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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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Minnesota is in the hemp business again – Cannabis News

For the first time in generations, Minnesota farmers are planting hemp.

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Petition asks DEA to quit treating industrial hemp like marijuana – Cannabis News

A Portland attorney and a Southern Oregon environmentalist are asking the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to take industrial hemp off the federal government’s list of controlled substances.

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Senator: Smoking Hemp To Get High Akin To ‘Smoking Cotton From A T-Shirt’ – Cannabis News

Sen. Ron Wyden maintains that there is a big difference between hemp and weed.

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Senator: Smoking Hemp To Get High Akin To ‘Smoking Cotton From A T-Shirt’ – Cannabis News

Sen. Ron Wyden maintains that there is a big difference between hemp and weed.

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Growing hemp is a patriotic thing to do – Cannabis News

Outdated policy is clearly hurting our farmers as the hemp market grows and American consumers rely upon imports from countries such as China and Canada.

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Growing hemp is a patriotic thing to do – Cannabis News

Outdated policy is clearly hurting our farmers as the hemp market grows and American consumers rely upon imports from countries such as China and Canada.

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Hemp Week 2016: End America’s Hemp Prohibition by Busting Myths – Cannabis News

Hemp history week began on June 6, and one hemp businessman and activist is driving across the country for the second phase of his Hemp Road Trip, to show America the power of industrial hemp.

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Hemp, Hemp, Hooray! Hemp History Week on Maui – Cannabis News

Legislation recently passed in Hawaii’s Senate that sets the foundation to legalize hemp grown for research, but the bill awaits Governor David Ige’s signature.

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Hemp seeds distributed to West Virginia growers – Cannabis News

VIENNA, W.Va. (AP) — Hemp seeds are being distributed to approved growers in West Virginia for a research project on the crop.

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Hemp seeds distributed to West Virginia growers – Cannabis News

VIENNA, W.Va. (AP) — Hemp seeds are being distributed to approved growers in West Virginia for a research project on the crop.

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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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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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Nebraska researcher gets government’s OK to plant research plot of industrial hemp

LINCOLN — A University of Nebraska-Lincoln researcher said Tuesday that he’s received federal approval to plant the state’s first research plot of industrial hemp.

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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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Marijuana News Update: Hemp to be Planted In West Virginia For the First Time in 70 Years

Hemp can now be legally planted in West Virginia for the first time in 70 years. The hemp seeds will be planted as part of one West Virginia University study.

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That's a SMOKING hot car! Florida businessman builds environmentally friendly sports car made from cannabis hemp

A sports car made from cannabis hemp could lead the charge in making carbon neutral vehicles.

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Industrial hemp and wellness products: the next big market?

Bruce Kennedy ~ WeedWorthy.com ~

How a former cosmetics industry executive is looking to break new ground with a new line of hemp-derived products.

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Pot's practical cousin: Hemp ready to put down roots in Nebraska, but DEA stands in the way – Marijuana News

KEARNEY — Two years after Nebraska legalized the growing of industrial hemp for research purposes, not a single seed has been planted. The delay, some advocates say, is an economic mistake, leaving the state out of the rush to capitalize on the potential of what some call a “magical plant.”

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