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As Wisconsin's hemp industry blooms, will marijuana be next? - WBAY

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — When Abbie Testaberg married her husband, Jody, in 2010, she told him to quit his job. He had been working for a medical marijuana cooperative in California when the couple met in Wisconsin. “I wanted him to forget what he was good at and passionate about and get a real job …


Indiana, meet hemp | News Hoosier farmers facing declining profits and the financial uncertainties of the United States’ ongoing trade war with China won a chance to cash in on a new crop … Source link

Will Hemp be Illinois' Next Billion-Dollar Bumper Crop? - WTTW News

(chrisbeez / Pixabay) A flood of Illinois farmers are hoping hemp will be a cash crop for them this summer after Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Agriculture opened up licensing on April 30. “Industrial hemp is a potentially billion-dollar industry that Illinois will now take part in from farming and processing, to …


In 2018, Canada was the first country to legalize recreational marijuana. Clearly, the cannabis industry is at the forefront of a global metamorphosis with countries like the United States and Mexico running right behind their northern neighbor’s lead. Two-thirds of the United States have approved medical cannabis while ten states have legalized adult-use marijuana. However, …


Epidiolex is a CBD-based epilepsy treatment drug was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 2018; however, the FDA seems to be dragging their feet to fully authorize the drug. Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley press the FDA to update federal regulations to permit sales of food products containing the cannabinoid. Both …