Coming Soon to Washington: Certified Organic Marijuana

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OLYMPIA, WA — On Tuesday, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill that, among other things, will allow the state to soon certify organic marijuana products. According to the bill’s primary sponsor, Sen. Ann Rivers (R), marijuana that is state certified as organic is likely to be on dispensary shelves in about a year and a […]

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Israel Could Soon Decriminalize Personal Marijuana Use

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Israel Could Soon Decriminalize Personal Marijuana Use | HWN

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — Israel could soon decriminalize personal use and possession of marijuana, a leading government official said Thursday. Speaking at a news conference in Tel Aviv, Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan said if the government approves his policy suggestion, those caught possessing or smoking small amounts of marijuana would face fines instead of arrested […]

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Louisiana May Soon Grow Industrial Hemp

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Louisiana May Soon Grow Industrial Hemp
"Every advancement in the industrial hemp industry reinforces Hemp, Inc.'s advantage in the marketplace because we are years ahead of the curve. For example, our portable decorticators can be purchased or leased in states such as Pennsylvania and Ohio, …
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Diamond's Industrial Hemp bill passes House unanimously
HARRISBURG – Rep. Russ Diamond (R-Lebanon) introduced legislation that would create an agricultural pilot program in Pennsylvania for industrial hemp research. Today, that legislation unanimously passed the Pennsylvania House. The bill is now …
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To the Point: Industrial hemp
The Missouri House of Representatives passed a bill which makes it legal to grow industrial hemp. The farmers and their resulting commodities are strictly regulated, and their product cannot exceed an average of 0.3 percent THC dry weight. No, Missouri …
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Soon Hemp May Be A Tradable Commodity With Startup Seed CX

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Soon Hemp May Be A Tradable Commodity With Startup Seed CX
It is no surprise, then, that it took Edward Woodford, co-founder of Seed Commodities Exchange, a commodities trading platform for industrial hemp, to send 11,000 emails, travel 46,238 miles, and meet with 604 investors to raise Seed CX's first round …
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Hemp Industry: CBD Marketed As Dietary Supplement Before Drug Trials
Representatives of the cannabis industry disagree with FDA's conclusion in recent warning letters that the hemp-based product cannabidiol or CBD doesn't meet the definition of a dietary supplement. Under federal law, a substance generally does not …
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Legislative Deadline Snares Bill To Legalize Hemp Oil For Treatment Of Seizures
A bill that could have legalized medial hemp oil for treating seizures is likely dead this legislative session. Credit Wikipedia. The Kansas legislature's turnaround deadline was last week. That means many bills are likely dead for the session …
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Could LEGO toys soon be made from hemp plastics?
LEGO is looking for a sustainable alternative to petroleum-based plastic. Hemp might be the answer. LEGO wants to switch the material it uses to make its trademark toy bricks beloved by children around the world. The company currently uses plastic …
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