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MJIC Marijuana Index Gains 18% in January as Market Continues Rally

MJIC Marijuana Index Gains 18% in January as Market Continues Rally

MJIC Marijuana Index Gains 18% in January as Market Continues Rally

The North American Marijuana Index, a stock index that tracks the top performing cannabis stocks in the U.S. and Canada, increased 18% in January.

Tabled in Parliament the Draft Law: Provisions for Finished Products Production Cannabis Pharmacy

Tabled in Parliament the Draft Law: Provisions for Finished Products Production Cannabis Pharmacy

ATHENS, Greece, Feb. 7, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Tabled today in Parliament the Draft Law “Provisions for the Production of Finished Products Pharmacy Hemp” which regulates the field of production, control and distribution of formulations containing pharmaceutical cannabis in order to promote productive investment in this sector and generate development benefits to the economy and the State.

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Industrial Hemp Seminar Coming to Little Rock

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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More Than 500 Patients, Advocates, and Health Professionals Expected at Arkansas Cannabis Patient Day

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 1, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — The Drug Policy Education Group, Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association, Illegally Healed, and the Arkansas Hemp Association are hosting the 2nd Cannabis Patient Day at the Arkansas State Capitol in Little Rock on Tuesday, February 27th, at 10AM.

Pot for Pups: Hemp Dog-Treat Maker Expands to Medical Marijuana

Pot for Pups: Hemp Dog-Treat Maker Expands to Medical Marijuana

A Canadian dog-treat maker wants to produce a different kind of munchie. True Leaf Medicine International Ltd., a small firm that currently produces hemp-based dog chews, is expanding into the nation’s fast-emerging marijuana industry.

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Members of Congress Call on DEA to Support Industrial Hemp Industry

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and a bipartisan coalition of 28 Members of Congress called on the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to honor Congressional legislation supporting the industrial hemp industry.

Paul, Wyden, Polis, and Massie Defend Hemp

Paul, Wyden, Polis, and Massie Defend Hemp

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.; Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore.; Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo.; and Rep. Tom Massie, R-Ky.; defended hemp farmers and businesses, authoring an amicus brief to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in the Hemp Industries Assn, et. al. v. D.E.A. case.

Polis Defends Hemp’s Small Businesses and Farms in 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Polis Defends Hemp’s Small Businesses and Farms in 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2018 /Weed Wire/ — Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., defended hemp farmers and businesses, authoring a brief to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in the Hemp Industries Assn, et. al. v. D.E.A. case.

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Colorado is Home to First U.S.-Bred Certified Hemp Seed

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 16, 2018 /Weed Wire/ –In the race to develop a successful, viable hemp industry, Colorado is now home to the first U.S.-bred hemp seed to qualify as Association of Official Seed Certifying Agencies (AOSCA) certified seed. “This is an exciting time for the industrial hemp industry. It seems breeding, technology, and information advances are happening at the speed of light; this is a giant step for American hemp farmers,” said Duane Sinning, CDA’s Division of Plant Industry Assistant Director.

Quarles Rejects Federal Overreach Into Kentucky Hemp Program

Quarles Rejects Federal Overreach Into Kentucky Hemp Program

FRANKFORT, Dec. 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles called on Congress to remove industrial hemp from the list of controlled substances under federal law and challenged the Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) position on consumable hemp-derived products in remarks delivered today at the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s (KDA) Industrial Hemp Advisory Board meeting.

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Elev8 Hemp, LLC Improves Efficiency and Brings on New Local Roaster

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Dec. 12, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Elev8 Brands, Inc. (OTC Pink: VATE), a holding company focused on the commercial development of hemp and CBD-based products including hemp coffee, tea, and E-juices, which target the health and wellness markets, announces that they are now working with an Orlando, Florida based coffee roaster.

