Hemp News

Hemp Crops in Hawaii Unusable Because of High THC Levels

More than half of hemp crops cultivated in Hawaii in the past year were unusable due to high THC levels, officials said. The crops cultivated for the state’s hemp industry tested above the federal limit for the chemical that causes …

Firm Battling over Hemp Product Idaho Says Is Pot

A company has filed a lawsuit against Idaho State Police and Ada County after authorities seized nearly 7,000 pounds of cannabis from a truck headed to Colorado, the Idaho Statesman reported. Authorities who stopped the truck said it was filled …

Oregon Marijuana Growers Turning to Hemp as CBD Extract Explodes

A glut of legal marijuana is driving Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to another type of cannabis to make ends meet, one that doesn’t come with a high. Applications for state licenses …

Illinois Lawmakers Send Governor Bill Legalizing Industrial Hemp

The Illinois House has sent the governor a measure legalizing industrial hemp. The House voted 106-3 this week to allow hemp cultivation for commercial use. Hemp is a form of the cannabis plant distinct from marijuana. It does not produce …