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US Hemp Co Museum

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Medical Marijuana, Inc. Applauds New Market Opportunities for CBD, U.S. Farmers as Sen. Mitch McConnell Pushes Bill to Legalize Hemp

News provided by   Medical Marijuana, Inc.    09:00 ET SAN DIEGO, April 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC: MJNA), the first publicly traded cannabis company in the United States, announced today that the Company applauds U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s first public announcement of his intention to remove industrial hemp from the Controlled … Continue reading »

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The gentlemen from Kentucky rise to speak for hemp

By Paul Danish April 5, 2018 When U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) announced last week that he was going to introduce a bill to legalize industrial hemp, there was a sudden collective intake of breath among the nation’s journos, the likes of which hadn’t been heard since the last 4/20 celebration at CU … Continue reading »

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Research: The Industrial Revolution Left Psychological Scars That Can Still Be Seen Today

Martin Obschonka March 26, 2018 The Industrial Revolution, which brought together large-scale coal-based industries like mining, steel, pottery, and textiles, helped create the foundation of modern society and wealth. At the same time, the early industrial economies that formed in this era were also associated with brutal working and living conditions. Our research, recently accepted … Continue reading »

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Mitch McConnell wants hemp removed from controlled substance list

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Senate’s top leader wants to bring hemp production back into the mainstream by removing it from the list of controlled substances. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Monday that he’ll introduce legislation to legalize hemp as an agricultural commodity. The Republican made the announcement in his home state of … Continue reading »

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“THE HEMP FARMING ACT OF 2018”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 26, 2018Contact: Jonathan Miller(859) 619-6328, [email protected] Furnish: (859) 298-0465 HEMP INDUSTRY LAUDS SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL FOR PENDING INTRODUCTION OF “THE HEMP FARMING ACT OF 2018” FRANKFORT – The U.S. Hemp Roundtable, the industry association that joins the nation’s leading hemp companies and all of its major grassroots organizations, today lauded … Continue reading »

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Indiana House votes to allow Hoosier farmers to grow cannabis plants with low THC

The Indiana House voted unanimously Wednesday for a bill that would allow Hoosier farmers to grow industrial hemp — marijuana’s low-THC cousin. Under Rep. Jim Lucas’ House Bill 1137, acres of the green leafy plants could be intermingled with rows of corn across family farms in Indiana. Currently only researchers at institutions are allowed to … Continue reading »

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Kentucky Producers: Federal Rollback of Marijuana Enforcement Won’t Affect Hemp

By Nicole Erwin • 44 minutes ago Kentucky’s industrial hemp research program is on a trajectory for growth with highest number of approved applicants this year.  Hemp’s association with Marijuana however, remains a  hurdle for producers. In a recent breakout session at the American Farm Bureau National Convention in Nashville hemp supporters discussed legislation to … Continue reading »

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Kentucky Congressman Champions Deregulation of Industrial Hemp

1/7/2018 | A freshman Kentucky congressmen, and member of the House Agriculture Committee, attended the American Farm Bureau Federation convention on Sunday to promote his new legislation to deregulate industrial hemp nationally. Rep. James Comer, a Republican representing Kentucky’s 1st Congressional District, was the state’s agricultural commissioner from 2012 to 2016 before being elected to … Continue reading »

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FROM THE DESK OF THE KY AG COMMISSIONER RYAN QUARLES

Ryan F. Quarles Commissioner KY Department of Agriculture Friends, As we start 2018, I wanted to give you an update on the status of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s (KDA) Industrial Hemp Research Pilot Program. 2017 was a good year, and we did much to put this crop on a path towards commercialization in Kentucky … Continue reading »

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Fresh crop: Wilson among Kentucky’s new hemp farmers

Chad Wilson of Cave City stands next a row of industrial hemp he is growing on his farm called the Sacred Seed Farm. He is growing hemp for the cannabidiol or CDB, which is extracted from the plant and can be used to treat certain illnesses. Gina Kinslow / Glasgow Daily Times BY GINA KINSLOW … Continue reading »

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