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Freedom Leaf’s Wholly Owned Division, Leafceuticals Inc., Launches CO2 Supercritical Extraction Facility Operations in Nevada In Conjunction With NV Hemp Producer and Reliable Steel, a Leading Las Vegas Fabricator

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Leafceuticals, Inc., a wholly owned division of FRLF has entered into an initial purchase agreement with hemp producer Harris Farms, Ltd, of Pahrump, NV

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Elev8 Brands, Inc. Announces New Hemp Tea in Brick and Mortar Stores

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Dec. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Elev8 Brands, Inc. (OTC Pink: VATE), a holding company focused on the commercial development of hemp and CBD-based products including hemp coffee, tea, and E-juices, which target the health and wellness markets, announces that Lucky’s Market in Orlando, Florida (in the Alafaya Village shopping center) has placed a new order for Elev8 Hemp Tea.

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CDA Announces Colorado’s 2017 CDA-Approved Certified Hemp Seed Varieties

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Dec. 4, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) is announcing that four industrial hemp seed varieties have passed the statewide THC validation and observation trial and are now eligible to be grown by the Colorado Seed Growers Association for production of “CDA Approved Certified Seed.”

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First Cannabis-Based Product Gets Approval to Air Commercial on Nationally Syndicated Networks

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.

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Elev8 Brands, Inc. Announces Its Hemp Tea Now Available on Amazon Prime

ROCKLEDGE, Fla., Nov. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Elev8 Brands, Inc. (OTC Pink: VATE), a holding company focused on the commercial development of hemp and CBD-based products including hemp coffee, tea, and E-juices, which target the health and wellness markets, announces Elev8 Hemp Tea, in Green and Black varieties, is now approved and available for customers with Amazon Prime accounts.

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Agritek Holdings, Inc. Announces Expansion Plans For Additional 900 Acres In Pueblo, Colorado For CBD Research Cultivation Farm And New Infused Products Agreement

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agritek Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: AGTK) www.AgritekHoldings.com, a fully integrated, active real estate investor for the cannabis sector and consultant for multiple cannabis brands today announced that the Company has agreed and entered into negotiations to purchase the surrounding nine-hundred (900) acres of its’ existing 80 acre Hemp planned research site in Pueblo, Colorado.

Colorado Leads Country in Hemp Production, a Growing Field

Colorado Leads Country in Hemp Production, a Growing Field

Dispensaries might get all the attention, but hemp farmers are getting the acreage – 23,343 acres, to be exact, according to a new study by Vote Hemp, an organization dedicated to advancing the industrial hemp industry. And which state is leading the pack? Colorado, by far.

Vote Hemp Releases 2017 U.S. Hemp Crop Report Documenting Industrial Hemp Cultivation and State Legislation in the U.S.

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.

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Polis Bill Helps Farmers Access Water to Grow Hemp

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo. introduced The Industrial Hemp Water Rights Act today, legislation to ensure farmers can use their water rights to grow industrial hemp in states where industrial hemp cultivation is allowed.

Eventbrite Is Pulling Some Cannabis Events From Its Site

Eventbrite Is Pulling Some Cannabis Events From Its Site

For the past two years, Michael Zaytsev has sold tickets to the New York Cannabis Film Festival on Eventbrite. But this year, Eventbrite abruptly pulled the event from its platform and suspended Zaytsev’s account.

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Forbes Magazine Lists HempLife Today Among the Top Five Hemp CBD Companies in Gross Annual Product Sales, Believes Industry Could Hit One Billion Per Year Within Three Years

DENVER, Oct. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Ubiquitech Software Corp. (OTC PINK: UBQU), through its operating subsidiary HempLifeToday.com, is proud to announce that Forbes Magazine has listed HempLife Today™ among the top five Hemp CBD Companies in gross annual product sales, and that sales of CBD products could hit one billion per year within the next three years.

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Future Farm Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire 120-Acre Licensed Industrial Hemp Farm

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Oct. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Future Farm Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “Future Farm”) (CSE: FFT) (CNSX: FFT) (OTCQB: FFRMF) is pleased to announce it has entered into a purchase and sale agreement with Derek Ross of Cannatech LLC for the acquisition of a 120-acre licensed industrial hemp farm in Amity, ME (the “Farm”).

Wisconsin Lawmakers Lobby for Bill That Would Allow Farmers to Grow Hemp

Wisconsin Lawmakers Lobby for Bill That Would Allow Farmers to Grow Hemp

On Oct. 10, 2017, Wisconsin lawmakers lobbied for a bill that would permit farmers to cultivate hemp in The Badger State.

