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Maryland House Passes Industrial Hemp Bill Through Second Reading

An industrial hemp bill that’s already been passed by Maryland’s Senate has been passed through its second reading in the House of Representatives. Senate Bill 1201 was passed Friday through its second reading in the House. The vote comes a little over two weeks after it was passed unanimously (47 to 0) by the Senate. …

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Hemp Was Once Used as Currency in America

In the United States, the cultivation of hemp is illegal. Hypocritically, this is despite the fact that Americans legally purchase hundreds of millions of dollars worth of hemp products; hemp cereals, lotions and clothing line the shelves of places like Wal-Mart and Costco. The ridiculousness becomes even thicker when you take into account the fact …

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Hemp Legislation Signed into Law by Maryland Governor

Maryland Governor Larry Gogan has signed into law legislation that allows academic institutions to cultivate hemp for research purposes. House Bill 443 was passed unanimously by Maryland’s Senate as well as their House of Representatives. Unfortunately the bill doesn’t allow for the commercial cultivation of hemp, but advocates of the bill argue that allowing academic …

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