USA

Wisconsin struggles with shortfall after licensing takes a dive

Wisconsin's Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has suggested doubling fees for hemp growers as demand for licenses…

June 23, 2021

1998: Hemp food association guides budding industry

[Natural Foods Merchandiser, October 1998] – “The drug-testing industry thinks hemp seed foods should be banned because they will make…

June 23, 2021

Certified EU hemp varieties finding fertile ground in U.S. Midwest

A growing number of hemp farmers across the USA are sourcing certified European hemp varieties as American growers begin a…

June 22, 2021

1997: High Times gives first Hemp Achievement Award

Celebrating Hemp History Month 2021 – May 1997 | Richard Rose, founder, owner, and Le Grand Fromage of Rella Good…

June 18, 2021

Kentucky hemp farmer sanctioned for exploiting migrant workers

A Kentucky hemp farm has been cited by federal authorities for exploiting foreign migrant workers through a number of violations…

June 16, 2021

New president for U.S. HIA

Kentucky farmer Mike Lewis has assumed the presidency of the U.S. Hemp Industries Association, replacing Rick Trojan, Hemp Road Trip,…

June 16, 2021

1996: Hempsters consult with the Navajo Nation

Celebrating Hemp History Month – In September 1996 a few hempsters were asked to go to Window Rock in the Navajo…

June 16, 2021

1996: Hemp shaking its seedy past

Celebrating Hemp History Month – [Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Jan 29 1996] – It’s no pipe dream: Hemp, the clean-and…

June 14, 2021

NFL will spend $1 million to study cannabinoids in pain management

The U.S. National Football League (NFL) said it will award $1 million in grants for research into pain management and…

June 11, 2021

1995: An early hemp trial faces the bulldozer

Celebrating Hemp History Month – [Sonoma Business, May 1995] – In 1994, an experimental hemp crop was planted in the Imperial…

June 11, 2021