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As Illinois mulls recreational marijuana, hemp could be state’s next big cash crop

Hidden in a cornfield in western Illinois last summer, 1,200 stalks of cannabis grew tall and bushy. But these plants won’t get anyone high. They make up the first crop of hemp to be grown legally in Illinois in decades. And in the new year, the seeds from the plants will help sow the first[…]

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New Hampshire House Speaker Vows to Legalize Cannabis Despite Governor Sununu’s Threat

As New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu (R) continues to obstruct marijuana reform, cannabis advocates have begun to scoff at the Granite State’s ‘Live Free or Die’ motto.  “The only thing libertarian about our state is the motto,” Greg Raymond, 30, a ski resort server in Whitefield told The Boston Globe . Source: New Hampshire House[…]