Canopy Growth’s NY hemp facility to receive $1.7 million tax break

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The Canadian cannabis producer building an industrial park for hemp processing in New York state would get a hefty property tax break under a new plan hatched by a local economic development group. The Broome Industrial Development Agency said Canopy Growth will receive a standard 15-year payment-in-lieu-of-taxes deal that will reduce taxes on the 48-acre […] Canopy Growth’s NY hemp …

Cannabis Corner: DEA Commander Turned Pot Co. Advocate

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*This post was originally published on Law360 Law360 (November 13, 2019, 4:43 PM EST) — Charles Feldmann has been involved in cannabis law longer than most people — albeit not always as an advocate for the industry. “My background really came from a heavy law enforcement side,” he told Law360. “Having gone to law school through the Marine Corps, doing …

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Exclusive Webcast: Breaking down the USDA’s hemp rules

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Shawn Hauser After decades of prohibition, hemp is now an agricultural commodity like any other, regulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). But there’s a lot to unpack in the USDA’s new hemp rules. In an exclusive webcast, Hemp Industry Daily editor Kristen Nichols sits down with Vicente Sederberg hemp attorney Shawn Hauser to discuss: What hemp companies need …

Is There a Resource for Finding CBD Studies?

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Backing any product claims with studies is a great way to boost your authority on CBD while also building brand loyalty and trust. While studies on CBD are still limited, there are preclinical, animal, and some clinical studies available. A great resource for CBD studies is the US National Library of Medicine, which is provided by the US Department of …

What A Long Strange Trip It’s Been

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Here we are today, a little more than five years after the 2014 Farm Bill was passed, and we finally have recognition and approval by the federal government that industrial hemp is legal. Even though that’s what federal law said, that as far back as 2014, the historical weight of last week’s release of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s final …

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Vaping Related Illnesses

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“Carts” as they are referred to, are being sold as containing safe cannabinoid products with what appear to be recognizable industry name brands.  However, recent findings have shown that many of these black market cartridges actually contain vitamin E oil, which has a similar texture and look to THC oil.    According to the Washington Post, “The chemical, vitamin E acetate, …

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How CBD and THC Interact In Your Body

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How do CBD and THC Interact in Your Body? Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are two of over 100 compounds isolated in the cannabis sativa plant species. Cannabis is also made up of over 500 compounds including flavonoids, terpenes and over 100 other cannabinoids, including THC and CBD. In the following article, we will discuss details on how these cannabinoids …

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Top 3 Myths About CBD Busted

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Top 3 Myths About CBD Busted Cannabidiol or more commonly known as CBD is claimed by many to have many medical and therapeutic benefits. However, on the other hand, cannabis is listed as a Schedule 1 drug with no medical benefits and a huge potential for abuse. Although a little confusing in the article below we will discuss what CBD …

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Review of Joy Organics

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CBD SALVE, BRINGING A LITTLE JOY TO SOME ACHY JOINTS Arthritis is an ugly condition that impacts many people in population.  Joint injury, auto immune disorders and a whole host of other issues can result in arthritis.  In fact, according to https://www.healthline.com/health/arthritis “There are more than 100 different types of arthritis, with different causes and treatment methods.”  The primary cause of …