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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Colorado Farmer Shatters Hemp's Fiber Ceiling - Cannabis News

Ryan Loflin bet the farm in 2013 and did what no U.S. producer had done for 70 years.

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Desperate Parents Of Autistic Children Trying Cannabis Despite Lack Of Studies

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Parents of severely autistic children are turning to medical marijuana for relief.
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Industry Leaders Advocate Best Practices For Cannabis Regulation, Labeling And Manufacturing ~

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The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) Cannabis Committee, in coordination with Americans for Safe Access (ASA), and the Hemp Industries Association (HIA), announces the release of a joint statement advocating for implementation of best practices for the regulation of consumable, topical, and inhalant cannabis and hemp-derived products to ensure quality and consumer safety.  These best practices were developed with the input of numerous industry experts and establish common language and defined terms for the transparent and accurate labeling of these products to support responsible commerce and informed use of the cannabis plant.
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