Author Archives: Becca Oken-Tatum

Government agencies hoping to boost nascent hemp industry

Changes adopted under a federal farm bill passed in late 2018 declassified hemp as a Schedule 1 drug and allowed for wider cultivation across the country. But after an 80-year hiatus, much has changed in the world of commercial hemp farming. So, interested producers are taking baby steps towards what they hope will become a lucrative product. They need to ...

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Changing course: Golf club owners focus on diversity, inclusion

After her experience on a York County golf course made national headlines, Sandra Thompson and her golfing partners were asked to attend a meeting of golf-course owners where issues of racial sensitivity were discussed. Thompson said the meeting allowed the women to share the experience with the owners’ group, with the hope of avoiding similar incidents. Police were called on ...

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