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Industrial hemp arrives in the North Carolina mountains - Cannabis News

HAYWOOD COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — History was made at the North Carolina-Tennessee border Friday night as the first permitted industrial hemp plants were trucked into the mountains.

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South Carolina farmers could be growing industrial hemp by the end of the year - Cannabis News

COLUMBIA — A bill allowing the growth of industrial hemp has cleared the Senate and is expected to be accepted by the House this week, lining South Carolina farmers up to begin planting the crop before the year is out.

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South Carolina farmers could be growing industrial hemp by the end of the year - Cannabis News

COLUMBIA — A bill allowing the growth of industrial hemp has cleared the Senate and is expected to be accepted by the House this week, lining South Carolina farmers up to begin planting the crop before the year is out.

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On-the-farm research making the case for industrial hemp - Cannabis News

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Real-world research in more than a dozen states in recent years is giving farmers new understanding of how to grow industrial hemp and showing that it has promise to be a viable commercial crop in the U.S.

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On-the-farm research making the case for industrial hemp - Cannabis News

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Real-world research in more than a dozen states in recent years is giving farmers new understanding of how to grow industrial hemp and showing that it has promise to be a viable commercial crop in the U.S.

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Flurry of Hemp Initiatives in U.S. States – Cannabis News

Hemp initiatives in states from tiny Rhode Island in the east to expansive Washington state in the USA’s northwest are seeing advances as proponents of the crop see its potential to revive the farm sector and boost state tax coffers — sooner or later.

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Flurry of Hemp Initiatives in U.S. States – Cannabis News

Hemp initiatives in states from tiny Rhode Island in the east to expansive Washington state in the USA’s northwest are seeing advances as proponents of the crop see its potential to revive the farm sector and boost state tax coffers — sooner or later.

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California pot growers now eligible for energy discounts offered to other farmers – Cannabis News

In a decision that illustrates how just how far marijuana has moved into the mainstream, California’s largest public utility said it would now offer pot growers the same discounts on energy that it provides other farmers.

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Alaska farmers push for hemp legalization – Cannabis News

Alaska became the third state to legalize recreational marijuana in 2015, but it’s not exactly ahead of the curve on hemp, which comes from the same plant.

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Alaska farmers push for hemp legalization – Cannabis News

Alaska became the third state to legalize recreational marijuana in 2015, but it’s not exactly ahead of the curve on hemp, which comes from the same plant.

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An idea's appeal grows: Farmers tout high points of industrial hemp – Cannabis News

With their water wells dropping, two farmers from the far southwest corner of Kansas flew a 1967 Cessna Wednesday morning to Topeka – all in support of hemp.

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An idea's appeal grows: Farmers tout high points of industrial hemp – Cannabis News

With their water wells dropping, two farmers from the far southwest corner of Kansas flew a 1967 Cessna Wednesday morning to Topeka – all in support of hemp.

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Hemp for cows? Colorado follows Washington, approves hemp animal feed study – Cannabis News

DENVER (AP) -- Colorado livestock could be eating hemp under a bill that passed the state Senate Tuesday.

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Hemp making a splash in pilot programs – Cannabis News

31 states have passed legislation allowing hemp research or production.

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Why Kyle Kushman Swears by Veganic Cannabis Grow Methods – Cannabis News

Cannabis cultivator Kyle Kushman, winner of 13 Cannabis Cup titles for his Strawberry Cough strain, advocates growing veganic versus just organic.

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LSU to begin search for contractors to grow medical marijuana – Cannabis News

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana State University will begin taking offers from contractors to produce marijuana for the state for medical purposes.

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LSU to begin search for contractors to grow medical marijuana – Cannabis News

BATON ROUGE – Louisiana State University will begin taking offers from contractors to produce marijuana for the state for medical purposes.

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Weed 101: Colorado agriculture office shares pot know-how – Cannabis News

The Colorado Department of Agriculture is working on the world's first government-produced manual on how to grow marijuana.

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Weed 101: Colorado agriculture office shares pot know-how – Cannabis News

The Colorado Department of Agriculture is working on the world's first government-produced manual on how to grow marijuana.

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North Dakota seeks farmers willing to grow hemp for research – Cannabis News

BISMARCK — The 2014 Farm Bill allowed for universities and state departments of agriculture to create pilot programs for the growing of industrial hemp. But it didn’t change the Controlled Substances Act or make hemp completely legal.

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