U.S. News

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Nick Wing ~ Huffington Post
 
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple (R) signed a bill into law on March 27th, 2015 that lays the groundwork for a commercial hemp industry and explicitly cuts the federal government out of the state's licensing process.

Image of participants at a Washington DC marijuana seed exchange 3-26-2015
By MyFoxDC.com Web Producer ~
 
Two seed shares are being held this week in D.C. in an effort to help residents grow pot inside their homes.

Image of an Oregon medical cannabis sticker
Jamie Hale ~ The Oregonian ~
 
People ambled through the Oregon Hemp Convention on Friday, casually inspecting colorful glass bongs and trying samples of rice crispy treats and chocolates, chatting with vendors about growing marijuana plants at home and extracting cannabis oil safely.

Image of hemp farmer Ryan Loflin, Springfield Colorado
Tobie Baker ~ The Durango Herald ~
 
An attentive audience of more than 50 local farmers and residents quizzed America’s first modern-day industrial hemp farmer at the Four States Ag Expo.

Image of Country Western Music Star Willie Nelson smoking marijuana
MELISSA CHAN ~ New York Dailey News ~
 
Country music legend Willie Nelson is launching his own brand of weed and a chain of marijuana stores across the country.

Image of industrial hemp farming
Thomas H. Clarke ~  The Daily Chronic ~
 
SANTA FE, NM – Lawmakers in New Mexico have given final approval on a bill to allow the cultivation of industrial hemp, sending the measure to the desk of Governor Susana Martinez.

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