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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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5 Facts about hemp you won’t believe!

History of hemp - Hemp Facts

Current hemp news tells us that industrial hemp is on the rise in America. More states are beginning to grow their own industrial hemp, just as it was centuries ago. But here are a fistful of hemp facts I think will blow your minds! If anything, it’s a good read …

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Industrial Hemp Takes Root

Industrial hemp roots are very strong and dense

Industrial Hemp Takes Root (Wherever you plant it) Something special happened last May. Before we get into all that, let me ask you this: how much do you enjoy weeds? Not that kind of “weed”, but the type that sprouts from your yard and driveway that you have to constantly …

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What’s the Deal with the DEA?

Making Hemp Milk

Hemp seeds are more than just a vessel in which to sprout stalks of cannabis sativa for textiles, paper, food products, cosmetics, fuel, and more. They are a potential life-saving miracle seed with clinically documented cases where the CBD in hemp has proved useful in preventing seizures in children as …

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Industrial Hemp Knowledge On The Rise!

George Washington the hemp farmer

Since the dawn of time industrial hemp has served as a key ingredient in almost every major building material, cloth, and even food. It’s no wonder that industrial hemp has been taking off across the country, starting with pilot projects in Colorado and Kentucky. According to U.S. Department of Agriculture, …

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Colorado Hemp Seeds Seized By Feds

Colorado Industrial Hemp

Just when you thought hemp seeds were once again free to ship into the country with the DEA getting their hands on them, current hemp news discovers a massive shipment of hemp seeds heading into the US (bound for Colorado) from Canada, has been taken by federal authorities in North …

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Industrial Hemp: The Struggle for Greatness

Hemp growing on a farm

There are 15 states in the US who have passed the bill to allow farmers to plant, grow, and harvest industrial hemp for research purposes. Two states, however, are ahead of the pack, and beginning to plant hemp on specific pilot plots this year. Colorado and Kentucky are two states …

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Hemp Plastic Might Be Material of the Future

Henry Ford Hemp and soy car

For as long as we can remember, plastic has been used for just about everything and anything we can get our hands on. It’s all over our houses, in our cars, even in life-saving medical devices and implants. The thing is, plastic isn’t all that safe for the environment. Industrial …

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Hemp Seeds: The Tastier, Healthier, Seed.

Industrial Hemp Food Choices

If you love munching of sunflower seeds or freshly baked pumpkin seeds, then you need to try hemp seeds. If you’re anything like my friend you’re probably cringing a little bit and making that “eww” face, but in reality, hemp seeds are fantastically delicious. I, along with a great handful …

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