Hemp Farmers Association To Launch May 8th

The U.S. is unquestionably the largest market for hemp products

NEW JERSEY:  The Hemp Farmers Association has announced the launch of a nationwide 501(c)5 industrial hemp association specifically designed to educate, support  and protect hemp farmers through best growing practices, shared research, and vetted vendors allowing for farmers to feel more confident in farming hemp. According to an association press release, the group’s sole mission is the Read the full article…

Meet the Congressman Whose District Grows Most of Your Weed

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CALIFORNIA: Two years ago, California Rep. Jared Huffman, who had previously served as a state assemblyman and an attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council, was elected to represent a district stretching from Marin County all the way to the Oregon border. It includes the Emerald Triangle, the three-county region that produces most of America’s Read the full article…

New Canadian Medical Marijuana Rule Stresses Local Grower

Mike Dawe says he won't be able to afford to buy pot from private marijuana producers.

CANADA: A St. John’s man is upset by newly-created federal rules that would see medical marijuana production handed over to private companies. As of April 2014, growers like Mike Dawe will have to start buying it from companies licensed by the government. 

New Canadian Medical Marijuana Rule Stresses Local Grower

Mike Dawe says he won't be able to afford to buy pot from private marijuana producers.

CANADA: A St. John’s man is upset by newly-created federal rules that would see medical marijuana production handed over to private companies. As of April 2014, growers like Mike Dawe will have to start buying it from companies licensed by the government. 

Oregon Governor Signs Marijuana Penalty Reduction Bills Into Law

Gov. John Kitzhaber expresses concern about how much marijuana Oregonians would be allowed to possess at home under the new legalization measure.

OREGON: Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) Monday signed into law two measures that will reduce the punishments for certain marijuana-related offenses. The changes go into effect immediately. The first, Senate Bill 40, lowers the penalties for possession of more than an ounce of pot. Under the old laws, possession of more than four ounces was a Class B felony punishable Read the full article…

Oregon Governor Signs Marijuana Penalty Reduction Bills Into Law

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber announces his resignation following allegations his fiancée used their relationship to win contracts for her consulting business and failed to report income on her taxes.

OREGON: Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) Monday signed into law two measures that will reduce the punishments for certain marijuana-related offenses. The changes go into effect immediately. The first, Senate Bill 40, lowers the penalties for possession of more than an ounce of pot. Under the old laws, possession of more than four ounces was a Class B felony punishable Read the full article…