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Hemp Welcomed Back Into Minnesota Crop Mix On Small Scale

A 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.


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Company Uses Hemp To Help Build Homes, Despite Costly Regulations

Chances 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.


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Shops Challenge Designer Drug Law

Some record stores and retailers in Minnesota are suing to prevent a law on “designer drugs” from taking effect on Friday.