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Matt Ferner

Senator: U.S. Ban On Hemp Makes About As Much Sense As 'A Ban On Portobello Mushrooms'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) on Thursday called for ending the federal ban on hemp production in recognition of Hemp History Week. “In my view, keepin...

Ryan Grim

Senator, Hemp Advocates Trade Blame

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), following the demise of his effort to legalize industrial hemp production Thursday, pinned the failure on disor...

Ryan Grim

Senators Wary Of Hemp In The Field

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The attempt to move industrial hemp legalization through the Senate as part of the farm bill is running into stiff resistance from law e...

Ryan Grim

Hemp Legalization Gets Important Backer In Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) on Tuesday signaled to advocates that he would support an amendment to the farm bill ...

Ryan Grim

Senator Introduces Hemp Legalization

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) introduced an amendment to the farm bill Monday that would allow farmers to grow industrial hemp, an aide told HuffPost. Th...