School funding issue heads for high court

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School funding issue heads for high court
Marty Flynn, D-113, Scranton, has teamed up with a Republican lawmaker to introduce legislation to allow Pennsylvania farmers to cultivate hemp for industrial use through academic research programs. The bill would bring Pennsylvania in line with …
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GOP governor hopefuls stump in Louisville
“I can pass right to work legislation – even in a Democratic House,” said Comer, the agriculture commissioner who previously served in the House. Comer cited as an example of hemp legislation which passed the General Assembly over bi-partisan …
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The marijuana industry's newest customers are sick and elderly dogs
Unlike its edibles for humans, Treatibles products, which are sold in dispensaries, aren't made from marijuana but from hemp—the stem of the cannabis plant that's low in the psychoactive component tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, which produces that …
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Universities are high on growing hemp

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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Hemp Plants Would Be Legal Under PA Senate Bill
A state legislator from a much more rural portion of Pennsylvania wants to make it legal for farmers to grow industrial hemp. State Sen. Judy Schwank (D-Berks) said the level of THC, which gives cannabis its psychoactive effect, is so much lower than …
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