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A First for Colorado: Tree Free Hemp Is Producing Paper From Seed to Sheet – Cannabis News

For the first time, hemp paper is being produced in Colorado from seed to sheet.

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Finding the real value of hemp in Kentucky – Cannabis News

The hemp program in Kentucky is in its infancy, having just 2,350 acres grown last year and 922 acres in 2015.

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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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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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Hemp Makes a Comeback As Marijuana Goes Legal – Cannabis News

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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Marijuana vs. Hemp: What's the Difference? – Cannabis News

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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Marijuana vs. Hemp: What's the Difference? – Cannabis News

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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Hemp crop harvested in Virginia for first time in decades – Cannabis News

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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High Hopes for Industrial Hemp Farming – Cannabis News

Both the federal government and various state governments have taken major steps forward in restarting an industry that has been in hibernation for almost a century.

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Recreational marijuana approved in Nevada: When and where can people smoke? – Cannabis News

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - Nevada brought in new leaders and enacted new laws Tuesday, including legalizing recreational marijuana.

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Recreational marijuana approved in Nevada: When and where can people smoke? – Cannabis News

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) - Nevada brought in new leaders and enacted new laws Tuesday, including legalizing recreational marijuana.

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln launches hemp research – Cannabis News

After months of paperwork and navigating bureaucratic red tape, University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers have planted their first crop of legal hemp.

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln launches hemp research – Cannabis News

After months of paperwork and navigating bureaucratic red tape, University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers have planted their first crop of legal hemp.

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Kentucky Congressmen Seek Clarification on Federal Hemp Rules – Cannabis News

Three members of Kentucky’s U.S. Congressional delegation joined 16 other members of Congress in a letter Wednesday seeking clarification from federal agencies regarding industrial hemp guidelines.

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Members of Congress Seek Clarification on Federal Hemp Rules – Cannabis News

Three members of Kentucky’s U.S. Congressional delegation joined 16 other members of Congress in a letter Wednesday seeking clarification from federal agencies regarding industrial hemp guidelines.

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Hemp backers eager to grow support for the crop in Iowa – Cannabis News

WASHINGTON — Supporters of industrial hemp are optimistic the crop has a future in a state known for sweeping fields of corn and soybeans.

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Hemp backers eager to grow support for the crop in Iowa – Cannabis News

WASHINGTON — Supporters of industrial hemp are optimistic the crop has a future in a state known for sweeping fields of corn and soybeans.

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Hemp may be next gold mine for Native American tribes – Cannabis News

Casinos on Native American land have poured billions into tribal economies since the late 1980s, lifting many people from poverty. Now, some hope, cultivating industrial hemp could do the same.

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Tennessee Woman Finds Business Opportunity In Hemp – Cannabis News

It's a plant shrouded in stereotypes and stigmas, but for one Tennessee couple, hemp has provided a new opportunity for business after a family trip nearly turned to tragedy.

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Hemp 101: Farmers in Hawaii learn about growing industry during convention in Hilo – Cannabis News

Farmers from throughout the state gained insight into Hawaii’s newest crop as the annual Hawaii Farmers Union United Convention kicked off Friday at OK Farms in Hilo.

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