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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Minnesota is in the hemp business again – Cannabis News

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

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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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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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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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Growing hemp is a patriotic thing to do – Cannabis News

Outdated policy is clearly hurting our farmers as the hemp market grows and American consumers rely upon imports from countries such as China and Canada.

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Growing hemp is a patriotic thing to do – Cannabis News

Outdated policy is clearly hurting our farmers as the hemp market grows and American consumers rely upon imports from countries such as China and Canada.

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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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Hemp seeds distributed to West Virginia growers – Cannabis News

VIENNA, W.Va. (AP) — Hemp seeds are being distributed to approved growers in West Virginia for a research project on the crop.

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Hemp seeds distributed to West Virginia growers – Cannabis News

VIENNA, W.Va. (AP) — Hemp seeds are being distributed to approved growers in West Virginia for a research project on the crop.

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Wounded Warriors Take on Feds Over Hemp Flags

One enterprising group of farmers in Appalachia, made up of veterans hoping to eke out a better living for their families, has turned to hemp, and it’s making a stand in a wholly unique - and patriotic - way.

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The legalities of hemp: Navigating the constantly-changing rules and regulations

Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy.com ~

A recent law seminar on industrial hemp underscores the industry’s challenges and opportunities.

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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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The South says no to marijuana but yes to hemp

A tractor cuts a small plot of hemp at a University of Kentucky research plot near Lexington. Image: Dylan Lovan, Associated Press via Washingtonpost.com
 
Tobacco isn’t the reliable cash crop it once was. And that has hundreds of other farmers across the South revisiting a plant from deep in the region’s past: industrial hemp.
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Purdue University shows off first legal hemp fields in decades

A warning sign at a Purdue University research farm cautions visitors against taking cannabis sativa plants grown for research purposes. Image: Maureen Hayden/CNHI
Maureen Hayden, CNHI ~ News and Tribune ~
 
ROMNEY  – The high fence surrounding a Purdue University research farm here was installed to keep out pesky deer, but this summer it served a second purpose: Keeping federal drug agents at bay.
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