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“Any displays, sale or solicitation of CBD oil is illegal and individuals involved are subject to federal investigation and prosecution.”

CBD oil, sold in stores throughout Ohio, is illegal and can carry a felony charge By Shannon Houser | October 9, 2018 at 9:49 PM EST – Updated October 10 at 11:26 AM CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – CBD oil is available online, in every state and is commonly found on store shelves across Northeast Ohio; … Continue reading »

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US Attorney Sues West Virginia Hemp Farm

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A U.S. attorney and his office have sued a West Virginia hemp farm for violating the federal Controlled Substances Act. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reported Saturday that U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart and his office are suing Matthew Mallory of CAMO Hemp WV, and Gary Kale of Grassy Run Farms. The lawsuit says … Continue reading »

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first meeting of the US House/Senate Conference Committee on the 2018 Farm Bill will take place tomorrow…

The long-awaited first meeting of the US House/Senate Conference Committee on the 2018 Farm Bill will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, September 5, at 9:30 AM.  9 Senators and 47 Congressmen will sit down for the first time to try to reconcile the differences between the two versions of the bill, with the hopes of final … Continue reading »

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Today, the Senate named their representatives to the House/Senate conference committee for the 2018 Farm Bill

Today, the Senate named their representatives to the House/Senate conference committee for the 2018 Farm Bill.  Here’s the full list of House and Senate conferees. In a rare move, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell named himself to the conference committee – meaning he will be in the room when the permanent fate of hemp is … Continue reading »

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What Is Legal and What Is Not??? “I was arrested for multiple felonies…in KNOX County Tennessee for possessing Industrial Hemp”

Please view video above. Following the passing of the 2014 Farm bill, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture launched the Industrial Hemp Research Program that would allow farmers and processors to begin the development of an industry. LINK There has been some disconcerting news showing up on social      media in the past few days.  It seems … Continue reading »

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U.S. Senate Votes To Legalize Hemp After Decades-Long Ban Under Marijuana Prohibition

Tom Angell , Contributor The non-psychoactive cannabis cousin of marijuana would finally become legal to grow in the United States under a bill overwhelmingly approved by the Senate. The wide-ranging agriculture and food policy legislation known as the Farm Bill, passed by a vote of 86 – 11 on Thursday, contains provisions to legalize the … Continue reading »

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Breaking News: Senate Ag. Committee leaders agree on bipartisan Farm Bill language that will include a hemp reform provision

Happy Hemp History Week! Each year we end up having some great news to report during Hemp History Week and this year is no different. Vote Hemp was in Washington yesterday for our lobby day with participants from around the country who conducted more than 70 meetings advocating for passage of legislation to bring back … Continue reading »

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Congressional Republicans Block Votes On Hemp Amendments

Published 2 days ago on May 16, 2018 By Tom Angell In the latest development in a series of anti-cannabis moves, congressional Republican leadership has blocked consideration of several industrial hemp amendments. Supporters were seeking to attach the measures to the large-scale Farm Bill, which sets food and agriculture policy for the country, but the … Continue reading »

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Hemp brings jobs and more than $16.7 million in sales to Kentucky

Beth Warren, Louisville Courier Journal Published 11:57 a.m. ET May 1, 2018 A report card of sorts grading hemp’s impact on Kentucky showed these scores: Eighty-one new full-time jobs. More than $16.7 million in gross product sales. And $7.5 million for farmers. Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles included these figures from last year in an … Continue reading »

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Thailand’s Legendary Marijuana

Recently, there have been signs that the Thai government is softening its stance on marijuana. By Peter Maguire April 30, 2018 For decades, Thailand was one of America’s most resolute allies in the war on drugs. After zero tolerance policies left the Kingdom with the highest rate of incarceration in Asia and a methamphetamine (ya … Continue reading »

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