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Hemp Makes Great Plastic, So Why Isn’t Hemp Plastic Everywhere?


Plastic is an inescapable part of our everyday lives, so why is almost all of it still made from polluting, non-renewable...

Texas Hemp Flower Ban Could Hurt Texas Hemp Industry & Consumers


Although temporarily blocked by a court, the Texas hemp flower ban prevents the sale or marketing of hemp products intended for smoking or...

CBD Oil Scams Run Wild: A Look At 5 CBD Scams, Frauds & Bad Ideas


CBD scams hurt the hemp industry and damage consumer trust. We looked at 5 of the worst and most misleading CBD scams and frauds, and just plain bad...

Sustainable Hemp Farming: Promoting Regenerative Agriculture In Hemp


Restrictive regulations and the rapid growth of the hemp industry keep hemp from fully living up to its sustainable promise....

Black Lives Matter & Hemp: Hemp Must Take A Stand For Justice


If hemp supporters want to build a better world, that means supporting the Black Lives Matter movement and supporting Black people in the hemp...

CBD Industry Insiders Speak: Standing Out In The Competitive CBD Industry


We asked hemp business experts what it takes to stand out in the increasingly competitive CBD...

Charlotte Figi, CBD Movement Pioneer, Dies At Age 13


Charlotte Figi, a girl who became a figurehead for a movement demanding access to CBD, died in April 2020 after an illness resembling...

CBD Can’t Cure Or Prevent COVID-19, So Why Are Snake Oil Hemp Brands Claiming It Can?


There is zero evidence that CBD can cure or help with the COVID-19 virus. There’s no proof it can help protect you from getting...

Don’t Buy CBD On Amazon: Why CBD On Amazon Is A Bad Deal


For many of us, Amazon.com is a part of our everyday lives. Unfortunately, we do have to warn you: never buy CBD oil on...

The FDA & CBD: FDA Warning Letters Hint At Future CBD Regulation


The 2018 Farm Bill gave the FDA power to regulate CBD. But, the FDA still hasn't given guidance on how CBD should be...