Amazon Hemp

Amazonas Florestal Ltd. Releases Update Informing Public That its Subsidiary, Amazon Hemp Ltd., Is Ready To Resume Operations and Complete the Harvesting Process for the First 100 Acre Field Beginning This Week After A Slow Down Of Operations Due to Incle

MIAMI, Oct. 11, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Amazonas Florestal Ltd. (www.azflusa.com) (OTC PINK: AZFL), a natural resources company dedicated to innovative, sustainable forest management, industrial CBD hemp and the certification and sales of carbon credits wants to update shareholders and investors that the Company will resume operations this week in order to complete harvesting process for the first 100 acre plantation between this week and the next.

Global Hemp Group

Global Hemp Group & Marijuana Company of America To Form Joint Venture With Space Cowboys’ Colorado Farms

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 10, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — GLOBAL HEMP GROUP (“GHG” or the “Company”) (CSE:GHG / FF:GHG / OTC:GBHPF) an industrial hemp and cannabis corporation, and Marijuana Company of America, Inc. (“MCOA”), (collectively the “Companies”), are pleased to announce they have jointly entered into a letter of intent with Space Cowboys, Inc.

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Arkansas State Plant Board Meets with Local Hemp Genetics Company to Discuss Future of Arkansas Industrial Hemp Program

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 29, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Locally-owned CBD-rich hemp genetics company, Tree of Life Seeds, takes the lead in working with the state to establish regulations for the Arkansas Industrial Hemp Program.

The History of Marijuana in Wisconsin

The History of Marijuana in Wisconsin

During the World Wars, hemp was considered a national necessity in the United States, so much that some even consider it a cash crop. Wisconsin was the second largest hemp producer during this time, right behind Kentucky. The history of marijuana in Wisconsin dates back as early as 1908, when hemp was grown experimentally.

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State Granted DEA Permit to Help Growers Import Industrial Hemp Seed and Advance Research Opportunities Industrial Hemp Working Group Meets for First Time Today

NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced an open solicitation for farmers, businesses and research institutions interested in growing and processing industrial hemp as part of the State’s Industrial Hemp Agricultural Research Pilot Program.

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Future Farm and Cannatech Sign JV Term Sheet to Grow Hemp

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 21, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Future Farm Technologies Inc. (the “Company” or “Future Farm”) (CSE: FFT) (CSE: FFT.CN) (CNSX: FFT) (OTCQB: FFRMF) is pleased to announce a new joint venture with Cannatech LLC, a Massachusetts cannabis consulting company (https://www.cannatech.com/about-us).

Haleigh's Hope Receives USDA Organic Certification for 2017 Hemp Crop

Haleigh’s Hope Receives USDA Organic Certification for 2017 Hemp Crop

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.

History of Marijuana in Minnesota

History of Marijuana in Minnesota

Minnesota is the “Land of 10,000 Lakes”, so it isn’t particularly known for its marijuana, but the plant has a history with the state dating back when hemp production was common. Hemp became a cash crop in the state but by 1957, the federal government banned hemp production completely. Many marijuana supporters are fighting to make the law more inclusive and hopefully, to legalize recreational marijuana in Minnesota.

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Amazonas Florestal Ltd. Announced Today That The Company’s Subsidiary Amazon Hemp Has Secured An Additional Property in Weld County, Colorado

MIAMI, Fla., Sept. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Amazonas Florestal Ltd. (www.azflusa.com) (OTC PINK: AZFL), a natural resources company dedicated to innovative, sustainable forest management, Industrial CBD Hemp and the certification and sales of carbon credits, today announced that the company [AF1] has secured the 10.5 Acre Property in Weld County, Colorado, through its alliance with TSC on a long-term lease.

Utah Cracking Down on Sales of Pet Food Containing Hemp

Utah Cracking Down on Sales of Pet Food Containing Hemp

It’s a growing trend: hemp for pets. But it could soon be harder to find. Utah’s Department of Agriculture and Food announced Wednesday it had issued warnings to more than two dozen businesses, asking them to stop manufacturing and selling adulterated or misbranded commercial feed.


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