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Rhode Island Approves Hemp-Growing Permits

Positive Future #270 (Feature photo – Hemp – CCA SA 3.0 Unported) The Providence Journal reports that Rhode Island farmers can now apply for a state license to grow hemp. Getting a license requires a $2,500 fee, a criminal background check, laboratory testing of the hemp after harvest and a tracking system on what is sold. At present, there are provisions in the pending 2018 Farm Bill, which may not be passed until after this fall’s elections. The Farm Bill would provide guidelines for growing hemp in all states with less restriction. You can read the full story here: http://www.providencejournal.com/news/20180930/hemp-will-be-cropping-up-on-ri-farms Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!

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Charleston Hemp Company Survives Hurricane Florence

Positive Future #262 (Feature photo – Hemp Oil – Courtesy of Charleston Hemp Company https://www.charlestonhempcompany.org/ ) With damages now estimated at more than $38 billion, Hurricane Florence is moving into the history books and onto the financial system that must be resilient enough to re-build the damage. Hemp Magazine carries and interesting story about David Bulick and the events surrounding how he saved his 2018 hemp crop. You can read the full story here: https://thehempmag.com/2018/09/carolina-hemp-farmers-recover-from-hurricane-florence/ Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!

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