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  1. Ron Strider

    CA: Planning Commission Gears Up For Cannabis

    The Plumas County Planning Commission is gearing up to receive the controversial draft Cannabis Ordinance produced by the Cannabis Working Group. County Planning Director Randy Wilson stated at the Nov. 2 planning commission meeting that the cannabis working group is getting close to...
  2. Ron Strider

    FDA Hints It May Look Into Marijuana Health Claims

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration may start cracking down on claims that marijuana has health benefits that haven't been proven, the agency's commissioner said Tuesday. "I see people who are developing products who are making claims that marijuana has antitumor effects in the setting of...
  3. Ron Strider

    KY: Traditions, Safety And Hemp In Store For Kentucky State Fair

    From giant pumpkins to industrial hemp and donut hamburgers, when the Kentucky State Fair opens next week eyes focus on a wide variety of topics from the traditional to things some may find controversial or even downright bizarre. But each topic is finding itself as a key aspect of an...
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    MT: Commissioner - Pro-Marijuana Group Filed Reports Late

    Helena, Mont. - Montana's commissioner of political practices says a marijuana industry association violated campaign laws by filing multiple reports late. Commissioner Jonathan Motl says the Montana Cannabis Industry Association filed five campaign finance reports late. Such violations are...
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    MT: Anti-Marijuana Campaigner Wants Political Practices Commissioner Jailed

    The Billings man funding an anti-marijuana campaign says the state's political practices commissioner might be facing jail time after the election for protecting medical marijuana growers advocating for a ballot measure in November's election. In an email to the Chronicle late Tuesday night...
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    KY: Quarles Urges Feds To Reconsider Positions That Could Hinder Hemp Research

    Frankfort, Ky. — Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles urged the federal government to reconsider positions that would impede the ability of Kentucky and other states to carry out research projects on industrial hemp. "I am concerned that some of the positions set forth in [the]...
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    MD: County Approves Zoning For Medical Marijuana

    Charles County will allow medical cannabis to be grown, processed and distributed within county borders, the Charles County Commissioners decided Tuesday, March 15. The follow-up work session approving zoning requests came on the heels of last Tuesday night's public hearing in La Plata where...