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Thinking of getting into Connecticut's marijuana industry? Norwich forum offers a preview.

Pennsylvania farmers are being invited to participate in a Hemp Pilot Research program that will contribute toward a better understanding of what could be a new cash crop in the commonwealth.

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16 cannabis lifestyle trends that helped define 2016 – Cannabis News

You could call it the year of the cannabis consumer: retailers finally focus on UX, celebrities cater to enthusiasts, media outlets clamor for attention and a more refined world of edibles and concentrates has emerged.

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Legal Woes: German Marketing of Medical Cannabis

Even in Colorado, breeding hemp means grappling with all sorts of legal red tape. One plant biologist hopes to beat the odds.

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Man stabbed with kitchen knife over Pot smoking, parking issues

Maybe you have heard of hemp in recent years, as momentum behind a movement to legalize the agricultural crop has grown with federal legislation and some states supporting it.

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Ohio adds 3 new qualifying medical marijuana conditions

After a successful first year growing industrial hemp, the North Dakota Department of Agriculture is seeking producers for year two.

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Seven surprising signs of marijuana’s normalization in America - Cannabis News

ALBANY — People using medical marijuana in New York may soon have more products to choose from and more options on where to buy them.

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Emerald Cup Pot Fair Draws 30,000 To Sonoma County Fairgrounds – Cannabis News

SANTA ROSA (KPIX 5) — There was a lot of buzz surrounding the state’s biggest pot fair this weekend in Santa Rosa.

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Pennsylvania will allow industrial hemp to be grown at up to 30 test sites in 2017 – Cannabis News

Industrial hemp gets a bad rap, advocates say.

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Cannabis sales grow in Israel

BROOMFIELD, Colo. – The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is announcing that three industrial hemp seed varieties have passed the statewide THC validation and observation trial and are now eligible to be grown by the Colorado Seed Growers Association for production of “CDA Approved Certified Seed.”

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Can We Create Safe Medicines with Cannabis? A Physician’s Perspective

With pot consumption now legal in half of all states for either medical or recreational purposes, the long-dormant business of hemp production may well be poised for a renaissance.

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BMW Continues To Pursue Hemp Materials

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - Tax dollars from Alaska’s new marijuana industry have finally begun flowing into state coffers, with the first cash payments from pot businesses being made in Anchorage this week.

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Hemp and Novel Foods in Europe

Hemp seeds are emerging as a healthy source of food and new breakfast cereal companies are now becoming popular as an alternative to old-time favorites.

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Government of Yukon completes handover of cannabis retail sales to private sector

Some tend to think of pot as subversive, even anti-family. But legal pot farming has brought one Seattle family closer together.

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Science Says Don’t Cook With Raw Cannabis

Years of breeding and manipulation resulted in the emergence of two varieties: one for medicinal and spiritual purposes, the other for agricultural and industrial uses.

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With opt-out deadline in the rearview, municipalities await NYS marijuana regulations

Could Iowa soon see a new cash crop, among our fields of corn and soybeans? The big topic at the State Capitol Monday was hemp.

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Pet owners try cannabis edibles, tinctures to ease animal anxiety, arthritis and more – Cannabis News

More and more pet owners are turning to cannabis-based products to help their animals with anxiety, arthritis, seizures, cancer and other ailments.

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Michigan: Marijuana prices down, demand surging across state

Cannabis is legally grown in Nebraska except the garden serves a much different purpose from the typical assumption.

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5 surprising side effects of CBDA after age 40, expert says

TACOMA – Sales of marijuana products in Washington state have for the first time surpassed $200 million in a quarter.

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Doctors rejoice as Germany kicks off medical marijuana prescriptions

Hemp. It’s a word you have probably heard more than once, and probably had some questions about at the time.

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The End of (Illegal) Marijuana: what it means for criminal dynamics in Mexico

Hemp was once a mainstay crop in Virginia, until it ended up being banished as part of the long U.S. war on drugs starting in the 1930s.

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