Zev Paiss Helps Lead Launch of Rhizo Verified

Since October 2020, Zev Paiss has been working closely with Rhizo Verified an independent verification company with offices in Seattle, WA and Boulder, CO. They are dedicated to the growth and standardization of the hemp industry by providing blockchain secured verification, authentication and traceability for bulk hemp products. With a meticulous multi-point testing process and backed by proprietary software, Rhizo Verified is setting the gold standard for hemp product verification for buyers and sellers with its True Lot Verification™ Program. For more information, please visit www.RhizoVerified.com

They have just announced a three-year exclusive agreement with SICPA, a global leader in product security, revenue realization, and track and trace solutions. See Press Release

Being Successful While Staying Safe

In the fall of 2019, when the 2018 Farm Bill made hemp legal at the federal level, many of us in the hemp industry felt we had made it. This amazing plant could now be used as the “savior” we all know it could be. However, ongoing complexities with other federal agencies such as the USDA and the FDA followed by the emergence of the COVID-19 virus have necessitated a rethinking of the best near-term path for success in the hemp industry. Read more …

Here Come the Minors

When one thinks about Cannabinoids the first letters that typically come to mind are THC and CBD — but that is beginning to change. Since there are over 105 different cannabinoids already identified, it was only a matter of time before growers, geneticists, and breeders started shifting their attention to what are currently called the “Minor” Cannabinoids. Read more …

Zev Presents Hemp in Dallas

On October 24-25th Zev participated in the inaugural hemp event for the Texas Hemp Harvesters Association. The event took place at the brand new Texas A&M AgriLife center in Dallas. The presentation was geared for Texas farmers interested in growing hemp during the 2020 season.

Zev Paiss presenting to Texas farmers.

Hemp Holds Promise for Farmers

By Scott Bennett @scottrbenn

If you visited a gas station or convenience store in 2019, you likely noticed the sale of CBD or cannabidiol and other industrial hemp-derived products. Touted by marketers as having a range of body and mind benefits, Americans have flocked to these products. But what is CBD, why now and is it even legal?

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