The future of the hemp industry in North Carolina hangs in the balance, say industrial hemp advocates.
Also, the FDA is taking public comment as it considers what actions it might take to regulate CBD products.
The hemp industry is keeping a close eye on the North Carolina Farm Bill in Raleigh.
Also, here's some guidance on whether it is legal for craft brewers to mix industrial hemp products with their alcoholic beverages.
The industrial hemp industry is booming, and the hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) industry is expected to be worth $7 billion by 2023, according to one estimate.
Also, industrial hemp growers rejoiced Thursday with the signing of the federal farm bill, and more.
Also, the new Save Me The Waltz Bar in the basement of the S&W Building is planning to open later this month, and more.
Also, a new CBD dispensary on Merrimon Avenue has changed its name, and much more.
Also, Asheville is getting a new CBD coffee bar, and more.
With Butler's appointment, look for Asheville to become a percolating center of the burgeoning Tar Heel hemp industry.
Also, a new beer bar is open on Thompson Street, and much more.
A Q&A with Rod Kight about industrial hemp, hemp dispensaries, CBD and more.