ROCHESTER, NY — Eighty-five percent of Americans believe that marijuana “should be legalized for medical use,” and 57 percent of respondents endorse regulating it for anyone over the age of 21, according to national survey data compiled by Harris Insight & Analytics. Among younger respondents (those ages 18 to 44), 68 percent agree that cannabis should be legal. […]
WASHINGTON, DC — Sixty-one percent of Americans believe the adult use of marijuana should be legal, according to polling data compiled by the Pew Research Center. The percentage is the highest level of support ever reported by the firm, which has polled Americans’ views regarding legalization since 1969. Support is strongest among African Americans (71 percent), Democrats (69 […]
On Tuesday, November 8, nine states will be voting on marijuana related ballot proposals potentially doubling the number of states that allow the recreational use of marijuana and expanding the therapeutic benefits of marijuana use to millions of Americans. Here’s where these measures stand in the latest polls. Arizona: According to an October Arizona Republic/Morrison/Cronkite poll, […]
Voters favor legalizing the adult use of cannabis in the five states where the issue will appear on the ballot this Election Day. Here is a summary of the latest polling data. ARIZONA: Half of Arizona voters intend to vote ‘yes’ in favor of Proposition 205: The Arizona Legalization and Regulation of Marijuana Act, according […]
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Hemp Inc (OTCMKTS:HEMP) Completes Installation Of Truck Scale In Time For …
Hemp Inc (OTCMKTS:HEMP) has announced that its subsidiary, Industrial Hemp Manufacturing LLC, has completed the installation of its truck scale. In fact, the COO of Hemp, David Schmitt, revealed that the scale has been in use by the company, for the …
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Understanding how industrial hemp can help
This proves that our founders didn't only know about hemp, but they were hemp aficionados from the day they landed. Many have already heard that George Washington and Thomas Jefferson grew hemp on their massive estates — right here in Virginia.
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Industrial hemp pilot program backed by House lawmakers
Industrial hemp pilot program backed by House lawmakers. AP Reporting. State Rep. Jack Montoucet wants to study the growing of industrial hemp. But first he had to persuade his colleagues he wasn't creating a path toward legalizing marijuana.
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Hemp, which was once a thriving crop at the historic farm, will be planted again after decades of prohibition. The home has been approved to participate in the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's 2016 Hemp Pilot Program and will cultivate a small plot …
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New medical cannabis referral clinic opens in QCA
FULTON, Ill. (KWQC) – Some people in the Quad Cities area are one step closer to getting prescriptions for medical cannabis as Star Flower Clinic and Wellness opened it's doors to patients in March. The clinic will provide referrals to patients in …
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Warm Springs breaking ground on large cannabis greenhouse
The Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, Warm Springs Ventures and business partner Sentinel Strainwise held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday for a 36,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art cannabis cultivation greenhouse.
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Federal judge will hear arguments on Menominee Tribe's hemp operation
GREEN BAY – A federal judge will hear arguments next month on the Menominee Indian Tribe's lawsuit against the federal government regarding a hemp-growing operation. Oral arguments are set for May 13 before Judge William Griesbach, according to …
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Hemp Insulation: The Healthy Alternative for You and Your Home
Hemp insulation is an alternative to fiberglass and holds many more quality factors. First off, hemp has the ability to absorb moisture. Fiberglas becomes ineffective when dampness is present and also makes a perfect climate for mold and mildew …
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In Celebration of 4/20, Slickwraps Offering Hemp Wraps
For today only, in celebration of April 20 (4/20 aka National Weed Day aka Be Like Snoop Dogg Day), Slickwraps is offering hemp wraps for select devices. For smartphones, the price appears to be consistent at $ 25, while wraps for a MacBook will cost …
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Wednesday's Daily Deal Round-Up: Motorsport, tennis, hemp and more
Motorsport: Elite US stock-car racing series Nascar has agreed a multi-year deal with Lixar. The mobile technology company will work to improve the experience of guests at Nacar events, with a particular focus on registration and garage access.
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More and more doctors want to make marijuana legal
The group — which is announcing its formation Monday, under the name Doctors for Cannabis Regulation (DFCR) — is endorsing the legalization of marijuana for adult recreational use, a break from the position of the American Medical Association, the …
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What is 420? The meaning and origins behind 'Weed Day'
One urban myth suggested 420 was the penal code in the state of California used by police officers for marijuana use. But according to Snopes.com, the 420 penal code actually refers to “obstructing entry on public land,” and does not refer to marijuana …
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Hope and hemp: The unfinished odyssey of Alex White Plume
His dream of becoming a hemp farmer and sparking a reservationwide industry of hemp growers, processors and manufacturers took root almost 20 years ago. In 1998, the Oglala Sioux Tribe, working with White Plume, adopted an ordinance that defined …
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Hemp cultivation one step closer to reality in Pennsylvania
Hemp, a member of the cannabis species, was once a major Pennsylvania cash crop used to make rope and other fabrics and it may be once again. A new law that would create a pilot program for industrial hemp research passed the House unanimously on …
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