Which States Allow You to Grow Your Own Marijuana for Recreational Use?

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Which States Allow You to Grow Your Own Marijuana for Recreational Use? | Celeste Stiles

After the 2016 elections saw four more states legalizing recreational marijuana for adults, a total of eight states, and the District of Columbia, now have removed criminal penalties for the possession of marijuana by those 21 or older.  But with legal, regulated marijuana sales still a year or more away, access to “legal” marijuana can still […]

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Colorado Lawmakers Pass Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana for PTSD

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Colorado Lawmakers Pass Bill to Allow Medical Marijuana for PTSD | TJ Baker

DENVER, CO — Lawmakers in the Colorado legislature have passed a measure to add post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, to the list of conditions that qualify for medical marijuana in the state. The measure, Senate Bill 17, will now be sent to the desk of Gov. John Hickenlooper for final approval.  It was approved Previous […]

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Victoria could allow 'edibles' at cannabis dispensaries

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Victoria could allow 'edibles' at cannabis dispensaries
The City of Victoria is considering rules for its illegal cannabis dispensaries that would be more permissive than Vancouver's landmark bylaw, permitting the sale of controversial “edibles” and allowing pot shops to be located closer to schools …
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Ex-policeman David Lister fronts court on ice trafficking, cannabis growing
North West Regional Crime Squad detectives say they have dismantled the cartel, which is linked to shootings and cannabis crop run-throughs in Melbourne's western suburbs, after Monday's raids and the charging of eight alleged key syndicate members, …
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What is Decarboxylation, and Why Does Your Cannabis Need It?
Here's a scenario we have all seen in film before: Somebody consumes an entire bag of raw cannabis in order to avoid getting caught with it. Eyes pop wide open and gasps ensue. “You just ate that whole bag!” somebody shouts. However, the aftermath of …
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Lawmakers Propose Bill To Allow Hemp Production

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How’s this for #news: #Italian #gelato shop Perleco makes a gelato using shelled #hemp seeds. This is prompting other local #food stores to offer #cannabis #pizzas and #liquors! Full article onn #cnn: http://edition.cnn.com/2016/03/01/foodanddrink/cannabi
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Lawmakers Propose Bill To Allow Hemp Production
Hemp production is already going on in 28 other states. It's used to make everything from building materials, car parts, to food. Lawmakers are looking to add Alabama to the list but an uphill battle will be to change the perception of what hemp …
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Oregon, Washington Trying Again On Hemp Legalization
Hemp produces oil seed and fiber that processors turn into a wide range of goods from clothing and food to body care products. Several hemp advocates testified Tuesday in separate public hearings in Salem and Olympia that the plant can even be used in …
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Growing hemp in Otero County
Chavez is the owner/operator of Diamond A Farms, which is working with Whole Hemp, the processor of the crop. Other companies do the formulation for the final products. Frank Milenski was working with Diamond A last year, overseeing the farming. Chavez …
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Medicinal cannabis a step closer with legislation to allow cultivation

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Medicinal cannabis a step closer with legislation to allow cultivation
A worker with cannabis plants to be used in pharmaceuticals at a farm near the northern Israeli town of Safed. Medicinal cannabis products are mostly imported to Australia in the absence of a nationally consistent licensing scheme for growers …
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South Dakota legislative committee OKs bill to allow industrial hemp

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South Dakota legislative committee OKs bill to allow industrial hemp
South Dakota lawmakers are attempting to overcome perceptions about hemp's family ties to marijuana to explore the economic potential of the crop. The bill that moved out of committee last week is patterned after North Dakota's industrial hemp law.
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Wyden, Blumenauer host Industrial Hemp Expo at U.S. Capitol
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., and Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., hosted an Industrial Hemp Expo Tuesday at the U.S. Capitol, bringing together leading policymakers and entrepreneurs in the movement to …
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South Dakota bill would allow industrial hemp

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South Dakota bill would allow industrial hemp
Cultivation of the plant could be a force for economic development in South Dakota if misconceptions about hemp can be dispelled, said Republican Rep. Mike Verchio, the proposal's main House sponsor. It's scheduled to be heard in the House Agriculture …
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Sipp Industries Receives 4000 Gallon Organic Hemp Oil Order
Sipp Industries, Inc. (OTC: SIPC), a diversified conglomerate corporation specializing in technology, manufacturing and distribution of commercial and consumer products today announces the largest hemp order to date. Processing has begun and will be …
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The Rundown: Hemp measure advances; Gov. Tom Wolf's support dropping, poll finds
The Senate Appropriations Committee last week advanced the hemp farming bill authored by Sen. Judy Schwank, a Ruscombmanor Township Democrat. That positions the bill for approval by the full Senate. A separate industrial hemp bill is being considered …
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Cultivating hemp for fiber, food getting close to legal
CARIBOU, Maine — Maine farmers who want to grow industrial hemp like their counterparts in Canada and Europe should start writing letters to their representatives in Congress, John Jemison suggests. Jemison, an agricultural specialist at the …
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Bill would allow hemp crops in New Mexico

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Bill would allow hemp crops in New Mexico
Senate Bill 94 passed the Senate 33-8 and the House 54-12. Gov. Susana Martinez has until Friday to sign or veto it. Asked what action the governor planned to take on the bill, a spokesman for Martinez said Sunday the hemp legislation was still under …
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Attend The Global Cannabis March In Portland This Saturday
Frederick has submitted House Bill 3372, legislation that would expunge all nonviolent, marijuana related convictions from Oregon residents. The historic bill, if passed, would send a signal that … Networking with Other Local Groups – Campaign for …
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