New hemp group to be led by Wilcox

The organization of a new farmer-led hemp group, the U.S. Hemp Growers Association was announced Monday at the Hemp College, an industry event in Indianapolis, Ind. Founding partners that came together to create USHGA include U.S. Hemp Farming Alliance, First Crop, Hoban Law Firm/International Hemp Solutions, HiLo Seed, GenCanna and Farm Journal. At launch, more

By |2020-01-09T11:01:59-07:00December 17th, 2019|HLG Week In Review|

Week In Review – August 30 – September 5, 2019

Investment Opportunities Grow As Cannabis Expands Into New Consumer Markets  For years, friends and family and angel investors were the primary funding sources for cannabis ventures, as only those closest to the industry were willing to take the risks that came with investing in a sector that, while increasingly legal at the state level, was

By |2019-09-05T02:40:40-06:00September 5th, 2019|HLG Week In Review|

Week In Review – August 23-29, 2019

Hawaii Decriminalises Possession Of Small Amounts Of Marijuana, Becomes 26th US State To Do So The US state of Hawaii decriminalized possession of small amounts of cannabis on Tuesday, joining two dozen other US states that have adopted similar measures. Under the new law, anyone with up to three grams of marijuana faces a $130

By |2019-09-04T20:25:59-06:00September 3rd, 2019|HLG Week In Review|

Illinois Accepting Applications to Grow Industrial Hemp for 1st Time in 80 Years; Delaware Marijuana Legalization Bill Announced; Now That Hemp-Based CBD Oil is Legal in Texas, Here’s What To Know

Congressional Funding Bill Protects Cannabis Banking and Lets DC Legalize Marijuana Sales  Federal officials would be blocked from punishing banks for working with marijuana businesses under an annual spending bill released by congressional Democratic leaders on Sunday. The legislation, which is set to be considered by a House subcommittee on Monday, would also remove a

By |2019-08-21T03:53:20-06:00June 14th, 2019|HLG Week In Review|

7 Statistics Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Legal Cannabis and CBD; TSA Updates Rules To Allow Hemp-Derived CBD Aboard Flights; USDA Clarifies Industrial Hemp Production for Indian Tribes

NJ Department of Health Seeking New Alternative Treatment Centers to Expand Access to Medical Marijuana The New Jersey Department of Health today announced it is seeking new applicants to operate up to 108 additional Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs): Up to 38 in the northern region of the state, up to 38 in the central region, and up

By |2019-08-21T03:54:30-06:00June 7th, 2019|HLG Week In Review|

Advice for Cannabis Entrepreneurs; U.S. Cannabis Companies See Finance Terms Improve; Hawaii Decriminalizing Cannabis; Canada Cannabis Market Over-Valued and Over-Regulated

7 Statistics Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Legal Cannabis and CBD How fast is the stigma of cannabis fading? Consider the numbers: Cannabis, whether for medical use or recreationally by adults, is legal in 33 states, Washington, D.C. and the U.S. territories of Guam and Puerto Rico. An estimated 73 million Americans live in the 10

By |2019-08-21T03:56:20-06:00May 24th, 2019|HLG Week In Review|

Advice for Cannabis Entrepreneurs; U.S. Cannabis Companies See Finance Terms Improve; Hawaii Decriminalizing Cannabis; Canada Cannabis Market Over-Valued and Over-Regulated

7 Statistics Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Legal Cannabis and CBD How fast is the stigma of cannabis fading? Consider the numbers: Cannabis, whether for medical use or recreationally by adults, is legal in 33 states, Washington, D.C. and the U.S. territories of Guam and Puerto Rico. An estimated 73 million Americans live in the 10

By |2019-08-21T03:55:30-06:00May 24th, 2019|HLG Week In Review|

Update on the African Cannabis Market; Alabama Makes Medical Cannabis Legal for Those 19+; CBD Infused Beer in Texas; Know the Denver Laws For Growing Cannabis

Alabama Senate Passes Bill to Legalize Medical Marijuana for Ages 19+ The Alabama Senate approved a bill to legalize medical marijuana on May 9, 2019. In a 17-6 vote, the chamber cleared the legislation, which would allow patients 19 and older with certain conditions to obtain a medical cannabis card that would allow them to

By |2019-08-21T03:58:12-06:00May 17th, 2019|HLG Week In Review|

Update on the African Cannabis Market; Alabama Makes Medical Cannabis Legal for Those 19+; CBD Infused Beer in Texas; Know the Denver Laws For Growing Cannabis

Alabama Senate Passes Bill to Legalize Medical Marijuana for Ages 19+ The Alabama Senate approved a bill to legalize medical marijuana on May 9, 2019. In a 17-6 vote, the chamber cleared the legislation, which would allow patients 19 and older with certain conditions to obtain a medical cannabis card that would allow them to

By |2019-08-21T03:57:19-06:00May 17th, 2019|HLG Week In Review|

HempWood Facility Coming to Kentucky; Harvard and MIT To Study Health Effects of Cannabis; Colorado Approves Medical Cannabis as Opioid Alternative

Hemp Cultivation Wins Approval In CT Senate Connecticut farmers are one step closer to joining the burgeoning hemp industry after the Senate approved a bill to regulate the crop’s cultivation Thursday. “Over 40 states in the United States have passed industrial hemp laws,” said Sen. Christine Cohen, D-Guilford. “I am looking forward to Connecticut doing

By |2019-08-21T04:06:37-06:00May 10th, 2019|HLG Week In Review|