Hemp

A state senator fears recreational marijuana use will be close behind if hemp is legalized.

Could Hemp Lead To Legal Marijuana?

MINNESOTA:  If Minnesota approves limited industrial hemp growth, a state senator with a long-time law enforcement background fears recreational marijuana use will be close behind. “To me, it is baby steps toward recreational marijuana and I think we will find that out by the end of the session,” … Read the full article...

Martinez’s executive message said that there were inconsistencies between the bill and federal language that mentions hemp.

NM Gov Martinez Vetoes Bill To Allow Hemp Research

NEW MEXICO: There won’t be any research into the growth of hemp for industrial purposes in New Mexico anytime soon. Gov. Susana Martinez vetoed legislation that would allow the growth of hemp for industrial purposes on Friday, the final day to act on legislation. Martinez’s executive message said … Read the full article...

A pair of Colorado Springs paramedics will open a first of its kind hemp store and grow in Lake George this weekend.

Hemp Store To Open In Lake George

COLORADO:  A pair of Colorado Springs paramedics will open a first of its kind hemp store and grow in Lake George this weekend. Visitors to Granny's High Altitude Super Hemp store will find owners Karen Kinne and Jo Dee Weaver eager to tell all about the many uses of the plant. Bath soaps that … Read the full article...

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All were convinced that the ongoing legalization of marijuana has created an opportunity for people with a high tolerance for risk to make a killing.

Delusional Confidence? A Report From The Marijuana Investor Summit

COLORADO: “When we want to raise capital,” Dooma Wendschuh, the thirty-eight-year-old co-founder of a cannabis company called ebbu, said, “I go up to someone and say, ‘Would you like to invest in my company? Here’s how it will work. One: you may go to prison for making this investment. Two: I may go to prison, and you might lose all your money. … Read the full article...

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