Hemp Is Officially Legal – Trump Signs 2018 Farm Bill Into Law

Hemp Is Officially Legal: Trump Signs 2018 Farm Bill Into Law Hemp is officially legal! President Donald Trump just signed the Farm Bill into law on Thursday afternoon, which means that industrial hemp is officially legal throughout the country. It’s been a long time coming, and the cannabis industry has…

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Authorities seize 300 marijuana plants from Wisconsin farm

Published: Mar 2, 2018, 11:12 am • Updated: Mar 2, 2018, 11:12 am By The Associated Press COMSTOCK, Wis. (AP) — Authorities in Barron County say a search of a barn near Comstock uncovered a sophisticated marijuana growing operation. Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald says authorities seized more than 300 marijuana plants…

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Crowdfunding site shuts down campaign for California cannabis farm fire victims

Published: Oct 18, 2017, 8:39 am • Updated: Oct 18, 2017, 8:50 am By The Cannifornian, The Cannabist Staff An online payment company has shut down a fundraising campaign set up to support cannabis cultivators who’ve been impacted by the deadly wildfires in Northern California, saying marijuana remains illegal under…

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2,700 plants seized in raid on illegal Colorado marijuana farm on forest land

Published: Sep 28, 2017, 7:55 pm • Updated: Sep 28, 2017, 7:55 pm By Scott Condon, The Aspen Times For the third time in five years, federal agencies have raided an illegal marijuana growing operation in the Aspen-Sopris Ranger District of the White River National Forest. Law enforcement officials from…

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How Vail Valley ranchers created a zero-carbon footprint marijuana farm

Published: Sep 25, 2017, 11:06 am • Updated: Sep 25, 2017, 11:42 am By The Cannabist Network Marijuana plants bask in the sun at the Pot Zero outdoor grow facility Friday, Sept. 22, outside Gypsum. The grow facility is 100 percent sustainable with a zero carbon footprint. Fertilizer is used…

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Generator at marijuana farm caused California wildfire, investigators say

Published: Aug 11, 2017, 7:55 am • Updated: Aug 11, 2017, 10:38 am By Don Thompson, The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A generator on a marijuana farm is to blame for a fire last year that destroyed a dozen homes south of San Francisco, investigators said Thursday. It’s the…

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Shooting at unlicensed Rastafarian marijuana farm highlights religious-use debate

Published: Aug 2, 2017, 6:11 pm • Updated: Aug 2, 2017, 7:42 pm By Kathleen Ronayne and Paul Elias, The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The shooting of two California deputies responding to a disturbance at a Rastafarian marijuana farm has drawn attention to religious use of the drug, sparking…

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California Rastafarian cannabis farm dispute ends with one man dead, 2 deputies shot

Published: Aug 2, 2017, 8:34 am • Updated: Aug 2, 2017, 8:34 am By Sophia Bollag and Kathleen Ronayne, The Associated Press OREGON HOUSE, Calif. — A Northern California sheriff’s deputy ran into a house to pull two wounded colleagues to safety after a shootout with a suspect at a…

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