Two lawmakers introduced a bipartisan bill in the U.S. House of Representatives that would allow CBD and hemp derivatives to be marketed as dietary supplements. A different group of bipartisan lawmakers introduced a similar measure in January. The House, however, hasn’t held any hearings or votes on the proposal. Learn more: U.S. Hemp Roundtable
n early cold snap and snow potentially destroyed valuable hemp plants nearing harvest. Jonathan Vaught, PhD, CEO and co-founder of Front Range Biosciences, a Lafayette, Colorado-based cannabis biotech firm with hemp growing operations, said the storm was “catastrophic for growers.” Learn more: Hemp Industry Daily
The new “CBD HQ” section is the “next evolution of our commitment to this thriving, innovative wellness category,” says CEO Sharon Leite. Learn more: Hemp Industry Daily
Less than a year after the U.S. Navy outlawed CBD products among marines and sailors, the organization is revising the ban to include topical products such as lotions and shampoos. Learn more: CNN
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