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President Obama Signs Legislation Legalizing Hemp For Research Purposes

President Obama has officially signed a nearly $1 trillion national farms bill which includes a provision that legalizes hemp cultivation for research purposes. The bill was signed this afternoon at Michigan State University, only two days after the Senate approved the measure. Under the new law, universities and state departments of agriculture would be authorized …

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United States Senate Votes to Legalize Hemp Research

The U.S. Senate has given approval to a national farms bill which includes a provision that legalizes hemp research. The bill has already been passed by the House of Representatives, and now heads to President Obama for final consideration. ”By including language easing restrictions on industrial hemp in states where it is legal, Congress sends …

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United States House of Representatives Votes to Legalize Hemp Research

The United States House of Representatives has given approval to a national farms bill which includes a provision to legalize hemp research. The proposal is expected to be voted on by the Senate next week, where its passage will send it to the desk of President Obama. “Originally introduced as an amendment by Representatives Jared …

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