A Snapshot Of America’s Medical Marijuana Markets: Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania's medical cannabis marketplace became operational in February 2018. Since then, the state's enrollment and access have grown at a substantial rate. Data provided in the Pennsylvania Department of Health's first-year report revealed that 116,000 Pennsylvanians registered in the inaugural year. The number was reached as the state significantly expanded the qualifying conditions for medical marijuana. Pennsylvania

By |2019-11-20T09:51:24-07:00November 20th, 2019|HLG In The News|

Seeking Certainty Between Certified Hemp Seeds Versus High-Yield CBD Strains

Among the most critical decisions a hemp cultivator makes is where to source seeds. Without a reliable provider for hemp seed genetics, cultivators risk losing an entire crop to disease, or worse, harvesting plants that test over acceptable limits for THC. In Kentucky, for example, a company called Elemental Processing is suing HP Farms (an

By |2019-11-19T14:49:05-07:00November 19th, 2019|Hemp, HLG In The News|

2019 Cannabis Independent Innovation Awards Program Announces Winners

The Cannabis Independent Innovation Awards program, the industry’s most robust recognition platform for the innovators and leaders of the cannabis industry, today announced the winners of their 2019 Awards program. The 2019 Cannabis Independent Innovation Awards attracted more than 1,900 nominations from around the world. The winners were chosen by a group of judges who are senior-level

By |2019-11-19T13:55:48-07:00November 19th, 2019|Hemp, HLG In The News, Marijuana|

Tickets on sale now for Colorado Winter Hemp Summit in Boulder

The Colorado Hemp Company is pleased to announce the date and location for the 2nd Annual Colorado Winter Hemp Summit, taking place at the Boulder Jewish Community Center, located at 6007 Oreg Avenue in Boulder on Jan. 16, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Organizers and industry experts will discuss the state of the

By |2019-11-20T12:44:53-07:00November 15th, 2019|HLG In The News|

Missouri Lawyers Media to honor 26 for legal innovation

For the second time, Missouri Lawyers Media will celebrate attorneys, firms and businesses from around the state with Top Legal Innovation Awards in recognition of their progressive work to drive new practice areas, services and business strategies. --- Honorees for emerging practice areas are: Cannabis practitioners. This group reflects trailblazers and early adopters who have adapted their practices

By |2019-11-20T12:36:02-07:00November 15th, 2019|HLG In The News|

Hemp industry blasts DEA’s continued involvement under USDA rules

The irony is not lost on the hemp industry. In 2018, Congress removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), stripping the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) of oversight of a cannabis-derived substance now treated as an agricultural crop. But laboratories that test Farm Bill-compliant hemp must presently be registered with DEA, per interim regulations published

By |2019-11-20T12:37:47-07:00November 14th, 2019|Hemp, HLG In The News|

Seeking Certainty Between Certified Hemp Seeds Versus High-Yield CBD Strains

Among the most critical decisions a hemp cultivator makes is where to source seeds. Without a reliable provider for hemp seed genetics, cultivators risk losing an entire crop to disease, or worse, harvesting plants that test over acceptable limits for THC. In Kentucky, for example, a company called Elemental Processing is suing HP Farms (an

By |2019-11-20T12:52:10-07:00November 14th, 2019|HLG In The News|

Good manufacturing practices: More is usually better

by Matthew Smith With the passing of the 2018 Farm Bill, hemp and CBD industries have exploded, bringing a parade of fresh—and, in some cases, first time—processors and manufacturers of ingestible products. In this infant hemp industry, the legal standards of quality have much to be ironed out. This is especially true regarding regulations from

By |2019-11-20T12:59:27-07:00November 1st, 2019|HLG In The News|

Hemp Industries Association® Conference Announces Sponsors And Keynote Speakers

The Hemp Industries Association® (HIA®) announces a diverse lineup of national sponsors and hemp industry leaders for the 26th annual Hemp Industries Association Conference -- HIACON -- November 1 through November 4, in Charlotte, North Carolina. HIACON will bring over 40 exhibitors and more than 40 speakers and educators representing the farm business, sustainability, herbal and dietary supplements industries

By |2019-10-31T11:41:00-06:00October 31st, 2019|Hemp, HLG In The News|

White House Approves USDA Hemp Rules; Release Imminent

The White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approved the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) federal hemp production rules, Hemp Industry Daily has learned. With approval from the OMB, which must sign off on new regulations from any federal agency, the public release of the interim production rules could come any day. Garrett Graff of Hoban Law Group told Hemp

By |2019-10-31T11:22:24-06:00October 31st, 2019|Hemp, HLG In The News|