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Hazardous Location Requirements in Hemp Extraction Facilities

This article explores hazardous location requirements and hazardous area classification as they relate to extraction facility design and construction, specifically diving into the National Fire Protection Association code 497.

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Everything Old is New Again: Hemp & Cannabis Return to USP

Hemp & Cannabis back in the USP United States Pharmacopeia (USP) had originally classified Cannabis sativa for scientists and physicians the world over in 1753. Hemp and Cannabis products were part of human history for centuries. Even in 1906 when label laws required any psychogenic substances to be disclosed, cannabis was still in widespread use […]

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How to avoid heavy-metal accumulation in your hemp crop

Producing a hemp crop that’s unusable due to heavy metal toxicity wastes time, labor, money and resources. Luckily, heavy metal toxicity is preventable -but it takes the extra mile of testing everything.

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Study: Hemp Cannabinoid could help children with intellectual disabilities

A new study, during which children and adolescents with intellectual disabilities were administered CBD, showed that this cannabinoid is able to positively influence the nature of their behavioral problems. The peer-review study has shown that CBD – an active component of the cannabis plant – is able to significantly reduce the severity of behavioral problems […]

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China to Import Hemp from US After New Trade Deal

After a newly signed trade deal, China will source and purchase significantly more hemp from the U.S in the next years.  Hemp, which was federally legalized under the 2018 Farm Bill, is one of a long list of agricultural products that China agreed to import on a larger scale over the next two years as part of an international […]

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New Hemp Regulations become Law in Colorado

-Gov. Jared Polis has signed a bill that aligns Colorado’s hemp laws with federal regulations by establishing testing of all hemp lots and instituting civil penalties of up to $2,000 per day per violation…

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What is CBD Isolate

WHAT IS CBD ISOLATE? As the hemp industry took off, CBD Isolate was the more prolific CBD extract. A lot of that attributed to it being THC free amidst foggy legislation surrounding the legalities of it the CBD and hemp industry. Hemp derived CBD isolate is cannabidiol in its purest form possible. Biologically broken down and stripped of impurities, isolated CBD crystals […]

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6 Hemp Purchase Agreement Terms to Include

As the hemp industry matures we are thankful to see more contracts in place outlining the interests of parties conducting business together. Contracts and agreements are an important part of business in any industry but arguably even more so in hemp, land of the wild west.  Hemp purchase agreements and contracts ensure considerations for both parties are discussed and terms are […]

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9 Critical Tips from Hemp Farms Who Succeeded in 2019

Last year saw an interesting unfolding for the hemp industry as a combination of new-to-farming entrepreneurs joined experienced farmers nationally in the cultivation of hemp. Data published by Critical Extracts showed more then 80% of the 8000 farms surveyed were growing hemp for the first time.   While a few farms had a great year with minimal issues harvesting […]

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What is CBD Distillate?

CBD Distillate is an Important Extract Distillate is a concentrated CBD extract found in a majority of the products on the market today. Its popularity in product formulations is attributed to it’s lack of taste making it more palatable for consumers and ideal for products like vape pens, tinctures and edibles. It also contains a range of important […]

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Arizona Industrial Hemp Laws and FAQS

  The following is a complete copy and overview of the Arizona department of agriculture hemp laws. If you are considering hemp farming or other areas of the industry, understanding state laws is vital especially in regards to Delta 9 limits and what testing is required as that varies state to state. Also find an overview of the […]