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Could Hemp be a New Cash Crop?

Associated Press - March 25, 2017 8:45 am

Kansas legislators who have resisted proposals to legalize marijuana for medical use are advancing a proposal aimed at making the state an industrial hemp powerhouse.

The state House gave first-round approval Friday on a voice vote to a bill that would allow state universities and colleges to grow industrial hemp and conduct research on it. The House plans to take a final vote Monday to determine whether the measure goes to the Senate.

A 2014 federal law allowed states to set up such programs. Supporters said hemp could become a big crop for Kansas farmers.

A majority of states have legalized medical marijuana, but even limited proposals have foundered in Kansas.

The House bill would define industrial hemp as cannabis containing 0.3 percent or less of the high-producing chemical THC.

 

Patrick Plantagenet

March 26, 2017 at 7:50 am

Hemp cannot produce nor synthesize THC. Hemp cannot produce nor synthesize CBD.

http://genome.ccbr.utoronto.ca/cgi-bin/hgGateway?hgsid=87495&clade=plant&org=C.+sativa&db=finola1

Patrick Plantagenet

March 26, 2017 at 7:53 am

“Could Hemp Be The Next Cash Crop”

No fewer than 1,000,000 entries can be found on a Google Search for this “Theme” article.

Patrick Plantagenet

March 26, 2017 at 7:56 am

Here you can see attorneys being taught how 1) Police make THC with the OLD Dequesnois-Levine Test (DLT):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEXqy0QWHkc

Making THC from cured plant material.

Patrick Plantagenet

March 26, 2017 at 8:02 am

Here we can see solutions added to cause the reaction of THCA-Synthase/CBDA-Synthase and/or THCA-Acid/CBD-Acid.

https://youtu.be/SFLOMeUEx1U?t=1m8s (video cued)

Patrick Plantagenet

March 26, 2017 at 8:08 am

“Contrary to popular belief Cannabis does not contain any THC”

(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zqh3-Xi27IA)

Patrick Plantagenet

March 26, 2017 at 8:11 am

“A Cannabis plant when it is freshly growing in the soil it does not contain a single molecule of THC. It is producing a slightly different compound”

(https://youtu.be/rrdODl_t76Q?t=4m2s)

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