USA

U.S. tech developer says time is right for its mid-size decorticator

As interest in hemp fiber applications grows, U.S. farm technology innovator Formation Ag says it is getting a growing number…

July 28, 2020

IP licensing startup aims to connect breeders with market

Three cannabis industry veterans have joined to launch Breeder’s Best, a U.S.-based company that will focus on intellectual property (IP)…

July 24, 2020

State chapters say they’ll push back against U.S. HIA

Leaders of state chapters in the U.S. Hemp Industries Association (HIA) say they are exploring legal options after the organization's…

July 23, 2020

U.S. Hemp Industries Association closes state chapters

The U.S. Hemp Industries Association (HIA) has abandoned its chapter network two months after a group of state chapter leaders…

July 17, 2020

Ethics, criminal violations alleged over contract award in USA

A grass-roots initiative in the U.S. state of Colorado is challenging the awarding of a contract by state officials under…

July 15, 2020

Charlotte’s Web’s request to register ‘CW’ trademark is rejected

U.S. trademark authorities have rejected an application from CBD maker Charlotte's Web to register the trademark “CW,” saying it would…

July 15, 2020

Court reinstates ban on smokable hemp in U.S. state of Indiana

A U.S. federal appeals court has ruled the state of Indiana may ban the production, possession and delivery of smokable…

July 9, 2020

U.S. Hemp Industries Association names executive director

The U.S. Hemp Industries Association (HIA) has named a new executive director, filling a position that has been open since…

July 2, 2020

U.S. hemp association names 2 new board members amid reset

The U.S. Hemp Industries Association (HIA) has appointed two new members to its board of directors. HIA named Tim Gordon,…

July 1, 2020

Irish personal care firm to invest $50m in U.S. CBD maker

Ireland-based Perrigo Company plc has partnered with Kazmira LLC of Colorado, USA to add CBD to its portfolio of generic…

June 24, 2020