Federal government approves Alaska’s infant hemp industry, setting stage for expansion

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The federal government has given Alaska’s infant industrial hemp program its official stamp of approval.

What that means is that hemp entrepreneurs making products from hemp, which can range from health products like CBD oil to clothing, can now market products nationwide. 

Currently, “Made in Alaska” hemp products can only be marketed in Alaska.

While there is a lot of competition nationwide in the hemp products market a competitive edge for Alaska manufacturers could be that Alaska is one of a handful of states that inspects products for quality and purity, which is particularly important for products that are ingested by humans, like capsules.

In the past hemp was lumped together with

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