Dewmar International BMC Inc. said Thursday that subsidiary U.S. Hemp Corp. is under contract with one of the vendors that has applied to operate Southern University’s medical marijuana business and stressed that U.S. Hemp is not a potential vendor.
Southern had listed U.S. Hemp as one of the vendors who bid for the medical marijuana contract. The Dewmar news release did not identify U.S. Hemp’s client.
Southern University Ag Center could not be reached for comment Thursday and wasn’t available previously when applicants were announced.
The other applicants listed included Advanced Bio Medical; AquaPharm; Citiva Louisiana; Columbia Care; Med Louisiana; and Southern Roots.
The Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center says