LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 2, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — The Industrial Hemp Research Pilot Program is coming to Arkansas in 2018! In anticipation, Arkansas owned Tree of Life Seeds, the Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association and Ounce Magazine are hosting a free public education seminar, Growing Industrial Hemp in Arkansas
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CONWAY, S.C., Nov. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — One of America’s leading cannabidiol companies has received approval to air the nation’s first cannabis-based product advertising. Ads for Palmetto Harmony begin airing Monday on several national networks, including but not limited to: Oxygen, Lifetime Movies, WE, FYI, BBC-America, Centric, Freeform, GAC, UP, and 71 local market affiliates for ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization working to change state and federal laws to allow commercial hemp farming, has released its 2017 U.S. Hemp Crop Report.
SOUTH PARK, Colo., Sept. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Haleigh’s Hope is excited to announce that they received USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) Organic Certification for its hemp crop at both farm locations in Colorado.
With members of the industrial hemp industry facing unnecessary banking hurdles, several United States Senators have joined forces to urge the Department of Justice not to use funds to punish banks that do business with them.
WASHINGTON, July 7, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – 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 hemp pilot programs.
With top members of Congress agreeing to a funding bill on April 30, 2017, the federal government should be able to avoid a shutdown and state-legal medical marijuana programs should have extended protection from federal enforcement actions.
In Rhode Island, the currently proposed bill, sponsored by Burrillville Democrat Rep. Cale Keable, would legalize the growth and sale of hemp products.
This time last year Tennessee passed legislation to allow for the growing of industrial hemp in the state, and farmers who signed up to participate are now able to move forward with cultivation of the crop.
Cannabis stocks began the week with mixed action. Volumes continue to be lackluster and some of the recently pumped stocks have now been left to crater.