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Isodiol International Completes 51% Acquisition of Farmtiva and Announces First Compliant California Hemp Cultivation

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Isodiol International Inc. (CSE: ISOL) (OTC: ISOLF), one of the largest producers of hemp derived Cannabidiol oil in the world,  has announced this morning that  that the company has closed its acquisition of a 51% equity stake in Farmtiva Inc., a cultivator of hemp that also provides hemp farming and...
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Senator Mitch McConnell to Introduce Legislation to Legalize Hemp

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Senator Mitch McConnell plans to introduce a new bill which will legalize the use of industrial hemp as an agricultural crop in the United States. McConnell hopes to gain bipartisan support on a new effort to remove hemp from the federal government controlled substance list. “It’s now time to take...
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Trump Administration Cautions Against National Hemp Expansion

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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.  The 2014 Farm Bill allowed hemp production in states with authorized hemp research projects.  Greg Ibach, undersecretary for the U.S. Department of Agriculture,...
Politics

New Bill in Oregon Will Reclassify Hemp as an Agricultural Commodity

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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 industrial hemp plant for agricultural purposes and would also set into motion statewide standards for growing hemp from seed to sale. Hemp can...