Defining Washington Hemp Politics Harder Than You Think

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Defining WA’s hemp politics, harder than you think. By Bailey Hirschburg WASHINGTON: Industrial hemp legislation looks certain to pass after Washington’s state senate voted unanimously in favor of legislating the crop. After years as a low-priority issue, hemp is poised to join the agricultural community in a big way. Though many people worked on the Read the full article…

LOCAL Complications Abound For Hemp Farming In Northwest

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

WASHINGTON:  Hemp advocates have launched a renewed bid to make hemp farming lawful in Washington state. The non-drug variety of the cannabis plant has already been legalized in Oregon and California, but it is not commercially grown there yet. Local boutiques and natural food stores sell a wide variety of products made from imported hemp oil, fibers Read the full article…

Seattle's Canna-Elite Meet to Celebrate NORML Women's Alliance

Marijuana awareness focusing on law reform was hosted by the Iowa NORML Women’s Alliance

WASHINGTON: I counted six attorneys, two cannabis processors, one collective garden owner, and a handful of food, wine & entertainment entrepreneurs at the NORML Women’s Alliance benefit dinner Saturday night in Seattle. Fourteen lucky supporters were treated to an eight-course feast prepared by James Beard Award Winner Chef Eric Tanaka.