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Hemp cars back in the mix with new design

Design students at a Canadien University use hemp fiber in their electric car design to make a lightweight and durable car.  It isn’t until after they release the innovative design do they realize that the media is going to focus on the Hemp/Pot connection. Oh well, one step closer to …

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Wicked Hemp making it look easy to be Green

Living green is getting easier as companies are pairing modern technology with time honored fibers and fabrics. Wicked Hemp is a great example of a green company that is producing environmentally friendly products in a package that any consumer could love. With the holidays just around the corner this is …

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Hemp waffles makes it into top 5 for frozen waffles

Top 5 Frozen Waffles! – Chicagonow.com On the days you don’t want oatmeal or a healthy cereal, and egg whites just aren’t enough, indulge in vegan waffles. Though many of them do have a higher salt content (around 350 mg to 400 mg per two waffles), you can purchase them …

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Body Shop Warned Hemp Ads “Not Acceptable” in Sweden

Authorities in Örebro, Sweden issued a warning to the Body Shop for promoting their line of hemp skin care products with the image of a hemp leave on the Ads. According to Karin Wickberg Taylar, press spokesperson for The Body Shop Sweden, The Authorities, “argued that the use of the …

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New book examines the role of Hemp and Cannabis in modern culture

We try and stay away from Marijuana here at Hemp.com.  We find it confuses the issue for many people when discussing Industrial Hemp and Cannabis side by side. But last Friday’s “Science Friday” radio show on NPR featured an interesting interview with the editor of “The Pot Book: A complete …

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Hemp is the Hidden Key to Legal Marijuana

Hemp is the far bigger economic issue hiding behind legal marijuana. If the upcoming pot legalization ballot in California were decided by hemp farmers like George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, it would be no contest. For purely economic reasons, if you told the Constitutional Convention in 1787 that the nation …

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Panama City Florida – It comes down To Hemp

District 6 State Senate hopefuls – David Abrams, Bill Montford and John Shaw (seen above) are talking about Hemp. David Abrams and John Shaw both support the legalization of Industrial Hemp and what it can do for Florida’s economy while Bill Montford, “a Democratic challenger who lists job creation as …

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!Take Action for Industrial Hemp!

It’s time to take action People! Legalizing Industrial Hemp will not happen without the support of those who need it most. If you are reading this than you are probably 99.9% more knowledgeable about Industrial Hemp than your average citizen. America has gone through a Collective Amnesia when it comes …

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Hemp Growers Tout Biodiesel Benefits

Researchers at Universtiy of Connecticut have found that the fiber crop Cannabis sativa, known as industrial hemp, has properties that make it viable and even attractive as a raw material, or feedstock, for producing biodiesel – sustainable diesel fuel made from renewable plant sources. The plant’s ability to grow in …

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Cities Ban Plastic Bags & Plastic Water Bottles

Another plastic bag another potential hazard for the environment This article in the Huffington Post is not a direct Hemp Article – but we at Hemp.com thought it News Worthy. The banning of Plastic Water Bottles and Plastic bags is beginning to gather support in various cities across the US. …

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US Scientists to Develop Hemp Biofuel

Industrial material hemp has been found to be an effective biofuel as an alternative fuel for transport and other means. CLICK HERE For Full Post For some reason I think we already knew this – but thanks to the US Government…it’s now official!A bit late – but welcome to the …

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New Hemp Diapers and no Itchy Bum!

I saw this new product..apparently it’s not itchy on the bum and absorbs quite a bit of liquid… Give it  a try Moms and Dads! Hemp is one of the unique fabrics that can elevate the eco-friendly conditions of the already eco-friendly cloth diapers. Hemp is truly an effective absorbing …

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Hemp Farming For America – A good Idea

The world of Marijuana and Hemp legalization are quickly bridging the gap of legalization – We at Hemp.com strive to educate the public about the difference between marijuana and industrial     hemp (manly the Level of THC). But making marijuana Legal wold be a step in the right direction to getting …

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New Vitamin Enriched Hemp Drink

O.C. Beverage Company just launched it’s newest Product called DuBe – They claim to be the world’s first Water Soluble Hemp Drink – providing Antioxidents and hemp’s own Omega-3′ & 6’s. CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE – http://www.marketwatch.com/story/oc-beverages-announces-product-launch-2010-09-30?reflink=MW_news_stmp **And Click HERE to visit DuBe’s Home Page and see the drink …

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Australia’s Hemp Industry Caught Up in Political Red Tape

Here is an article on the Effort to “Grow” the Hemp Industry in a North Eastern Australian Town. THE push to reignite struggling Monto (Queensland, Australia) by making it a key growing and processing centre for  Queensland’s emerging $10 million commercial hemp industry has been stalled by government red tape. …

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