North Carolina Industrial Hemp Commission Now Accepting Applications to Grow Industrial Hemp

State agriculture agents will monitor and test the hemp crops to make sure they do not contain more than .30% THC.

NORTH CAROLINA: The North Carolina Industrial Hemp Commission (NCIHC) is accepting applications for its pilot program to grow industrial hemp for research in North Carolina. The application process is open to farmers who can show evidence of income from a farming operation. With such a high level of interest in growing hemp in North Carolina, Agriculture Commissioner 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…

North Carolina Industrial Hemp Commission Holds Its First Meeting

Hemp Inc to plant hemp in NC in 2017

NORTH CAROLINA: The North Carolina Industrial Hemp Commission (NCIHC) held its first official meeting on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, marking a significant milestone for N.C.’s industrial hemp industry. The meeting, held at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, sought “to establish an agricultural pilot program for the cultivation of industrial hemp in the State.” Read the full article…

North Carolina Farmers Free To Grow Hemp Again

Back in 1900, hemp was the biggest crop in the state, Price said.

NORTH CAROLINA: While cooking oil was the main topic of Dean Price’s presentation to the school board, another key component to biofuel would be the growth of farm crops that could supply fresh oil. Price said two products that could be grown here in North Carolina are canola and hemp. Back in 1900, hemp was the biggest Read the full article…

The States That Don’t Want To Legalize Marijuana

Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Wisconsin, New Mexico and Idaho are the only states—of those where residents were polled—that don’t support legalizing marijuana.

Public Service Announcement: 7 states are the party poopers of America. Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Wisconsin, New Mexico and Idaho are the only states—of those where residents were polled—that don’t support legalizing marijuana. The majority of people in 26 out of 38 states where people were asked about marijuana legalization since 2012 said they supported it, according to a report 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…

Packages Of Marijuana Wash Up On Beaches In Alabama, North Carolina

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ALABAMA:  An Alabama man stumbled upon a 10-pound package of marijuana that washed up on the beach. Multiple news outlets report that Ron Smith was taking a morning walk near the Cotton Bayou Beach access in Orange Beach on Tuesday when he noticed what he thought was a seat cushion floating in the water. Upon 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…