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FDA Discusses Legality CBD at CRN Conference

Carlsbad, CA—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) held its Annual Symposium for the Dietary Supplement Industry in Carlsbad, CA earlier in November. A highlight...

Licenses to Cultivate Hemp Up 476% in 2019

Washington, DC--Licensed hemp acreage quadrupled in 2019, according to the 2019 U.S. Hemp License Report by Vote Hemp, a grassroots hemp advocacy organization. The...

HIA to Facebook: Stop Censoring Hemp

Phoenix, AZ--Hemp Industries Association (HIA) has a message for Facebook: Hemp is legal and shouldn't be censored. HIA announced in a press release that,...

USDA Path for Hemp Seeds Imports “Just in Time” for Spring Plantings

Washington, D.C.--Responding to requests from U.S. producers and hemp seed exporters, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), which regulates importation of all seeds for...

“Hemp prohibition is over!” & more CBD Takeaways from Expo West

Anaheim, CA—CBD, cannabidiol, hemp, phytocannabinoids, endocannabinoids, full-spectrum extract, CBD isolate—as WholeFoods previously reported, the debate over which forms to put into products, how to...

Organic Farmers Head to DC to Meet Lawmakers

Washington, D.C.--Members of the Organic Trade Association’s Farmers Advisory Council are heading to Washington to meet with members of Congress on February 5-6. Twenty-two farmers from...

Trump Signs Farm Bill; FDA Speaks on the Legality of CBD

Washington, D.C.—The signing of the Farm Bill by President Trump drew reactions from the industry which were, overall, positive. Yet moments after the bill...

President Trump Signs Farm Bill

Washington, D.C.—President Trump has signed the farm bill, which had bipartisan support in Congress, into law. The bill expands crop insurance coverage to new...

CRN Reacts to Farm Bill

Washington, D.C.—The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) issued a statement in response to the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill. Steve Mister, president and CEO...

Congress Passes Farm Bill

Washington, D.C.—Congress has passed an $867 million farm bill with bipartisan support. The Senate passed the bill with an 87 to 13 vote; the...