Category: CBD News

  • Meet the US Hemp Authority

    Meet the US Hemp Authority

    In the pre-FDA purgatory that is the hemp industry, the US Hemp Authority certification provides the highest level of legitimacy possible to hemp suppliers and brands that can meet the organization’s high standards. When reviewing CBD brands, we reward heavy credit under the “certifications” factor when we see the US Hemp Authority seal because it […]

  • Study: CBDA and CBGA May Prevent COVID-19 Infection

    Study: CBDA and CBGA May Prevent COVID-19 Infection

    In addition to the already discovered potential of cannabidiol to ward off the inflammatory cytokine storm associated with severe COVID-19 cases, a new study from Oregon State researchers found that CBDA and one of its hemp-based neighbors can actually prevent the virus from infecting some cells. As the research team discovered, CBDA possesses a “micromolar […]

  • States Address Delta-8 THC, but Approaches Differ

    States Address Delta-8 THC, but Approaches Differ

    After a polarizing debut in 2021, synthetically derived delta-8 THC is currently being addressed by multiple state legislatures. The close analog of delta-9 THC was embraced by some CBD and cannabis brands as a means for a “legal high,” while others gave the compound a wide berth. The US Hemp Roundtable believes that “intoxicating compounds […]

  • New Study Suggests Anti-COVID Potential of CBD

    New Study Suggests Anti-COVID Potential of CBD

    A newly published study authored by University of Chicago microbiology and cancer experts has illuminated several anti-COVID actions of CBD. Using data from the National COVID Cohort Collaborative, the authors of the study found that a population of 1,212 patients with a “history of seizure-related conditions” who were taking 100mg/ml CBD had a significantly lower […]

  • New Hemp and Delta-8 Bills Proposed in Several States

    New Hemp and Delta-8 Bills Proposed in Several States

    Whether focused on hemp as a whole extract or the contentious cannabinoid delta-8 THC, legislators across the country continue to tussle over hemp regulations at the state level, with recent cases popping up in multiple states, as the U.S. Hemp Roundtable reported.  In Minnesota, a case involving the conviction of a man for possessing a […]

  • Washington State THC Regulations Could Harm CBD Products

    Washington State THC Regulations Could Harm CBD Products

    In a bid to tighten THC and artificial cannabinoid regulations, Washington state is deliberating over two bills (SB 5547 and HB 1668) that could prove debilitating to CBD product sales throughout the state.  A key provision in this legislation states that full-spectrum CBD products containing more than 0.5 mg of THC per serving or 2mg […]

  • Valentine’s Day CBD Deals Are Here!

    Valentine’s Day CBD Deals Are Here!

    Of course it’s a commercialized holiday, but that doesn’t mean you can’t leverage these Valentine’s Day CBD deals from the industry’s top brands to celebrate the occasion in your own way with someone you care about. With a generously discounted CBD oil tincture from Cornbread Hemp or some Joy Organics gummies, you can relax, avoid […]

  • Landmark Hemp Legislation to Address 2018 Farm Bill Issues

    Landmark Hemp Legislation to Address 2018 Farm Bill Issues

    This Tuesday (Feb 8), Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME) officially filed the Hemp Advancement Act of 2022, a congressional bill that aims to free hemp producers and industry stakeholders from some of the more restrictive provisions of the 2018 Farm Bill as the industry expands.  The most substantial changes proposed by the new bill include the […]

  • Hawaii, Kansas, and Michigan Take Action on Hemp Bills

    Hawaii, Kansas, and Michigan Take Action on Hemp Bills

    According to a report released by the U.S. Hemp Roundtable on Friday (Mar 11), Hawaii and Kansas have proposed new (and starkly contrasting) hemp bills while four Michigan hemp bills make their way out of committee and onto the House floor. Hawaii Hawaii’s SB 2865 is aimed at eco-friendly hemp agriculture practices, offering $40 million […]

  • 2021 USDA Survey Shows Steep Drop In US Hemp Production

    2021 USDA Survey Shows Steep Drop In US Hemp Production

    On Thursday (Feb 17th), the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) – a research branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) – officially published the results of its first survey on national hemp production, reporting a significant reduction in 2021 hemp production over previous years. Key findings featured in the 2021 Hemp Acreage and Production […]