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Nevada Hemp Farming Bill Passes 41-0


CARSON CITY, NV. 22 May, 2015 — Nevada farmers could begin growing industrial hemp as soon as January 2016, after state lawmakers voted unanimously (41-0) to approve Senate Bill 305 on Friday. Governor Brian Sandoval (R), who signed medical marijuana reform into law in 2013, is expected to approve the ...

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Brits Open First UK Hemp Products Pharmacy

Image: courtesy Carun

LONDON, U.K. 16 May, 2015 — Our British friends opened the first UK hemp products pharmacy yesterday, in Twickenham, South London. “Carun” is offering a range of high-end CBD- and hemp-based health and beauty products aiming to provide customers with the “healing super-powers” of hemp. In answer to questions as ...

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Tennessee Gets DEA Permit for Hemp Seeds


NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE. 15 May, 2015 — The hemp seeds should have gone in the ground three weeks ago, but just as farmer threw up their hands, the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) finally approved Tennessee’s application to import certified industrial hemp seeds from Canada for research purposes. The seeds can ...

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Hemp Farming Gets Hip Again


DENVER, CO. May 12, 2015. Story by Mark Hudson/Potcha — Americans love hemp. We’re the world’s largest consumers of hemp products, a fact that has made hemp-growing nations rich on our dime. Take Canada. Hemp is a $1 billion a year industry for our northern neighbor, thanks largely to American ...

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Stanley Bros. Expand into Kentucky


LEXINGTON, KY 6 May, 2015 – Hemp farming means jobs, said Kentucky Department of Agriculture Commissioner James Comer at a news conference in Lexington on Tuesday. Joining with farmers and industry leaders, Comer laid out  an ambitious agenda of industrial hemp research projects and economic development initiatives in Kentucky in ...

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