The top 4 challenges in the U.S. hemp market (1) The need for full federal commercial legalization The Agricultural Act of 2014 (“farm bill,” P.L. 113-79) provided that research institutions and state departments of agriculture may grow industrial hemp as [...]
Meet exhibitors and sponsors of the 2016 NoCo Hemp Expo. Walking tour with Morris Beegle of the Colorado Hemp Company, Sean Murphy of Hemp Biz Journal and Zev Paiss of the National Hemp Association.
Hemp Defined and Prohibition History The U.S. Department of Agriculture interprets industrial hemp as any part of the cannabis plant, whether growing or not, containing a THC concentration of no more than three tenths of one percent (0.3 percent) on a [...]
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Hemp Industry Size and Market Intelligence (2015) Hemp Business Journal estimates the U.S. hemp industry reached $593 million in sales in 2015 and project it to reach $1.6 billion by 2020. (The State of Hemp Report 2016) The market [...]
To my friends, colleagues and readers: 2016 is here, and Mother Earth, our common home, faces more challenges today than ever before. Our wasteful, single use society has polluted our oceans with plastics, raped our rain forests with chain saws and [...]
Mother Earth, our common home, faces more challenges today than ever before. Our wasteful, single use society has polluted our oceans with plastics, raped our rain forests with chain saws and covered our land with toxic chemicals. The industrial revolution powered by [...]
McConnell Inserts Hemp Provision Into Senate Farm Appropriations Bill On July 16, 2015, by a 28-2 vote, the United States Senate Appropriations Committee approved the Agriculture, Rural, Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriation Bill (S.1800) for [...]