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Seneca Nation to enter hemp growing industry with USDA approval - Salamanca Press

SALAMANCA — In recent months, the Seneca Nation has been diligently working on its Hemp Production Plan to enter this new industry in an effort to revive agriculture on Seneca lands. Jessica Crouse, hemp compliance administrator for the Nation, said the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) formally approved the Nation’s plan March 30. She …

Tribe Must Wait On USDA Rules To Grow Hemp - Law360

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The EPA Is Funding Research On Using Hemp As A Sustainable Alternative To Concrete - Marijuana Moment

A bipartisan coalition of 34 state and territory attorneys general are urging Congress to pass coronavirus relief legislation that includes language protecting banks that service marijuana businesses from being penalized by federal regulators. The case they lay out runs directly counter to seemingly coordinated statements by GOP lawmakers in opposition to the banking provision’s inclusion …

USDA approves hemp plan for Massachusetts - The Boston Globe

Marijuana Moment is a wire service assembled by Tom Angell, a marijuana legalization activist and journalist covering marijuana reform nationwide. The views expressed by Angell or Marijuana Moment are neither endorsed by the Globe nor do they reflect the Globe’s views on any subject area. The US Department of Agriculture announced Thursday that it approved …

Study Shows That Bees Like Hemp, And That's Great News For The Environment - Marijuana Moment

One year ago on Thursday, activists behind a first-of-its-kind drug policy reform ballot initiative in Denver were anxiously awaiting the results of a local vote that stood to set the city apart from any other in the country. Things didn’t look promising near the end of the night when they were behind—but as the votes …

Hemp Industry Taking Off In Sunshine State: USDA Approves Florida's Hemp Program - South Florida Reporter

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved Florida’s hemp program that will allow farmers to grow hemp in the future, marking the official start of the hemp industry in the Sunshine State. On April 16, the Department of Agriculture announced that the hemp production plan under the U.S. Domestic Hemp Production Program for Florida has …

Greenhouse Hemp

The USDA has formally approved Florida’s state hemp program, clearing the way for Florida growers to begin cultivating hemp later this month. Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried will oversee Florida’s state hemp program through the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS). “After months of incorporating feedback from the public, growers, and industry stakeholders, we …

Florida hemp program: Pandemic dampens launch after USDA approval – South Florida  South Florida Business Journal Source link

With USDA Approval, Kansas Moves One Step Closer to Commercial Hemp Program Published on Thursday, 16 April 2020 14:14 Written by Press Release, Posted by Mike McKenna The US Department of Agriculture announced Thursday, April 16 that it has approved the plan submitted in January by the Kansas Department of Agriculture to regulate a Commercial …

USDA approves development of hemp for Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa - KFYR-TV

BELCOURT, N.D. – The United States Department of Agriculture recently approved the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa to grow hemp on tribal lands. The signing of the Farm Bill in December of 2018 legalized industrial hemp. Now, hemp is coming to the Turtle Mountain Reservation, in the form of the project “Green Buffalo.” “Our traditions …