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  1. Ron Strider

    NY: New State Law Encourages Growing Hemp In Hudson Valley

    A new law makes it easier for farmers across the Hudson Valley to grow hemp. The legislation, recently signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, declares industrial hemp to be "an agricultural commodity" and is intended to bolster New York State's agricultural economy, including in the creation of products...
  2. K

    CT: Marijuana Hot Topic During Legislative Session

    Hartford, CT - Friday was the deadline for lawmakers to submit bills for this year's legislative session. There are hundreds of them. The focus this session will be on ways to save money and create revenue as the state faces a deficit of well over a billion dollars. The state needs to cut...
  3. K

    CO: Legislative Panel Backs Marijuana For PTSD

    Denver — Post-traumatic stress disorder would be eligible for medical marijuana treatment in Colorado under a proposed measure that was advanced Wednesday by a legislative panel. The interim committee sent the bill to the Legislative Council Committee on a 5-0 vote, though some lawmakers said...
  4. K

    CO: Legislative Panel Backs Marijuana For PTSD

    Denver — Post-traumatic stress disorder would be eligible for medical marijuana treatment in Colorado under a proposed measure that was advanced Wednesday by a legislative panel. The interim committee sent the bill to the Legislative Council Committee on a 5-0 vote, though some lawmakers said...
  5. K

    TX: Marijuana Advocates Train Locals About Medical Use

    State and local advocates of reforming marijuana policy met in Amarillo on Saturday to train others with similar views on how to be more effective change agents. The event, hosted by Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy, is the first in a series of ones being held across Texas as part of...
  6. K

    TX: Marijuana Advocates Train Locals About Medical Use

    State and local advocates of reforming marijuana policy met in Amarillo on Saturday to train others with similar views on how to be more effective change agents. The event, hosted by Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy, is the first in a series of ones being held across Texas as part of...
  7. R

    CT: Advocates Hoping To Keep Pot Legalization Issue Alive

    Even though two bills legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in Connecticut failed this session, proponents are seeking to keep the issue alive by holding a public informational meeting on the subject. Reps. Juan Candelaria and Toni Walker, both Democrats from New Haven, are seeking...