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Wisconsin Assembly Passes Bill to Allow Hemp Farming

Wisconsin Assembly Passes Bill to Allow Hemp Farming

Wisconsin Assembly Passes Bill to Allow Hemp Farming

Wisconsin would join a majority of other states in allowing the farming of industrial hemp under a bill sent to Gov. Scott Walker. The Wisconsin Assembly passed the bill unanimously Thursday. It cleared the Senate unanimously Tuesday.

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.

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.

Agriculture Secretary Visits Industrial Hemp Research Projects Exploring Economic Potential for Promising, Versatile Crop

HARRISBURG, Penn., Aug. 17, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding visited two of 14 research projects that seek to demonstrate the economic value and viability of industrial hemp as a marketable crop in Pennsylvania.

Processing Facility

Hemp, Inc.’s Industrial Hemp Processing Facility Operational

SPRING HOPE, N.C., Aug. 8, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — A global leader and major player in the industrial hemp industry, Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP), announced today that after 3 1/2 years, millions of dollars spent on purchasing, disassembling, transporting, reassembling, rebuilding, refurbishing, beta testing and debugging, the largest multipurpose industrial hemp processing facility in the Western Hemisphere is now operational and is processing its first product.

U.S. Reps Comer, Goodlatte, Massie, and Polis Introduce Bipartisan Industrial Hemp Bill

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Congressmen James Comer (R-KY), Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Jared Polis (D-CO), and Thomas Massie (R-KY) introduced federal legislation to end unnecessary and outdated regulations on industrial hemp.

Utah Agriculture Department May Let Anyone With Certification Grow Hemp

Utah Agriculture Department May Let Anyone With Certification Grow Hemp

Growing marijuana is illegal in Utah and so is growing hemp — which is a close relative of pot. But, that could change. This week, the Utah agriculture department proposed allowing anyone to grow it with proper certification.

US Senators Urge Jeff Sessions to Reassure Industrial Hemp Industry

US Senators Pen Open Letter to Urge Jeff Sessions to Reassure Industrial Hemp Industry

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.

US Senators to Attorney General Sessions: Reassure Hemp Industry You Will Uphold the Law

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.

Hemp History Week Raising Hemp Awareness Across America

Hemp History Week Raising Hemp Awareness Across America

With industrial hemp farming now legal in 33 states, the 8th annual Hemp History Week has events scheduled across the country from June 5-11, 2017, to raise awareness about hemp’s history as a means of enriching its future.

Hemp History Week Launches Nationwide June 5-11, 2017

Hemp History Week Launches Nationwide June 5-11, 2017

WASHINGTON, June 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) and Vote Hemp launched the 8th annual Hemp History Week, to occur June 5-11, 2017, throughout the country. As event organizers advocate for full federal legalization of industrial hemp farming this Spring, Hemp History Week raises awareness about the environmental sustainability, health benefits, regenerative agriculture potential, and new technological applications of industrial hemp.

World of Cannabis Summit: National Indian Cannabis Coalition

World of Cannabis Summit: National Indian Cannabis Coalition

Jeff Doctor, executive director of the National Indian Cannabis Coalition, gives insight to the industry opportunities that are available when working with the NICC and tribal governments.

Industrial Technology Innovations for the Legal Marijuana Industry Lead to Advanced Cultivation Operations as Revenue Potential Continues to Grow

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — As more U.S. states loosen their policies on recreational and medical marijuana operations, companies are racing to become the industry leaders in cultivation technology for growing cannabis and hemp industry innovators.

South Carolina

Medical Marijuana Gets a Chance and a Hearing in South Carolina

Recent political developments show that South Carolina is giving progress a chance in the form of laws regarding industrial hemp and medical marijuana. On June 2, Gov. Nikki Haley signed bills legalizing industrial hemp and CBD oil.


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