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Industrial Hemp Pilot Program Reappears in the Missouri Legislature

Missouri senators advanced a bill Tuesday that would create a pilot program in the state to study the growth, cultivation, processing and marketing of industrial hemp in cooperation with Missouri’s Department of Agriculture. Members of the General Assembly have been working on pilot programs for the growth and research of...

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

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. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and is picking up momentum in the U.S. Senate. The new bill would also require the...