Lexington Herald-Leader: Facebook shuts down hemp pages just days after Trump signs Farm Bill

Lexington Herald-Leader: Facebook shuts down hemp pages just days after Trump signs Farm Bill. “Hemp is booming in Kentucky and elsewhere but still struggling on social media. On Dec. 20, President Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill to legalize hemp, but Facebook apparently didn’t get the memo.”

Merry Jane: Senate Committee Approves $500,000 in Funding for National Database of Hemp Genetics

Merry Jane: Senate Committee Approves $500,000 in Funding for National Database of Hemp Genetics. “If a handful of U.S. Senators have their way, a treasure trove of cannabis seeds could soon be on its way to the federal government. According to a report from cannabis advocate and Forbes contributor Tom Angell, the Senate Appropriations Committee voted late last week to advance a funding plan for a national database of hemp genetics, hoping to house a stockpile of the controversial plant in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Plant Genetics Research Unit in Columbia, Missouri.”