia Sewell with Idaho Statesman: “Hemp production in Idaho is one step closer to becoming legal. Cannabidiol oil, or CBD, is not. “The Idaho Senate… voted 27-5 to… Read more »

Low-level Cannabis Cases Fall 66% in Texas After Legalizing Hemp

Texas has seen a decrease in low-level cannabis cases after the state legalized hemp production back in 2019. According to TG Branfalt with “Since Texas legalized hemp production on June 10, 2019, the number of cannabis possession cases filed in the state have fallen nearly 66 percent, according to… Read more »

Largest Native American Tribe Takes Step Toward Reforming Marijuana Laws

A Native American tribe has created a working group to research how the tribe can use marijuana and hemp. According to Alexander Lekhtman with Marijuana Moment: “The largest Native American tribe is assembling a working group to study how it can use marijuana and hemp to boost commerce, health care… Read more »

Kentucky College Offers Hemp Production Course

A hemp production course is set to arrive at the Maysville Community and Technical College in Kentucky Spring 2020. According to TG Branfalt with “Kentucky’s Maysville Community and Technical College is set to offer a course on hemp production in the spring semester, Morehead News reports. The class –… Read more »

WeedMaps Presents: CBD Patches — a Guaranteed Method of Cannabinoid Delivery — Explained

For some potential CBD consumers looking to try something new, CBD patches might be a worthwhile option. According to Adam Drury with WeedMaps: “From tinctures to edibles to capsules, oils, vape cartridges, and even flower, cannabidiol (CBD) products come in a dizzying array of forms, each with individual consumption methods. So you’d be forgiven for… Read more »

Leafly Reports: Hemp cleans toxic soil and produces clean CBD flower, study finds

Hemp plants grown in contaminated soil produce “an abundance of CBD”, according to recent research. According to Chris Roberts with Leafly: “The cannabis sativa plant produces more cannabinoids when stressed. That’s a fact long known to growers seeking higher levels of THC and CBD. “Stressing plants also comes with risk…. Read more »

Bees Like Big Hemp And They Cannot Lie, Study Shows

A study at Cornell University found that bees aren’t just attracted to flowers, but also to hemp. According to Matt Saintsing with Marijuana Moment: “Some pollinators tend to flock to hemp, but according to a recent study, the taller the trees, the more plentiful the bees. “Researchers at Cornell University… Read more »

Advanced Nutrients Launches Three New Products in Celebration of Milestone 20th Anniversary at MJBizCon

Expect new things from Advanced Nutrients as they launch three new products to celebrate their 20th anniversary. According to Melissa Schiller with Cannabis Business Times: “Advanced Nutrients, a leading global nutrient company, will be launching three new product lines available at MJBizCon, the world’s largest cannabis event. Using Augmented Reality… Read more »

Hemp in Virginia grows toward the future

With growth in the cannabis industry, some states are seeing a boost in their hemp markets as well. According to Jeff Raines and Morgan Edwards with Capital News Service: “’We do grams, eighths, quarters, half ounces, pounds, wholesale pounds — however you want it,’ Jacob Stretch said, standing between crates… Read more »

New York boosts state hemp industry with new rules, regulations and testing for CBD products

While marijuana legalization is sweeping the country, there has also been an increase in legislation around hemp. According to NY Daily News: “New York farmers are getting a hemping hand. “A new law signed Monday by Gov. Cuomo allows the state to regulate the growth and sale of products containing… Read more »