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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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As CBD explodes, How Safe are New York Consumers?

Farmers, lawmakers team up to draft statewide transparency, testing program COLONIE — If you plan to buy any CBD products from Erika Fallon's pharmacy on Route 7, she wants you to stop and ask her a few things first. "Has ...
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In New York, Confusion Reigns in the Emerging CBD Edibles Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state officials told food growers and processors in mid-December that they had the state’s blessing to produce and sell tea and chocolates laced with CBD, the cannabis derivative reputed to ease anxiety and other ...
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