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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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As Citrus Industry Struggles, Florida Lawmakers Consider Industrial Hemp – Cannabis News

Across the country, advocates are hailing industrial hemp as a miracle crop. Some Floridians even think the plant could surpass oranges as an agricultural powerhouse. But lawmakers in the capitol are urging caution.

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As Citrus Industry Struggles, Florida Lawmakers Consider Industrial Hemp – Cannabis News

Across the country, advocates are hailing industrial hemp as a miracle crop. Some Floridians even think the plant could surpass oranges as an agricultural powerhouse. But lawmakers in the capitol are urging caution.

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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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SC legislators consider industrial hemp program – Cannabis News

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) – Several state legislators want to legalize a crop they say could help farmers still reeling from flood damage.

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Hemp: A new cash crop for South Carolina? – Cannabis News

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The medical marijuana bill, which is currently in discussion in the state Senate, and a law that would allow farmers to grow industrial hemp are two separate issues.

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Hemp: A new cash crop for South Carolina? – Cannabis News

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - The medical marijuana bill, which is currently in discussion in the state Senate, and a law that would allow farmers to grow industrial hemp are two separate issues.

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Kentucky Hemp Acreage To Increase In 2017 – Cannabis News

Kentucky officials are expecting a significant jump in hemp cultivation during 2017.

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Kentucky Hemp Acreage To Increase In 2017 – Cannabis News

Kentucky officials are expecting a significant jump in hemp cultivation during 2017.

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Hemptopia Hopes to Educate Miami on the Health Benefits and Everyday Uses of Hemp – Cannabis News

There’s a common misconception that’s been confusing people for decades: Hemp is marijuana.

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Hemptopia Hopes to Educate Miami on the Health Benefits and Everyday Uses of Hemp – Cannabis News

There’s a common misconception that’s been confusing people for decades: Hemp is marijuana.

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Hemp farms in Rowan County, North Carolina? Dude, farmers are high on the idea – Cannabis News

The prospect of growing industrial hemp for a living in Rowan County is apparently a hot topic.

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Hemp farms in Rowan County? Dude, farmers are high on the idea – Cannabis News

The prospect of growing industrial hemp for a living in Rowan County is apparently a hot topic.

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North Carolina first? Hemp-processing plant gets OK in Asheboro – Cannabis News

ASHEBORO — City officials approved a zoning permit for what may be the first hemp food processing plant in North Carolina.

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North Carolina first? Hemp-processing plant gets OK in Asheboro – Cannabis News

ASHEBORO — City officials approved a zoning permit for what may be the first hemp food processing plant in North Carolina.

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Virginia Tech participates in state-wide research project on cultivating hemp – Cannabis News

Over a year after the Virginia General Assembly passed a bill allowing certain institutions to grow hemp, seeds finally went into the ground this summer at Virginia Tech.

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Virginia Tech participates in state-wide research project on cultivating hemp – Cannabis News

Over a year after the Virginia General Assembly passed a bill allowing certain institutions to grow hemp, seeds finally went into the ground this summer at Virginia Tech.

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Rural economic boom? Hemp on the horizon in Western North Carolina – Cannabis News

Textile mills in regions such as Western North Carolina lie dormant while Americans import about $500 million worth of hemp annually.

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