OSU study finds hemp products can prevent COVID-19 infection

A study from Oregon State University suggests certain hemp products containing specific cannabinoid acids can help prevent you from getting infected with COVID-19. The acids bind to the protein that infects body cells with the virus, thus blocking it from infecting the rest of the body.

Idaho farmers begin applying for permits to grow hemp

TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho State Department of Agriculture launched its online application system for would-be hemp growers early last week, and applications are beginning to trickle in. Nineteen hemp producer and handler applications have been entered since…

Idaho gets OK to license farmers to grow and transport hemp

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials have approved Idaho’s plan for growing and transporting hemp with up to 0.3% THC, the cannabis compound that gives marijuana its high. The Idaho State Department of Agriculture on Monday announced receiving the approval…

Made in the Northwest: Wings Tinctures

SPOKANE, Wash. - Shari Blum's 6-year-old daughter, Elizabeth, has Angelman Syndrome. The disorder comes with severe developmental disabilities, seizures, movement and balance problems and speech impairment, if they're able to…

Legislation may allow interstate transport of hemp in Idaho

BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Legislation that will allow the interstate transport of hemp and a hemp-derived extract called CBD through Idaho - where it's illegal - has been introduced.The House Ways and Means Committee on Wednesday introduced the bill that would allow the director of the Idaho State Police to issue permits for the interstate transport of hemp and CBD.

Police seize almost 7,000 pounds of cannabis from truck

Idaho State Police says it seized 6,701 pounds of illicit marijuana from a truck passing through the state last month. The Colorado company that bought the plants in Oregon says it's legal hemp. But the truck driver caught in the middle is now facing felony marijuana trafficking charges.