News & Events

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News

October 1, 2019

Lots of Athletes Say CBD Is a Better Painkiller. Is It?

There’s almost no data on how the cannabis extract works in humans, but the sports world is embracing it anyway. In his eight seasons in the National Hockey League, Riley Cote estimates he got into hundreds of fistfights. Cote was an enforcer—a tough guy whose job was to keep the other team’s players in check. […]

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October 1, 2019

Big Ag, Big Pharma, Big Tobacco, Big Paper, and Now Big Oil

It’s no wonder hemp was made illegal, hemp is the disruptor of the century. Big Ag has control over strains of corn, tomatoes, potatoes, and virtually every other thing you put on your dinner table. Conversely, hemp is flourishing without their control and our industry is scrambling to ensure they won’t abuse it. However, eventually […]

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September 27, 2019

Billions in Hemp Risks Rotting on Farms in Processing Bottleneck

The euphoria from the burgeoning prospects of U.S. hemp, grown as an alternative to mainstream crops caught in a trade war, has turned to caution. In the first year of widespread commercial cultivation, hemp planting quadrupled as growers sought a profitable alternative to crops such as soybeans ensnared in the U.S.-China trade dispute. The hemp-derived […]

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August 15, 2019

Florida Hemp Council Launches

The Florida Hemp Council (FLHC) has been formed by represent-atives of industry leaders: Blue Moon Hemp, Blume Hemp, Evello Global, Evio Labs, GenCanna Global, Green Roads, Mission Lago Farms, Natural Life and Veritas Farms. The Florida Hemp Council is a working group of farmers, processors, manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers and professionals dedicated to the future production […]

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Events

UF Hemp Update (Gainesville)

Date:
October, 07 2019

Location:

UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County
2800 NE 39th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32609

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Broward MMAB First Responde...

Date:
October, 16 2019

Location:

115 S. Andrews Ave,
Fort Lauderdale, 33301

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UF Dinner Miami ($150/seat)

Date:
October, 26 2019

Location:

For more info email:
[email protected]

Cannabis Business Awards

Date:
October, 28-29 2019

Location:

UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County
2800 NE 39th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32609

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Cannabis: Law, Accounting &...

Date:
October, 28-29 2019

Location:

UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County
HYATT REGENCY MIAMI
400 SE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33131

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FL Industrial Hemp Conferen...

Date:
November, 03-05 2019

Location:

UF/IFAS Extension Alachua County
Rosen Centre
Orlando, Florida

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