Cannabidiol News April 12 2019
USA TODAYRite Aid joining growing CBD drugstore chain trend and will pilot products in two statesRite Aid will pilot the sale of CBD creams, lotions and lip balms at stores in Oregon and Washington, store officials announced Thursday.
Federal Trump appointee coming to Oregon
Marijuana MomentTrump Agriculture Secretary Accepts Invitation To Tour Hemp FarmsThe head of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has accepted an invitation to tour hemp farms in Oregon, telling Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) that it would help him learn about the industry as a whole.
Batman and Robin… Meanwhile… Holy hemp seed batman… Later in the hearing, Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) asked Perdue if he was able to approve state regulatory plans for hemp and claimed that the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) was blocking Montana farmers from importing hemp seeds from Canada because of the 2018 Farm Bill.
C-VILLE WeeklyNew bud in town: Is hemp flower legal?Hemp flowers are also available at Carytown Tobacco on the Downtown Mall, and the Quik Mart on Grady Avenue sells Hemp Mania, seven grams for $29.99.
GlobeNewswireEureka 93 Inc. Debuts as One of the Largest Hemp CBD Extraction Operations in North AmericaThe Eureka93 facility in Montana was one of the first facilities in North America to extract hemp CBD on a large scale. The industry-leading extraction process has been continuously refined and re-engineered with a production capacity of 50 kilograms per day (kgs/day) of high-quality full hemp plant extract, CBD isolate powder for Tier One wholesale customers such as Tilray (refer to LiveWell’s announcement of March 14, 2019). By Q3 2019, the Company expects to produce up to 100 kgs/day.
- More than 2,600 farmers are licensed to grow hemp in Tennessee this year.
- At least five farms are licensed to grow more than 1,000 acres of hemp.
- Some veteran farmers worry newcomers are in over their heads.
NewsOK.comHouse approval of SB 868 authorizes development of commercial hemp operationsPaxton said SB 868 alleviates any concerns the delay might have caused because it authorizes Oklahoma’s Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry and other state agencies to work together to develop Oklahoma’s commercial rules at the same time the federal guidelines are developed.
Cache Valley DailyHemp research underway at Utah State UniversityScientists at Utah State University are studying cultivation practices to optimize the yield and quality of hemp for botanical medicines.