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Feds Hemp Food Ban Not Supported By
Research, Study Says. (Washington, DC): Daily ingestion of hemp
oil and food products will not produce a "confirmed positive" drug test
for marijuana, according to a study published in this month's issue of
the Journal of Analytical Toxicology.
For more information, please contact either Allen St. Pierre, Executive
Director of The NORML Foundation, at (202) 483-8751 or visit the VoteHemp
website at: http://www.votehemp.com.
For more information on the "TestPledge" program, please visit: http://www.testpledge.com.
School That Fired Teacher Over Hemp Views Violated First
Amendment Protections, Appeals Court Says Award-Winning Teacher's Advocacy
Motivated Firing, Justices Rule. (Cincinnati, OH): A Shelby County,
Kentucky public school district's decision to abruptly fire an award-winning
fifth-grade teacher was motivated in part by her decision to speak to her
class about industrial hemp, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati
unanimously ruled last week.
Their decision overturns a previous lower court judgment dismissing
the teacher's First Amendment retaliation claim against the district.