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18 Oct Hemp State Highlight: Vermont’s hemp industry could see big changes from MJ, larger neighbors

By Kristen Nichols
Vermont’s small hemp industry has cause for great optimism: The state has the nation’s loosest hemp regulations and a latitude that makes it an easy fit for hemp cultivars developed in Canada and northern Europe.
But Vermont’s hemp g...

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11 Oct 5 business takeaways from Target’s flip-flop on selling CBD products

By Kristen Nichols

Target Corp. sent shockwaves through the marijuana industry last month when the retail giant quietly started selling CBD products, despite federal drug authorities repeatedly saying the cannabis compound is illegal.

But the sales proved short-lived.

5 business takeaways from Target’s flip-flop on selling CBD...

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09 Oct Labeling error leads to recall of CBD-infused broth in Vermont

A Vermont broth maker has voluntarily recalled jars of CBD-infused chicken and beef broths over a misunderstanding about labels.

The Simmering Bone sold CBD-infused broth last month at the Vermont Hemp Fest in improperly labeled jars, company owner Rachel Collier told Seven Days, a Burlington-based...

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06 Oct CBD is no longer taboo, says global anti-doping regulator

CBD will take another big step toward the mainstream next year when the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) removes hemp-based products from a list of banned substances.

WADA’s 2018 listing will show that “cannabidiol is no longer prohibited,” though the agency didn’t explain why...

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06 Oct Hemp State Highlight: North Carolina puts out big welcome mat for hemp industry

By Kristen Nichols
Dozens of states are slowly experimenting with industrial hemp cultivation and processing, authorizing limited tests through land-grant universities. Not North Carolina.
North Carolina has gone all in on hemp, which state officials s...

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