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Federal legalization of hemp creates quandary for US police

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal legalization of hemp arrived in the U.S. late last year and expanded an industry already booming because of the skyrocketing popularity of CBDs, a compound in hemp that many see as a health aid. But ...

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Bill allowing Idaho needle exchange programs signed into law

Legislation intended to lower the risk of people being inadvertently jabbed with discarded used medical needles has been signed into law by Idaho Gov. Brad Little. Little late last week signed the legislation allowing groups to start a syringe and ...

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Landowner liability bill signed into law by Idaho governor

Legislation to protect private landowners who allow the public on their land from liability under Idaho’s recreational immunity statute has been signed into law. Idaho Gov. Brad Little late last week signed the legislation that clarifies that the state’s recreational ...

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Critics seek to block easing of oil and gas rules in West

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Conservation groups are asking a federal judge to block the Trump administration from easing restrictions on energy companies that were meant to protect a struggling Western bird species. Attorneys for Western Watersheds Project, Prairie Hills Audubon ...

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Updates to Idaho mining law signed by governor

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Legislation rewriting portions of Idaho’s mining law has been signed into law by Gov. Brad Little. Little signed the legislation Tuesday that’s backed by the Idaho Mining Association that updates the state’s nearly 50-year-old mining law. Backers say the update ...

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Bill to license Idaho naturopathic doctors signed into law

Legislation creating a licensing path in Idaho for naturopathic medical doctors has been signed into law by Gov. Brad Little. Little on Monday signed into law the legislation allowing the state to issue licenses to those who have graduated from ...

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Legislation legalizing hemp in Idaho heads to full Senate

The state Senate will consider legislation to legalize hemp that Idaho Gov. Brad Little said Monday could get his signature if amendments sought by law enforcement officials are approved. The amendments seek to make it possible for officials to intercept ...

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