Hundreds of pounds of industrial hemp seeds bound from Canada to Colorado have been seized by federal authorities in North Dakota, marking the latest bump along the road to legalization of marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin.
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It's a done deal. A UPS truck delivered more than 250 pounds of hemp seed to the Kentucky Department of Agriculture this afternoon.
Kentucky agricultural officials told the Associated Press Thursday evening that the DEA had approved a permit allowing the state to import a 250-lb. shipment of hemp seed to be used for research purposes.
Hemp seeds could be released by federal officials to the Kentucky Department of Agriculture by Thursday as disagreements between the state and U.S. officials appear resolved.
Activists are using the Twitter hashtag #FireLeonhart to call for Michele Leonhart's resignation.
Kentucky's Agriculture Department has filed a lawsuit seeking the release of imported hemp seeds being held up by federal officials.
It wasn't the usual Vancouver gathering of pot enthusiasts -- in fact not even a whiff of marijuana smoke could be detected at the GreenRush Financial Conference covering the budding business of ganja.