Unraveling Hemp: The Road to Legalization Part One

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Unraveling Hemp: The Road to Legalization Part One
Joshua Leidhecker farms the land in Williamsport Pennsylvania. He uses the oil he makes in his mill as fuel to power his machinery. "I was on a canoe trip with a friend of mine, and he asked me if we could cook a turkey in the fuel that I made for my …
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Tough year has farmers backing off of hemp
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Many Tennessee farmers who participated in the state's return to industrial hemp farming are not planning on growing the highly regulated seed this year, saying it wasn't profitable last year, in part because of delays in getting the …
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First Hemp Processor Opens in Western Kentucky
Owner Katie Moyer says the small, family-run business is taking hemp seed and turning it into oil that can be used in a number of products, including salves and lip balms. "Quite frankly, a lot of farmers aren't going to want to put seeds in the ground …
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The Rise of American Hemp
A Federal Farm bill was passed in 2014, which enabled farmers in states where industrial hemp is legal to participate in programs with their state departments of agriculture. These initial programs allowed farmers grow and harvest hemp with under 0.3% THC.
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Unraveling Hemp: The Road to Legalization Part Three

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Unraveling Hemp: The Road to Legalization Part Three
"We will be looking to have a regionally located processing facility that will be within 60 miles of all of the contracted farmers that will be growing industrial hemp," Whaling said. "I am keenly interested in the Heinz-Kraft facility; it is one …
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Bill to legalize industrial hemp moving at Capitol
“Initially, it is going to be in compliance with the Federal Farm Bill which allows individual farmers to grow if they are in conjunction with an institute of higher education,” said Erica McBride of the Pennsylvania Hemp Industry Council. “It will …
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