This week in hemp good news from Italy in its push into the cannabis economy as several US states push for cannabis legislation
Virginia Approves Battling Marijuana Legalization Reform
Earlier this week, Virginia’s chambers passed battling cannabis reforms that will be available to a conference caucus to agree on the bills’ final text. The new regulations legalize cannabis sales; however, they have disparate provisions.
Less-Noticed FAA Marijuana Memo Emerges
After receiving multiple inquiries into renting airport fields to cannabis cultivation firms, the FAA explained that doing so culminates into problems with the federal law. The assertion was highlighted in a less-noticed 2019 memo that’s sprouting at the centre of a regional controversy in an Arizonian town.
Australian Company Claims it Will Deliver HempBlock Program to America
An Australian company has been awarded an exclusive distributorship license for a hempcrete building measure that it alleges is more cost-friendly than conventional construction.
Washington Legislators Approve Drug Legalization Reform
Early this week, a drug legalization and treatment initiative in Washington State achieved a legislative milestone after approving the Pathways to Recovery Act legislation with a 7-6 ‘pass’ vote from the House Public Safety Caucus. The reform could do away with penalties for adult-use prohibited drugs and promote outreach and recovery practices.
Cannabis Sector Records Job Gains During 2020
A recent survey indicates that the MJ sector offered additional 77,000 jobs last year, which is a 32 percent increase. The sector has already offered over 321,000 full-time jobs within the 37 states that have legalized the plant.
Hemp Envisioned for Leading Role on Industrial Crops
The results of a focus committee survey involving agriculture specialists and conducted by the European Commission show that fiber and bio-energy industries highlight the perfect opportunities for industrial crops in Europe.
Maryland Legislators Hold First Commission Hearing on Cannabis Legalisation
In Tuesday’s first commission hearing, Maryland’s legislature members considered a bill to control adult-use MJ and apportion adequate amounts of tax proceeds for programs focused on territories that were severely impacted by the Drug War.
Minnesota Legislation Reform Approved
A measure to legalize cannabis within Minnesota was approved by the House Commission on Wednesday. It would authorize 21 and older adults to possess and buy less than 1.5 marijuana ounces and cultivate not more than eight crops.
How Thinking Equipment Alleviate Development Of Hemp Fiber
The value chain of hemp fiber defines all operations that need to occur to provide hemp fiber to final users. AI offers a new sphere of real-time data and flexibility that could be embedded in a digital-based production environment.
Tobacco Executive Dubs CBD as An Interesting Growth Niche
Kingsley Wheaton, BAT’s Chief Marketing Officer, dubbed CBD(Cannabidiol) an exciting growth area for the company’s prospective business. British American Tobacco(BAT) wants to sell cannabis commodities and find new sources of revenue besides cigarettes and vaping.
North Dakota Legislators Ascend Cannabis Authorization Reform
A bill to legalize cannabis within North Dakota was approved by the House Commission on Wednesday. The 1420 House Bill would allow 21 and older folks to possess and purchase not more than an ounce of adult-use marijuana.
Italy Legalizes Conglomerate for CBD Pharma-grade production
The Italian Health Ministry has authorized a conglomerate, Bio Hemp Farming, to produce CBD under a specific law. The authorization enables Bio Hemp to incorporate hemp-related cannabinoids within the pharmaceutical industry.
NFL Traverses How CBD and Cannabis Can Work as Opioid Alternatives
The NFL and NFLPA are introducing an initiative to explore the potential of MJ and related products, like CBD, as an alternative treatment for pain. The two departments are concentrating on how MJ use affects athletic performance.
Italy’s Hemp Varieties to be Recertified
The Italian hemp varieties; Carmagnola and CS may be recertified this year. They were eradicated from Europe’s catalog of hemp varieties in 2019. These varieties are still under study, available at Schiavi Seeds, and help Italy’s CREA during the recertification process that could commence early next month.