Politics | CashCropToday - Part 9
Trump Administration Cautions Against National Hemp Expansion
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Trump Administration Cautions Against National Hemp Expansion

Editor - February 22, 2018

The Trump administration doesn’t want to see hemp expanded nationwide in the next Farm Bill because of concerns about overproduction, an official said on February 21, 2018.…

Alaska Close to Commercial Industrial Hemp Industry
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Alaska Close to Commercial Industrial Hemp Industry

Editor - February 21, 2018

Many of the founding fathers of the U.S. grew hemp.  The early pilgrims were forbidden to NOT grow hemp.  30 states currently allow the cultivation of industrial…

Tennessee Sheriff Closes Businesses for Allegedly Selling CBD
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Tennessee Sheriff Closes Businesses for Allegedly Selling CBD

Editor - February 20, 2018

On Monday, February 12, 2018, the Rutherford County (TN) Sheriff’s Department locked up 23 businesses and indicted 21 citizens for allegedly selling illegal substances.  “Operation Candy Crush”,…

Alberta Plans to Issue 250 Retail Cannabis Licenses in 2018
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Alberta Plans to Issue 250 Retail Cannabis Licenses in 2018

Editor - February 19, 2018

The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) has announced their intentions to issue more than 250 licenses to retail stores in Alberta, Canada.  The AGLC has adopted…

Vermont Becomes 9th State to Legalize Recreational Cannabis
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Vermont Becomes 9th State to Legalize Recreational Cannabis

Editor - February 17, 2018

Vermont becomes the 9th state in the U.S. to legalize recreational cannabis for adults over 21 but, the first state to do so through its passing legislation.…

Trump Persuades Israeli Prime Minister to Halt Plans for Cannabis Exports
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Trump Persuades Israeli Prime Minister to Halt Plans for Cannabis Exports

Editor - February 17, 2018

Israeli Prime Minster, Benjamin Netanyahu, has been persuaded by the United States President Donald Trump to haunt the country's plan to become a leading exporters of medicinal…

Trial to Decide Cannabis Classification in the US. Set to Begin
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Trial to Decide Cannabis Classification in the US. Set to Begin

Editor - February 16, 2018

The most important trial in the legalization of cannabis is set to begin. A collection of cannabis advocates, that includes a former NFL player, a U.S. war…

New Bill in Oregon Will Reclassify Hemp as an Agricultural Commodity
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Manufacturing
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New Bill in Oregon Will Reclassify Hemp as an Agricultural Commodity

Editor - February 16, 2018

The state of Oregon is looking to develop hemp into one of their most profitable agricultural commodities. A new bill proposed to Oregon legislation would reclassify the…

Marijuana Justice Act Seeks to End Federal Involvement in Recreational Cannabis States
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Marijuana Justice Act Seeks to End Federal Involvement in Recreational Cannabis States

Editor - February 15, 2018

The Marijuana Justice Act seeks to remove cannabis from the controlled substance act and stop federal involvement with recreational U.S. states. The bill has been  signed by Sen.…

Colorado’s Cannabis Sales for 2017 Reach $1.6 Billion
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Colorado’s Cannabis Sales for 2017 Reach $1.6 Billion

Editor - February 13, 2018

Colorado retailed $1.5 billion dollars’ worth of medical and recreational cannabis last year,  up 15% from 2016. Although recent over supply in the states market has caused…