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Hemp Future Week, Day 5: “Hobacco,” “Not-Pot,” and “Nobacco”

Richard Rose Your CannaCoach, Pioneer in the Hemp Industry for 24 Years. Consult the Consultant your Consultant consults. “Hobacco,” “Not-Pot,” and “Nobacco”: savior of the artisanal craft Cannabis farm in a future of cheap imported molecules? Smokable high-CBD Hemp flowers have much potential as we see in Switzerland and Italy, where looser hemp laws (1% …

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Dwarf Germplasm: the Key to Giant Cannabis Crops

Richard Rose Your CannaCoach, Pioneer in the Hemp Industry for 24 Years. Consult the Consultant your Consultant consults. “Dwarf germplasm: the key to giant Cannabis hemp seed and cannabinoid crops” In Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, April 2018, Volume 65, Issue 4, pp 1071–1107, by Ernest Small, 13 December 2017 …

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Arizona’s New Hemp Law Stifles Innovation, Silent On CBD

By Richard Rose Arizona’s new SB 1098 hemp law stifles innovation by mandating Certified hemp seed, although none exists for its 31-37 degrees latitude. Like Colorado encouraging new genetic breeding for that state’s hot and dry conditions, and rewarding Arizonans with new intellectual property, it instead requires paying high prices to foreign corporations. …

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Better Nomenclature Needed; Not By Phenotype or Genotype, but Chemotype?

Richard Rose: Your CannaCoach, Pioneer in the Hemp Industry for 24 Years. We need better nomenclature for discussing Cannabis, beyond Indica/Sativa or evenNLD/BLD/NLH/BLH. Why? Because… Strain names are about as informative as band names, and that’s because… The same genotype could produce wildly different chemical composition depending on growing practices. There are virtually no pure or true Indica or Sativa cultivars …

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California’s SB 1409: Merely Re-arranging Hemp Chairs on the Titanic?

Richard Rose From Cannalaw Blog: “Existing California law also requires that industrial hemp only be grown by those on the list of approved hemp seed cultivars. That list includes only hemp seed cultivars certified on or before January 1, 2013. Industrial hemp may only be grown as a densely planted …

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America Is Giving Away the $30 Billion Medical Marijuana Industry

Are YOU willing to stand tall and protect the future of ALL HUMANITY? Why? Because the feds are bogarting the weed, while Israel and Canada are grabbing market share. By Josh Dean Lyle Craker is an unlikely advocate for any political cause, let alone one as touchy as marijuana law, …

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CANNABIS YELLS, “Help, I am being driven off a bridge!”

This is a lot of information to take in, but it is critical to understand the current attempt to take Cannabis from the American people. Here is a list of the 51 bills in Congress mentioning some form of Cannabis. Notice legalizing “pot” has 1% point more than hemp or …

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South Dakota Hemp 2018: Beware Bills HB-1204 & SB-205

South Dakota farmers want hemp, but the legislators want to give it control to the big corporations. Hemp legislation like this is damaging to the American farmer. Making hemp “Designated an oil-seed” crop in the legislative language is an attempt to control the plant. When legislation defines what a plant can …

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Hemp Flower Products should be considered an ingredient existing before the passage of DSHEA

Comments of Richard Rose to FDA’s Request for Comments on the “Development of a List of Pre-Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act Dietary Ingredients,” and the reasons Hemp Flower Products should be considered an ingredient existing before the passage of DSHEA. PDF AVAILABLE HERE “Development of a List of Pre-Dietary …

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The Cannabrians are here!

(Canna-bri-ans, not canna-brians) What makes your town, your community, stand on its own? Can you identify with a place, a skill, or like minded people, and if not, can a community rebuild its identity, or invent a new one? What about the people from Hemp Town? In a town in …

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Hemp Oakum

“Oakum is a preparation of tarred fiber used in shipbuilding for caulking or packing the joints of timbers in wooden vessels and the deck planking of iron and steel ships, as well as cast iron pipe plumbing applications. It was forced between the seams using a hammer and a caulking iron, then sealed into place with hot pitch.” Oakum …

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Why America’s fired up about hemp

hemp field

Hemp: It’s not just for health food smoothies and hippie clothing. The unintended victim of the United States’ prohibition on cannabis — it got swept up in the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937 and is now blacklisted by the DEA under the Controlled Substances Act — the plant is beginning …

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Hemp pioneer fields questions at Ag Expo

Ryan Loflin talks hemp

An attentive audience of more than 50 local farmers and citizens quizzed America’s first modern-day industrial hemp farmer at the Four States Ag Expo. As the three-day event came to a close on Saturday, Ryan Loflin fielded dozens of questions during a hemp awareness event Saturday afternoon. Loflin, a third-generation …

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The Hempster Film Series

Hempsters Plant The Seed keeps changing people's views

The Hempsters Documentary film is on the move this spring, helping educate about Hemp and picking up the momentum for their upcoming film tour. The Hempsters films are a five-part series documenting the Hemp movement from the struggle to legalize through progress in the US and around the globe, and …

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