Georgia Looks to Raise Age Limit on Purchasing Hemp-Derived Products
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Georgia Looks to Raise Age Limit on Purchasing Hemp-Derived Products

Georgia is starting out 2024 by introducing proposed legislation that would prohibit anyone under the age of 21 from purchasing hemp products, bumping the age limit up from 18. Originally introduced as LC 55 0145, Senate Bill 350 aims to update regulation on its hemp industry. At the time of this writing, Senate Bill 350…

Is Hemp Plastic the Way of the Future?
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Is Hemp Plastic the Way of the Future?

As we become more eco-conscious, we begin looking for new ways to replace plastics that pollute our oceans and pack into landfills. Hemp has been earmarked as a promising alternative to plastics, mostly for its biodegradable capabilities, its quick growth cycle, and availability. But is it a viable alternative in the long run? New research…

2023 Study Explores Use of Hemp Oil Against Nipah Virus
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2023 Study Explores Use of Hemp Oil Against Nipah Virus

Research surrounding hemp’s use in the medical field has opened up new and previously unexplored routes. This is shown in a newly published paper by researchers in India. The team built up of researchers from three different universities observed that hemp was being used as part of traditional herbal medicine and sought to explore how…

How the 2023 Farm Bill Will Impact the Hemp Industry
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How the 2023 Farm Bill Will Impact the Hemp Industry

As conversations heat up around the updated Farm Bill, many are left wondering how this piece of new legislation will impact the hemp industry. Industry professionals agree that changes in regulation and clarification on existing regulations are needed to meet the changes the hemp market has faced in recent years. But what exactly is on…

Why Do COAs Matter?

Why Do COAs Matter?

When shopping for a hemp product, the term Certificate of Analysis (or COA for short) may appear. While this may just sound like another fancy marketing term, a COA is actually a valuable tool shoppers can use to pick a high quality hemp product that best fits their needs. In fact, COAs matter in a…