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Tribe to open nation's first marijuana resort

...plans, the Passamaquoddy Tribe in Maine signed a letter of intent with Monarch to build a cultivation facility for industrial hemp. The Suquamish Tribe and Washington state officials signed a 10-year agreement that will govern the production, processing...
Nation and World
Hemp is making a comeback

...on the important issues at The plant is hemp, a distinct variety of the species cannabis...another variety of cannabis, marijuana, hemp does not have psychoactive properties. Even if you smoked a thousand hemp cigarettes, you still wouldn't get...
Legalized hemp, marijuana fail

...that would have legalized marijuana and hemp products, making Alaska's marijuana...precincts reporting Tuesday night, Free Hemp in Alaska, the most visible of four groups...people 18 or over who use marijuana or hemp products. Law enforcement agencies would...
Letter: Knowleses oppose hemp initiative our views on the so-called "hemp" initiative on this November's to legalize possession of industrial hemp - the fiber from the marijuana plant specifying legalization of industrial hemp, gives the false appearance that such...
Slack Tide: A pot primer for the newly legal less than 1 percent in cannabis grown for industrial hemp. Hemp fiber is inexpensive and uncommonly durable; some people are still wearing their hemp bracelets five years after Burning Man and they shower...
Tribes tread carefully into pot discussions

...might consider cultivating marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin, hemp, but the federal government would have to allow interstate transport for it to be a profitable venture. Hemp is used to make clothing, lotion and other products, but growing...
Legislators file first round of bills

...feasibility of merging the Railbelt's electricity providers.? SB 8 - Sen. Johnny Ellis, D-Anchorage - Defines industrial hemp as an agricultural crop, defines its production, standards and regulations.? SB 9 - Sen. Micciche - Prohibits political...
Local | AK legislature
On the Trails: Dredge Islands

...trees grow there too?We were pleased to find abundant meadow rue on some islands but much less happy to find a big stand of hemp-nettle. This prickly plant is an invasive weed from Eurasia. There was evidence of the passage of some large creature through...
A trade convention for marijuana in Tacoma Dome

...used either in food products or eaten as is.There were vendors offering butane, propane, hexane, helium and argon; and hemp rolling papers; and high-end cooking chocolate.Shannon Noone and her boyfriend Jasper were there selling ceramic pipes and...
The whole story

Ballot Measure 5, (the hemp initiative), is poorly conceived and...use of marijuana and industrial use of hemp. The bill is much more than that. Among...distributing, or consuming industrial hemp products, hemp medicinal preparations...


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