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Arizona Legislature Approves Measure to Legalize Hemp, Already Passed Senate

Legislation that would legalize hemp has been given approval by the Arizona’s Legislature. Senate Bill 1337 has been passed by Arizona’s full legislature, sending it to Governor Doug Ducey for consideration. Ducey now has the option of signing the measure into law, allowing it to become law without his signature, or vetoing it. It his was …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Washington Hemp Legalization Bill Signed by Governor

Legislation that legalizes industrial hemp has been signed into law by Washington State Governor Jay Inslee. House Bill 2064 passed the House of Representatives at the end of February with a vote of 98 to 0, and earlier this month passed the Senate with a unanimous 49 to 0 vote. Yesterday it was signed into …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Washington Legislature Unanimously Passes Bill to Legalize Hemp with No License Required, No Grow Limits

Legislation to legalize hemp with no license required and no grow limits has been passed by Washington’s full legislature. House Bill 2064 passed the House of Representatives at the end of February with a vote of 98 to 0. Today, the measure passed the Senate with a unanimous 49 to 0 vote. This sends it …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Washington Measure to Legalize Hemp with No License Required Advances

A legislative proposal to explicitly legalize hemp has advanced in the Washington State Legislature. House Bill 2064 has been placed on a second reading in the Senate by the Senate Rules Committee; if passed through its second reading, and then a final third reading, it will be sent to Governor Jay Inslee for consideration. This …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Washington Bill to Legalize Hemp Passed Unanimously by Senate Committee, Already Passed Full House

Legislation that would explicitly legalize hemp in Washington State has been passed by its initial Senate committee. House Bill 2064 was given unanimous approval this morning by the Senate Law & Justice Committee. Earlier this month it was passed unanimously by the state’s House of Representatives. If passed into law, the measure would exclude “industrial …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Arizona House Committee Approves Hemp Legalization Bill, Would Explicitly Bypass Federal Law

An Arizona bill to legalize hemp passed a House committee today with a 7 to 1 vote; it’s already passed the full Senate. Senate Bill 1337 passed the House Land, Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, moving it to the House Appropriations Committee. The measure passed the Senate earlier this month with a 26 to 4 …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

DEA Gives Washington State Approval to Import Hemp Seeds

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has received approval from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to import hemp seeds. “It’s a real, real possibility we’ll have a spring planting of hemp,” says WSDA’s hemp coordinator Emily Feblesy According to Feblesy the WSDA has proposed rules for hemp cultivation and hopes to issue licenses to …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Colorado Legislature Unanimously Passes Hemp Animal Feed Bill

A bill directing the Colorado Department of Agriculture to study the feasibility of allowing farmers to use hemp in animal feed has passed the state’s legislature unanimously. Senate Bill 17-109 was passed by the House of Representatives today with a unanimous 63 to 0 vote; it passed the full Senate last month, also unanimously. The proposal …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Arizona Senate Passes Hemp Legalization Bill

Arizona’s full Senate has given approval to the legalization of industrial hemp. Senate Bill 1337 passed the full Senate with a 26 to 4 vote; this follows a 6 to 1 vote in the Senate Commerce and Public Safety Committee, and a unanimous 10 to 0 vote in the Senate Appropriations Committee. It now moves …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Washington House Votes 98 to 0 to Fully Legalize Hemp, No License Required

The Washington State House of Representatives has unanimously given approval to legislation that would explicitly legalize hemp. House Bill 2064 would exclude “industrial hemp from the definitions of “controlled substance” and “marijuana” for purposes of the uniform controlled substances act.” This would make hemp as legal as any other agricultural commodity such as tomatoes or …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

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