Farmers Find The Only Thing Harder Than Growing Hemp Is Selling It

PRATT, Kansas — This summer marks the third year that Kansans have grown hemp for industrial uses. Yet growing the less sexy cousin of the plant associated with getting high and some medicinal uses has proven riskier and more difficult than many farmers initially expected. https://cpa.ds.npr.org/kcur2/audio/2021/06/061521_BG_HempDisappoints_DIGITAL.mp3 Listen to this story here. Consequently, the number of licenses […]

New U Of I Class Aims To Dispel Myths About Cannabis

URBANA — When people think cannabis, they often think marijuana. But the cannabis plant takes many different forms, from medicinal cannabidiol (CBD) to industrial hemp. A new class at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign aims to break down all the different uses of the crop and provide a foundation for students interested in entering the […]

News Around Illinois – January 16, 2020

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School Nurses Can Treat With CBD Now SPRINGFIELD – Illinois has distributed some 94,000 medical marijuana licenses, and about 600 of those went to children under the age of 18. A new law allows school nurses and officials to administer such medications on campus, at school activities, or even on a school bus. No school […]