If you’ve done any research about CBD brands, you know that manufacturing and testing standards can vary wildly. Some companies apply rigorous controls to every step of the manufacturing process, while others…well, they just don’t don’t seem to bother. But Colorado’s Pure Spectrum wants to change that. Pure Spectrum’s mission
On Tuesday morning, the Hemporium Boutique in Rapid City, South Dakota received a visit from detectives with a drug task force, who told the store’s owners that they had 24 hours to remove all CBD products from their shelves. That’s because in 2017, South Dakota passed legislation classifying CBD oil
With the increasing success of state-run industrial hemp programs, it’s becoming more realistic for CBD companies to manage the whole production process by growing their own hemp. But Colorado-based 4 Corners Cannabis has been ahead of the game for years, growing their own CBD-dominant hemp since 2013.
This week, Rolling Stone published an exclusive new report from the Brightfield Group predicting massive growth in the CBD market. According to analysts, the American market could reach $20 billion by 2020. This is much higher than recent projections from other organizations. For example, we reported last month on a
On Thursday morning, the House Judiciary Committee approved the Medical Cannabis Research Act of 2018, which will make it easier for researchers to study cannabis. Rep. Matt Gaetz sponsored the bill, along with 40 other representatives from both sides of the aisle.
Things are looking up for industrial hemp in the US! That’s because the joint House and Senate Farm Bill conference committee held their first meeting on Wednesday morning. Three conferees specifically mentioned hemp in their remarks: It’s past time that we build on the work that we began with the
The joint House and Senate Farm Bill conference committee held their first meeting on Wednesday morning. This is the beginning of an effort to resolve the differences between the two versions of the 2018 Farm Bill legislation passed by the House and Senate earlier this year.