Briefs

Equipment maker challenges U.S. Customs

Farm equipment maker Kierton USA, Ferndale, Washington, filed suit against U.S. Customs and Border Protection for blocking a shipment of…

March 1, 2021

State ag departments back 1.0% THC

The U.S. National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) has supported amending U.S. law to raise the allowable limit…

March 1, 2021

UK CBD brand advances as novel food

UK-based Pureis Ultra Pure CBD said it is now under full assessment for a novel food license after its application…

March 1, 2021

Former NBA star invests $3 million

Former NBA star Isiah Thomas, said he will invest $3 million in his holding company, One World Pharma. The company…

March 1, 2021

Iowa opens hemp registrations

The state of Iowa's Department of Inspections and Appeals announced registration for consumable hemp products will open March 3. Registration is…

February 25, 2021

South Dakota banking law advances

A proposed law in South Dakota would give cannabis businesses a clear path to banking services. The measure, HB 1203,…

February 25, 2021

Illinois hemp fields dip slightly

Industrial hemp production in Illinois dipped slightly last year, when 2,392 acres were planted, compared to 2,800 acres in 2019.…

February 24, 2021

Testing project advances in Florida

The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) entered a partnership to develop a hemp testing program…

February 24, 2021

Application for CBD filed in UK

A consortium owned by the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) has submitted a novel foods application for natural CBD isolate…

February 22, 2021

Purdue starts online hemp course

Purdue University is offering a non-credit “Hemp Essentials” online course covering industrial hemp as a crop and potential end uses.…

February 19, 2021