Hemp Legalization & Regulatory News for Hemp Businesses

Sarah Gersten of the Last Prisoner Project joins Scarlet Fu to discuss the passing of cannabis legalization five states and how voters who backed the initiatives for the tax benefits and the promise of new jobs are increasingly supporting changes to the law around past marijuana crimes. Leaders across the industry cheered after marijuana measures
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Europe’s hemp industry hit a milestone last week when the European Union’s top court liberated CBD from the jurisdiction of an international drug treaty, declaring that hemp-derived cannabidiol is not a narcotic. Hemp groups in France and elsewhere in Europe gave the five judges a standing ovation for the Kanavape ruling, which declared that France’s
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Mexico is going to legalize recreational marijuana. ​Lawmakers have until mid-December to finalize rules for its commercial trade. But doubts remain over how the proposed legislation will help eliminate marijuana crimes. Watch CGTN LIVE on your computer, tablet or mobile Watch Live Subscribe to CGTN America on YouTube Follow CGTN America: Twitter: @cgtnamerica Facebook: @cgtnamerica
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(16 Nov 2020) Marijuana isn’t just for blue states anymore. The 2020 election helped prove how broadly accepted recreational marijuana has become throughout the United States and across party lines, with measures to legalize recreational pot breezing to victory in Arizona, New Jersey, Montana and South Dakota. Fifteen states have now passed recreational marijuana laws
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Federal food and drug regulators this week highlighted the challenges they’re facing in regulating CBD and other cannabis-derived products, emphasizing the knowledge gaps that still exist due to a continued lack of data regarding the science of CBD and other cannabinoids. Kaveeta Vasisht, director of the FDA’s Office of Women’s Health and associate commissioner for
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Curious about the developing Latin America cannabis market? Then tune in to the Latin America Market Forum on Friday, Nov. 20, at MJBizCon’s Passholder Days. Topics include regional updates, the prospects for exporting from Latin America and revenue opportunities within Latin America. More information is available here. The Mexican Senate approved legislation to establish a hemp and
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The 2020 election proved how broadly accepted recreational marijuana has become throughout the US and across party lines, with measures to legalize recreational pot breezing to victories in Arizona, New Jersey, Montana and South Dakota. (Nov. 16) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You
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All four states with recreational marijuana on the ballot – New Jersey, Arizona, Montana and South Dakota – voted in favor of it on election night. https://www.kare11.com/article/news/politics/4-more-states-approve-recreational-marijuana-heres-what-it-means-for-mn/89-addb6c22-9db0-46b7-973b-0ec4f1be0c6c Welcome to the official YouTube channel of KARE 11 News. Subscribe to our channel for compelling and dramatic storytelling, award winning investigations, breaking news and information you can
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The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is pushing back hard against a hemp association’s attempt to find out if the agency considers temporary byproducts of hemp production a Schedule 1 substance. The DEA told a federal judge this week that the agency “is not required to explain how the (rule) applies to every hypothetical circumstance.” The
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Recreational marijuana is now legal in 15 states, while 35 states have medical marijuana laws. NBC News’ Dan Lieberman reports on America’s gradual embrace of cannabis. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and powerful news brands that deliver compelling, diverse and
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The hemp and CBD industry will be watching closely this week to find out whether federal regulators seem inclined to require warning labels for pregnant or nursing women on CBD products, or to mandate gender-specific dosing levels. That’s because the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Women’s Health will be leading discussions about “CBD
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Get in-depth analysis on Latin America hemp and marijuana markets from MJBizCon’s Passholder Days. It’s all available to you on demand. Mexican lawmakers have advanced a measure to legalize industrial hemp and recreational marijuana, setting a 1% THC limit for hemp and allowing adults to possess up to 28 grams of marijuana. A group of
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Roland Gutierrez pre-filled a bill, saying that legalizing marijuana could generate 30,000 jobs and $3.2 billion every two years to help with a budget shortfall. Full story: https://www.kens5.com/article/news/politics/could-texas-be-the-next-state-to-legalize-marijuana/287-219ce153-2684-4787-bbdc-bf237837958e
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Texas could be the next state to legalize recreational marijuana if a bill passes in the legislative session next year. The bill would allow people to possess up to 2.5 ounces of marijuana on them, as well as up to 12 plants in their home. STORY: https://www.kvue.com/article/news/politics/could-texas-be-the-next-state-to-legalize-marijuana/287-219ce153-2684-4787-bbdc-bf237837958e KVUE is Austin’s ABC affiliate station and has
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On Election Day 2020, 4 more states added their names to the list of who has legalized some forms of marijuana use. Oregon decriminalized small amounts of other drugs, including heroin, and a number of states added psilocybin mushrooms to the decriminalized substances. RELATED: These states passed drug ballot measures on Election Day 2020: https://bit.ly/36xX06r
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Editor’s note: Get up-to-date insights on growing conditions in all states at the Hemp Industry Daily Forum at MJBizCon. See the packed agenda of hemp discussions and insights here. Florida’s inaugural year of hemp cultivation has been a challenging one, with the state’s tropical climate proving that seed varieties that work elsewhere just don’t function
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Americans are turning against the war on drugs. Watch more of our election coverage: http://vox.com/ElectionVideos On November 3, four American states voted to legalize marijuana: Arizona, New Jersey, Montana and South Dakota. Combined with the other states that have done so in recent years, one in three Americans now live in a state where access
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The National Industrial Hemp Council has set its sights on Asian and European hemp markets after it says it was allocated $200,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to promote U.S. hemp products abroad. Kevin Latner, the NIHC’s senior vice president for trade, told Hemp Industry Daily that the group received word it was selected
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Vivien Azer Cowen Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst discusses the election day and the impact of cannabis legalization on stocks. #cannabis #marijuana #cannabislegalization Subscribe to Yahoo Finance: https://yhoo.it/2fGu5Bb About Yahoo Finance: At Yahoo Finance, you get free stock quotes, up-to-date news, portfolio management resources, international market data, social interaction and mortgage rates that help
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(A version of this story first appeared at Marijuana Business Daily International.) Canadian marijuana producer Hexo Corp. says it has settled a trademark-infringement lawsuit against a California CBD maker. Hexo sued Assi Project Management for unfair competition and trademark infringement in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California after discovering the company
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A “cannabis light” vending machine in Italy (photo courtesy Alfredo Pascual) The availability of hemp flower containing up to 0.6% THC in Italy led some marijuana users to abandon their illicit products, costing criminal networks tens of millions, a trio of economists has found. The researchers’ findings, published last year in the European Economic Review,
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