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Author and hemp activist Jack Herer has died

Herer, pictured in 1996, was a longtime marijuana activist and the author of the landmark book "The Emperor Wears No Clothes: The Authoritative Historical Record of Cannabis and the Conspiracy Against Marijuana." By 2004, it had been through 16 printings and published more than 600,000 copies

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Hemp History Week

Hemp.com wants you to support Hemp History week! Help get the word out about hemp! Hemp History Week “Hemp was an important crop for George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and thousands of American farmers until it was outlawed completely in 1970 by the Controlled Substances Act. I know many farmers in …

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Hemp Plant – Alot of Nutrition in a Tiny Seed

There have been various reported uses for the hemp plant throughout history. From Fabric and rope to concrete and modern day injection-molded plastics humans have utilized the entire plant for our needs, but one of the most over looked comes from its seed.

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Executive order makes industrial hemp legal

Presidential Executive order makes industrial hemp legal In an unprecedented step towards job creation, President Obama signed an Executive order that removes “industrial hemp” from the Marijuana Tax Act that was enacted in 1937. The old law prevented this highly valuable seed and fiber crop from being grown by farmers …

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