Thursday, December 12, 2019
wyoming hemp

Hemp’s Bright Future In Wyoming

Bill Fortner and Frank Latta have spent the last five years working hard to reduce the taboo surrounding hemp in Wyoming.
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Wyden and McConnell Encourage USDA To Implement Hemp Legalization ‘Expeditiously’

In a letter dated February 14, U.S. Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Mitch McConnell (R-KY) urge Sonny Perdue, secretary of the U.S....
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Idaho Police Seize 7000 lbs Of What Is Claimed To Be Legal Hemp

Idaho State Police say they seized nearly 7,000 pounds of illegal marijuana from a truck passing through the state on its way...
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Industrial Hemp Cultivation In The U.S. Is Growing Fast, Report Shows

Industrial hemp production increased dramatically in the U.S in 2018, according to a report released last week by the free market hemp...
Hemp Legalization Farm Bill 2018

Hemp To Be Legalized Under Provisions In Farm Bill

In late November, legislators in the U.S. Congress and Senate in Washington, D.C., agreed on a version of the annual farm bill (titled The...
South Carolina Hemp Cultivation

South Carolina Is Doubling Up On Hemp Cultivation

In May 2017, South Carolina passed a law to create a pilot program for increased hemp cultivation, and in November 2018, the state offered...

Colorado Ballot Initiative Would Redefine Industrial Hemp

In Colorado in November, voters will have the opportunity to approve Amendment X, a ballot initiative that would change the state’s legal definition of...
US Senate votes to legalize hemp

U.S. Senate Votes to Legalize Hemp

On Jun 28, the U.S. Senate voted 86-11 to approve an omnibus bill that included a provision to legalize the cultivation of hemp across...

Illinois Will Likely Become the Next State to Legalize Hemp Cultivation

In early June, both houses of the Illinois state legislature voted almost unanimously to pass a bill to legalize hemp cultivation. The next step...

Arizona Legalizes Industrial Hemp Cultivation

On May 14, Governor Doug Ducey of Arizona signed a bill that, according to his press release, allows the state’s Department of Agriculture to begin...