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Seventy marijuana dispensary applicants for recreational cannabis business licenses in Illinois dropped a lawsuit against the state after the governor allowed the losing bidders to make corrections and try again. The lawsuit argued that the state’s lottery to award 75 retail licenses used a scoring system that discriminated against some of the minority applicants. MJBizDaily […]

Week in Review: Illinois cannabis permits redo, Vermont adult-use progress, Oregon wildfires & more is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs


The post Hemp plans approved for U.S. states, tribal lands was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter.

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has approved hemp programs submitted by Florida and Kansas, as the federal agency continues to evaluate plans for...

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The post European association’s roadmap for hemp: Take a vital turn was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter.

Industrial hemp can play a major role as Europe takes on the economic challenges of the coming years, the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) said...

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Canopy Growth’s new CEO said the once high-flying marijuana giant is shuttering additional cannabis cultivation facilities in Africa, Canada, Colombia and the United States. MJBizDaily takeaway: The Canadian company’s retrenchment offers lessons for other cannabis operators with overseas aspirations: There are few federally regulated markets outside Canada that are fully functional today. Most markets, including […]

Week in Review: Canopy Growth closes cannabis grows, COVID-19 reshaping MJ business models, MA rec shops take a hit & more is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs


The post CBD claims on coronavirus draw rebuke from U.S. food authorities was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter.

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a total of 31 warning letters to CBD sellers since the virus’ outbreak, flagging marketing claims...

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The post Project in Morocco combines hemp and solar to go totally off grid was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter.

A team of organizations has completed construction of a ground-breaking eco-building in Morocco that combines hemp construction with a high-tech solar energy system for total...

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The post Kentucky farmers seek $69 million in suit charging RICO violations was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter.

A group of Kentucky farmers have filed a $69 million class action lawsuit in U.S. federal courts, alleging a processor who contracted to buy their...

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The post Czech firm’s effort to register synthesized CBD for food advances was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter.

Czech CBD producer CBDepot has navigated another step in the process of getting pure synthesized Cannabidiol (CBD) authorized as a Novel Food ingredient, as European...

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The post Sanctions against U.S. hemp execs upheld in long-running fraud suit was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter.

A Nevada federal judge has upheld sanctions against two U.S. hemp company executives in a long-running case brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission...

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The post Charlotte Figi, American girl who raised profile of CBD, dies at 13 was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter.

Charlotte Figi, a Colorado, USA girl who found relief from Dravet Syndrome by using CBD, has died. Some news outlets reported the 13-year-old died from...

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The post HT Podcast: 2020 Hemp Planting Season Outlook was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter.

This episode: HempToday Editor & Publisher Kehrt Reyher reviews answers to the Hemp Farming Outlook Micro-Survey and discusses seed selection and procurement with Hana Gabrielova,...

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The post Despite the problems brought on by virus, a call to till on was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter.

By Steve Allin It is scary how things can change in just a few weeks. Unless you were living in China during January, most of...

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The post U.S. CBD seller warned over claims of coronavirus treatment was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter.

A U.S. company has been warned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over statements regarding CBD’s effectiveness...

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The post U.S. farmers & processors ‘feeling pinch’ as growth of market slows was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter.

INTERVIEW: Rick Trojan is an American hemp entrepreneur and the founder of Hemp Road Trip, which promotes industrial hemp all over the world. He serves...

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The post Hemp programs approved for U.S. states of Georgia, Iowa was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter.

Two traditional agriculture states in the USA have had their hemp programs approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The southeastern state of Georgia,...

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The post Hemp: A ‘promise renewal’ for rural development in Europe was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter.

Francesco Mirizzi this month was appointed Senior Policy Advisor at the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) after having worked for two years in Copa-Cogeca, the...

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The post Fallout from GenCanna bankruptcy drags down MariMed was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter.

The bankruptcy of U.S.-based GenCanna Global also has dragged down penny-stock cannabis player MariMed, which had invested $30 million (€26.9 million) in the Winchester, Kentucky-based...

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The post EIHA urges German authorities to lift ‘blanket’ assessment on CBD was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter.

The European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) is continuing to press German consumer safety authorities to reassess their stand on products containing cannabidiol (CBD). EIHA also...

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The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has green-lighted the “suitability check” of an application from Czech-based phytocannabinoids maker CBDepot for synthetically manufactured Cannabidiol (CBD) as...

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The post Job No. 1: ‘Educate and promote green alternatives based on hemp’ was originally published on HempToday™. Subscribe to our newsletter, check out our events and follow us on facebook, instagram and twitter.

Hana Gabrielova, founder and CEO at Czech-based Hempoint, is one of Europe’s pioneering and most innovative hemp entrepreneurs and a widely recognized expert on agricultural...

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