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North Carolina Farmers Embrace Hemp as the Market for Tobacco Dwindles

Big investments in hemp processing facilities is creating a reliable market for a new cash crop to replace tobacco.

Mitch McConnell Is Positioning Himself as the Champion of the U.S. Hemp Industry

The Senate Majority Leader sees hemp as a boon for Kentucky farmers and his own reelection next year.

CBD Is Just the First Huge Benefit From Legal Hemp

Hemp has vast potential as an environmentally benign source of many fundamentals of modern life.

Hemp Clears Legislative Hurdle and Is Poised to Be Legalized

Hemp was a major commodity product for centuries. Now, after decades of prohibition, it looks like it will be again.

Canada Makes Marijuana Farmers Eligible for Government Agriculture Programs

Canada, where marijuana will soon be legal nationwide, is now treating cannabis as just another crop.

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