Pennsylvania: First hemp seeds sown legally in Lehigh Valley in decades - Cannabis News

The pilot research program comes as state officials try to make sense of contradictory federal law.

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Pennsylvania: First hemp seeds sown legally in Lehigh Valley in decades - Cannabis News

The pilot research program comes as state officials try to make sense of contradictory federal law.

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Garden Variety: Another look at industrial hemp – Cannabis News

Maybe you have heard of hemp in recent years, as momentum behind a movement to legalize the agricultural crop has grown with federal legislation and some states supporting it.

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Garden Variety: Another look at industrial hemp – Cannabis News

Maybe you have heard of hemp in recent years, as momentum behind a movement to legalize the agricultural crop has grown with federal legislation and some states supporting it.

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New Mexico: Taos hemp harvest boosts seed stock for religious users – Cannabis News

Though New Mexico is in the minority of states that does not allow legal hemp production, one religious Taos nonprofit is harvesting a hemp crop to up the supply of seeds for its sacramental growers.

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New Mexico: Taos hemp harvest boosts seed stock for religious users – Cannabis News

Though New Mexico is in the minority of states that does not allow legal hemp production, one religious Taos nonprofit is harvesting a hemp crop to up the supply of seeds for its sacramental growers.

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An Italian steel town turns to hemp farming to clean up its act – Cannabis News

Can cannabis farming help clean up the land contaminated by Europe’s biggest steel plant?

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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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Cannabis advocates push for hemp exchange – Marijuana News

The cannabis plant’s unsteady transformation from outlaw weed to mainstream commodity is poised for another step forward as entrepreneurs lay plans to launch hemp derivatives.

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Hemp vs. marijuana: Minnesota researcher finds genetic difference

Hemp field

Tom Weber ~ Minnesota Public Radio ~

A University of Minnesota plant biologist has identified a key gene that distinguishes hemp from marijuana.
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Cannabis Construction: Entrepreneurs Using Hemp for Home-Building

Matt A.V. Chaban ~ New York Times ~
 
A former Wall Street analyst believes hemp-based building materials can transform both agriculture and construction throughout New York.
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Marijuana Businesses Access to Banking Act of 2015

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Legitimate businesses are being shut out of the banking system and forced to operate on a cash-only basis because of outdated federal regulations.
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