Brooklyn District Attorney Plans to Wipe Away Records for up to 20,000 with Past Marijuana Convictions

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Brooklyn District Attorney Plans to Wipe Away Records for up to 20,000 with Past Marijuana Convictions | Drug Policy Alliance

NEW YORK, NY — Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez will announce at a Brooklyn press conference later today an initiative to help up to 20,000 New Yorkers wipe away pass records for marijuana convictions. “It’s a little unfair to say we’re no longer prosecuting these cases, but to have these folks carry these convictions for […]

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Senate Leader Plans to Spearhead Federal Hemp Reform

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Senate Leader Plans to Spearhead Federal Hemp Reform | NORML

WASHINGTON, DC — Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Majority Leader of the United States Senate, has publicly announced his intention to sponsor federal legislation to legalize and fund the licensed production of industrial hemp. According to a press release issued by the Senator, the forthcoming legislation – entitled the Hemp Farming Act of 2018 – “will allow states to be the […]

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Marijuana Firm Buys California Town; Plans to Turn It Into Tourist Destination

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Marijuana Firm Buys California Town; Plans to Turn It Into Tourist Destination | TJ Baker

Welcome to Cannabis, California. An Arizona based company that makes products to support the marijuana industry says they have purchased a small town in California, near the Nevada border, with the hopes of turning it into a cannabis friendly tourist destination. American Green, based in Phoenix, purchased the tiny town of Nipton for $ 5 million, […]

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Trump Administration Plans to Slash Funding for Drug Czar’s Office

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Trump Administration Plans to Slash Funding for Drug Czar’s Office | HWN

WASHINGTON, DC — The Trump Administration plans to cut the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s (ONDCP) budget by nearly 95%, according to a report today by CBS News. According to CBS, the cuts made to the ONDCP budget for fiscal year 2018 are being proposed by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Among the proposed cuts, 33 […]

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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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American hemp: Colorado biotech firm ramps up processing plans

American hemp: Colorado biotech firm ramps up processing plans
The hemp biorefinery is being established by Fort Lupton-based PureVision Technology, Inc., and illuminates the growing enthusiasm around hemp entrepreneurship. But the northern Colorado company's recent announcement also points to the ongoing …
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Nevada Senate Passes Limited Industrial Marijuana Farming Bill
Nevada senators have approved a measure allowing for colleges or the state agriculture department to grow industrial hemp. Lawmakers voted unanimously on Monday to approve Senate Bill 305. The bill now moves to the Assembly. Democratic Sen.
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