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 Americans Spend Almost as Much on Weed as They Do on Wine

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North Americans Spend Almost as Much on Weed as They Do on Wine | Phillip Smith

Move over, Napa Valley, there’s a new kid on the block. When it comes to spending on mind-altering substances, Americans and Canadians are shelling out just about as much for marijuana as they do for wine. In its executive summary of a yet-to-be-released report, Arcview Marijuana Research pegs the size of the North American marijuana […]

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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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N.Dakota official plans trip north to get industrial hemp seeds

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N.Dakota official plans trip north to get industrial hemp seeds
North Dakota issued the nation's first hemp-growing licenses in 2007, but federal drug law hampered development of the industry in the state until Congress in 2014 allowed universities and state agriculture departments to research hemp in states that …
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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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