An executive from international CBD brand Elixinol has been appointed to the board of directors at the U.S. Hemp Authority — one of the industry’s self-regulatory bodies. “From the start, Elixinol has gone above and beyond when it comes to product efficacy and transparency,” Elixinol CEO for the Americas Tom Siciliano said about his appointment.
A bipartisan bill that was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday could push legal CBD through Congress, providing consumer access and protection while clearing the supply chain bottleneck. The Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Stabilization Act of 2021 is sponsored by Representatives Kurt Schrader, a Democrat from Oregon, and Morgan
The nail-biter 2020 presidential election in the United States has a lot of folks scratching their heads. The hemp industry is no exception. Though the presidential campaigns never talked about the the newly legal crop, the race set up enormous implications for the business landscape faced by the hemp industry. That’s because the main regulators
A long-simmering dispute over hemp and CBD legislation in California is coming to a head, with a compromise bill possible this week. There isn’t much time. The race is on to get California CBD legislation passed before the end of August, when the state legislature’s 2020 session ends. Lawmakers have to file, debate and pass
(Editor?s note: This is part of an occasional series on California?s hemp industry. To read the previous installment, click here.) California hemp and CBD producers were hoping for speedy action this year on a long-debated proposal to clear a path for hemp extracts in foods and drinks. But old disagreements between hemp and marijuana interests in