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CBD brand Charlotte’s Web launches swap program to educate about hemp farming

WHAT? CBD brand Charlotte’s Web has launched a CBD Swap Shop as part of its pop-up in Miami, U.S., which aims to educate consumers on hemp farming and manufacturing, according to a report by Adweek.  DETAILS The pioneering campaign will allow consumers to visit the store and trade in unwanted CBD bottles from other brands, …

Statewide: A Rough First Year For Hemp Farmers; Is There Such A Thing As Midwestern Nice? - NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS

There is still a lot of optimism regarding hemp as a cash crop in Illinois and other states.  But the first year since it became legal to grow shows there is still a lot of work to be done. We’ll hear from some farmers.   Are people from the midwest nicer than those in other parts …

Hemp Farmers Press for New Standards Allowing More Potent Crops - Bloomberg Law

Hemp farmers, seeking to expand sales and avoid destroying their crops, are pressing Congress to consider easing restrictions on tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, in their harvests. “This is uncharted territory—a brand-new industry,” Scott Bennett, congressional relations director for the American Farm Bureau Federation, said in a telephone interview Thursday a day after the group’s delegates wrapped …

Current Hemp Regulations Aren't Working for Farmers or Regulators - Cannabis Business Times

The hemp market continues to settle as farmers look to the 2020 season. As U.S. growers learn from lessons they picked up in previous years, and as more growers get into the game, the national and international markets will shake out and begin to look more like a commodities market. PanXchange market updates, which we …

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KUNMING, China, Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Co-organizers Hemp & CBD China (HCC) and Asia-Pacific CBD Union (ACU) will be presenting the 520 Asia Industrial Hemp Summit & Exhibition as well as the 1st Hemp Carnival in May 2020. The 520 Asia Industrial Hemp Summit & Exhibition is a comprehensive event of technology communication, investment, …

CBD products are everywhere in Texas since the state legalized hemp. Experts warn: buyer beware. - KSAT San Antonio

A hemp plant inside of the Custom Botanical Dispensary in Austin. Stores selling CBD products are popping up across Texas. Marjorie Kamys Cotera for The Texas Tribune In 2017, business was slow for Sarah Kerver. She was a sales rep for a Colorado-based company trying to push hemp and CBD products in Texas. But customers …

Client Alert: Florida Department of Agriculture Releases New Hemp/CBD Regulatory Rules for 2020 - JD Supra

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Waco: Area farmers weigh in on proposed hemp rules - KWTX

WACO, Texas (KWTX) Area farmers voiced their concerns Wednesday to Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller about the rules governing hemp crops in Texas during a forum at the Texas Farm Bureau. More than 200 attended the forum. A bill signed into law last year legalized hemp growing in Texas. Rules governing hemp crops were published …

Will hemp become area's newest cash crop? - Millard County Chronicle Progress

New co-op asks farmers to pool knowledge, equipment to make county Utah’s cannabis king Between 80 and 90 percent of hemp farmers in Utah failed to bring in a profitable crop last year. Shysters and empty prom-isers populate this nascent industry. Cannabis is not like alfalfa. It’s an intense crop requiring careful …

Hemp hearing draws hundreds of Texas farmers to Waco - KCENTV.com

WACO, Texas — Farmers from across Texas were in Waco Wednesday morning to voice their opinions on the recently passed law on how to grow, manufacture and sell hemp. Commissioner of the Texas Department of Agriculture Sid Miller hosted the public hearing at the Texas Farm Bureau Conference Center. Miller presented the rules to the …