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VIDEO: Hemp is Earth’s newest cash crop.

VIDEO: Hemp is Earth’s newest cash crop.

Stephon

June 21, 2018

  #Hemp is easily becoming one of our planet's most important resource 🌎🍃♻. Check out this video to see what other ways we can use hemp....

VIDEO: Oregon farmers get hip to hemp.

VIDEO: Oregon farmers get hip to hemp.

May 18, 2018

A surplus of cannabis in Oregon forces farmers to consider growing industrial hemp. ...

VIDEO: America’s New Cash Cow

VIDEO: America’s New Cash Cow
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May 18, 2018

Once the leading producer of crops; hemp looks to make a comeback after being outlawed for decades.

This supermarket is now selling help cigarettes

This supermarket is now selling help cigarettes

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 14, 2018

Bargain hunters in Switzerland could be getting more than they bargained for, if they shop at Lidl, that is. This German supermarket has recently introduced its very first hemp product - Artur Swiss Cannabis Flowers. Tobacco smokers and stoners are taking a liking to the latest line of locally cultivated hemp cigarettes, which are being sold as...

Cannabis industry fights back after health agency proposes CBD ban in Texas

Cannabis industry fights back after health agency proposes CBD ban in Texas

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

May 8, 2018

Just one month since a Texas-based health agency suggested a potential crackdown on Cannabidiol (CBD), active cannabis industry advocates have been working hard to ensure CBD products remain on shelves statewide. It all started back in March when a draft plan to remove CBD products from shelves wa...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Supports Hemp Legalization Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Supports Hemp Legalization Bill

March 27, 2018

The United States Senate top leader has announced he wants to bring hemp production back into the country and remove the plant from the controlled substance list. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he will soon file a bill to legalize industrial hemp and allocate federal money for its cultiv...

Missouri senator proposes bill to start an industrial hemp program

Missouri senator proposes bill to start an industrial hemp program

Annureet Kaur

January 23, 2018

The Senate Agriculture, Food Production and Outdoor Resources Committee is considering a bill proposed by Missouri Sen. Brian Munzlinger to create the state's very own industrial hemp program. The program would allow those licensed by the Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) to grow, cultivate...

Scientists believe cannabis could be a long-lost food group

Scientists believe cannabis could be a long-lost food group

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

January 17, 2018

Mother Nature has given the planet’s inhabitants an incredibly diverse variation of nutrient-rich ingredients, with the Cannabis sativa plant species being just one of them. Contrary to popular belief, cannabis consumers need not smoke their green buds to experience the health-amplifying effects, ...

Canadian company plans to launch industrial hemp production in Maine

Canadian company plans to launch industrial hemp production in Maine

January 2, 2018

Future Farm Technologies of Vancouver, British Columbia recently purchased 120 acres of land in northern Maine for industrial hemp production, marking one of the largest land investments in the country dedicated to growing the plant. “We are thrilled to be able to acquire this prime land to farm...

Hemp production increases, acreage doubles in 2017

Hemp production increases, acreage doubles in 2017

Sara Tiradossi

December 15, 2017

Despite federal prohibition, hemp continues to rise, with a production of 23,343 acres in 2017. The 2017 Hemp Crop Report, which records state-by-state progress of hemp legislation passed in 2017, as well as acreage totals, showed acreage more than doubled from 2016, and state licenses were issued...

Kentucky company makes history with first certified hemp seed grown in the U.S. in decades

Kentucky company makes history with first certified hemp seed grown in the U.S. in decades

Sara Tiradossi

November 29, 2017

Schiavi Seeds, a Lexington Company, has produced the first certified hemp seed in the Commonwealth since the 1930s. “It’s time for the U.S. to catch up and be a leader like they’ve always been,” Andrea Schiavi, owner of Schiavi Seeds LLC, said. "I'm hopeful that hemp can be a positive...

New report: U.S. hemp production doubles in 2017

New report: U.S. hemp production doubles in 2017

Sara Tiradossi

November 14, 2017

In 2017, the U.S. hemp production totaled 23,346 acres in 18 states, according to a new survey data from a prominent hemp-advocacy group. That’s more than twice as much as hemp production in 2016, which totaled 9,649 acres growing in 15 states. Around 1,456 farmers were issued state licenses ...

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