North Carolina hemp commission considers joining lawsuit against DEA - Cannabis News

RALEIGH -  The state commission charged with fostering an industrial hemp industry in North Carolina is considering joining a lawsuit against a government agency that it agrees is making things difficult: the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Continue reading

Ten Cool Facts About Hemp From the NoCo Expo - Cannabis News

The fourth annual NoCo Hemp Expo this past weekend featured more than 130 vendors and 60 speakers, all sharing information about this amazing plant.

Continue reading

Two Colleges Join New York's Industrial Hemp Farming Program - Cannabis News

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two more colleges have been authorized to participate in New York's industrial hemp pilot program.

Continue reading

Two Colleges Join New York's Industrial Hemp Farming Program - Cannabis News

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two more colleges have been authorized to participate in New York's industrial hemp pilot program.

Continue reading

Flurry of Hemp Initiatives in U.S. States – Cannabis News

Hemp initiatives in states from tiny Rhode Island in the east to expansive Washington state in the USA’s northwest are seeing advances as proponents of the crop see its potential to revive the farm sector and boost state tax coffers — sooner or later.

Continue reading

Flurry of Hemp Initiatives in U.S. States – Cannabis News

Hemp initiatives in states from tiny Rhode Island in the east to expansive Washington state in the USA’s northwest are seeing advances as proponents of the crop see its potential to revive the farm sector and boost state tax coffers — sooner or later.

Continue reading

Farmers in Italy fight soil contamination with cannabis – Cannabis News

TARANTO, Italy -- Farmers in a region of Italy once known for cheeses have turned to cultivating a type of cannabis -- not to smoke or sell -- but to decontaminate polluted soil.

Continue reading

West Virginia industrial hemp group launches campaign for crop's growth – Cannabis News

VIENNA, W.Va. (AP) — A nonprofit trade association has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help back the effort to turn industrial hemp into the West Virginia's next niche crop.

Continue reading

West Virginia industrial hemp group launches campaign for crop's growth – Cannabis News

VIENNA, W.Va. (AP) — A nonprofit trade association has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help back the effort to turn industrial hemp into the West Virginia's next niche crop.

Continue reading

Hemp Advocates Hope Grassroots Effort Will Advance Bill – Cannabis News

Hemp industry representatives set out on Capitol Hill to press their case to ease federal restrictions on the cash crop, one they say has lucrative future in the U.S.

Continue reading

Hemp Advocates Hope Grassroots Effort Will Advance Bill – Cannabis News

Hemp industry representatives set out on Capitol Hill to press their case to ease federal restrictions on the cash crop, one they say has lucrative future in the U.S.

Continue reading

Kentucky Senate OKs Bill Updating State Law Governing Hemp Growing – Cannabis News

The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill to update state law governing hemp production.

Continue reading

Kentucky Senate OKs Bill Updating State Law Governing Hemp Growing – Cannabis News

The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill to update state law governing hemp production.

Continue reading

Lawmakers push for hemp comeback in Wisconsin – Cannabis News

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican lawmakers want to help Wisconsin's once-dominant hemp industry make a comeback, giving farmers the chance to add a versatile and hardy plant to their fields.

Continue reading

Lawmakers push for hemp comeback in Wisconsin – Cannabis News

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican lawmakers want to help Wisconsin's once-dominant hemp industry make a comeback, giving farmers the chance to add a versatile and hardy plant to their fields.

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

Omaha partner in hemp-processing firm urges lawmakers to OK plant's farming in Nebraska – Cannabis News

LINCOLN — Hemp may grow wild across Nebraska, but if you want to make clothing or other products out of the industrial cousin of marijuana, you’ll have to buy it cultivated from Canada.

Continue reading

Omaha partner in hemp-processing firm urges lawmakers to OK plant's farming in Nebraska – Cannabis News

LINCOLN — Hemp may grow wild across Nebraska, but if you want to make clothing or other products out of the industrial cousin of marijuana, you’ll have to buy it cultivated from Canada.

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading

WeedLife.com