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As market explodes, lawmakers push for better CBD labeling, sale regulations

With gas stations, cafes and convenience stores now peddling unregulated cannabidiol, better known as CBD, state and federal lawmakers are pushing for increased research and regulation of the touted hemp derivative. “CBD is brimming with potential to be a billion-dollar ...
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Gov. Cuomo just signed new regulations for the fast-growing hemp industry. Growers say that’s good

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday signed into law new regulations on one of the state's fastest-growing and newest industries: hemp. Some industry players say the new rules could be good for their businesses. The law creates regulations for growing, processing ...
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A Hemp Extract Bill was passed unanimously by the Assembly and Senate

Newly passed legislation looks to propel New York State to the forefront of the hemp industry. Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo’s Hemp Extract Bill was passed unanimously by the state Assembly and Senate. The bill creates a regulatory framework for the hemp ...
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Hemp growers want a full piece of New York’s agricultural action

TOWN OF MARLBOROUGH – It’s related to marijuana but missing one key component – THC, which get you loopy.  Hemp, known and used for thousands of years, has long existed as an industrial product.  Today, hemp is a heavily regulated ...
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Hemp Industry Grows in Cortland

Former Main Street lumber business gets new life as processing plant What once was home to a lumber business on the south end of Cortland will see new life with a new industry — hemp processing — adding up to ...
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