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.

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New Mexico House passes third hemp bill with changes sought by Guv – Cannabis News

The state House of Representatives on Tuesday passed yet another bill that would legalize research on industrial hemp.

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New Mexico House passes third hemp bill with changes sought by Guv – Cannabis News

The state House of Representatives on Tuesday passed yet another bill that would legalize research on industrial hemp.

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Medical Marijuana Seen By Some As Successor To Steel In Western Pennsylvania – Cannabis News

BRADDOCK (KDKA) — When the steel jobs left the Mon Valley, towns like Braddock fell into decline. Mayor John Fetterman believes that marijuana may help turn things around. 

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Virginia Gov. McAuliffe expected to sign marijuana reforms – Cannabis News

RICHMOND – Virginia probably will ease up a bit in its laws against marijuana by making it easier for epilepsy patients to obtain cannabis extract oils and by relaxing the penalty for people caught with small amounts of marijuana.

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Virginia Gov. McAuliffe expected to sign marijuana reforms – Cannabis News

RICHMOND – Virginia probably will ease up a bit in its laws against marijuana by making it easier for epilepsy patients to obtain cannabis extract oils and by relaxing the penalty for people caught with small amounts of marijuana.

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University of Denver adds marijuana business course for spring term – Cannabis News

DENVER – Students at the University of Denver will have a new class to choose from next quarter: The business of marijuana.

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Luxury Cannabis is Officially Here – Cannabis News

The fashion industry has never been one to hide its infatuation with marijuana.

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Government marijuana looks nothing like the real stuff. See for yourself – Cannabis News

To investigate the real-world effects of marijuana researchers need a product that looks and feels like the real thing. And they're increasingly frustrated with government weed that is something else entirely.

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Government marijuana looks nothing like the real stuff. See for yourself – Cannabis News

To investigate the real-world effects of marijuana researchers need a product that looks and feels like the real thing. And they're increasingly frustrated with government weed that is something else entirely.

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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.

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Cannabis closely trailing behind wine industry in national profits – Cannabis News

Jackson Co., Ore. — Cannabis hasn’t been legal nearly as long as alcohol, but it’s supporters are already giving the wine industry a run for it’s money.

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With Rebels Gone, Colombia Jumps Into the Pot Industry – Cannabis News

It is an unorthodox experiment by Colombia, one that underscores the region’s changing attitudes toward drugs after decades of fighting them.

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These States Will Consider Changes to Their Cannabis Laws in 2017 – Cannabis News

In 2016, we saw four states successfully legalize recreational cannabis and eight states approve new medical policies.

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These States Will Consider Changes to Their Cannabis Laws in 2017 – Cannabis News

In 2016, we saw four states successfully legalize recreational cannabis and eight states approve new medical policies.

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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.

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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.

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Girl Scouts Make a Cookie Bet with a San Francisco Pot Dispensary – Cannabis News

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well with some San Francisco Girl Scouts who made a bet with a local pot dispensary, all in the name of fundraising.

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Dispensary cooks up creative, tasty noshes for medical marijuana patients – Cannabis News

Any college student can bake pot brownies. A few A-plus local food pros, however, have set their goals much higher.

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Marijuana Advocates Celebrate New Era After Measure M's Passage in Los Angeles – Cannabis News

County will decide the fate of some dispensaries soon.

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