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Hemp Novelties Foundation Funds Hemp Recycles Research Study

Hemp Novelties Foundation Funds Hemp Recycles Research Study

The study aims to determine the viability and sustainability of using hemp fibers for paper making versus traditional wood paper pulp. Hemp Innovations Foundation (HIF), a nonprofit sister organization of the National Hemp Association (NHA), has awarded a grant to fund the Hemp Recycles research project. The goal of the project is to determine the viability and sustainability …

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Judge Lobs Florida Agriculture Commissioner’s Lawsuit Interesting Federal Laws on Medical Cannabis and Firearms

Judge Lobs Florida Agriculture Commissioner’s Lawsuit Interesting Federal Laws on Medical Cannabis and Firearms

A U.S. district judge has dismissed Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried’s lawsuit challenging the federal laws that govern medical cannabis and firearms. Judge Allen Winsor granted the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) request to dismiss the case, which claimed that current regulations that prohibit medical cannabis patients from buying and possessing guns violate Second Amendment rights, …

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Nepal Please to Loosen Up On Traditional Medicines from Hemp Flower

Nepal Please to Loosen Up On Traditional Medicines from Hemp Flower

Stakeholders in Ayurvedic medicines are urging Nepalese officials to prioritize removing the country’s ban on hemp flowers as the government goes about the process of setting laws and regulations for the industry. The Department of Ayurveda and Alternative Medicine, a government health agency, said regulatory changes are needed to allow production of the traditional medicines, …

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cannabis

Tilt’s Revenue Plunders, Self Guidance Lowered

Acquisition Designed to Bring Industry Leading Cannabis Production Capabilities to High Times Portfolio and Strengthen Branded Offerings and Offering Capabilities LOS ANGELES, Nov. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hightimes Holding Corp., the owner of High Times®, one of the most recognized brands in cannabis, announced today the signing of definitive agreements to acquire the California operations of Moxie, the …

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Attorney, Law Enforcement Hesitant How Recreational Marijuana Will Affect Missouri Regulating

Attorney, Law Enforcement Hesitant How Recreational Marijuana Will Affect Missouri Regulating

LOUIS — Missourians will be able to buy recreational marijuana by early February, but both attorneys and police are unsure what the drug’s legalization means for police departments, officers and residents. Attorneys speculated that charges for driving while intoxicated could rise as the use of marijuana increases. And they said the shift in law could …

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Florida-based multistate operator Truliev

Trulieve Drops $115 Million in Q3, Plans More Extension

The Florida-based MSO remains bullish on its long-term plans. Florida-based multistate operator Trulieve (CSE: TRUL) (OTCQX: TCNNF) announced a $115 million loss for the third quarter this year, but the company made clear that it’s still bullish on its long-term plans, reiterating its intended expansion in its existing markets, including Arizona, Florida, Georgia, and Pennsylvania. The quarter …

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Child’s Death Accredited To Delta-8 THC Is Another Setback To CBD Sector

Child’s Death Accredited to Delta-8 THC is Another Setback to CBD Sector

A Virginia boy’s death that has been attributed to over-ingestion of hemp-derived delta-8 THC from gummies is likely to have serious repercussions in the U.S. CBD sector after the story was widely reported in national media. While experts are divided on whether or not delta-8 caused the four-year-old’s death, the story hit national news outlets …

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Hemp Industry

“Lab Shopping” for Flattened Potency, Reduced Contaminant Test Results Mar Hemp Industry

Testing and compliance experts say fraudulent practices could be detrimental to consumer trust. Various hemp cannabinoid products in the marketplace may not have the same cannabinoid content as their labels state, and they may contain harmful contaminants, sources tell Cannabis Business Times. As CBT has reported, “lab shopping” is an issue that occurs in state-legal cannabis markets. There …

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