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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Trump Signs A Bill That Legalizes MMJ For Terminally Ill, Now What For Cannabis?

Trump Signs A Bill That Legalizes MMJ For Terminally Ill, Now What For Cannabis? President Trump is set to sign a bill, called the “Right To Try”, which would legalize medications that may be life-saving for terminally ill patients even if they haven’t completed the FDA approval process. Once signed,…

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Vermont Gov. Phil Scott signs marijuana legalization bill “with mixed emotions”

Published: Jan 22, 2018, 12:47 pm • Updated: Jan 22, 2018, 1:15 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Vermont on Monday became the ninth U.S. state to legalize recreational marijuana and the first to do so via a legislative act. Gov. Phil Scott signed H. 511, a bill allowing…

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Trump signs stopgap spending bill extending federal medical marijuana protections for a few more weeks

Published: Dec 22, 2017, 11:07 am • Updated: Dec 22, 2017, 11:07 am By Alex Pasquariello, The Cannabist Staff President Donald Trump signed a temporary spending bill into law on Friday to avert a government shutdown after the Republican-led Congress did the bare minimum in a sprint toward the holidays…

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NY governor signs bill on Veterans Day to allow medical marijuana for PTSD

Published: Nov 13, 2017, 8:52 am • Updated: Nov 13, 2017, 8:52 am By The Associated Press NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Saturday to add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of ailments that can legally be treated with medical marijuana. The PTSD bill was…

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Colorado gov signs civil asset forfeiture bill, vetoes medical marijuana changes

Published: Jun 12, 2017, 7:44 am • Updated: Jun 12, 2017, 8:19 am By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday signed into law a controversial bill that changes how state law enforcement seize money and property suspected of being linked to crimes, despite pressure from Colorado sheriffs and…

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Georgia governor signs expansion of who can legally possess CBD oil

Published: May 10, 2017, 8:09 am • Updated: May 10, 2017, 8:47 am By Kathleen Foody, The Associated Press ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal approved an expansion of the state’s medical marijuana program on Tuesday, allowing people being treated for six additional medical conditions to possess cannabis oil. The…

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