White House Hints at Crackdown on Recreational Marijuana

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White House Hints at Crackdown on Recreational Marijuana | Phillip Smith

Marijuana legalization advocates and the legal marijuana industry have been on tenterhooks ever since Donald Trump won the White House last November, and increasingly so since he nominated pot reform foe Jeff Sessions as his attorney general, the highest law enforcement officer in the land. But for the three months since the election and the […]

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Timeline: The hemp odyssey of Alex White Plume

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Timeline: The hemp odyssey of Alex White Plume
1970: Passage of the federal Controlled Substances Act requires prospective hemp growers to obtain a registration from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, which rejects nearly all applications for decades. Hemp products continue to be sold in the …
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Industrial hemp gaining traction in Colorado's agriculture scene as viable crop
1937 — The Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 made recreational use of marijuana illegal, but industrial hemp was lumped in with marijuana, effectually adding hurdles to the importation and production of the crop. 1940s — The U.S. Department of Agriculture …
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Hemp Law Passes in Oregon
Oregon legalized industrial hemp production in 2009, but you may not have heard because there were high barriers of entry, and only 13 producers ended up getting licensed. The law was intended for oilseed and fiber production on large-production farms.
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Darren White: I was wrong about medical cannabis

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Darren White: I was wrong about medical cannabis
After a stint as a reporter with News 13, White was elected Bernalillo County Sheriff. In 2007, he spoke out specifically against medical cannabis while Governor Bill Richardson pushed to implement the Lynn and Erin Compassionate Use Act. “I've never …
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Bob Marley-Branded Marijuana Adds to Growing Weed Market
Backed by Privateer Holdings, a Seattle-based private equity firm focused on the cannabis indsutry, the Marley Natural brand is clearly designed to appeal to a wider customer base than college kids with a Bob Marley "Legend" poster on their dorm room wall.
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