North Carolina Farmers Race To Plant Industrial Hemp aka “Carolina Gold”

"Carolina Gold" aka Hemp fields in NC.

NORTH CAROLINA: North Carolina farmers are picking up the pace in planting what they believe will be the next cash crop… industrial hemp. The “Carolina Gold,” as one North Carolina fourth generation farmer referred to industrial hemp, is expected to bring in a huge potential source of income among farmers in the state. Thus far, Hemp, Inc.’s licensed Read the full article…

Hemp, Inc. To Grow 3,000 Acres Of Industrial Hemp In North Carolina In 2017

Hemp Inc to plant hemp in NC in 2017

NORTH CAROLINA:  Hemp, Inc. has informed its shareholders that its wholly owned subsidiary, Industrial Hemp Manufacturing, LLC, in Spring Hope, NC, has signed a Letter of Intent  with Mullen View Farms and one with John Finch Farms in North Carolina. According to the signed LOI with Mullen View Farms, IHM will purchase 1,000 acres of raw hemp that is Read the full article…

Hemp, Inc. Announces Plans To Cultivate 50 Acres Of Industrial Hemp In Spring 2017

Hemp Inc plans NC Hemp Cultivation in Spring 2017

NORTH CAROLINA: Hemp, Inc. executives report that its wholly owned subsidiary, Industrial Hemp Manufacturing in Spring Hope, North Carolina is set to grow 50 acres of industrial hemp next door to their NC processing plant in the Spring of 2017. According to a company news release, the Spring planting of industrial hemp hinges on the North Carolina Read the full article…

Marijuana ‘Dabbing’ Is ‘Exploding Onto The Drug-Use Scene’

"We have been seeing an emergence of dabs over the last three years, it is really exploding onto the drug-use scene."

NORTH CAROLINA:  Young people who use marijuana and are looking for a new way to get high may be increasingly turning to “dabbing,” a new paper suggests. Dabbing is inhaling the vapors from a concentrated form of marijuana made by an extraction method that uses butane gas. Dabs, also known as butane hash oil (BHO) Read the full article…

NC House Panel Rejects Proposal For Medical Marijuana

A state House committee unanimously rejected a proposal to legalize medical marijuana.

NORTH CAROLINA:  A state House committee unanimously rejected a proposal to legalize medical marijuana after an emotional hourlong hearing that ended with a legislator saying he was assaulted by a marijuana advocate. House Bill 78 marks the most progress any marijuana proposal has had in the N.C. General Assembly. Two years ago, a similar bill Read the full article…

North Carolina To Decide On Expanded Medical Marijuana Bill

On Tuesday, hundreds are expected to rally at the state Capitol in favor of the medical marijuana bill that has been introduced this session.

NORTH CAROLINA:  Rosemary Wallace said medical marijuana made such a difference in her life that she moved from her home in Rock Hill to Colorado just so that she could legally use the drug. “I was there by myself. My husband was here. I was there,” Wallace said. “That was the worst 10 months of my Read the full article…

Babies Test Positive for Marijuana From Soaps And Shampoos

UBC Scientists id flavor genes

NORTH CAROLINA:  Babies TeA study done by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has shown that some commercial baby soaps can cause a false positive for marijuana in urine tests. Products such as Johnson & Johnson’s Bedtime Bath, CVS Night-Time Baby Bath, Aveeno Baby Soothing Relief Creamy Wash and Aveeno Baby Wash & Read the full article…

GW Pharmaceuticals Closes U.S. Public Offering; Cannabis-Based Medicines Progress

Cannabis-based medicines progress.

NORTH CAROLINA:  Yesterday, Salisbury, UK-based GW Pharmaceuticals plc announced the closing of its public offering of 1.7 million American Depositary Shares on the NASDAQ Global Market. When taken together with the full exercise of options for another 255,000 ADSs by the underwriters at $86.83/ADS, the offering totaled $169.8 million. Although some of the ADRs were sold by Read the full article…

NC House Cancels Meeting On Medical Marijuana Bill

Rep. Bert Jones, R-Rockingham, said the bill wasn't ready to be considered and that he did not know when the meeting would be rescheduled.

NORTH CAROLINA:  A House committee was poised to consider a bill Tuesday that would have cleared the way for use of a kind of medicinal marijuana to treat a seizure disorder. But the committee meeting was cancelled just before it was scheduled to meet. Rep. Bert Jones, R-Rockingham, said the bill wasn’t ready to be Read the full article…

Protesters Seek Medical Marijuana Allowance In NC

A group opposed to pot legalization is unveiling proposals for the U.S. government to ease restrictions on scientific research into marijuana's potential as medicine.

NORTH CAROLINA: A handful of protesters have been on the road for more than a week as they try raising support for North Carolina to legalize marijuana use for medical purposes. Five men have been hiking for more than a week on an Asheville-to-Raleigh trek aimed at pushing legislators to place a referendum on the November Read the full article…