Defining Washington Hemp Politics Harder Than You Think

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

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

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.