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Hemp and the United States

Most anyone that knows anything about the history of hemp knows that the United States has a rich history of growing industrial hemp as a staple commodity that supported every aspect of the industrial revolution.  From the jeans that were once made out of hemp that made the Levi brand …

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Hemp and Marijuana Industry Flourish

After America’s Multi-decade Experiment with Cannabis Criminalization Ends The Hemp and Marijuana Industries Flourish The ballots were a hot commodity this past election as voters in some states prepared to either end or continue America’s multi-decade experiment with cannabis criminalization. Hemp, Inc. (OTC: HEMP) was front and center after 3 …

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Kentucky:Hemp Commission to Meet Again…

After 10 years of no meetings on the important subject of how to bring hemp back to our farmers. Kentucky was a key state in producing industrial hemp for the war effort during WW2. Please take a moment to read this hemp story! Hemp Commission to meet for first time …

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Secrets of the Founding Fathers

Secrets of the Founding Fathers A History Channel documentary DVD, called Secrets of the Founding Fathers, tells how the colonists grew hemp, cannabis sativa, as a main crop along with tobacco.

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Industrial Hemp Legalized in Colorado

Colorado falls bring kids to farms

Colorado Amendment 64 passed, allowing for the cultivation of industrial hemp. Most of the current buzz about the amendment is about legalizing marijuana for recreational purposes in the state. What has not made the national headlines is that Amendment 64 also included legalizing industrial hemp. Some key excerpts from Amendment …

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Dispelling the myth that hemp is marijuana

Hemp is not marijuana

Imogen Crispe — Hemp growers and sellers want to dispel the public perception that hemp is marijuana, as hemp contains similar nutrients to fish oil and has numerous health benefits. It was illegal to grow hemp in New Zealand until 12 years ago, when a ruling allowed people to get …

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Industrial Hemp Supportive Politicians

There’s a lot of smoke in the air surrounding medical marijuana and next week’s elections, and lost in the haze is the hemp issue. However, several Liberterian and Independent candidates have supported industrial hemp as a solution to economic problems in their region. Steven Wilson, Libertarian for Missouri 3rd Congressional …

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