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Industrial Hemp to Be Delisted as a Controlled Substance

Touch the Soil News #1199 (Feature photo – Industrial Hemp – CCA SA 3.0 Unported) Ag-tech news portal – AgFunder – reports that the growing, harvesting and processing of industrial hemp will be delisted as a controlled substance with the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill. It is expected that the Farm Bill will be passed on Thursday (12/13/2018). With that passage, the processing and selling of CBD oil will also become legal in all states. Under non-federal State programs, 42 states had already implemented pilot programs for industrial hemp. Hemp acreage grew from 5,000 in 2015 to 30,000 in 2018. It will be interesting to see how much acreage…

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Industrial Hemp Gets the Green Light in Canada

Positive Future #233 (Feature photo – Harvesting Hemp – GNU Free Doc License) Recently, the Honorable Ginette Petitpas Taylor – Minister of Health Canada –issued a decision to allow industrial hemp farmers to undertake whole plant harvest for the 2018 crop. Health Canada’s revision of regulations allows hemp farmers to immediately collect and store industrial hemp flower, bud and leaf material. You can read the full article on The Hemp News at the following link: http://www.thehempnews.com/canada-hemp-farmers-get-whole-plant-harvest-greenlight/ Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign up!

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The Roots of Bringing Back Industrial Hemp

Touch the Soil News #1097 (Feature photo – Industrial Hemp – CCA SA 4.0 International) In days gone by, hemp was an important product medicinally and industrially. Its new-found resurgence may bode well for agriculture and the consuming world. While hemp has become an important industrial crop in other nations, the rise of hemp has its roots just a few years ago in Kentucky. A better understanding of hemp and its industrial / economic value is a key to getting this new industry launched in the U.S. The following video clip brings to light an overlooked crop that has much potential. Want More? – Sign up below Special Deals Ahead…Sign…

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