Hemp House on High

CNN has an amusing story today about a Connecticut Homeowners hemp protest. Chris Seekins has painted some large Hemp leaves on the side of his fairly nice, suburban houuse for all to see as they pass by. It’s making his neighbors nuts but it got chris 30 seconds on CNN …

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ND, three other states make pitch to allow hemp cultivation

Ag Commission Johnson says Drug Enforcement Agency ‘cordial,’ but cautioned about fed law complications Herald Staff Report http://www.grandforks.com/mld/grandforks/13898695.htm North Dakota and three other states made their case today with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency to allow the cultivation of industrial hemp, according to the state Department of Agriculture. North Dakota …

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State agriculture commissioners push industrial hemp

Associated PressBISMARCK, N.D. – Allowing North Dakota farmers to cultivate industrial hemp will be “extremely complicated” under present federal laws, Agriculture Commissioner Roger Johnson says. Johnson and state agriculture commissioners from Massachusetts, West Virginia and Wisconsin met Friday in Washington, D.C., with Joseph Rannazzisi, a Drug Enforcement Administration official, and …

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Ga. Senate bill would outlaw ‘pot candy’

DOUG GROSS Associated Press ATLANTA – Candy that’s flavored like marijuana would be outlawed under a bill proposed in the state Senate. The effort, spearheaded by Sen. Vincent Fort, D-Atlanta, is one of several throughout the nation targeting increasingly popular candies marketed with drug-inspired names like Purple Haze and advertised …

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Ga. Senate bill would outlaw ‘pot candy’

Candy that's flavored like marijuana would be outlawed under a bill proposed in the state Senate. The effort, spearheaded by Sen. Vincent Fort, D-Atlanta, is one of several throughout the nation targeting increasingly popular candies marketed with drug-inspired names like Purple Haze and advertised with slogans such as, "Every Lick is Like Taking a Hit."

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Assembly OKs bill letting farmers grow hemp

TOM CHORNEAU Associated Press SACRAMENTO – A bill approved by the state Assembly Thursday would add California to the growing number of states seeking to legalize the cultivation of industrial hemp – a biological relative of marijuana. Supporters claim that despite its family links, hemp is a completely safe product …

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