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BU Forum lecture highlights plans for industrial hemp production in Broome County - Binghamton University Pipe Dream

Geoffrey Whaling, co-founder of Hemp Development Group, LLC, aims to grow local economy with hemp farms Hemp was the main subject of the first Binghamton University Forum lecture of this year, featuring Geoffrey Whaling, co-founder and president of Hemp Development Group, LLC, who is building his first Hemp Industrial Park (HIP) in Broome County. Industrial …

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Hemp farmers face $7.5B in losses as banks struggle to come to terms with CBD - Farm Forum

COTATI, Calif. (PRNewswire) — A dramatic rise of hemp planted this year has been seen around the world and in particular the US, with 46 states having licensed farms since the US Farm Bill was passed in December of 2018. The potential for the US market alone is astronomical ($8.5 billion USD), but there isn’t …

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HAMIEL: Noem doubles down on hemp | Columnists - Rapid City Journal

Gov. Kristi Noem has drawn a revealing line in the sand. She said last week that legalizing hemp would be tantamount to South Dakota approving the use of marijuana, which she opposes. Her spokesman, Kristin Wileman, said Noem wants South Dakota to be “the prime example of a state fighting drugs.” It’s a great sentiment …

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Cashing in on CBD & hemp products - WKYC.com

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio — Since there have been so many questions surrounding CBD, yesterday we first broke it down to the simplest explanation: What it is, what it does, and whether or not it’s safe. RELATED: Why is CBD such a big deal? Now we’re looking at how the selling of CBD and Hemp products …

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Hemp Licenses Quadrupled in 2019, But Will There Be a CBD Surplus?

In the first year since hemp has been legal for commercial cultivation on the federal level, people across the United States are jumping at the opportunity to try their hand growing the legendary plant. According to new numbers from the hemp advocacy group Vote Hemp, this year, 16,877 farmers received a license from their state …

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Bill to legalize hemp passes Idaho House - San Francisco Chronicle

LEDYARD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s hemp industry is beginning to take off. Gov. Ned Lamont announced this week that the state has licensed 82 hemp growers, two processors, and 21 manufacturers under a pilot program the Democrat signed into law earlier this year. The law allows for the cultivation, harvesting, processing, and manufacturing of hemp …

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So far, so good for Alabama hemp crop as THC tests pass muster - Los Angeles Times

Samples of Alabama’s hemp crop are in line with state law, so far. State inspectors have taken samples from hemp growers producing their first crops of the plant. Alabama Agriculture Commissioner Rick Pate said that samples from 45 licensed growers have all tested below the 0.3% level for THC, the psychoactive compound in marijuana. That’s …

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Webb representative Tracy King speaks out on controversial Texas law he authored legalizing hemp - Laredo Morning Times

Many Texas counties have stopped charging low-level pot cases in light of bill By Julia Wallace, LMTonline.com / Laredo Morning Times Published 6:30 pm CDT, Wednesday, September 4, 2019 Hemp, like marijuana, comes from the Cannabis sativa L. plant. The difference is that hemp has a lower concentration of THC. Hemp, like marijuana, comes from the …

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Yield Growth Announces its Face Moisturizer with Hemp Oil Passes European Union Compliance Review and Urban Juve secures European Trademark - GlobeNewswire

The Yield Growth Corp. Urban Juve’s Balance Terpene Rich Face Moisturizer now registered in the European Union The Yield Growth Corp. The Yield Growth Corp. Urban Juve’s Balance Terpene Rich Face Moisturizer now registered in the European Union The Yield Growth Corp. VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 03, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via OTC PR WIRE …

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Letter: Hemp Hang-Up | Letters to the Editor - Yankton Daily Press

As a farmer and rancher, I would be thrilled to get a new crop into the hands of our producers, especially as our ag markets struggle. A new source of revenue for farmers would be great. But industrial hemp is not the answer. Legalizing industrial hemp legalizes marijuana by default. I asked my cabinet and …

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