Hemp: One of the Nation’s Oldest, and Now Newest, Agricultural Commodities

Posted on: September 17th, 2018 by admin No Comments

by Michelle Rutter, NCIA’s Government Relations Manager HISTORY Farming and agriculture has long been a part of North American history. When the Great Depression hit in the 1930’s, both President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Congress knew that the United States would struggle until the agriculture industry became prosperous again. As a result, many New Deal programs dealt with farming, but arguably the most notable agriculture related legislation was the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 , which was the first version of what we know today as simply the “Farm Bill” that is updated roughly every five years

Clearfield Medical Marijuana Testing Lab Nears One Year Since Approval – GANT News

Posted on: June 25th, 2018 by admin No Comments

GANT News Clearfield Medical Marijuana Testing Lab Nears One Year Since Approval GANT News CLEARFIELD – ACT Laboratories, one of two state-approved medical marijuana testing centers approved in 2017, is nearing the one-year post approval status mark.

Medical marijuana to be available as substitute to prescribed opioids – Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Posted on: June 19th, 2018 by admin No Comments

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Medical marijuana to be available as substitute to prescribed opioids Rochester Democrat and Chronicle State Health Commissioner Howard Zucker said Monday the Health Department will expand the use of medical marijuana to be available as a substitute for an opioid prescription. The goal, he said, would be to help reduce the number of patients who become … This condition will now qualify you for medical marijuana WKBW-TV Opioid users will qualify for medical marijuana program Seattle Times New York to Offer Medical Marijuana as Prescribed Opioid Alternative High Times The Daily Gazette all 84 news articles »

Rauner to consider allowing medical cannabis for opioid patients – The State Journal-Register

Posted on: June 18th, 2018 by admin No Comments

The State Journal-Register Rauner to consider allowing medical cannabis for opioid patients The State Journal-Register Gov. Bruce Rauner soon will be asked to weigh in on a bill designed to avoid addiction to prescription painkillers and reduce opioid overdoses by giving certain patients quick but temporary access to the state's medical marijuana program

NH Medical Marijuana Is Turning 5, So How’s The Program Doing? – New Hampshire Public Radio

Posted on: June 16th, 2018 by admin No Comments

New Hampshire Public Radio NH Medical Marijuana Is Turning 5, So How's The Program Doing?

Lawmakers In Illinois Embrace Medical Marijuana As An Opioid Alternative – NPR

Posted on: June 15th, 2018 by admin No Comments

NPR Lawmakers In Illinois Embrace Medical Marijuana As An Opioid Alternative NPR A painkiller prescription could become a ticket for medical marijuana in Illinois. Lawmakers there passed a bill making anyone with a prescription for opioids eligible for its medical cannabis program.

Medical marijuana: VT fails to adapt to program – BurlingtonFreePress.com

Posted on: June 13th, 2018 by admin No Comments

BurlingtonFreePress.com Medical marijuana: VT fails to adapt to program BurlingtonFreePress.com Next month, Vermont will throw off restrictions on adult marijuana use — leaving thousands of Vermonters, who already use the drug for medical purposes, in a … Medical marijuana: A peek inside a potential new dispensary MyDaytonDailyNews all 4 news articles »

Can Louisiana’s fledgling medical marijuana industry keep up with expanded demand? – The Advocate

Posted on: June 11th, 2018 by admin No Comments

The Advocate Can Louisiana's fledgling medical marijuana industry keep up with expanded demand? The Advocate A recent expansion of treatable conditions in Louisiana's fledgling medical marijuana program could grow the industry by millions of dollars and move the state's once-narrow program closer to a full-blown medical marijuana industry seen in other states.

Elizabeth Warren, Cory Gardner Launch Bipartisan Medical Marijuana Bill – High Times

Posted on: June 9th, 2018 by admin No Comments

High Times Elizabeth Warren, Cory Gardner Launch Bipartisan Medical Marijuana Bill High Times A senator from a state on the cusp of legalizing adult-use cannabis and another from a state with the oldest legal adult-use program in the country are coming together over a new bill that would protect any state that has legalized cannabis for any …

NJ legislation would legalize marijuana, expand medical pot – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Posted on: June 8th, 2018 by admin No Comments

NJ legislation would legalize marijuana , expand medical pot Minneapolis Star Tribune NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Recreational marijuana would be legalized and the medical cannabis program would be expanded under new legislation unveiled Friday in New Jersey.

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