Arkansas Plant Board Holds Historic First Hemp Meeting

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ARKANSAS: The Arkansas State Plant Board (ASPB) embarked upon two historic firsts for the state on Tuesday. After eighty years of prohibition, the ASPB held the first meeting of the Industrial Hemp Committee where the committee voted on and passed a draft of proposed regulations. These historic firsts mark the beginning of the Arkansas Industrial Hemp Read the full article…

The University Of Colorado Will Change The World Through Its Hemp Research Program

The University of Colorado Boulder has scientists studying industrial hemp for research purposes.

COLORADO:  Colorado has not only been at the forefront of the marijuana revolution through the state’s efforts to legalize recreational marijuana, but Colorado is also a leader in industrial hemp research. The University of Colorado Boulder has scientists studying industrial hemp for research purposes. These efforts are being led by Nolan Kane, a geneticist who Read the full article…

Hawaii Legislature Approves Two-Year Study of Hemp

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HAWAII:  State lawmakers as we speak accredited a toned-down bill authorizing the College of Hawaii’s school of agriculture to conduct a two-yr research of hemp. Senate Invoice 2175 stated the analysis will concentrate on the potential use of hemp as a biofuel feedstock and to be used in phytoremediation, the use of crops to take Read the full article…

Congress Warms Up To Research On Hemp

Legalizing hemp, even on a limited basis, would give new ammunition to pro-marijuana supporters, who want to scrap the federal ban against pot. Both are classified as controlled substances, long prohibited by Congress.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Hemp is a big winner in the new farm bill that passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday. While Congress has shown little interest in legalizing marijuana, members are warming up to industrial hemp, pot’s nonintoxicating sister plant. For the first time, the farm bill would allow nine states – including Kentucky and California – to use hemp Read the full article…