The Legal Expansion of US Industrial Hemp

New Freedom of Industrial Hemp

Little by little cannabis is breaking through the American stigma put on it by the 1937 Marihuana Tax Act. Finally, now every state in the US can license and regulate the cultivation of industrial hemp due to a new amendment passed in the 2018 Farm Bill in December, 2018. Read more »

Medical Marijuana, Harry Anslinger and the Legal Challenge

Cannabis Stigma

Who wants to be branded a pot head in our drug-test economy? Not anyone I know. It’s a costly label garnered from a stereotype of those who abuse cannabis but typically don’t think they are. The ‘evil drug’ mental construct placed on cannabis officially dates back only 81 years in the United States. One man, Harry Anslinger, made it happen. Read more »