Wisconsin Senate Committee OKs Hemp Farming BillThe state Senate's agriculture committee has overwhelmingly approved a bill that would allow Wisconsin farmers to grow hemp.
Lawmakers Pushing For Hemp Comeback In WisconsinRepublican lawmakers want to help Wisconsin's once-dominant hemp industry make a comeback.
Hastings Hemp Grower: 'We're Trying To Make The Farmer Profitable'The fields are planted all across Minnesota; endless rows of corn and beans are healthy and deep green. But on a rural Hastings farm, the crop Ken Anderson is planting is making a bit of history.
Industrial Hemp Research Program Launched In N.D.North Dakota's Agriculture Department is launching a research program to help determine whether industrial hemp can be a viable commodity in the state.
Minnesota Takes Slow Route On Hemp, Frustrating Some FarmersFarmers anxious to grow hemp as part of a newly authorized Minnesota pilot project are expressing frustration after being told by state regulators that chance won't come soon.
Ex-US Attorney Wants Feds To Allow Hemp On SD ReservationThe former U.S. attorney in North Dakota decided to take on his former employer by filing a motion Thursday to lift an 11-year-old federal injunction that prevents a man from growing industrial hemp on a South Dakota reservation.
Hemp Welcomed Back Into Minnesota Crop Mix On Small ScaleA once-banished crop could soon sprout legally again in select Minnesota farm fields. Minnesota lawmakers have given a small nod to growth of hemp plants that lead to oils, lotions, seeds, rope fibers and other industrial uses.
Company Uses Hemp To Help Build Homes, Despite Costly RegulationsChances are pretty good that if somebody asks you about hemp, your first thoughts might land on the weed that gets rolled into joints. And that’s the unfortunate reality plaguing proponents who seek to strip federal regulations on industrial grade hemp.
Shops Challenge Designer Drug LawSome record stores and retailers in Minnesota are suing to prevent a law on "designer drugs" from taking effect on Friday.