Saturday, July 18th, 2015

 

KENTUCKY … Industrial Hemp Program

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Industrial Hemp Program The Kentucky Department of Agriculture Industrial Hemp Pilot Research Program is the result of the passage of two separate laws: Kentucky’s Senate Bill 50, passed by the Kentucky General Assembly in 2013, and the 2014 Federal Farm Bill signed into law February 7, 2014. Senate Bill 50 exempted industrial hemp from the state controlled substances act but also mandated that Kentucky follow all federal rules and regulations with respect to industrial hemp. The 2014 Federal Farm Bill section 7606 allows state departments of agriculture, in states whereRead More


Growing Guide: Tips to Grow Your Own Marijuana

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Growing Guide: 11 Essential Tips to Grow Your Own Marijuana            By Michelle Slatalla   Marijuana has momentum. Are you keeping score? In the US, some states have legalized marijuana for recreational use, some states allow medicinal use, a slew of others have lessened legal penalties, and the New York Times has exhorted the federal government to repeal a 40-year ban on “a substance far less dangerous than alcohol.”   Here are 10 tips to grow your own marijuana and maximize potency of the plant’s active ingredient, THC (tetrahydrocannabinol):  Read More