Also, the former North Carolina Industrial Hemp Association has morphed into the Southeast Hemp Association with 650 members in seven states, and more.
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.
Franny's Farmacy, which is open today, is Hendersonville's first hemp dispensary.
Speakers include Asheville Music Professionals founder Jessica Tomasin, Frances Tacy of Franny's Farm and several 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.
Hemp History Week will be celebrated with an event at Franny's Farm on June 5.
Other events include Hempy Holiday Open House and an art opening at Ramp Studios.
Also, there's an industrial hemp entrepreneurial summit coming up later this month, and more.
Also, there's a new grocery delivery service coming to town, and much more.
Also, a host of new businesses are opening up in south Asheville, and much more.
The LEAF Cocktail Crawl is back this year, and much more.
Also, the future of industrial hemp in North Carolina is in question, and more.
Entrepreneurs are increasingly seeing opportunities to make products with hemp, once an abundant crop.
Keep Asheville NORML is raising its profile locally following last weekend's first annual Cannabis Community Festival.
A hemp clothing company owner, a hempcrete builder and a hemp activist will speak.
Gear made by Tim Robinson of Legalize Pot Belly Pigs Co. was featured last week at the 2013 Winter X Games.
The $325K Asheville hemp house, the nation's first, figures in a new documentary.