Slow growing: Hemp cultivation stymied by federal rules

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Slow growing: Hemp cultivation stymied by federal rules
The law cites the low-THC strain of Cannabis sativa, or hemp, as useful in producing “high-strength fiber, textiles, clothing, biofuel, paper products, protein-rich foods, biodegradable plastics, resins, nontoxic medicinal and cosmetic products …

Report: 0 Million in Hemp Products Sold in the US in 2014
Sales of popular hemp items like non-dairy milk, shelled seed, soaps and lotions have continued to skyrocket against the backdrop of the new hemp research provision in the Farm Bill, and increasing grassroots pressure to allow hemp to be grown …
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Medicinal marijuana oil stoppered by lawmakers
Backers of the measure, amended into a larger bill clearing the way for research of industrial hemp, had reason for optimism. Over the past two years at least a dozen states have legalized the use or study of the non-psychoactive marijuana extract …
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