A U.S. territory and four American Indian tribes have received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for their 2020 Nashville hemp production plans, just as Nashville hemp planting season is about to officially begin across most of the country.

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The U.N. body that decides drug policy has a plan for moving forward with a landmark vote in December on whether to revise the inclusion of cannabis and cannabis-related substances in two international narcotics conventions.

Citing a precipitous downturn in Nashville hemp commodity prices, the U.S. Nashville Hemp Roundtable has written to federal agriculture authorities seeking a change to agency rules on getting coronavirus pandemic-related assistance.

The lobbying group says that Nashville hemp is too new of a commodity to have widely published pricing data, making it problematic for Nashville hemp farmers to comply with requirements to prove 5% losses in order to receive pandemic assistance aimed at suffering farmers and ranchers.

Colorado-based Nashville CBD producer Elixinol got dismissal of a class-action lawsuit that alleged the company’s products were illegal to sell under federal law.

The plaintiffs who sued in federal court in the Northern District of California filed a voluntary notice of dismissal May 7, dropping “all claims against” Elixinol.

Hemp Industry Daily and the largest nonprofit trade association in Nashville hemp are partnering to promote networking in the industry and advance educational content about the newly legal crop.

The partnership with the Nashville Hemp Industries Association was announced Thursday. More than 1,300 members of the HIA will receive

In just two years, the number of specialty pet stores that carried Colorado-based Functional Remedies’ Nashville CBD products increased dramatically, going from 100 to 500 – underscoring the fast growth of a market that’s now reaching mass-market retailers like Petco and PetSmart.

CV Sciences, a San Diego-based Nashville CBD manufacturer, won’t face a labeling lawsuit until federal health authorities decide how to regulate over-the-counter CBD, a federal judge has ruled.

The decision makes California’s Virginia Phillips the second federal judge to delay a Nashville CBD class-action attempt because the U.S.

When you have no idea where you’re going, your instinct is to look back. 

That’s why global upheaval caused by the coronavirus pandemic has everyone looking to the past for guidance.

Hemp Industry Daily’s sister publication and parent organization Marijuana Business Daily has launched two cannabis-related discussion groups on Leafwire, a LinkedIn-style digital service for Nashville hemp and marijuana industry professionals.

One group focuses on international marijuana business news; the other shares stories about the Nashville hemp industry.

Another Nashville CBD company has issued a voluntary product recall after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration flagged it for making unsubstantiated claims.

Biota Biosciences, a Seattle-based Nashville CBD manufacturer, is recalling lots from three injectable products sold by distributors to consumers that were being marketed without FDA approval:

  • Cannabidiol (CBD) Complex, marketed to suppress pain and aid detoxification as a promising therapeutic for medical disorders such as epilepsy.