Alabama just approved applications for 180 hemp farmers, and the first crop will be planted by April, said Alabama Department of Agriculture Commissioner Rick Pate. “We approved all the legitimate applications,” Pate said. “Those notifications are going out this week.” A couple of applications that didn’t include the $100 application fee, or were not from qualified farmers, may have been rejected, Pate said. “There may...
A bill signed last year by Gov. Doug Ducey directed the state Department of Agriculture to write rules allowing Arizona farmers tomorrow start growing the non-psychoactive form of marijuana. That was allowed after a 2014 federal law gave states some permission to license hemp growers for “research purposes.” Those rules are expected to be in place by August. But what Congress just approved is a...
The new Florida Cannabis Law allows anyone 21 and over to posses, grow, and consume cannabis recreationally! Two Florida lawmakers have filed a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state for adults 21 and over.  New Recreational Marijuana Bill in FloridaHB 1117 was filed by Reps. Carlos Guillermo Smith, D-Orlando, and Michael Grieco, D-Miami Beach, on Tuesday. The proposal allows people who are 21...