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Swimming For Hemp

Patrick Furlotti likes to swim. But where as you or I would hop in a pool and do a few laps, or maybe brave the summer waves at the local beach, Pat’s idea of fun is hoping in the Ocean and swimming around t he entire Island of Oahu, Hawaii… …

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Hemp.com letter to President Obama

Dear President Obama, an Editorial by Josh Davis -There are 21 Countries, including Canada, Great Britain, Spain, France Germany, Romania and China that currently grow hemp. Why not the USA? Mr. President Obama, care to answer?

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MTV plugs into green movement with Hemp acknowledgement

Hemp is  plugging into the mainstream… slowly. MTV is Green designers typically rely on such materials as reclaimed wood for floors, bamboo shades, hemp upholstery and energy-efficient lighting. Special paints reduce indoor air pollution and contain few volatile organic compounds. via ‘I’ll Take The Hemp Chair’: Home Design Goes Green …

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U.S. farmers lose out on hemp

The Monday letter, “Hemp fiber holds key opportunity” hit the bulls-eye. It’s time to re-introduce hemp as a component of American agriculture. I’ve been purchasing hemp seeds and oil from my local health food store for many years, but it’s imported from foreign nations and I’d rather purchase those products …

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First in the country, an Asheville house made of hemp

Karon Korp and Russ Martin researched a lot of types of construction for the house they wanted to build on Town Mountain. They settled on hemp – and not just because it would make their house the first in the nation to be built of the material. They chose hemp …

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Podcast#2 – Nathan Armstrong, President of Motive Industries Inc.

Nathan Armstrong, President of Motive Industries Inc - Podcast #2 Hemp.com goes in depth to understand what Bio-composites are and why now is the time that we should be looking to hemp and other bio-crops as alternatives to certain metals and petroleum based products.

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Hemp fiber holds key opportunity

I have to wonder at this Democratic-controlled Legislature. Last year, the Democratic contingent came out quite vocally in support of the Marijuana Legalization Initiative, and yet to date, not one of them has even broached the idea of legalization for the purposes of freeing up the hemp industry. The new …

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Henry Ford’s Hemp Car Re-Examined

Remember the famous picture of Mr. Ford slamming the back of his car with an Axe or some sort of large pounding device? (see picture below). We’ve googled that image, whichmost people  refer as “Henry’s Hemp Car” –  but according to the officials at the Henry Ford Museum it was …

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Canada Is Leading The Way With Hemp In The Automotive Industry

Hemp is back in the driver’s seat – or rather surrounding the driver – in this latest car built by Canadian auto-maker Motive Industries Inc. “We’re hoping it will demonstrate Canada’s abilities in technology and vehicle development. Something that hasn’t been highlighted internationally—ever. If successful it will generate a whole …

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Hemp Butter Brownies

Hemp Butter Brownies 1lb. Butter 1 oz premium hemp 2qt. or little less water 2 Brownie mixes Start by making hemp butter. In large pot place water and 1lb.shake once water and hemp begin to boil add 1lb. butter allow to boil for 6 to 8 hrs. adding a little …

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GMO Crops Pulled From Wildlife Refuges

Sometimes we report on subjects that might not be directly related to Hemp, but we think they’re pretty darn important anyway. A recent lawsuit settlement resulted in the Fish & Wild Life Service agreeing to cease planting GMO’s in all of its refuges residing in 12 North Eastern States. Genetically …

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Wrap up your valuables

Our friends over at the Sativa store are breaking out some nice iPod cases for all the Hemp enthusiasts out there. Get one for yourself and tell them Hemp.com sent you: This earth friendly case for your Ipod will fit either the video or classic. It has a velvet lining …

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Seeds hemp-Rocky Mountain Hemp Hearts Soft Hemp Seeds

Hemp seeds – Rocky Mountain Hemp Hearts Soft Hemp Seeds Rocky Mountain Hemp Hearts (shelled seeds hemp) are the best source of protein, essential fats, vitamins and enzymes on the Earth. Hemp seeds do not contain significant amounts of sugar, starches or saturated fats. Analysis indicates that Hemp Hearts are unmatched in …

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Healthy Eating Made Possible-HEMP

It is that time of year again where we come up with “new year’s resolution’s” and one of mine was to read more… So what did I pick to start off the new year?  H.E.M.P Healthy Eating Made Possible Author Paul Benhaim has managed to jam this book from fron …

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From Plants to Plastic

There has been a growing movement from plastics that are made from Petroleum based materials to Carbohydrate based plastics using materials like plants.  Hemp is just one of the many plants that could be used to move this revolution forward. Here is an interesting article found in USA today detailing …

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Hemp Just Can’t Get a Break – Video

Hemp Can Not Get a Break We saw this cartoon recently and thought we would share it with you all.   Poor  Ol’ Hemp Plant. The guy just can’t get a break. Feel free to pass along the video. Hemp Can Not Get a Break [www.youtube.com/watch?v=H46dOVMMWbU] Thanks to the GlobalMana …

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Listen to this!

There is a trend in High-End consumer products lately engineers are incorporating hemp based materials into their designs. Check out these new speakers by JVC. “(The) Eco-friendly Hemp Fiber reduces unwanted mid- and high-frequencies in subwoofers–like a natural low pass filter. Internal loss is reduced within the speaker diaphragm for …

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Hemp invades subwoofer market with a boom!

Boom…boom boom…boom  boom…boom Leave it to the people at JVC to invade our ears and eco-friendly budgets with subwoofers that utilize hemp in the cones.  We have all heard it as we are driving down the road but little did I know that that thumping might be aided by industrial …

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Willie Nelson supports hemp! So does the candidate Willie Supports

Willie Nelson Endorses Kentucky Governor Candidate Those crazy kids down at  CelebStoner caught up with Willie Nelson and he is back in the spotlight with people that support industrial hemp.  We here at Hemp.com have a special pace in our hearts for Willie Nelson and his great story!  Anyway…Willie Nelson …

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Durable iPhone case made out of plants

Yea I said plants… And yea I said iPhone Maybe not made out of hemp yet but they come from a company that could very easily surprise us in the next few months and start offering it in hemp (please please ). It is made out of plants which makes …

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