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Disappointment, hope for Vermont legalizers

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott announced Wednesday he is vetoing a state bill that would have made marijuana legal for adults, but offered a “path forward” for passing it later this year. He specified a...

Hemp History Week set for June 5-11

It’s time to celebrate the illustrious history of the cannabis plant in the USA, where once presidents farmed hemp and Thomas Jefferson lauded it as “first necessity to commerce and the marine and...

Delaware legalization bill advances from committee

The Delaware House Revenue and Finance Committee approved (9-2) a bill May 10 to make marijuana legal for adults and regulate it similarly to alcohol. The legislation, HB 110, also known as the...

Want a successful career? Swap cannabis for alcohol

When politicians stop punishing cannabis users for choosing a safer high than alcohol, the overall job landscape improves for everyone. Even decriminalizing helps. This is according to a recent study...

CBD producer sources hemp to comply with DEA

As theLeafOnline readers may recall, the federal DEA included a section (21 CFR Part 1308) in the December 14, 2016 Federal Register, changing the language in its current drug code regarding non...

DAs’ group asks feds to override state elections

The National District Attorneys Association is calling for the federal government to strictly enforce anti-cannabis laws in states that have regulated its production and distribution for either...

Hemp planting set for May 24 in Washington State

It’s been nearly a century in the making, but this May will bring with it the first legal planting of the versatile, valuable industrial hemp oilseed and fiber crop in Washington State in...