New Belgium’s new hemp beer is on tap now. Except in Kansas. Here’s why.

Beer aficionados and hemp advocates across the country can now toast a pint of New Belgium’s Hemperor HPA. Except in Kansas, where the craft brew — like hemp — is banned. New Belgium announces The Hemperor HPA hemp beer. (photo provided by New Belgium Brewery) The “hemp pale ale” three…

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Anti-marijuana Kansas lawmaker: African Americans more susceptible to drug abuse because of “genetics”

Published: Jan 8, 2018, 5:11 pm • Updated: Jan 8, 2018, 5:13 pm By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post A Republican member of the Kansas House of Representatives is facing criticism this week after arguing that illicit drugs are illegal in part because of “the African Americans” and their predisposition to drug…

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This Kansas gov candidate backs medical marijuana, gun rights — BTW he’s 16

Published: Aug 14, 2017, 12:12 pm • Updated: Aug 14, 2017, 12:15 pm By The Associated Press TOPEKA, Kan. — He won’t even be able to vote, but a 16-year-old Wichita high school student says he’s serious about his bid to run for governor of Kansas. Jack Bergerson has filed…

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Spring 2017 Missouri Cannabis Conference in Kansas City

In 2010, I helped co-found the organization Show-Me Cannabis in my home state of Missouri (the show-me state).  This came on the heals of our move to Oregon after we experienced a para-military style home invasion for growing a small amount of cannabis in our home in Columbia, Missouri.  It was severely…

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How is Colorado marijuana affecting Kansas? Here’s what a survey shows

Published: Oct 18, 2016, 7:53 am • Updated: Oct 18, 2016, 7:53 am By The Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. — Early results from a survey of law enforcement agencies conducted by the Kansas attorney general suggest legal Colorado marijuana is having a big impact on Kansas, but it may not…

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