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Hemp History Week 2016 Begins Monday, June 6th

The 7th Annual Hemp History Week – and industry wide initiative of the Hemp Industries Association and Vote Hemp – begins on June 6th, and goes through to June 12th. Together with grassroots organizers, farmers, producers, and advocates from all walks of life will use the week to work towards a change in federal hemp …

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Federal Bill to Legalize Hemp Garners Over 50 Sponsors

The Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015, a proposal to legalize the cultivation of hemp throughout the United States, has garnered over 50 bipartisan sponsors in the House and Senate. The proposal (S.134) was filed in the Senate on January 8th by Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Rand Paul (R-KY) and Senate Majority …

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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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