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  • CBD maker, HIA sue Drug Enforcement Administration over extract rule
    The Hemp Industries Association and a South Carolina CBD manufacturer are suing the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration over a recent rule they say wrongly criminalizes how hemp extracts are made. CBD maker, HIA sue Drug Enforcement Administration over extract rule is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs
  • Judge blocks Texas ban on smokable hemp until trial on matter ends
    A Texas judge is blocking authorities from enforcing the state's smokable hemp ban until a trial resolves the dispute between hemp producers and the health department. Judge blocks Texas ban on smokable hemp until trial on matter ends is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs
  • Reputation, revenue at stake as Brazil weighs legalization of cannabis cultivation
    Brazil has fast-tracked a draft law that would legalize the cultivation of medicinal cannabis and industrial hemp, and the stakes are high. South America’s largest economy leads the world in several commodities markets, and some politicians say its farmers are keen to expand into hemp. Several other Latin American countries – Uruguay and Paraguay in […]
  • SBA urges USDA to extend new hemp production comment period to 60 days
    A federal agency is urging agriculture officials to allow time for public comment for proposed national hemp production rules. SBA urges USDA to extend new hemp production comment period to 60 days is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs
  • German CBD maker secures undisclosed investment after 5 million euro valuation
    A German CBD extractor has secured funding of an undisclosed amount from an independent investor in Hamburg who valued the company at 5 million euros ($5.9 million). Signature Products GmbH did not disclose the size of the investment but said in a statement that the investor’s appraisal makes it the youngest cannabis startup with the […]
  • NY hemp producers want Cuomo to issue rules for extracts before temp regulations expire
    New York hemp growers and processors want Gov. Andrew Cuomo to issue guidelines from a bill last year to regulate the sale of extracts from the plant, like CBD, before 2014 Farm Bill pilot provisions expire on Oct. 31. NY hemp producers want Cuomo to issue rules for extracts before temp regulations expire is a […]
  • ‘No one seems to want to move on it:’ Q&A with attorney David Kastin on the future of CBD regulations
    Hemp Industry Daily recently caught up with Clever Leaves' David Kastin, who formerly advised CBD retailer The Vitamin Shoppe, to find out how he navigated legal uncertainty to bring CBD to retail shelves and get his predictions on when CBD questions will be resolved. ‘No one seems to want to move on it:’ Q&A with […]
  • Iconic Playboy brand launches new CBD intimacy product line
    American publishing icon Playboy has entered the CBD marketplace with a line of products that aims to enhance intimacy and sexual wellness. Iconic Playboy brand launches new CBD intimacy product line is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs
  • As CBD virtual launches become new normal, cannabis industry players offer best practices
    Looking to educate and innovate without in-person events, hemp and marijuana companies are turning to virtual platforms for everything from trade conferences and product launches to consumer education and staff training. Spaces that facilitate an exchange of ideas, opportunities for networking and customer engagement remain in demand, even as the world navigates the tumultuous conditions […]
  • Navajo Nation lawsuit alleging illegal grow operation can proceed, court rules
    A New Mexico district court declined to dismiss a lawsuit from the Navajo Nation Department of Justice that accuses a tribal member of an illegal hemp-growing operation. Navajo Nation lawsuit alleging illegal grow operation can proceed, court rules is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs
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