Here’s a new entrant in the race to be the third state to re-legalize. Alaska, home to lots of independent types, is in the race. Alaska voters may get the chance next year to make their state the third in the country to approve the recreational use of marijuana by adults 21 and older. Backers [...]
Frankfort, KY: Democrat Gov. Steve Beshear has permitted legislation regarding the regulation of industrial hemp to become law without his signature. The measure, Senate Bill 50, encourages state-sponsored research pertaining to the cultivation of industrial hemp and imposes regulations to allow for the plant’s licensed production as an agricultural commodity. Hemp is a distinct variety [...]
Once upon a time the state of Kentucky was a prolific producer of industrial hemp. Why not again? Look at this: FRANKFORT, KY: House and Senate lawmakers on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed Senate Bill 50, which seeks to permit state-sponsored research pertaining to the cultivation of industrial hemp and imposes regulations to allow for the plant’s [...]
Rhode Island entrepreneur Anne Holland is on a high — not that kind of high — after a sold-out conference for her latest venture, Medical Marijuana Business Daily, and the launch of the cannabis industry’s first factbook. Over the years, Holland has earned millions of dollars starting niche business publications, but her most recent — [...]
A while back we did a short bit on the state of Washington seeking a cannabis consultant to help the state implement Initiative 502, which began the re-legalization of the hemp plant. Our friend, Marc Emery, applied from his cell in Mississippi. He would be a good choice, but will get turned down with the [...]
The legislation known as Senate Bill 50 is slated to be taken under a vote on Wednesday 3/6/2013 after some unanticipated delay due to the legislations tight schedule. Uh huh, sure guys, just vote on the bill already! Kentucky’s third district Congressamn John Yarmuth presented to committee his argument as to why Kentucky should pass [...]
Former Director of Central Intelligence Agency Jim Woolsey is interviewed regarding the legalization of industrial hemp farming in the United States. With the current legislation for the permitting of hemp cultivation in Kentucky being stalled out by what the legislators are referring to as a tight schedule in the House, it is important to remember [...]
The hemp legalization movement has gained ample governmental support as of late and Senator Rand Paul is just one of those officials that are willing to voice his endorsement for the legalization of hemp not only in Kentucky, but for our whole nation.
Something very monumental is happening at Oregon State University starting this spring semester; they will be offering a course on industrial hemp. WSE 266 will be a three credit course offered by the College of Forestry’s department of wood science and engineering.
Three distinctive pieces of legislation have been proposed in the Show Me state, two of the bills are designated for cannabis, but the third proposal is designed to legalize the cultivation of industrial hemp in the republic.