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Senate leaders back DC cannabis sales, bucking Biden

Senate leaders back DC cannabis sales, bucking Biden The Senate Appropriations Committee released FY2022 spending legislation that would finally let Washington, D.C. legalize marijuana sales—in contravention of President Joe Biden’s budget request. The House already signed off on eliminating the ban, and Democratic leaders plan to enact a final appropriations package by December 3, The new Senate …

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Kansas Farmer

When it comes to hemp Kansas farmers need to continually pivot

When it comes to hemp, Kansas farmers need to continually pivot NICKERSON — Three years ago, the Hiatt family decided to start a new adventure by transforming a couple of acres of farmland into an industrial hemp field. Each year they learn, and each year they pivot. Sometimes a little; sometimes a lot. Across the nation, …

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Cannabis Bill Dissecting the sweet and bitter sides of Indian hemp

Cannabis Bill: Dissecting the sweet and bitter sides of Indian hemp The philosophical saying in some cultures that whatever is sweet is also bitter seems to capture the hardline positions taken by those agitating for the legitimization of cannabis cultivation and use in the country and those against the campaign. While the protagonists of the idea …

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Cannabis use can worsen the risk of poor mental health

Cannabis use can worsen the risk of poor mental health, finds research   While cannabis use has been legalized and recommended for its medical and therapeutic benefits, especially for people suffering from anxiety and insomnia, newer research has found that the people who actually have a history of cannabis use are incidentally at a much-graver risk …

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Wisconsin hemp industry

Wisconsin hemp industry switching from state to federal oversight signals changes for growers

Wisconsin hemp industry switching from state to federal oversight signals changes for growers   The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s new regulation of Wisconsin’s hemp program will be beneficial, experts say, but growers remain skeptical. Wisconsin’s hemp program is transitioning from state to federal oversight, simplifying administrative aspects but causing uncertainty for growers. After regulating the state’s hemp industry for three …

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Many breast cancer patients are using marijuana and not telling their doctors

Many breast cancer patients are using marijuana and not telling their doctors   Many breast cancer patients use cannabis to ease the symptoms of the disease and its treatments, but few tell their doctors, a new survey finds. In an online anonymous survey of more than 600 adults with a breast cancer diagnosis, 42 percent reported using …

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Industrial Hemp Producers

Brown announces grants for Industrial Hemp Producers

Brown announces grants for Industrial Hemp Producers   Senator Justin Brown, R-Rolla, recently announced Missouri Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for Missouri Industrial Hemp Fiber Grants, which are intended to help producers of industrial hemp increase capacity. Industrial hemp is used for a variety of products, including paper, textiles, construction materials, fuel, culinary …

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Cannabis News

Cannabis News in Canada Highlights Happening Now in 2021

Cannabis News in Canada Highlights Happening Now in 2021 BRITISH COLUMBIA, VANCOUVER, COLUMBIA, October 11, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — Recreational Cannabis is legal in Canada and has created quite the buzz in the country. With that said, not all Canadian provinces are allowing people to grow cannabis at home. Additionally, there are also rules around where the general …

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Hemp News

PURA Farmersville Hemp Research Initiative Highlights Credible Reference

PURA Farmersville Hemp Research Initiative Highlights Credible Reference Dallas, Texas, Oct. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Puration, Inc. (OTC Pink: PURA) (“PURA”) has undertaken a research initiative as part of an overall plan to build its Farmersville Hemp Brand recognition. Last week, PURA announced the Farmersville Hemp Brand initiative includes a research effort into non-consumable hemp application …

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Western Hemp Production

OSU granted $10M to explore Western hemp production

OSU granted $10M to explore Western hemp producer land,   Ore. (KOIN) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will grant Oregon State University’s (OSU) Global Hemp Innovation Center $10 million to study sustainable hemp production. The five-year exploration is financed as part of $146 million in grants issued by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Sustainable Agricultural Systems for agricultural and climate-related research. …

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