Upstate NY farm gets green light for legal hemp – Cannabis News

ALBANY — The state's first legal hemp crop in more than 70 years is thriving on 30 fertile acres of upstate New York, and demand is building for its seeds and stalks.

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Hemp: The Next Big Cash Crop for Tribes? – Cannabis News

Every part of the hemp plant has great market value‒the seeds, stalks, leaves and hurd (the woody core of the stalk). Traditionally, Natives used hemp to make medicinal salve, fishing nets and clothing.

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Why Hemp Is Still Controversial In America And A Challenge For Entrepreneurs – Cannabis News

Despite its eco-friendly nature, hemp is still not allowed for widespread cultivation in the US; rather only small-scale pilots are allowed in a few states around the country.

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Not Your Grandpa's Farm: Hemp industry faces growing pains in Colorado – Cannabis News

Although hemp is illegal at a federal level, 13 states have jumped on board the hemp train, and for good reason.

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New York just grew its first legal hemp – Cannabis News

A farm in central New York is the first to legally grow hemp in 80 years as part of a new pilot program to explore hemp's industrial use.

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New York just grew its first legal hemp – Cannabis News

A farm in central New York is the first to legally grow hemp in 80 years as part of a new pilot program to explore hemp's industrial use.

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Hemp proposed as agricultural crop for Alaska – Cannabis News

Though commercial marijuana became legal in Alaska in February 2015, hemp is not yet legal.

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Hemp proposed as agricultural crop for Alaska – Cannabis News

Though commercial marijuana became legal in Alaska in February 2015, hemp is not yet legal.

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In Minnesota, wild marijuana is flourishing throughout the Twin Cities – Cannabis News

Wild marijuana grows in yards, gardens, and weedy industrial sites across the Twin Cities.

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Surprising and Sustainable Ways You Can Use Hemp – Cannabis News

Hemp is a low impact, fast-growing and clean plant to produce, and extremely versatile.

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Rural economic boom? Hemp on the horizon in Western North Carolina – Cannabis News

Textile mills in regions such as Western North Carolina lie dormant while Americans import about $500 million worth of hemp annually.

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Rural economic boom? Hemp on the horizon in Western North Carolina – Cannabis News

Textile mills in regions such as Western North Carolina lie dormant while Americans import about $500 million worth of hemp annually.

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Growing Industrial Hemp in Virginia: First Test Plots Planted – Cannabis News

A recent change to federal law allowed states to grow test plots of hemp only at university or government sites and Virginia is one 28 that are doing so.

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Growing Industrial Hemp in Virginia: First Test Plots Planted – Cannabis News

A recent change to federal law allowed states to grow test plots of hemp only at university or government sites and Virginia is one 28 that are doing so.

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Boise Hemp Fest comes as feds stand their ground – Cannabis News

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) — Organizers of the inaugural Boise Hemp Fest 2016 view it as a teaching tool for the many uses of cannabis.

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Boise Hemp Fest comes as feds stand their ground – Cannabis News

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) — Organizers of the inaugural Boise Hemp Fest 2016 view it as a teaching tool for the many uses of cannabis.

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Murray State University in Kentucky Hosts Hemp Education and Field Day – Cannabis News

Murray State University hosted a Hemp Education and Field Day earlier this month, giving area residents insight on the hemp plots being grown at the university.

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The height of hemp – Cannabis News

A report released in May showed that nationwide, retail sales for hemp products in 2015 reached $575 million, which was a more than 10 percent increase from the prior year.

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Kentucky is experimenting with industrial hemp – Cannabis News

Kentucky is experimenting with industrial hemp – as dozens of farmers grow test plots covering 45-hundred acres.

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Kentucky is experimenting with industrial hemp – Cannabis News

Kentucky is experimenting with industrial hemp – as dozens of farmers grow test plots covering 45-hundred acres.

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