Hemp industry groups seek feedback on possible checkoff program

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Hemp industry groups want to hear from producers and farmers about whether they would support having a national checkoff program to raise money for industry research and promotion. The National Industrial Hemp Council and the Hemp Industries Association launched the survey and are collecting responses until Dec. 15. Checkoffs exist for nearly a dozen U.S. […] Hemp industry groups seek …

EU officials resume review of CBD novel food applications after ditching narcotic stance

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European regulators have resumed their review of novel food authorization applications for CBD products after the commission abandoned its preliminary stance that cannabidiol should be treated as a narcotic. The European Commission, the executive arm of the European Union, says the change comes after a landmark court decision that CBD should be freely traded among […] EU officials resume review …

Mexican Senate Approves Cannabis Legalization Bill

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Article Written By Luis Armendariz On November 19, 2020, the Mexican Senate approved the draft of the Federal Law for the Regulation of Cannabis (Ley Federal para la Regulación del Cannabis, or the “Bill”), marking a historic landmark in the legalization process subject to a Supreme Court deadline to legalize on or before December 15, 2020.  Mexican Senate Approved Draft …

Allied Corp. Signs Elite Athlete Camille Leblanc-Bazinet

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KELOWNA, British Columbia – Allied Corp. (OTCQB: ALID), an international medical cannabis company focused on creating and providing targeted cannabinoid health solutions to address today’s medical issues is pleased to announce an endorsement contract with elite athlete, Camille Leblanc-Bazinet (“Camille Leblanc”). Camille Leblanc earned the title of “Fittest Woman on Earth” when she won the 2014 Crossfit Games. Camille Leblanc …

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Autoflowering vs Feminized Seeds: Which Is Best for You?

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Autoflower vs feminized, engineered vs regular, trained vs untrained seeds. No matter how you slice it, there is a dizzying variety of seed types to select from when growing your own marijuana. Which is better, which produces the dankest buds, which grows the fastes, which is the easiest to maintain? Well, that depends on a multitude of factors because, fundamentally …

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Fast 50 Medium No. 1: Hemp Depot digs in, grows out

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Last year was hard to beat for Hemp Depot, which won a No. 1 spot in the 2019 Fast 50 with 9,621% revenue growth between 2016 and 2018. Heading into Covid-stricken 2020, that three-year growth rate has dropped for the Greenwood Village-based company. But when a “drop” means 861% growth and increased revenue, Hemp Depot still moves up to a …

Kristen Bell Launches Happy Dance CBD Brand with Cronos Group

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TORONTO and LOS ANGELES – Cronos Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CRON) (TSX: CRON) (“Cronos Group” or the “Company”) today announced the launch of Happy Dance™, a new, clean, simple CBD skincare brand, co-founded with actress and New York Times best-selling author Kristen Bell. Happy Dance launches with a trio of high-quality, cruelty-free and vegan bath and body care products. The new …

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Hemp Industry Daily launches annual industry survey for business data

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The chance has arrived for hemp industry executives and investors to help put numbers behind the hype by participating in the annual Hemp Industry Daily survey. The survey helps the Colorado-based HID provide key market, financial and operational data for business and entrepreneurs. The anonymous survey can be taken here until Oct. 30. The survey […] Hemp Industry Daily launches …