Drug War Torture: South Dakota Forcibly Catheterizes Three-Year Old

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Drug War Torture: South Dakota Forcibly Catheterizes Three-Year Old | Phillip Smith

The state of South Dakota is practicing a form of drug war excess tantamount to torture, according to a pair of federal lawsuits filed by the ACLU on June 28. One suit charges that law enforcement and medical personnel subject drug suspects to forcible catheterization if they refuse to submit to a drug test. The […]

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South Dakota: Jury Acquits Tribal Marijuana Consultant on All Charges

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South Dakota: Jury Acquits Tribal Marijuana Consultant on All Charges | TJ Baker

FLANDREAU, SD — A marijuana consultant from a Colorado-based firm has been found not guilty of drug-related charges related to his work with a South Dakota tribe’s failed attempt to open a marijuana cultivation facility and smoking lounge in 2015. Eric Hagen, president of the Colorado-based cannabis consulting firm Monarch America was charged with possession […]

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North Dakota Governor Signs Bill Amending Voter-Approved Medical Marijuana Initiative

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North Dakota Governor Signs Bill Amending Voter-Approved Medical Marijuana Initiative | NORML

BISMARK, ND — North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum (R) signed legislation on Tuesday amending provisions of the North Dakota Compassionate Care Act – a voter-initiated measure approved by 65 percent of voters last November. Senate Bill 2344 makes several significant changes to the law. Specifically, it removes provisions permitting patients the option to home cultivate […]

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North Dakota Bill Would Delay Medical Marijuana Implementation

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North Dakota Bill Would Delay Medical Marijuana Implementation | Scott Gacek

North Dakota was one of four states to authorize medical marijuana during the November elections, when over 63% of voters approved Question 5. Now, a bill introduced in the state legislature seeks to delay the law’s implementation. Senate Bill 2154 would prevent the state department of health from issuing any applications or licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries until July. Read the […]

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South Dakota Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Commercial Hemp Farming and

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South Dakota Committee Passes Bill to Legalize Commercial Hemp Farming and
PIERRE, S.D. (Feb. 2, 2016) A bill passed today by a South Dakota House committee would legalize the production and processing of industrial hemp for commercial purposes in the state, setting the foundation for people there to nullify federal …
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Colorado infant receiving CBD hemp oil for epilepsy
Lab technician Mario Ferrara transfers a mixture of extracted hemp CBD and coconut oil to capsules at Longmont's CBDRx organic hemp farm on Thursday. CBDRx is the first and only USDA certified organic hemp farm in the country. (Kira Horvath, Special to …
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South Dakota Passes House Bill on Industrial Hemp — Update by Hemp, Inc.

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South Dakota Passes House Bill on Industrial Hemp — Update by Hemp, Inc.
Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP) updates its shareholders today on industrial hemp bill HB-1054. Last week, the South Dakota House of Representatives approved a bill that would allow the cultivation of industrial hemp in the state of South Dakota, with a 57 …
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SUNY-ESF should apply to study industrial hemp for New York state
SUNY-ESF should consider applying for state approval to grow, study and assess the ways in which industrial hemp could be produced and distributed commercially across New York state. The state Department of Agriculture and Markets will issue 10, …
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Lawmakers consider industrial hemp bill
Hawaii residents say legalizing industrial hemp could spur business ventures ranging from home construction to selling hemp seed candy bars at Hawaii airports. Read More · Please click here to log in to view this story. – or –. NEW SUBSCRIBERS – Choose …
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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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North Dakota House Votes 87-5 to Legalize HempFarming, Effectively Nullify

North Dakota House Votes 87-5 to Legalize Hemp Farming, Effectively Nullify
BISMARCK, N.D., Feb. 23, 2015 – The North Dakota state House approved a bill last week that would authorize the farming, production, and sale of industrial hemp in the state, effectively nullifying the federal prohibition on the same. Introduced by Reps.
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Maine Action Alert: Help Legalize Industrial Hemp, Nullify the Federal Ban
In 2009, Governor Baldacci signed LD1159 into law, which authorized industrial hemp farming and production provided that Federal law authorized the same. LD4 and LD119 were introduced for 2015, removing that requirement and authorizing full-scale …
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