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Global Hemp-Based Food Market 2016 – 2024

IRELAND:  The global hemp-based food market is expected to grow with a CAGR of 7.5% over the forecast period of 2018-2024, according to a new report,  "Hemp-Based Food Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size and Forecasts up to 2024". The report on global hemp-based food … Read the full article...

Senator McConnell announced the legislation will go before the full Senate for consideration before July 4th

McConnell Secures Hemp Victory In Farm Bill

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) joined his colleagues on the U.S. Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee today to vote in favor of the Farm Bill. During the committee meeting, Senator McConnell discussed his legislation to legalize industrial … Read the full article...

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The disproportionate impact of cannabis criminalization on Los Angeles's low-income and marginalized residents aroused the concern of the Los Angeles City Council, which passed a motion in June of 2017 directing the city to develop a Social Equity Program to decrease disparities in life outcomes for marginalized communities and address disproportionate impacts of the war on drugs in those communities.

Criminalized To Capitalized: Social Equity Pilot Program Seeks Aspiring Cannabis Business Owners With Past Cannabis Convictions

CALIFORNIA: Largely missing from California's booming new legal cannabis industry are millions of potential cannabis entrepreneurs systematically criminalized by the war on drugs, according to Los Angeles management consulting firm Seira, which today announced a search for participants in its Pilot Program for Cannabis Social Equity. Participants … Read the full article...

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