April 2015

Missouri HB830 and SB255 and would legalize industrial hemp for production, and effectively nullify the federal ban. STATUS: HB830 passed the House 104-41 on 04-23 and now must pass through the Senate Agriculture, Food Production, and Outdoor Resources committee. SB255 passed that committee previously and moves to the Senate floor. Take the following action steps […]

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Missouri HB830 and SB255 and would legalize industrial hemp for production, and effectively nullify the federal ban. STATUS: HB830 passed the House 104-41 on 04-23 and now must pass through the Senate Agriculture, Food Production, and Outdoor Resources committee. SB255 passed that committee previously and moves to the Senate floor. Take the following action steps […]

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This article is sponsored by CannaVest, one of the leading suppliers of agricultural hemp-derived CBD from seed to finished products. As discussed in previous articles such as Cannabidiol 101: A Peek into Cannabinoid Chemistry and What Makes Cannabis Medicine?, the endocannabinoid system, or ECS, is a remarkably complex signaling network that has widespread effects within […]

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This article is sponsored by CannaVest, one of the leading suppliers of agricultural hemp-derived CBD from seed to finished products. As discussed in previous articles such as Cannabidiol 101: A Peek into Cannabinoid Chemistry and What Makes Cannabis Medicine?, the endocannabinoid system, or ECS, is a remarkably complex signaling network that has widespread effects within […]

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A legislative panel gave its full backing to legislation Wednesday (April 29) that proposes authorizing legal dispensaries for medical marijuana in Louisiana.  By advancing the bill to the full Senate without objection from any members of the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare, the possibility widened that Louisiana patients suffering from a few, certain diseases could soon obtain a prescription […]

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JEFFERSON CITY, MO — As the end of Missouri’s legislative session nears, lawmakers in the General Assembly have approved two cannabis-related bills: one to allow the cultivation of industrial hemp, and another to expand upon the state’s limited medical cannabis oil program. On Thursday, the Missouri Senate voted 26-8 to approve Senate Bill 386, which would […]

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During a series of YouTube interviews Thursday, President Obama demonstrated a remarkably laissez-faire attitude toward marijuana legalization experiments in the states. And he signaled strongly that the Obama administration wouldn’t be taking to the hustings to try to beat back legalization efforts, as previous administrations had been wont to do. “What you’re seeing now is […]

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Hawaii made hemp history Friday, joining only a handful of other states in the nation to do research on hemp, set in Waimanalo. Lawmakers, farmers and University of Hawaii officials planted the first hemp seed at the UH Waimanalo Research Station. UH will study how industrialized hemp works as part of the 2014 farm bill, […]

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