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U.S.-based Compass Diversified Holdings buys Manitoba's Fresh Hemp Foods Ltd.

U.S. Firm Buys Manitoba Hemp Company For $133M

CANADA:  A Manitoba company that specializes in hemp products has been bought by a U.S. firm for $132.5 million. On Monday, Compass Diversified Holdings announced its plan to buy Fresh Hemp Foods Ltd., otherwise known as "Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods." Compass Diversified Holdings buys small or … Read the full article...

The wholly mammoth's hemp hair has to be replaced every 10-15 years, a procedure that takes several hundred man-hours.

Hemp And The Woolly Mammoth’s Hair Piece

UTAH:  I think we found the most original use for hemp yet. Billie and I were wandering the Dinosaur Garden outside the Field House of Natural History in Vernal, Utah. The museum is a dinosaur-lover’s dream, and the outside garden is stocked with colorful, life-sized reproductions of various plant- … Read the full article...

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A large group of people collected at the bridge Tuesday night

Hundreds Celebrate Marijuana’s New Legal Status In Oregon

OREGON: The smoke rose in bursts from the crowd and mingled in a hazy cloud. Those who weren't too busy inhaling cheered when midnight struck. It was July 1 and recreational marijuana had just become legal in Oregon. "This is history in the making," said Leeyah Pham of Portland as her friends took turns at a marijuana pipe. Hundreds of people … Read the full article...

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