Feb. 11, 2009 Legislative tidbits

Days remaining in session: 38 Go hemp A measure introduced by Rep. Ray Begaye, D-Shiprock, would set up guidelines for the “growing, licensing, selling and processing of industrial hemp in the State of New Mexico.” House Bill 403 would spend $150,000. Of that, $100,000 would go to New Mexico State University to set up a […]

Trade organization asks Air Force to clairfy hemp policy

The Associated Press CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — A trade organization is asking the Air Force to clarify that its ban on marijuana use doesn’t apply to personal care products that contain hemp seed oil. The California-based Hemp Industries Association and the Indoor Tanning Association have sent Air Force Secretary James Roche a letter this […]

Cannon: Airmen beware of hemp-based lotions

Staff and Wire reports CANNON AIR FORCE BASE — Cannon Air Force Base officials have warned against suntan lotions and oils that contain hemp byproducts, including an active chemical found in marijuana. By applying hemp byproducts there is a “statistically small” chance an airman could test positive for THC, a product Air Force officials test […]