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  • Hemp Industry Facing Barriers to Commercialization

    Hemp Industry Facing Barriers to Commercialization

    Hemp Industry Facing Barriers to Commercialization June 21, 2016 – It’s been more than two years since President Barack Obama signed legislation authorizing the limited cultivation of hemp, but the fledgling industry remains a long way from becoming a thriving business. Observers say commercialization of this potentially lucrative plant remains limited for legal, financial and technological…

  • Hemp Trade Alliance lobbies Ottawa for Change

    Hemp Trade Alliance lobbies Ottawa for Change

    June 1st, 2016 – Canada’s hemp industry is demanding the federal government liberate it from antiquated regulations, a move it says couldhelp revive interest in Ontario production and processing. Despite no health safety concerns, since it was legalized for farmers to grow in Canada 20 years ago, hemp is still treated the same as heroin…

  • Speaker Ryan: CBD Legalization May Pass U.S. House

    Speaker Ryan: CBD Legalization May Pass U.S. House

    The top elected Republican in the United States said the U.S. House of Representatives may vote to legalize CBD, potentially opening a bounty of new market opportunities for this form of marijuana oil. House Speaker Paul Ryan, a Wisconsin Republican, told a local broadcaster Monday he’s fairly confident a CBD legalization measure can pass the…

  • State Plans Trip North to get Industrial Hemp Seeds

    State Plans Trip North to get Industrial Hemp Seeds

    By – Associated Press – Friday, April 8, 2016 BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – A state Agriculture Department official is planning a trip north to get the seeds for North Dakota’s first crop of industrial hemp. Three farming operations in three counties will be determining this year whether industrial hemp can be successfully grown in North…

  • Colorado Introduces First Hemp Seed Approval System in Country

    Colorado Introduces First Hemp Seed Approval System in Country

    The Colorado Department of Agriculture is hoping to help bring hemp into the limelight with a new program that’s a first for the country. THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2016 AT 9:52 A.M. Under its brand-new seed certification program, created in conjunction with the Colorado Seed Growers Association (CSGA) and Colorado State University, the CDA aims to…

  • Kentucky Hemp was King before Reefer Madness

    Kentucky Hemp was King before Reefer Madness

    Kentucky hemp was king before steamships, free trade and reefer madness FEBRUARY 21, 2016 4:10 PM BY TOM EBLEN  teblen@herald-leader.com Hemp has been branded an outlaw for decades because it looks like its mind-altering botanical cousin, marijuana. But before steamships, free trade, synthetic fibers and reefer madness, this useful plant was Kentucky’s biggest cash crop.…

  • Oregon to Issue Industrial Hemp Licenses for 2016 Crops

    Oregon to Issue Industrial Hemp Licenses for 2016 Crops

    Oregon expects to issue new industrial hemp licenses this winter Oregon’s industrial hemp industry is off to a slow start, but interest remains strong.   Eric Mortenson    Capital Press Published on January 11, 2016 9:59AM The Oregon Department of Agriculture expects to resume issuing licenses to grow industrial hemp in 2016 by the end of…

  • New Jersey Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp

    New Jersey Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp

    New Jersey Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp, Effectively Nullify Federal Ban, Passes Assembly Committee, 6-0 TRENTON, NJ. (Dec. 15, 2015) – Last week, a New Jersey Assembly committee passed a bill to authorize the farming, production, and sale of industrial hemp in the state. This bill would effectively nullify in practice the unconstitutional federal prohibition on…

  • WEED 2 – Cannabis Madness – Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reports (2014 CNN Documentary)

    WEED 2 – Cannabis Madness – Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reports (2014 CNN Documentary)

    CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta investigates the politics of pot. “Weed 2: Cannabis Madness: Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reports,” looks at U.S. federal laws that consider marijuana a drug with no medicinal value. Serious scientists, as well as numerous patients, say they’re wrong. It is the politics of pot – the politicians vs. the patients. “This scientific…

  • Run From the Cure: The Rick Simpson Story – A Film By Christian Laurette

    Run From the Cure: The Rick Simpson Story – A Film By Christian Laurette

    This presentation of RUN FROM THE CURE: The Rick Simpson Story was made possible by Rick Simpson and video producer Christian Laurette. This presentation is made for free to teach YOU how to heal yourself of disease and illness using cannabinoids. After a serious head injury in 1997, Rick Simpson sought relief from his medical condition…