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HARTFORD, CT — Lawmakers in Connecticut approved a bill Wednesday aimed legalizing industrial hemp cultivation in the state. The Senate voted 36-0 to approve the measure, House Bill 5780, which previously passed the House by a vote of 142-2. Once enacted, the bill will allow Connecticut to begin industrial hemp pilot and research programs through the Department of Agriculture and the state’s higher education institutions, in accordance with new federal regulations introduced last year. The bill defines 
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2/25/2015 In November 2014, Alaska, Oregon, and Washington DC voted to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults and these laws are beginning to officially go into effect.  Alaska law has already gone into effect as of Tuesday and Washington DC law goes into effect on Thursday 2/26/2015 and new Oregon recreational marijuana law Measure 91 goes into effect in July 2015 and then the Oregon Liquor Control Board  will begin accepting applications for 
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Two Democrats from Oregon have teamed up with two Republicans from Kentucky to introduce a bill that would legalize industrial hemp cultivation and production nationwide. WASHINGTON, DC — A bill to legalize industrial hemp cultivation and production nationwide has been filed in the United States Senate with bi-partisan support, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). The bill, Senate Bill 134, was filed last week by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR).  The bill is co-sponsored by Senators 
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  At 420 College we offer California cannabis and hemp business education and consultation. In the last few years there has been a growing acceptance of cannabis and hemp in America. In fact on May 30th, 2014 congress passed an appropriations amendment bill blocking the DEA from targeting medical marijuana and interfering with states medical cannabis laws.  The Senate will likely consider its own appropriations bill for the DEA, then once that passes the President 
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