Oregon Senate Committee Passes Bill to Relax State Hemp Laws, Expand Market

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Oregon Senate Committee Passes Bill to Relax State Hemp Laws, Expand Market
“OFB and OFS support HB4060 with the goal of regulating industrial hemp the same as any other agricultural commodity. Oregon's industrial hemp farmers have asked the Legislature to build flexibility into their license, and we support this request …
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Industrial Hemp great economic potential
Industrial hemp appears to have great economic potential for the region, but it sounds like it will not simply happen overnight. Approximately 80 interested local residents, including several from the Yuma area, attended an informational meeting Monday …
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Legalizing Weed: 3 Facts About North Dakota's Legalization of Industrial Hemp
One state that almost definitely will not be legalizing recreational weed, but has legalized industrial hemp farming, is the state of North Dakota. In fact, AlterNet named North Dakota one of "The 9 States Where Marijuana Will Be Legalized Last." There …
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Menominee want summary judgement in hemp case
The Menominee Tribe is asking a federal court for a summary judgement to declare its industrial hemp growing operation legal. The request comes in response to the federal government's motion seeking the lawsuit from the tribe to be tossed. Last …
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South Dakota Senate Committee Votes Down Industrial Hemp Bill
A state Senate committee has defeated a bill that would have allowed the cultivation of industrial hemp in South Dakota. The Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee voted 5-3 against the bill that previously passed the House. Republican Rep.
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Legalizing Weed: 3 Facts About North Dakota's Legalization of Industrial Hemp
One state that almost definitely will not be legalizing recreational weed, but has legalized industrial hemp farming is the state of North Dakota. In fact, it is one of AlterNet named North Dakota one of "The 9 States Where Marijuana Will Be Legalized …
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State Senate passes authorization for industrial hemp

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State Senate passes authorization for industrial hemp
The measure would allow Washington State University to study aspects of growing and selling industrial hemp such as whether soil and growing conditions in the state are appropriate. Industrial hemp is defined differently than marijuana in the bill, and …
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Senate Rejects Voter's Request for Industrial Hemp
Rejecting the wishes of 74 percent of V.I. voters in a 2012 referendum, the Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to kill legislation allowing the manufacture and processing of industrial hemp in the territory. The bill [Bill 31-0100 …
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Legalizing Weed: 5 Facts About Tennessee's Legalization of Industrial Hemp Farming
In April of 2015, the federal government informed the Tennessee Department of Agriculture that the latter's application to import hemp seed had been approved. It was a big step forward in the state's move toward a revival of industrial hemp production.
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Industrial Hemp great economic potential
Industrial hemp appears to have great economic potential for the region, but it sounds like it will not simply happen overnight. Approximately 80 interested local residents, including several from the Yuma area, attended an informational meeting Monday …
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Industrial hemp info meeting is this Sat.
Anyone interested in learning more about industrial hemp should plan to attend the High Plains Hemp Cooperative meeting Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Phillips County Events Center in Holyoke at 1 p.m. and at the Yuma Community Center at 5:30 p.m..
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Lawmakers consider hemp plant extract for treatment in rare childhood disorder

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Lawmakers consider hemp plant extract for treatment in rare childhood disorder
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — For nearly a decade, Brandy Barrett has been fighting for her son Noah's health. More specifically, his healing. “He was born a typical, healthy little baby boy,” said Barrett. But at 6 months old, Noah suffered the first of …
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Eco/Green: Industrial Hemp Key To Jumpstarting Developing Economies
Hemp has the ability to grow in the most nutrient depleted soil, and within a year is able to replenish soil with nutrients that will allow for the growth of crops the next year. Also the hemp can then be used to make threads that can make the mosquito …
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Hemp Supporters To Congress: Legalize It
While many associate hemp with marijuana, the two are quite different. Unlike marijuana, industrial hemp has a low concentration of THC — the chemical component which gives pot its power. With just 0.3 percent THC at its dried weight, hemp is simply …
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South Dakota Passes House Bill on Industrial Hemp — Update by Hemp, Inc.

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South Dakota Passes House Bill on Industrial Hemp — Update by Hemp, Inc.
Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP) updates its shareholders today on industrial hemp bill HB-1054. Last week, the South Dakota House of Representatives approved a bill that would allow the cultivation of industrial hemp in the state of South Dakota, with a 57 …
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SUNY-ESF should apply to study industrial hemp for New York state
SUNY-ESF should consider applying for state approval to grow, study and assess the ways in which industrial hemp could be produced and distributed commercially across New York state. The state Department of Agriculture and Markets will issue 10, …
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Lawmakers consider industrial hemp bill
Hawaii residents say legalizing industrial hemp could spur business ventures ranging from home construction to selling hemp seed candy bars at Hawaii airports. Read More · Please click here to log in to view this story. – or –. NEW SUBSCRIBERS – Choose …
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South Dakota legislative committee OKs bill to allow industrial hemp

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South Dakota legislative committee OKs bill to allow industrial hemp
South Dakota lawmakers are attempting to overcome perceptions about hemp's family ties to marijuana to explore the economic potential of the crop. The bill that moved out of committee last week is patterned after North Dakota's industrial hemp law.
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Wyden, Blumenauer host Industrial Hemp Expo at U.S. Capitol
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Rep. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., and Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., hosted an Industrial Hemp Expo Tuesday at the U.S. Capitol, bringing together leading policymakers and entrepreneurs in the movement to …
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