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Judge Nixes Feds’ Attempt to Test Hemp for THC in Lawsuit

Keep the pressure on! By Jake Zuckerman The Meadville Tribune A federal judge threw out a motion Wednesday in the federal government’s lawsuit against a Mason County hemp farm that a defense attorney said “reeks of desperation.” In a memorandum opinion and order, U.S. District Judge Robert C. Chambers nixed a request …

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South Dakota Senate to Consider bill Criminalizing Use of CBD Oil

Commentary: Keep a sharp eye out, there will be attacks like this in each state unless stopped by ALL OF US. This will continue with other Cannabinoids if nothing is done to stop the Hemp Round Table and their manipulation of the worlds Cannabis plants. Remember they helped create this mess. PIERRE, …

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[Canadian] Hemp company to invest up to $150M and 400 jobs in Binghamton, NY

By Jeff Platsky Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin Commentary: We NEED more people from the United States to invest in our own country. A major Canadian processor will spend up to $150 million to locate a hemp processing center in the Southern Tier. Canopy Growth, [a Canadian company] whose stock [Canada’s Canopy …

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Hemp As Medicine | A History of Hemp As Medicine Since Ancient China

By Kirsten Schultz Ministry of Hemp Hemp has been helping people heal for millennia. Like with many plants, we can’t be sure when people first began experimenting with hemp for medicinal purposes. That said, Carl Sagan believed hemp was likely one of the first crops cultivated. Most plants are used first in folk …

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Hemp Entrepreneurs Say Big Retailers Unfairly Dominate Online Ads

Alexis Keenan **Yahoo Finance “We’ve been rejected by almost every single digital media company that’s out there, any advertising platform, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google, Bing, Yahoo, the search engines,” Ari Sherman, founder of Boulder, Colorado-based Evo Hemp, said. Sherman’s company sells THC-free hemp products, including energy bars, seeds, and protein, …

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Hemp In The New Porsche 718

By Damon Lowney The Dude abides: New Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport gets more horsepower (and hemp) Porsche Club of America Porsche, in a quest for the sustainable use of raw materials, has made the doors and the rear spoiler out of natural, organic fiber composites — ingredients include flax …

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First Cannabis (Hemp) Gummies Will Arrive In Mexico at the End of January

As we share news from around the world, it is important to understand that Hemp is called Cannabis in many other countries. This article is one of those where Cannabis is referring to the CBD hemp product. By ALEJANDRA RODRÍGUEZ ** El Financiero ** Its cost will be 250 pesos, …

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Farm Bill Revealing Limits:Postal Inspector Sends Warning Letter About CBD

Postal Inspector’s Warning Letter to Arizona CBD Maker Shows Farm Bill’s Limits by Ray Stern Phoenix New Times ** Chris Martin’s Arizona-based CBD business has increased steadily over the past few years without too many hitches, so he was surprised a few days ago to receive an ominous letter from federal …

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Connecticut farmers eager and worried about new hemp laws

By GREGORY B. HLADKY | HARTFORD COURANT “… but they’re worried a delay in state action could give other U.S. farmers a big head start in the hemp game.” U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, D-2, said he’s been lobbying Governor-elect Ned Lamont to make state action on hemp a top priority. “He …

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F.D.A. moves on hemp

Hemp Seeds

By Jeff Gelski www.foodbusinessnews.net WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration will continue to govern the regulatory status of hemp-based food, beverages and ingredients after the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, also known as the farm bill, removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act. The new U.S. Farm Bill doesn’t …

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Who Did This? New York state bans CBD foods, vape products

New York state bans CBD foods, vape products By Kristen Nichols Excerpt: New York’s new rules are giving the state’s young CBD industry a scare. “I looked at this new application and thought, ‘Oh, my gosh. What are they doing?’ They just threw out these new rules without thinking about it, …

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Hemp Sprouting in the Jungle

The Hemp House Explosion is Here, Blowing-Up the Architectural Scene. This is a simple example of what is possible in Costa Rica and other Central American countries. Steve Allin, experto en construcción con cáñamo, came for a visit and demonstrated the techniques of building with hemp. Back in October of 2015, Jason Lauve …

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Montana Prepares for Industrial Hemp

by Joe Huisinga MTN News December 14, 2018 Montana Farmers Union and the Montana Department of Agriculture held a meeting in Great Falls on Friday to discuss industrial hemp. Over the last two years Montana’s industrial hemp pilot program has grown from 500 acres to about 20,000 acres making it the largest hemp-producing …

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Beverage Alcohol Lawyers Explain Hemp In The 2018 Farm Bill

Thomas Pellechia FORBES The words “grape farming” never make it into a federal agricultural subsidy bill. That’s because fruits and vegetables are generally not included in federal farm subsidy legislation. It does not cover viticulture, but wineries eyeing the potential market for cannabidiol-infused (CBD) wine could possibly benefit from the  2018 Farm Bill, …

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Support the Farm Bill?

Adam Andrzejewski, Forbes Contributor During the Great Depression, farm subsidies were created to keep the family farm afloat and ensure a stable national food supply. Today, these subsidies have grown so lucrative that wealthy investors, large corporations, and farm-estate heirs use taxpayer money to maximize their personal return on investment. Since …

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Two men face felony for transporting hemp plants

By TOMMY SIMMONS and EMILY LOWE <tsimmons@idahopress.com>, <elowe@idahopress.com> Dec 12, 2018 “But George Patterson, the defense attorney who appeared in court for D’Addario during arraignment, said the two men were hauling immature hemp plants from Colorado to Oregon, an assertion seconded by Paul D’Addario, Andrew D’Addario’s father. While hemp does …

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Cornell University Research Could Help Hemp Entrepreneurs (And Make Dogs Feel Better)

Julie Weed Contributor Dr. Joe Wakshlag of Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine tested CBD oil to see if it could help dogs who are experiencing pain from osteoarthritis. His results were published in Frontiers in Veterinary Science in July of 2018. READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE HERE

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