The Texas Department of Public Safety said last week that it would not perform testing to distinguish between hemp and marijuana in misdemeanor cases. The situation comes after the Texas Legislature changed the definition of marijuana last year in order to legalize hemp, drawing a new distinction between two substances that can look and smell […]

Dallas, Texas-based Panda Biotech is planning to build the largest industrial hemp processing facility in the U.S. in Shallowater, TX. According to the report, the company has already secured the rights to purchase a 255,000 square foot facility for the project.  The “Panda High Plains Hemp Gin” would be used to separate hemp fiber and […]