International Group Advocates For Common Hemp Language
The Federation of International Hemp Organizations (FIHO) issued a position paper this week, stating that developing a common language for hemp could facilitate its incorporation into global supply chains and spur innovation, reported Hemp Today.
The paper seeks to clarify terminology for policymakers to reduce risks and costs for farmers, particularly in regard to the intersection of hemp and marijuana, which often causes confusion among consumers and consequently dampens demand.
“As both hemp production and regulated markets for other uses of Cannabis are strongly re-emerging in many countries across the world, confusion will only increase without informing and educating political policymakers and professional regulators,” the paper stipulates.
New Hampshire Senate Strikes Down Marijuana Legalization Bill
Senate members nixed a measure to legalize recreational cannabis on Thursday in a 14-10 vote, reported Marijuana Moment.
The news comes on the heels of the Senate Judiciary Committee voting down …