Governor Wolf signs bill that creates industrial hemp industry in Pennsylvania– Cannabis News

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Governor Tom Wolf signs into a law a bill that allows the cultivation of industrial hemp in Pennsylvania.

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Can Industrial Hemp Save Kentucky’s Small Farms? – Cannabis News

As tobacco declines, some hope that hemp can be a “gateway crop” to financial sustainability for the state’s small farms.

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Hemp building material could prevent wildfire destruction – Cannabis News

Hempcrete — a mixture of hemp stalk, water and lime — could pave the way toward a sustainable future.

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Australian hemp food producer expecting 400 per cent growth in next 12 months – Cannabis News

An Australian producer of hemp foods is predicting a 400 per cent growth in the next year, even though it is still illegal to sell hemp products for human consumption here.

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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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Hemp oil company sees big opportunity in southern Colorado operation – Cannabis News

Clint Pyatt is a third-generation farmer from Oklahoma who has traveled the world promoting the hemp industry. So it’s no coincidence that the 45-year-old Marine Corps veteran is trying to shepherd hemp into Pueblo County.

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West Virginia farmers work toward hemp revival – Cannabis News

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The half-acre plot of fledgling plants along a hillside at Cedar Lane Farm puts into perspective the return of hemp to West Virginia soil — a resistance-riddled movement struggling to rise out of infancy.

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West Virginia farmers work toward hemp revival – Cannabis News

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The half-acre plot of fledgling plants along a hillside at Cedar Lane Farm puts into perspective the return of hemp to West Virginia soil — a resistance-riddled movement struggling to rise out of infancy.

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Pennsylvania House approves industrial hemp bill – Cannabis News

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted unanimously yesterday to legalize industrial hemp across the state, sending the legislation to Gov. Tom Wolf.

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Pennsylvania House approves industrial hemp bill – Cannabis News

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted unanimously yesterday to legalize industrial hemp across the state, sending the legislation to Gov. Tom Wolf.

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Could Hemp Grow Back to Aid Sustainability Efforts? – Cannabis News

Hemp could disrupt the myriad industries that produce and use plastics. You can make a car out of hemp. Imagine a hemp car with an engine running on clean-burning biofuel.

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Could Hemp Disrupt the Energy Industry? – Cannabis News

In West Virginia, residents will soon be seeing a lot more green than they’re used to. And it may come in the form of dollar bills, too.

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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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Rhode Island Preparing to Legalize Hemp – Cannabis News

Rhode Island is set to join America’s industrial hemp revolution after a legislative vote June 20 to legalize the agriculture.

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Rhode Island Preparing to Legalize Hemp – Cannabis News

Rhode Island is set to join America’s industrial hemp revolution after a legislative vote June 20 to legalize the agriculture.

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The WeedLife Network unveils its latest site, WeedFundit.com: where Colorado-based hemp companies can find financing

The new site is a valuable resource for individuals and businesses looking to fund growth and production operations for hemp companies in the state.

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Patagonia joins the fight to legalize hemp in the U.S.

American clothing company Patagonia has joined calls urging Congress to legalize industrial hemp farming in the United States.

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Vermont's Third Hemp-Growing Season: More Acreage, New Products – Marijuana News

Farmers have started planting Vermont’s third hemp crop. Though their numbers are few, the acreage devoted to hemp has significantly increased this year, as has the direction of the state’s fledgling hemp industry.

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Colorado to certify industrial hemp seeds in an initiative touted as first in the nation – Marijuana News

Colorado, already a national leader in hemp cultivation, is pushing forward with a plan to certify seed, in part to ensure THC levels, the active ingredient in marijuana, do not exceed legal levels.

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The legalities of hemp: Navigating the constantly-changing rules and regulations

Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy.com ~

A recent law seminar on industrial hemp underscores the industry’s challenges and opportunities.

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