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

Pennsylvania lawmakers approve bill to spur research on medical marijuana – Tribune-Review

Posted on: June 23rd, 2018 by admin No Comments

Pennsylvania lawmakers approve bill to spur research on medical marijuana Tribune-Review HARRISBURG — Legislation designed to get a research provision of Pennsylvania's medical marijuana law back on track is headed to the governor's desk. Both chambers voted Friday for a bill that was drafted in response to a Commonwealth Court judge's …

Addiction Update: Going to Pot: Thinking About Medical Marijuana, Part 5 – Mercury-Register

Posted on: May 3rd, 2012 by admin No Comments

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Missouri’s Campaign To Legalize Medical Marijuana Is Still Chugging Along – THE Weed Blog (blog)

Posted on: April 29th, 2012 by admin No Comments

I was sad to see several news outlets report that Show-Me Cannabis had given up its campaign to legalize medical marijuana in Missouri. It is absolutely false! The Show-Me Cannabis campaign is alive and kicking in Missouri.

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