Category Archives: Hemp News
Innovative Hemp Clothing Companies: Jungmaven and DopeKicks
“Hemp is a miracle plant!” “Hemp will save the world!” These well-worn statements have become so commonplace in the hemp and cannabis blogosphere that their content is almost invisible. What do they mean, really? Are they serious positions or empty slogans? It depends who’s saying them. From the mouth of a marketing director looking to...
GLH Sparkling Hemp Water Voted Best CBD Edible!
Hello, friends and partners of Green Lotus™ Hemp! Were you bitten on the ankle by a goose this morning? No? Then you are having a better day than the person writing this article. But today is not about the behavior of geese or how surprisingly large, agile and aggressive a goose can be. So we...
U.S. Postal Service Releases New Guidelines for Shipping CBD Oil
Don’t worry. It’s good news! Since the 2014 Farm Bill cleared the way for legal hemp cultivation, the U.S. Postal Service has steadily eased burdens on businesses and individuals sending CBD products through the mail. On June 6, the Postal Service issued another policy update upholding the agency’s position that CBD oil products are legal...
Texas’ HB 1325 Signed, Legalizes CBD Products
On June 10, Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed HB 1325 into law, capping off a year long, bipartisan effort to create a program for hemp cultivation and to legalize the sale of hemp-derived products, including CBD-infused foods, drinks and cosmetics. And now that we’ve proved we have the writing chops to compose a stuffy, journalistic...
Eco-Friendly Hemp Paper Packaging + 4 New Products!
Get ready for news, so much news. We have new packaging that loves the planet and four new products: a new vape cart flavor, new 30 count gummies and Orange and Natural Tinctures, now with 1500 mg of naturally occurring cannabinoids per bottle. Stick around for a short interview with Shari Smith, CEO of Green...
Texas’ HB 1325 Passes!
Yesterday, the Texas senate unanimously passed House Bill 1325, a bill that legalizes the cultivation, sale and manufacturing of hemp and hemp-derived products, respectively. According to the Texas Constitution, a bill takes effect immediately if it receives, “a vote of two-thirds of all members elected to each house” [Id. Sec. 11] “Unanimous” easily satisfies the...
The FDA Wants Your Comments On CBD
Make Your Voice Heard From April 3rd to July 2nd, the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) is accepting public comments on the safety and sale of products containing cannabinoids, including CBD. We have an unprecedented opportunity to speak directly to the largest regulatory agency in the world and make a case for hemp and hemp-derived products....
It’s 420: Think Hemp Is Safe? Hemp Kills
“In a room where people unanimously maintain a conspiracy of silence, one word of truth sounds like a pistol shot.” ― Czesław Miłosz Here at Green Lotus Hemp, we’ve been doing some soul-searching. We have two choices. Do we continue to grow and flourish, even at the expense of the truth? Or, do we come...
Hemp and the 2018 Farm Bill
The Agricultural Act of 2018, better known as the 2018 Farm Bill, is over eight hundred pages, stands a foot high and weighs close to forty pounds in printed form. About eight of those pages deal with hemp, but there are plenty of legal distinctions and regulations to discuss. Is Hemp Legal? Yes, hemp is...
Hemp Descheduled in Texas! Paves the way for Senate Bill 1240
Hemp is off the list of controlled substances On March 15th, John Hellerstedt, Commissioner of the Texas Department of Health and Human Services, signed an amendment to remove hemp from the list of controlled substances. The amendment was signed and sent to the Texas Register for publishing. It will become effective on April 5th (due...