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House Passes 2018 Farm Bill

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The United States House of Representatives approved the 2018 Farm Bill with a narrow 213-211 vote this week that has passed legislation to legalize the growth of hemp throughout the country’s farmland. This is the the second vote on the new Farm Bill that has taken place over the of the...
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Senate Makes “Hemp History Week” Official in the United States

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Earlier this week the United States Senate recognized the economic potential of the industrial hemp plant by officially recognizing June 4th-10thas “Hemp History Week.” Growing acceptance of the industrial hemp plant as an agricultural resource has been growing over the past few years, especially within the State legislatures. As of...
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Global Hemp Group and Marijuana Company of America Provide Update on Operations for Their Joint Venture CBD Hemp Farm in Scio, Oregon

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Vancouver, BC — (May 15, 2018) — GLOBAL HEMP GROUP INC. (“GHG” or the “Company”) (CSE: GHG / OTC: GBHPF / FRANKFURT: GHG) and joint venture partner Marijuana Company of America, Inc. (OTC: MCOA) (the “Partners”) are pleased to provide an update on their CBD hemp farming project in Scio,...
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Hemp Farming Act of 2018 Aims to Revive the U.S. Farming Industry

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A large collection of bipartisan congress members are supporting the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2018. The Hemp Farming Act aims to remove industrial hemp from its Schedule 1 drug classification to make the non-psychoactive variety of the cannabis sativa plant available for American farmers to grow. Link to the...
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Hemp Production on the Rise in the U.S.

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The number of advocates in favor of a revival of a commercial hemp industry grows every day. From 2016-2017 cultivation of the plant has more than doubled and in states with the highest grown acreage of hemp, like Colorado and Kentucky, propagation of hemp plant has grown by 140%. Though...