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PA’s Once Vast Hemp Harvest Reemerges from the Weeds

On 14 plots scattered across Pennsylvania this year, farmers reintroduced what was once a dominant cash crop to the state – industrial hemp, the straight-laced, non-psychoactive, cannabis cousin of marijuana. Source: Pa.’s once vast hemp harvest reemerges from the weeds… Continue Reading →

The Industrial Hemp Farming Act is Back — is This the Year Congress Legalizes the Crop?

A bipartisan group of lawmakers are again calling for industrial hemp to be legally separated from marijuana in the Controlled Substances Act, and advocates believe they might just have the political momentum to succeed. Source: The Industrial Hemp Farming Act… Continue Reading →

UNL’s Research into Industrial Hemp has Already Yielded Some Key Information

Behind a thick screen of green stalks lay a research plot that’s been three years in the making in Nebraska: The state’s first test plot of industrial hemp, a cousin of marijuana that has none of the properties to get someone… Continue Reading →

Why Industrial Hemp Could Prove a Larger Economic Driver Than Marijuana

  Source: Why Industrial Hemp Could Prove A Larger Economic Driver Than Marijuana Industrial hemp is set to be a huge economic driver in the not-so-distant future, even more so than medical cannabis or even recreational marijuana, Cynthia Salarizadeh told… Continue Reading →

Cuomo Signs Bill, Invests in Industrial Hemp at Cornell Event

A thriving hemp market already exists, as the plant is used to make food, paper products, clothing, consumer goods and a multitude of other products. New York is now making it easier to allow farmers to grow a crop that… Continue Reading →

Nevada to Open Up Retail for Industrial Hemp as Production Expands

Nevada Department of Agriculture Industrial Hemp Program Manager Russell Wilhelm says the state is setting up the new industrial hemp regulations and fielding increased interest from prospective producers. Source: Nevada to open up retail for industrial hemp as production expands… Continue Reading →

Making History with Hemp Seeds

Anderson was the first person in America to legally import hemp from Canada in 2014 after the federal farm bill passed. His first project was for Kentucky and was completed in conjunction with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. He also… Continue Reading →

State Sides with Helena Hemp Farmer who was Denied Federal Water

The Montana Department of Agriculture on Monday refuted a federal decision to deny irrigation water to a Helena Valley hemp farmer, department officials said. Source: State sides with Helena hemp farmer who was denied federal water The Montana Department of… Continue Reading →

Forbidden medicine: Caught between a doctor’s CBD advice and federal laws

In New York, a man on a quest to help his epileptic sister with cannabidiol from Colorado is stymied by the system. Source: Forbidden medicine: Caught between a doctor’s CBD advice and federal laws By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff… Continue Reading →

Gov. Scott signs bill allowing Florida A&M, UF to begin industrial hemp research

FAMU, UF given given the go-ahead to conduct research pilot projects on growing and selling industrial hemp in Florida. Source: Tallahassee Democrat, Byron Dobson Gov. Rick Scott late Friday signed the Industrial Hemp Pilot Projects bill into law. It was… Continue Reading →

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