Hemp News

Hemp Is No Ordinary Crop and Market

The legalization of hemp as a result of the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill has turned the product into a good old commodity. With that comes futures and options trades so that farmers can better manage their crops and producers can control their raw costs. The issue with hemp is that it isn’t just another crop…. read more »

Cooking with calm: using hemp in the kitchen

Josh and Miranda Gutierrez opened their hemp business in early 2017, becoming the first store to sell commercially produced hemp products in Greeley. In 2018, their business, Gold Care, 2015 9th St. in Greeley, started manufacturing hemp CBD products. Josh got into the business after discovering that CBD helped take away his frequent migraines. But… read more »

Bill aims to end confusion amid crackdowns on hemp products in Ohio

Since the inception of Ohio’s medical marijuana law took effect, Sen. Stephen Huffman admits there’s been some confusion out there. Most of it from retailers wondering if they’re allowed to sell CBD products. There have been reports that some stores have seen those products removed from their shelves amid crackdowns. “My understand is that there… read more »

Hemp expo displays potential benefits for farmers & consumers

Now that hemp is legal to grow in Wisconsin, it’s offering hope to farmers during a tough time and consumers who say its products are life-changing. Madison’s first hemp expo “It’s Hemp, It’s Fine,” brought legislators, retailers and consumers together at the Monona Terrace on Sunday with the aim of educating the public and keeping the momentum… read more »

First Ultramarathon Athlete to Sign Hemp Oil Endorsement

Functional Remedies, the only award-winning and vertically-integrated manufacturer of whole-plant hemp oil products, announced its partnership with ultramarathon runner Jonathan Van Dyke. Van Dyke will serve as a brand ambassador for Functional Remedies and their many hemp oil products. Jonathan and many distance runners utilize Functional Remedies hemp oil products to enhance their rigorous training… read more »

180 applications approved to grow industrial hemp in Alabama

The Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries said 180 applications were approved to grow industrial hemp in Alabama. Industrial hemp is a type of cannabis plant and is in the same family as marijuana. Advocates said it can be used to create products including oils, car parts and clothing. McMillan Arrington is the owner of… read more »

Texas to remove hemp from controlled substance list

Texas is planning to eliminate hemp from its list of controlled substances. The Dallas Morning News reports that the Texas Department of State Health Services on Friday will remove hemp from a list of Schedule I drugs that can be abused and have no authorized medical use. Other Schedule I drugs include LSD, heroin and… read more »

Dairy farmers weigh growing hemp as market struggles continue

Rob Barley, partner of Star Rock Farms and chairman of the Pennsylvania Milk Marketing Board, said it’s been a “tough” several years for the industry. Dairy farmers continue to work through a stretch of at or below cost prices in the dairy market. As some farmers search for additional revenue, could the now-legalized hemp crop… read more »

Ohio Senate passes bill legalising hemp products

The Ohio Senate has unanimously passed a bill to legalize hemp and hemp-derived cannabidiol oil and create an industrial hemp program in the state. The bill would allow for cultivation of hemp as long as it contains less than 0.3 percent of THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. The legislation comes after a 2018 federal… read more »