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Congressional Research Service Declares Hemp Economically Viable

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: Industrial hemp could be an “economically viable alternative crop” for United States farmers, according to a white paper published by the Congressional Research Service this summer. The CRS is the nonpartisan research arm of the United States Congress.

Hemp Seeds Promoted As The Next Superfood

KANSAS: It seems like every few months a new superfood sprouts up and works its way into almost every aisle at the grocery store. Quinoa pasta, almond milk, chia-seed granola bars, flax cereal and kale chips are a few examples. One of the newest hot superfoods might surprise you. Hemp seeds are now used to make everything Read the full article…

Conservatives Fight Marijuana Taxation Despite “Giggle Factor”

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: In front of the U.S. Capitol Thursday, two congressmen discussed H.R. 2240, the Small Business Tax Equity Act, a little known bill introduced in June by Oregon Democrat Earl Blumenauer to allow deductions and credits relating to expenditures for marijuana sales conducted in compliance with state law.

Maryland State Senator Zirkin Plans To Introduce Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Again

MARYLAND: A state legislator will try again in 2014 to make the possession of small amounts of marijuana a civil rather than a criminal offense in the state of Maryland. 

Maryland State Senator Zirkin Plans To Introduce Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Again

MARYLAND: A state legislator will try again in 2014 to make the possession of small amounts of marijuana a civil rather than a criminal offense in the state of Maryland. 

Marijuana Ruling Could Signal End of Prohibition on Pot

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: It’s legal to light up in Colorado and Washington, and soon smoking pot could be legalized across the country following a decision Thursday by the federal government.