Growing hemp industry buoyed by new stores, new laws

first_imgFor shops such as Your CBD Store that pride themselves on selling high quality products, it’s a big win in an industry where transparency isn’t always the case. Earlier this year, Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo introduced a bill to create higher standards for what CBD products can be sold in the state. On Monday, that bill was signed into law by Governor Cuomo. That’s the case for Your CBD Store, which opened its’ second Binghamton area location Wednesday. Assemblywoman Lupardo said this bill will help protect consumers across New York. “Eventually, they’re only going to be able to sell products that have New York standards, so those products coming in with unknown origins and unknown ingredients and bad labels, are really not going to be able to be sold in New York State because of our very high labeling standard,” Lupardo told 12 News Wednesday.center_img (WBNG) — For a rapidly expanding industry, having clear standards and guidelines can be a big boost for business. The hemp industry has exploded across the Southern Tier over the past five years, but when growth outpaces rules it can put consumers and businesses at risk. The law mandates that each product have a QR code or similar technology that tells consumers exactly what ingredients are in the product and where they were grown.last_img read more

Tua Tagovailoa’s No. 1 jersey soon to be a Dolphins first

first_imgFor the Audience of 1🙏🏽— Tua. T 🇦🇸 (@Tua) May 6, 2020That’s also a historic image, because Tagovailoa will become the first quarterback in franchise history to wear No. 1 whenever he takes the field. Miami’s lowest-numbered QBs to take a snap are Josh Rosen and Joey Harrington (3).BENDER: Why Tagovailoa won’t disappoint with DolphinsHmmmm, 1 + 3 . . . yeah, there was no way Tagovailoa was going to wear his college number (13) with his new pro team, because, well, Dan Marino. He still gets one of the digits, though. Rosen has the other (because, yes, he’s still on the roster).MORE: Ranking Dolphins QBs after Dan Marino If we look just a short distance ahead, Tagovailoa has an excellent chance of becoming the best Dolphins No. 1, mainly because so few players have worn it (four, according to the Dolphins’ 2019 media guide) and all of them were kickers or punters. The last No. 1 before Tagovailoa was kicker Cody Parkey in 2017. No Miami players wore it in 2019.He’ll have some work to do to become the most popular No. 1, though. He has to eclipse the late Garo Yepremian, the kicker on the Dolphins’ championship teams of the early ’70s. Yepremian was a native of Cyprus and, therefore, most decidedly not a quarterback, so much so that he became a legend when he attempted a pass during a Super Bowl.Tua has some big shoes to fill.. 😳 #Tuatime #FinsUp— Randy Seidler (@RandySeidler) May 6, 2020The Dolphins are counting on Tagovailoa to get them to a Super Bowl with his arm, as their QB1. The Dolphins made Tua Tagovailoa their No. 1 pick in last month’s NFL Draft. He’s expected to be their No. 1 quarterback for a long time. And he’s going to start his pro football journey wearing a first-of-its-kind uniform number.Tagovailoa was assigned No. 1 by the team on Tuesday as the Dolphins announced numbers for all its newcomers. Judging from this illustration, the former Alabama star will look stylish in Miami’s nautical aqua and orange:last_img read more