Pakistan Approves Industrial Cannabis and Hemp

Pakistan made a bold move when they decided to allow commercial, domestic, medical cannabis and hemp production within the nation. The hemp, at least for now, will be grown at an Herbal Medicine Park based in Jhelum.  “Cabinet has approved the first license for @MinistryofST and PCSIR [Pakistan Council of…

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Hot Hemp – What Causes Legal Industrial Hemp to Test Positive for Higher THC Levels?

Hot Hemp – What Causes Industrial Hemp To Have High Amounts Of THC? Botanically speaking, marijuana and hemp are derived from the same plant: Cannabis sativa. However, they are both different varieties but the major differentiator is in how they are used.  Hemp is widely cultivated and harvested for its…

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Missouri Senate passes bill legalizing industrial hemp

Published: Mar 16, 2018, 1:56 pm • Updated: Mar 16, 2018, 1:56 pm By The Associated Press JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Senate has passed a bill to legalize industrial hemp. The measure to create a hemp-growing pilot program passed 29-3 Thursday. It’s now up for consideration in…

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Wisconsin accepting industrial hemp license applications

Published: Mar 3, 2018, 6:00 am • Updated: Mar 2, 2018, 2:47 pm By The Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin farmers who want to grow industrial hemp can now apply for a state license. The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection began accepting applications Friday. The deadline…

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Alaska bill legalizing industrial hemp awaits governor’s pen

Published: Feb 23, 2018, 3:14 pm • Updated: Feb 23, 2018, 3:14 pm By The Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A measure that would legalize the production of industrial hemp in Alaska has passed the state House and Senate. The bill awaits Gov. Bill Walker’s signature before becoming law, Alaska…

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Michigan township sets up medical marijuana industrial park for growing, producing, testing

Published: Oct 30, 2017, 3:26 pm • Updated: Oct 30, 2017, 3:26 pm By Lansing State Journal Editorial Board Via The Associated Press. The following editorial was published in the Lansing State Journal, October 26: Windsor Township’s plan to build a 130-acre medical marijuana industrial park is both smart and…

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In its fourth harvest, Colorado industrial hemp industry still faces growing pains

Published: Sep 10, 2017, 8:19 am • Updated: Sep 11, 2017, 8:47 am By Libby Rainey, The Denver Post The first hint that Damian Farris isn’t your typical farmer is the nickname of his mud-splattered white pickup truck: “Smoked Tofu.” Four years ago he was a hippie with no farming…

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The Industrial Hemp Farming Act is back — is this the year Congress legalizes the crop?

Published: Aug 15, 2017, 11:22 am • Updated: Aug 15, 2017, 11:54 am By Bruce Kennedy, The Cannabist Staff These are times of cautious but rising optimism for supporters of industrial hemp. Since 1970, all forms of Cannabis sativa L., including hemp, have been classified as a Schedule I drug…

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New Documentary to Demystify Industrial Hemp

The Hemp Road Trip is creating a feature length documentary focusing on industrial cannabis. While the plant is federally legal, the DEA, State and local law enforcement remain confused and arbitrarily interfere in domestic commerce, while citizens nationwide continue to dispel propagandist fear about this plant. “Education and awareness are…

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