Stories tagged: hemp
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019
For her daughter with Angelman syndrome, Spokane’s Shari Blum researched possible benefits of hemp extracts and organic terpenes in plants. She found a combination that she says helped her daughter …
Tue., Nov. 19, 2019
Idaho Gov. Brad Little has issued an executive order aligning Idaho law enforcement activities with federal law to allow the transport of hemp across the state.
Fri., Nov. 15, 2019
Outdoor marijuana growers are reporting an increase in cross-pollination from hemp farms, a development that could mean marijuana cultivators might lose upward of tens of thousands of dollars if their …
Fri., Nov. 15, 2019
While I would prefer my lawn to be full of cannabis plants rather than dandelions, it doesn’t quite grow exactly like a weed.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019
The CBD craze is leaving the war on drugs a bit dazed and confused
Mon., Oct. 21, 2019
“There are myriad studies that correlate the compounds within hemp seeds to health benefits,” said nutritional therapy practitioner Ammi Midstokke.
Thu., Oct. 10, 2019
Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb received plenty of headlines in August when he reminded consumers that food products containing cannabidiol (CDB) derived from hemp plants remain federally illegal.
Tue., July 16, 2019
Hemp fabric is antimicrobial, antibacterial, hypo-allergenic, thermo-regulating, naturally pest-resistant and UV-resistant.
Sun., June 16, 2019
Health experts advise caution on unregulated products.
Fri., June 14, 2019
A new global hemp research lab in Oregon will offer a certification program that will tell farmers whether the hemp seeds they’re buying are the real deal
Tue., May 7, 2019
The branding power of Willie Nelson draws a crowd even in states where weed is illegal.
UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019
Police officers who encounter shipments of state-certified hemp on America’s highways are facing a quandary: They can’t tell if the plants they’re seeing are hemp or marijuana. Truckers are free …
UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019
Could hemp be Washington’s next cash crop? Lawmakers eye new system amid CBD boom, marijuana expansion
Both chambers of the Washington Legislature have passed laws that would create a state system for licensing hemp production. The long-outlawed cousin of marijuana hasn’t taken off in the Evergreen …
Sat., March 2, 2019
Idaho State Police may get the funding to purchase equipment that would allow investigators to distinguish hemp from marijuana after a high-profile case in the state grabbed headlines and prompted …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019
CBD ads pop up everywhere these days on social media, radio and street signs. They hawk pain relief and other remedies from cannabidiol, known as CBD, a cannabis extract that …
Fri., Dec. 21, 2018
The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil, as an ingredient in food or dietary supplements despite the big farm bill …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018
Fifth District Rep. Caroline Nilsson Troy will introduce legislation early next year that would legalize hemp in Idaho.
Thu., May 24, 2018
U.S. officials have ordered a San Francisco brewery to stop producing a specialty beer containing cannabidiol, the hemp-derived extract known as CBD, because it lacks the proper permitting.
Mon., May 14, 2018
A glut of legal marijuana is driving Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to another type of cannabis to make ends meet – …
Mon., May 14, 2018
Applications for state licenses to grow hemp – marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin – have increased more than twentyfold since 2015, and Oregon now ranks No. 2 behind Colorado among the 19 …
UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018
The U.S. Senate’s top leader wants to bring hemp production back into the mainstream by removing it from the list of controlled substances.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017
Seattle has dropped a $1,000 fine issued to the nonprofit organization that runs Hempfest – the annual summer marijuana celebration.
Thu., June 29, 2017
Every bride-to-be wants her wedding to be special, and trying to incorporate cannabis into the festivities is about as unique as it gets.
UPDATED: Sun., June 25, 2017
Montana’s Industrial Hemp Pilot Program is underway for the first time this year, allowing approved farmers to grow the fibrous plant under oversight from the state Department of Agriculture. However, …
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017
Gov. Jay Inslee signs laws on marijuana edibles, lock boxes and industrial hemp.
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017
Seattle Hempfest organizers are opening an outpost in downtown Olympia with a little help from one of the state’s most visible cannabis activists. Olympia Hempfest Central will have a grand …
Fri., Aug. 12, 2016
Three years into the nation’s hemp experiment, a 20-acre farm in southern Colorado exemplifies the crop’s hazy potential.
Tue., March 1, 2016
The Legislature has passed a bill that would allow licensed growers to produce industrial hemp in Washington as part of a research program.
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016
Oregon lawmakers are considering relaxing rules about hemp cultivation.
Fri., March 21, 2014
OLYMPIA – “Weed” is not an official weed, at least not in Washington. So says the state Noxious Weed Control Board, which recently discussed whether various forms of cannabis, from …