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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Hemp, Hemp, Hooray! Hemp History Week on Maui – Cannabis News

Legislation recently passed in Hawaii’s Senate that sets the foundation to legalize hemp grown for research, but the bill awaits Governor David Ige’s signature.

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Welsh sheep go on rampage after eating cannabis plants – Marijuana News

SWANSEA, Wales (UPI) -- Officials from a city in South Wales are warning that a group of sheep could have ingested cannabis causing them to stir up trouble in nearby towns.

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Vermont's Third Hemp-Growing Season: More Acreage, New Products – Marijuana News

Farmers have started planting Vermont’s third hemp crop. Though their numbers are few, the acreage devoted to hemp has significantly increased this year, as has the direction of the state’s fledgling hemp industry.

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Pot's practical cousin: Hemp ready to put down roots in Nebraska, but DEA stands in the way – Marijuana News

KEARNEY — Two years after Nebraska legalized the growing of industrial hemp for research purposes, not a single seed has been planted. The delay, some advocates say, is an economic mistake, leaving the state out of the rush to capitalize on the potential of what some call a “magical plant.”

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Cannabis Growers Look To Traditional Farmers For Lessons – Marijuana News

Cannabis cultivation is moving from darkened basements into well-lit growhouses and even farm fields. As more states legalize the growth of marijuana or hemp, growers are turning to traditional farmers for help in turning cannabis into the next big American commodity.

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Colorado to certify industrial hemp seeds in an initiative touted as first in the nation – Marijuana News

Colorado, already a national leader in hemp cultivation, is pushing forward with a plan to certify seed, in part to ensure THC levels, the active ingredient in marijuana, do not exceed legal levels.

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Hemp Manufacturing Legalized in Virginia – Marijuana News

RICHMOND, Va. (WSET) -- The Manufacturing of Industrial Hemp for commercial purposes was approved according to Virginia's Legislation Information System.

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Hemp Manufacturing Legalized in Virginia – Marijuana News

RICHMOND, Va. (WSET) -- The Manufacturing of Industrial Hemp for commercial purposes was approved according to Virginia's Legislation Information System.

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USDA organic hemp? Yes. No. Maybe. – Marijuana News

The USDA has created an unequal marketplace for domestic hemp producers, unfounded safety concerns about the use of industrial hemp and bolstered an international agricultural industry at the cost of one in their home country.

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Maximizing cannabis: Scientists shift from the lab to the legal marijuana industry

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A new company, founded by a group of microbiologists, underscores some of the new ideas and products coming out of the legal cannabis sector.

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Prison town goes to pot: Desert city Adelanto hopes cultivating marijuana will save it – Marijuana News

Adelanto, known 80 years ago for its fruit trees, is tying its star to another agricultural boom. In November, it became the second city in Southern California to permit commercial cultivation of medical marijuana.

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Could Marijuana Become California’s Next Big Ag Crop? – Marijuana News

California farmers are known for producing some of the finest fruits, vegetables and nuts in the world. But what if the state’s big agriculture also included marijuana?

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As the cannabis industry expands, more growers are looking to greenhouses - Marijuana News

A 30,000-square foot GGS greenhouse range under construction in Arizona for medical marijuana production. Image: GGS Structures Inc.

Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy ~

The legalization of marijuana is not only taking the cannabis industry out of the shadows; it’s also moving it outdoors and into the sunshine.

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The Wild West of Marijuana Pesticides

Natural pest control business gets boost from medical cannabis industry

Sarah Stuive, biological control consultant, checks for bugs at Bedrocan Canada, a medical marijuana facility, in Toronto on Monday, August 17, 2015. Image: THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
Alexandra Posadzki ~ The Canadian Press ~
 
TORONTO – When Sarah Stuive first got into the natural pest control business – which uses predatory insects, or “good bugs,” to weed out pests – she never expected to be working with cannabis plants.
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This California Farmers Market Sells Marijuana


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