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Hemp Industry

New York Governor Announces Further Action To Support Medical Marijuana And Industrial Hemp

New York’s Governor issued the following press release earlier this week: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced further action to support the development of medical marijuana and industrial hemp businesses in New York, directing the Department of Financial Services to provide guidance to support the safe and sound provision of banking services […]

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Hemp Industry

Three More States Enact Hemp Production Laws

Governors in Alaska, Kansas, and Oklahoma have each signed legislation in recent days establishing programs to permit the cultivation of industrial hemp. In Alaska, Independent Gov. Bill Walker signed legislation into law establishing a pilot program “to study the growth, cultivation, [and] marketing of industrial hemp.” Senate Bill 6 creates a legal distinction between […]