Hemp Alert: Georgia’s Hemp Farming Act Substantiates Industry – At a Cost

Hemp Alert: Georgia’s Hemp Farming Act Substantiates Industry – At a Cost

Georgia Hemp Market: Legitimized, but Restricted Georgia has passed Senate Bill 494, otherwise known as the Georgia Hemp Farming Act. Business owners in the state will benefit from added clarity regarding the sale of hemp products, but as we dig in, we will find that everything is not all peachy. Queue the sad violin music…

Hemp Alert: New Developments in Louisiana, Massachusetts & Chicago Threaten Hemp Industry

Hemp Alert: New Developments in Louisiana, Massachusetts & Chicago Threaten Hemp Industry

The State-by-State Assault on Hemp Continues Once again, our weekly deep dive has unearthed yet another litany of impending regulations that threaten to cripple the hemp industry, with only smattering of good news between the would-be disasters. Strap in and get ready. Massachusetts  As of April 3, 2024, the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR)…

Hemp Alert: The Fight is Going National

Hemp Alert: The Fight is Going National

Urgent Update: 21 State Attorneys General Implore Congress To Pose Strict Regulations In recent developments that could significantly impact the hemp industry, attorneys general from 20 states and Washington, D.C., have made a concerted push for Congress to make strict amendments to the 2018 Farm Bill to regulate hemp products. This move, highlighted by the…

Hemp Alert: Updates from Florida, Tennessee & Minnesota

Hemp Alert: Updates from Florida, Tennessee & Minnesota

Hemp Industry Highlights: Your Weekly Spotlight Florida Hemp Alert: Your Voice Needed Now! Florida’s hemp industry is at a pivotal juncture with the passage of Senate Bill 1698 by the legislature, setting the stage for potential sweeping changes. Despite the tight vote, reflecting the community’s strong advocacy, the bill’s current form threatens to significantly contract…

Hemp Alert: Florida, South Carolina & More

Hemp Alert: Florida, South Carolina & More

Hemp’s Future: Uncertain The hemp landscape is a perpetual state of flux as state legislators and regulators around the country continue to grapple with the emergence of federally legal THC and its various isomers—an unexpected but logical result of the language of the 2018 Farm Bill. Keeping up with new restrictions and regulations is now…

What Happened to Hemp? The Miracle Crop That Wasn’t—Yet

What Happened to Hemp? The Miracle Crop That Wasn’t—Yet

Unraveling the Paradox: Hemp’s Market Dive Amidst Product Booms The savior of American farmers failed. Were bad policies or false prophets responsible? By Matt Weeks Hemp was meant to be a miracle. It was the crop that would deliver us from evil, a vessel through which all things were possible. It was a cash crop…