Nevada Governor Signs Hemp Research; Cultivation Bill

CARSON CITY, NV — Nevada’s Republican Governor Brian Sandoval on Thursday signed into law legislation that will allow hemp cultivation in the state under current federal guidelines. The State Board of Agriculture can now begin adopting regulations regarding the licencing and oversight of hemp cultivation. Hemp cultivation can begin as early as January 2016, once…
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Kentucky announces 5 hemp pilot projects

The pilot projects, which are tied to universities, will focus on different possibilities for hemp. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky's first legal hemp production in at least 50 years will include five projects in conjunction with state universities to test whether the crop can help clean soil on former industrial sites, Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer…
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Indiana Hemp Industry Trying To Boost Its Profile

More than a year after Indiana lawmakers legalized a so-called cash crop, the coffers are still empty. Legislation that was signed into law in 2014 approved the commercial growth and research of the versatile industrial hemp plant, which is a non-intoxicating form of cannabis. But, lack of federal approval has stalled the state from moving…
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