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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH)-- Governor Henry McMaster signed a new industrial hemp bill Wednesday, making it legal for farmers across the state to grow the plant.

ALBANY — The GOP-controlled state Senate on Tuesday easily approved legislation that allows medical marijuana to be used to treat post-traumatic stress disorder.

ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo is making a late-session push to boost the state's budding hemp industry, introducing a bill late Saturday that would treat the plant more like other agricultural crops in New York.

Kentucky's criminal ban against medical marijuana was challenged Wednesday in a lawsuit touting cannabis as a viable alternative to ease addiction woes from opioid painkillers.

Iowa passed emergency rules Tuesday to expand the list of medical conditions that allow a patient to use medical marijuana.

Eager to get in on what’s expected to be a booming industry, cannabis companies and investors are beginning to flock to New York state.

In Hawaii, the first hemp research program was approved by the state Legislature in 1999, but it wasn’t until 2016 that a formal pilot program for developing a new state crop was approved.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Medical marijuana dispensaries and growing farms could begin popping up along Missouri's southern border.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott said he “absolutely” intends to sign the medical marijuana bill passed Friday by the state Legislature.

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Donald Trump

Cannabis industry thought leaders share some thoughts on how the Trump administration may affect them.

The country as a whole might be in trouble – but it looks like marijuana measures are probably safe.

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Donald Trump

Will Donald Trump turn over a new leaf for the cannabis industry?

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The Presidential Race

Both candidates have expressed support for medical marijuana, and have encouraged the federal government to allow more states to vote on legalizing marijuana.

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Hillary Clinton

If Hillary Clinton can consolidate the support of young left-wing voters — and motivate them to turn out on Election Day — she will win the White House. And there’s no better cure for millennial apathy than legal marijuana.

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The Presidential Race

Why not ask Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump some pointed questions about legalizing marijuana?

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The Presidential Race

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump will have their first of three debates on Monday.

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Hillary Clinton

Clinton's stance on marijuana came up in the primaries.

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Hillary Clinton

Marijuana is on the ballot in nine states this year—five voting on legalization and four voting on medical marijuana—and Democrats hope the measures will be a draw for liberal voters.