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Pennsylvania House approves industrial hemp bill – Cannabis News

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted unanimously yesterday to legalize industrial hemp across the state, sending the legislation to Gov. Tom Wolf.

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Industrial Hemp Bill Now Law in Hawaii – Cannabis News

It calls for a pilot program through the Hawaii Department of Agriculture.

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Could Hemp Grow Back to Aid Sustainability Efforts? – Cannabis News

Hemp could disrupt the myriad industries that produce and use plastics. You can make a car out of hemp. Imagine a hemp car with an engine running on clean-burning biofuel.

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Your Grandma Needs To Be Smoking Pot – Cannabis News

It's going to be pretty hard to keep weed illegal when your grandparents are smoking it to prevent Alzheimer's.

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Could Hemp Disrupt the Energy Industry? – Cannabis News

In West Virginia, residents will soon be seeing a lot more green than they’re used to. And it may come in the form of dollar bills, too.

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Minnesota town gets state’s first cultivated hemp field since 1950 – Cannabis News

John Strohfus, owner of Strohfus Stock Farm in Hastings, grows a lot of things, but recently with the help of his partners Ben Thurmes and Ken Anderson, he’s added hemp to his list and made some history doing it.

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Marijuana, Menstrual Cramps, and Minorities: Q&A With Whoopi Goldberg – Cannabis News

Comedian and TV personality Whoopi Goldberg announced in March she was teaming up with California edibles producer Maya Elisabeth to tackle a new medical cannabis demographic:women who suffer from menstrual cramps.

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Seeds of history: North Dakota farmer plants industrial hemp in pilot program - Cannabis News

ELGIN, N.D. – Out in a field that can be viewed from the windows of a farmhouse in southwestern North Dakota, Clarence Laub III, finished seeding his industrial hemp crop on June 1.

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Rhode Island Preparing to Legalize Hemp – Cannabis News

Rhode Island is set to join America’s industrial hemp revolution after a legislative vote June 20 to legalize the agriculture.

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Colorado Farmer Shatters Hemp's Fiber Ceiling - Cannabis News

Ryan Loflin bet the farm in 2013 and did what no U.S. producer had done for 70 years.

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In Kentucky, High Hopes For Hemp - Cannabis News

Farmers throughout the Ohio Valley want to revive a crop that was once a staple in the region: hemp.

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Medical cannabis expo draws crowds to Rock Island, Illinois – Cannabis News

Nature's Treatment of Illinois, a licensed cannabis retail shop in Milan, hosted the first-ever event of its kind here, which drew about 200 people to The Stern Center.

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Oregon dispensaries sell close to $60 million in recreational pot over first five months this year – Cannabis News

Nearly $60 million worth of recreational marijuana was sold in Oregon during the first five months of taxed sales, according to estimated figures released Wednesday by the state.

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In Colorado, first-ever marijuana tax scholarships awarded to 25 Pueblo students – Cannabis News

Pueblo County has set aside around $750,000 in college scholarships for high school seniors, and all of that funding came from marijuana excise taxes.

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Minnesota is in the hemp business again – Cannabis News

For the first time in generations, Minnesota farmers are planting hemp.

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Meet Veteran and Cannabis Entrepreneur Tanganyika Daniel – Cannabis News

How a military vet turned her skills set into a cannabis-infused skincare business.

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Petition asks DEA to quit treating industrial hemp like marijuana – Cannabis News

A Portland attorney and a Southern Oregon environmentalist are asking the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to take industrial hemp off the federal government’s list of controlled substances.

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Cannabis expo in NYC showcases booming marijuana business – Cannabis News

NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - Marijuana is becoming big business. As more states legalize it for medical and even recreational use, companies are looking to cash in.

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Senator: Smoking Hemp To Get High Akin To ‘Smoking Cotton From A T-Shirt’ – Cannabis News

Sen. Ron Wyden maintains that there is a big difference between hemp and weed.

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Hemp Week 2016: End America’s Hemp Prohibition by Busting Myths – Cannabis News

Hemp history week began on June 6, and one hemp businessman and activist is driving across the country for the second phase of his Hemp Road Trip, to show America the power of industrial hemp.

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