Every other Wednesday on The Russ Belville Show, we speak with the author of “Hemp Bound” and “Too High to Fail”, Doug Fine, for our Hempday Humpday Update. This week, Doug has returned from an industrial hemp farm in Vermont to tell us all about the progress in the Northeast.
America’s hemp industry is growing, no pun intended. Hemp cultivation was completely prohibited for many decades, but thanks to a provision in a 2013 farming bill (signed by Obama in 2014), states are allowed to cultivate hemp under certain conditions. Since that time farmers in states like Colorado and Kentucky [read more]
Join Vermont Lieutenant Governor, David Zuckerman, and a large coalition of advocates, medical cannabis patients, caregivers, CBD/Hemp cultivators and producers for a full day of education and discussion about the cannabis plant and its present and future status in Vermont, including the fast-growing legal, local CBD Hemp industry. —> SCHEDULE: [read more]
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey approved a whole bunch of new laws in the Grand Canyon state, but the Republican leader thought hemp farming would be too expensive, apparently. On Monday, May 22, he vetoed SB 1337 which passed with a overwhelming majority through the legislature. That was the only reason [read more]