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Hemp Industry

Toledo: Hemp To Recovery March

Toledo Hemp Center LLC has been very active in the Toledo area for going on four years. From community cookouts to blanket drives for the homeless to nutritional hemp pizza parties Toledo Hemp Center has shown the ability to raise awareness for many great causes. The Hemp to Recovery March […]

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Hemp Industry

U.S. Senators To Jeff Sessions: Reassure Hemp Industry You Will Uphold The Law

Recently, U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Al Franken (D-MN), and Michael Bennet (D-CO) urged Attorney General Jeff Sessions to address their constituents’ concerns regarding the hemp industry’s access to financial services by confirming the Department of Justice will respect Congress’ recent actions on industrial […]

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Hemp Industry

South Carolina Governor Signed Hemp Law

On Wednesday June 21, 2017, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster signed the states hemp legalization legislation. The bill will eventually allow farmers across the Palmetto State to cultivate legal industrial hemp, which is defined federally as cannabis with a THC level below 0.3%. Initially they will only be allowing 20 […]

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Hemp Industry

Bipartisan Coalition Of Senators Designates Hemp History Week

To highlight the vast economic potential of industrial hemp for America’s agricultural industry, the Senate passed a bipartisan resolution designating June 5-11, “Hemp History Week.” Sens. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Rand Paul, R-Ky., introduced the bipartisan resolution Wednesday. The Hemp History Week resolution passed […]

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Arizona Governor Vetoes Hemp Bill

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 […]

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Hemp Coming to Arizona?

Arizona’s 60 member House of Representatives approved a preliminary plan to allow farmers to grow hemp in the sunny southwestern state. SB 1337 advanced without dissent. The bill already cleared the Senate earlier this year, but the House version amended the bill in such a way that it wont allow […]

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Hemp Industry

Minnesota Future Farmers Of America Pushes For Hemp Production

America’s hemp industry is growing, no pun intended. In 2016 it is estimated that retail sales of hemp products in America exceeded $688 million. This despite hemp being prohibited for so many years at the federal level. Technically hemp is still prohibited according to federal law, but a provision in […]

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PDX Hempfest Expo Is Coming To The Portland Expo Center

I have a confession to make – I have never been to a Hempfest event. I know, I know. That is a total fail on my part that I fully acknowledge. It is not that I think Hempfest events aren’t worthwhile, because they absolutely are. It’s just that I haven’t […]

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PA Congressman Perry Introduces Another Bill To Legalize CBD

Pennsylvania Representative in Congress Scott Perry introduced a bill on May 1st that would remove the compound CBD (Cannabidiol) from the Controlled Substances Act. HR 2273 was introduced in the house and has been referred to three committees. The bills title as it was introduced is, “To amend the Controlled […]

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Hemp Industry

2016 Retail Sales For Hemp Products Estimated At $688 Million

Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization working to change state and federal laws to allow commercial hemp farming, has released final estimates of the size of the 2016 U.S. retail market for hemp products.  Data from market research supports an estimate of total retail sales of hemp […]