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Trump Could Use U.S. Trade Agreements to Bully Canada’s Emerging Cannabis Industry

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Last month, (allegedly) following a call from U.S. President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delayed a long-held plan to export Israeli medicinal cannabis. It was a troubling moment for Canada’s cannabis sector, as it signaled the possibility that he could try a similar direct or indirect tactic to......
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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,......