08 May 2015

Federal Policy Makers vs Cannabis Industry

WASHINGTON, DC — On Wednesday, the IRS Advisory Council (IRSAC) released a report making a number of observations and recommendations to the Internal Revenue Service and federal policy makers relating to the need for greater latitude and legal protections (under the current federal anti-marijuana laws) for tax professionals who choose

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07 May 2015

University Of Hawaii Grows Hemp Crop For Research

WAIMANALO, Hawaii (AP) — Legally sanctioned industrial hemp is growing in Hawaii’s soil for the first time in about 15 years. Researchers, lawmakers and farmers sprinkled newly acquired hemp seeds into the ground at the University of Hawaii’s Waimanalo Research Station during a ceremony on Friday, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported.

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07 May 2015

(Cannabidiol) Hemp Oil To Target E-Cig & Vape

Ultra-High Grade CBD (Cannabidiol) Rich Hemp Oil to Target E-Cig & Vape The E-Cig – Vapor markets have reached $1.7 billion in total sales annually and is projected to Grow to $10 billion in the next 5 years as new biotech and nutraceutical applications focus on E-Liquid & Vaping industries.

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06 May 2015

Movement To Legalize Industrial Hemp Presses On

NDIANAPOLIS — Leaders of the Indiana Hemp Industries Association have been hard at work in the effort to legalize the growing of hemp as a cash crop. Jamie Campbell Petty, founder of the association, along with Vice President Tayler Glover, attended the Kentucky Hemp Spring Seminar to learn more about

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06 May 2015

Florida Lawmakers Set Sights On Industrial Hemp Production

The Florida Senate Committee on Regulated Industries voted Wednesday April 8 to recommend legislation that would authorize statewide farming, production and sale of industrial hemp. The vote was 8 to 4. “This is not a bill to legalize marijuana in the state of Florida,” said Sen. Jeff Clemens (D-Lake Worth),

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05 May 2015

Tennessee farmers, researchers apply for first industrial hemp permits

Fifty-three individuals and businesses across the state, including seven from East Tennessee, will serve as test cases for Tennessee’s industrial hemp law. That’s how many applications, plus one that was later withdrawn, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture received for the Industrial Hemp Pilot Program by the April 1 deadline. How

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19 Mar 2015

Legalizing Industrial Hemp On Federal Level

Sen. Cory Gardner backs bill legalizing industrial hemp on federal level By Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner announced Thursday he is co-sponsoring the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015, which would legalize industrial hemp for commercial use. If passed, the bill would exclude industrial hemp

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17 Mar 2015

A Tip For American Hemp Farmers

A Tip For American Farmers: Grow Hemp, Make Money Written By: DOUG FINE After a 77-year break, hemp plants are growing in American soil again. Right now, in fact. If you hear farmers from South Carolina to Hawaii shouting “God bless America,” the reason isn’t because Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration

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06 Mar 2015

Hawaii Flew A Hemp Flag Over Its Capitol 1st Time

Hawaii flew a hemp flag over its Capitol For the first day of its legislative session, A hemp American flag flew over the Hawaii Capitol At the opening of its legislative session Wednesday the flag raising was sponsored by Rep. Cynthia Thielen (R), who co-sponsored a 2013 bill legalizing hemp

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05 Mar 2015

The Hempest Has It All And It’s All Made Of Hemp

Hats, Shirts, Milk — The Hempest Has It All, And It’s All Made Of Hemp By Mikala Reasbeck BOSTON — Jon Napoli jokes that when he opened a small shop specializing in hemp products in 1995, it was because, at 23, he just didn’t have anything better to do. But that’s

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04 Mar 2015

Congress Introduces Industrial Hemp Farming Act

Congress Introduces Industrial Hemp Farming Act Washington, DC – Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization working to change state and federal laws to allow commercial hemp farming, is pleased to announce the introduction of complementary bills in both the Senate and House, S. 134 and H.R. 525,

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04 Feb 2015

Ganja Interests

Ganja Interests Wary Of Internal Business Rivalry Written By: Neville Graham, Business Reporter Despite strong ministerial and legislative signals, segments of the marijuana lobby are unsure that sufficient protections will be afforded to the persons who currently supply the raw material. The challenges of integration for a product that is

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03 Feb 2015

Investing in Hemp

Investing in Hemp This is Better Than Drug Money. Written By: Jeff Siegel Now that marijuana is legal in the state of Colorado, the plant is finding its way into more than just cigarettes. You can now find it in brownies, muffins, cakes, and — believe it or not —

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13 Jan 2015

Hemp Loobying In D.C.

The Face Of Hemp In Washington Industrial hemp has a lobbyist, and he’s a true believer Written by: Chris Moody Ben Droz loosened the red paisley tie around his neck, pulled the knot over his head and replaced it with a skinny black cord made of hemp with sterling silver

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