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Pass the hemp: Colorado prepares to regulate the plant like any other food ingredient

With the stroke of a pen, hemp could be treated like any other food ingredient under Colorado law. A bill is on its way to Gov. John Hickenlooper’s desk to apply existing food manufacturing guidelines to products such as hemp

Op-ed: Hemp legalization presents economic opportunity

For centuries, humans used the hemp plant for a wide variety of purposes. Its fibers were spun into cloth more than 10,000 years ago. Today the fast-growing plant has many industrial uses, from clothing and paper to biofuel and plastics_even

Federally legal hemp, a fruitful endeavor in Colorado, gets jolt from Republican Mitch McConnell

Colorado’s burgeoning hemp industry got a jolt Monday when Republican Mitch McConnell, the Senate’s Majority Leader, gave his full-throated support of shoring up federal laws around hemp. McConnell announced plans to introduce The Hemp Farming Act of 2018, which would remove

The U.S. Senate’s top leader wants to legalize hemp

FRANKFORT, Ky. — The U.S. Senate’s top leader said Monday he wants to bring hemp production back into the national mainstream by removing it from the list of controlled substances. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told a group of hemp

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,

Cannabis industry analytics firm New Frontier Data buys Hemp Business Journal

Published: Feb 7, 2018, 10:29 am • Updated: Feb 7, 2018, 10:29 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Cannabis data clearinghouse New Frontier Data has made a move to bring hemp into its fold with the acquisition of Denver-based

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