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How ‘Gentleman Farmer’ Mike West Became The Cannabis Industry’s First Man Of Science

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By Brandon A. Dorfman @BADorfman “I got into the [cannabis] industry because I was trying to grow plants to save my life,” Mike West told me over the phone recently. A farmer, researcher, and entrepreneur, West has an encyclopedic knowledge of cannabis that’s matched only by his passion for helping people. “Nothing that the government’s Read the full article…

Ohio Senate Votes In Favor Of Establishing An Industrial Hemp Program

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OHIO: State Senators Steve Huffman (R-Tipp City) and Brian Hill (R- Zanesville) announced the unanimous Senate passage of their legislation that would create an industrial hemp program in Ohio administered by the Department of Agriculture.  Senate Bill 57 clarifies that hemp and hemp derived products, including CBD oil may be sold legally in Ohio. “It is important to understand that hemp is not marijuana, it is Read the full article…

Arkansas Plant Board Adopts Industrial Hemp Regulations

ARKANSAS PLANT BOARD ADOPTS INDUSTRIAL HEMP REGULATIONS

ARKANSAS: The Arkansas Plant Board approved regulations for the state’s Industrial Hemp Pilot Program today at their quarterly meeting. The approval came after Mary Smith, author of the regulations and ASPB Seed Division Director, presented several public comments collected during a thirty-day public comment period that concluded June 15th. Many of the comments were inconsequential and 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…

American Hemp: Colorado Biotech Firm Ramps Up Processing Plans

Fort Lupton's PureVision Technology wants to process hemp stalks for consumer-product manufacturing and plans large-scale biorefinery in Oregon.

COLORADO:  A Colorado biotech company plans to open a large-scale industrial hemp processing facility that will take the crop’s would-be waste — namely hemp stalks — and make it useful. The hemp biorefinery is being established by Fort Lupton-based PureVision Technology, Inc., and illuminates the growing enthusiasm around hemp entrepreneurship. But the northern Colorado company’s recent 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…