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Michigan Legalizing Hemp Piece by Piece

Our Friend from Michigan, Everett Swift, has done it again…. He is helping Michigan slowly but surely become the next state to legalize Industrial hemp by passing resolutions  it county by county. We salute you Everett!! Read the Press Release Below Montmorency commissioners pass MIHEMP resolution of support May 26, …

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Can hemp win in a marijuana society

I often wonder why it is that our craving as a society is the medicine that gives us relief and not the immense opportunity the hemp plant (cousin to marijuana) has. Hemp has been overlooked and misunderstood for decades now. Ignored as a resource but associated with ‘Marijuana’. A tragic …

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Hemp serves as useful resource

By George MorinWith the possible exception of soy, no plant has managed to spawn as many different products and as much controversy as hemp. You can buy hemp clothing, hemp paper, hemp milk, and hemp oil; the list goes on. Even an electric car has been built out of hemp …

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Dessert: Phyllo Cigars filled with Apricots and Hemp Seeds

By: Chef Inga Voloshin As I set out to make a dessert with hemp seeds, the criteria that entered my mind highlighted terms like crispy, nutty, and fruity. In effect, that’s exactly what I came up with. The end result was a sticky, sweet apricot hempseed mixture rolled inside flakey …

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Hemp Plastic Growing The Future

Could you imagine a world without plastic? I can’t. From our water bottles to step ladders to our precious toys we had as kids, Plastic is everywhere and it’s not going anywhere anytime fast. But what if all the Petrochemical Miracles could be made using our green friend Mr. Hemp …

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Walmart making sustainable energy tools available to the masses

International low cost behemoth Walmart has been trying to save money on energy costs across their empire for years.  Using solar, wind and natural lighting elements in their stores they have been able to take a bite out of what is an unfathomable energy cost to the company. Now they are …

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Breaking News: Hemp Resolution Passes in Michigan!

Below is the press release from Everett Swift detailing the resolution that would seek to lessen the barriers to growing hemp in the State of Michigan. Earlier this year I had the opportunity to speak with Mr. Swift on my podcast which will be released in the coming month. As …

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Supporting Hemp Through Art

I can’t say that I have ever seen a more beautiful poster incorporating all the uses of hemp with the visual beauty of the planet. A Portland Oregon artist known as Wonder Knack has created 3 amazing posters and has asked everyone to pass along the word and the pictures. …

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Canada vs. US – Canada wins by TKO

How is it that Canada, our closest industrialized neighbor, has no problem growing hemp while we Americans are forbidden to plant one seed in the ground? In a recent article for the Salem-News Diane Walsh sheds some interesting light on our Hemp growing neighbor sand why we are still slaves …

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Mango Hempseed Chutney with Hemp Flatbread

From our Healthy Chef Inga Voloshin – This is quite the addictive snack; so addictive that I managed to eat a few portions before I even finished making it. Not to worry, the abundance of hemp in this recipe (in various forms) makes it a guilt free snack that you …

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