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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: how one little plant could boost America's economy – Cannabis News

The plant is almost magical, advocates say, with a range of applications from paper to medicine. So why is it illegal to grow?

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The Other Cannabis – Cannabis News

Even in Colorado, breeding hemp means grappling with all sorts of legal red tape. One plant biologist hopes to beat the odds.

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Hemp seed certified in Colorado – Cannabis News

BROOMFIELD, Colo. – The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is announcing that three industrial hemp seed varieties have passed the statewide THC validation and observation trial and are now eligible to be grown by the Colorado Seed Growers Association for production of “CDA Approved Certified Seed.”

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Hemp seed certified in Colorado – Cannabis News

BROOMFIELD, Colo. – The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is announcing that three industrial hemp seed varieties have passed the statewide THC validation and observation trial and are now eligible to be grown by the Colorado Seed Growers Association for production of “CDA Approved Certified Seed.”

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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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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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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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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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Symposium to Explore Economic Opportunity of Cannabis & Hemp Production in Indian Country – Cannabis News

The symposium is targeted at tribal leaders, regulators, attorneys, investors, and anyone wanting to know more about the new economic opportunity for Indian country.

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Want to grow hemp in NY? You can, but you'll need more than water & sunshine – Cannabis News

New York is now open for hemp growers. At least, it's open to 10 hemp growers.

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Want to grow hemp in NY? You can, but you'll need more than water & sunshine – Cannabis News

New York is now open for hemp growers. At least, it's open to 10 hemp growers.

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Industrial hemp workshop comes to Texas Tech campus, informs public on benefits – Cannabis News

A goal of the Texas Hemp Industries Association, besides educating people on industrial hemp, is to encourage Texans to vote for the legalization of hemp farming in Texas.

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Industrial hemp workshop comes to Texas Tech campus, informs public on benefits – Cannabis News

A goal of the Texas Hemp Industries Association, besides educating people on industrial hemp, is to encourage Texans to vote for the legalization of hemp farming in Texas.

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North Dakota pilot program producers happy with hemp harvest – Cannabis News

After trying their hand at the crop, some North Dakota producers want to grow more.

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