Category: Hemp

New Frontier Data Publish Hemp Asia Pacific Report

New Frontier Data Publish Hemp Asia Pacific Report

Maybe we are cynical but after living in Hong Kong for a decade one thing i know i wouldn’t trust is any stats coming out of the mainland. But as we know one should never disagree with an economist, especially one who’s got a HK conference coming up that they need to relate a narrative to.

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The U.S. Hemp Authority™ Certification Program

The U.S. Hemp Authority™ Certification Program

The Program is designed to specifically educate hemp farmers and hemp finished product producers in FDA Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) such that consistent quality is assured and violations are avoided.

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Washington May Hike Hemp Grow Licenses From $300 – $7500 pa

Washington May Hike Hemp Grow Licenses From $300 – $7500 pa

The 2,400 percent hike could be avoided if state lawmakers continue subsidizing the fledgling hemp industry with general taxes, or if more growers emerge to share the expense. Agriculture department spokesman Hector Castro said the agency understands concerns that raising the fee could discourage potential hemp farmers.

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Colorado To Ask Voters If They Want To Remove Hemp Constitutional Amendments

Colorado To Ask Voters If They Want To Remove Hemp Constitutional Amendments

In November, Colorado voters will be asked if they want to remove industrial hemp laws from Colorado’s state Constitution, placing them instead under the state statute, reports KUNC. The major change would be that laws in the statute can be modified by lawmakers — the Colorado Constitution, however, can only be changed by voters during a statewide election.

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Press Release: Aurora Cannabis Acquires Europe’s Largest Organic Hemp Company

Press Release: Aurora Cannabis Acquires Europe’s Largest Organic Hemp Company

Agropro, a hemp seed contracting and processing company, and its sister company Borela UAB (“Borela”), a processor and distributor of organic hulled hemp seeds, hemp seed protein, hemp flour and hemp seed oil, currently has 1,600 hectares (4,000 acres) under contract, potentially yielding more than 1,000,000 kg of organic hemp with additional contracts available to expand to more than 3,000 hectares across Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and Poland.

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Illinois Gov Signs Hemp Bill

Illinois Gov Signs Hemp Bill

Ganjapreneur Reports…Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) signed a bill to legalize industrial hemp on Saturday, the Chicago Sun-Times reports. The Illinois Industrial Hemp Act takes effect immediately and legalizes the harvesting and use of hemp for paper, fabric, plastics, construction materials, and food.

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Western Australia Raises Industrial Hemp THC to 1%

Western Australia Raises Industrial Hemp THC to 1%

Regulators in Western Australia have approved new rules for the state’s industrial hemp farmers, raising the upper limit for THC in licensed hemp crops to one percent (from just 0.35 percent), the Hemp Gazette reports.
“From the Ord down to the South-West and Great Southern, we are seeing unprecedented support for hemp as a fibre, food and building product. The cross-party support for these amendments is a sign of the wide recognition for the job-creating potential of this industry for regional WA.” — Alannah MacTiernan, West Australia Agriculture and Food Minister, in the report

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