Bill to legalize hemp farming in Maine gaining support

Bill to legalize hemp farming in Maine gaining support
AUGUSTA, Maine — Farmers, organic growers, agricultural researchers and community members have thrown their support behind a bill moving through the Legislature to legalize hemp cultivation in Maine for industrial uses. “Maine has an opportunity to …
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The Growing Hemp Industry Worries Some Marijuana Growers
Marijuana reformers and hemp reformers have fought side by side for many years. In a lot of cases, people support both causes. But there is a battle brewing between both sides. It appears that a lot of people didn't realize that hemp plants can ruin …
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Agriculture Department seeks farmers to grow hemp
In order to grow hemp, all applicants must complete and sign the memorandum of understanding that dictates what the farmer may or may not do as part of the program. This includes how to get the seeds and the process for reporting stolen hemp plants.
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Universities are high on growing hemp
In Illinois, the law says state institutions with four-year agriculture degrees may cultivate hemp under the auspices of the State Department of Agriculture. Several states that have “ditch weed” growing wild are not on the list, notably Oklahoma and …
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