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MichiCAN – Just Another State That Could Reap The Rewards Growing Hemp

Michigan-MichiCAN if they grow hemp

“Because the government thinks people are stupid.” So say’s Larry Gabriel when waxing semi-poetic about the reason hemp is illegal in the United States. Larry has written a nice opinion article about his home of Michigan and its potential to be another mega-producing hemp farming state. Wouldn’t it be great …

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Maine: Where America’s Hemp Begins

Ok, So I changed Maine’s slogan a bit, but it’s true.  Maine is one of the states that has been progressive in its stance with hemp and it’s the furthest eastern state in the Continental United States. So America’s hemp does begin with… or could begin in Maine. Of course …

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Sustainable Hemp Buildings Provide Healthier Living

Industrial hemp farming is renewable and sustainable

Sustainable Hemp Buildings Improve Air Quality and Reduce Water Damage Pollutants for Healthier Living Standards Building with industrial hemp products is a way to create a more sustainable way of life for human beings. Most Hemp building products are carbon negative products, often regulating the air quality and keep water …

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From Russia With Hemp

Here’s a novel idea and one that could also be a  possible answer to fight the enormous amount of marijuana coming into the US from Mexico. The leader of the Sakha region in Siberia wants to plant industrial hemp in an effort to help quell the spread of its potent …

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Soil Contamination – Phytoremediation with Hemp

The phytoremediation process

Mother Nature’s Solution to Soil Contamination – Phytoremediation Phytoremediation is the environmentally friendly science of using plants and trees to remove heavy metals and other toxins from contaminated soil. By planting specific plants and trees, called hyper-accumulators, in polluted areas, the contaminants can be reduced. The science is simple, and …

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Sen. Ron Wyden’s attempt to bring back industrial hemp fails

Sen. Ron Wyden’s attempt to expand production of industrial hemp fails Hemp is a plant that has many commercial applications but Sen. Ron Wyden’s effort to include a provision in the farm bill to formally classify it as a legitimate crop failed Thursday as the Senate finished work on the …

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Vermont: Legal hemp could net big money for farmers

Vermont is not a state that one would expect a conversation over what farmers can and can not grow, especially in these hard economic times, however maybe it is what we need.  Industrial hemp was one of the main topics which reminds us how much we really need to discuss …

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It Could Come Down To This

Such a small part of a monster Bill could be a game changer for US farmers, agriculture, technology, nutrition, the economy…alot of stuff. That is if enough Senators get on board and only if then the White House decides they like it. The latter of which does not look promising. …

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David Bronner Arrested at Capital for HEMP

Authorities in Washington DC went to extreme measures to arrest an Escondido soap-maker Monday, using a chainsaw to access the man protesting outside the White House. David Bronner, CEO of Escondido’s top-selling Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, was protesting laws banning hemp harvesting in the U.S., according to the Washington Post. …

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Hemp.com Exclusive: Bringing It Home Filmmakers talk Hemp

Bringing It Home Filmmakers Linda Booker and Blaire Johnson joined Josh Davis at Hemp.com for this exclusive interview. There is a new documentary currently in production that has the potential to be one of the best made on the current potential of the Hemp Industry. I was fortunate enough to …

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US Drug Czar Responds to White House Petition – Fail

Failing the American People! Yes, White House – you fail. You’re official response to why Hemp can not be farmed in the US  gets an F in my book! Not only did it take you 6 months to respond, but you even included misleading information in the words you choose.  …

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United States: Protecting Industrial Hemp in New England

Accolades to the politicians in New England. News yesterday out of New Hampshire reports the Senate is considering protecting industrial hemp from being listed as a controlled substance. It would only go into effect after the Drug Enforcement Agency certifies that at least two other New England states have adopted …

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NH bill to allow hemp farming in DEA hands

WashingtonPost.com — A bill to protect industrial hemp from being tagged as an illicit drug is getting a hearing this week by the New Hampshire Senate. The House-passed bill would forbid industrial hemp, a botanical cousin to marijuana, from being listed as a controlled substance. It would only go into …

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Tea Party for Hemp?

Can you feel the change happening… it’s coming and in a big way. I think this is the year that Hemp will finally be taken seriously – and it seems Kentucky is leading the way. Here is a great article written by Johnathon Miller, “the former two-term elected Kentucky State …

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Legalizing Hemp Sends The Wrong Message?

Once again The Federal Government  has shown that they are unwilling to to look at the facts and ask intelligent questions when it comes to the possibility that Industrial Hemp could be legalized in the US. Earlier this week the head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s Appalachia High …

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Exclusive Interview With Hempy’s Owner Albert Lewis.

Interview of Hempy’s owner Albert Lewis. Interviewed by: Josh Davis for hemp.com 1/19/12 Hemp.com’s Senior Editor Josh Davis sat down with the owner of HEMPY’S, Mr. Albert Lewis to discuss hemp and its future in America… Davis: It’s cold in New York. I went looking for a hat and thought, …

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Support Letter for North Dakota Hemp Farming

Our friend David Pillar has a nice article in Grand Fork Herald’s online addition. Former Governor and current North Dakota Senator John Hoeven is being called upon to show support and leadership in support of a Senate bill, similar to House Bill HR 1831, that would allow farmers to grow …

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Ron Paul: “Hemp is a Good Product”

Ron Paul believs Hemp is a good products and frankly, we agree!. Ron paul has been an ongoing vocal supporter of industrial hemp and hemp products. He is an advocate of bringing hemp farming back to our struggling farmers. With more people like Ron paul speaking out about industrial hemps …

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Cleaning up with Hemp in Colorado?

Here’s a nice article with Colorado Representative Wes McKinley (D-Walsh). McKinley wants to prove to his State and the Boys in Washington that hemp is not only good for business, but it is good for America’s soil and over all environmental health as well. We salute you Rep McKinley. There …

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East Coast & The Rockies: State Victories for Hemp Farming

Picture from http://www.cannabis-cosmetics.com/ Both New Hampshire and Colorado had small victories this past week regarding hemp legislation. While NH passed a resolution expressing it’s position on hemp farming, 260-41 in favor of (We’ll have to work hard to educate those 40 dissenters) Colorado’s Hemp Soil-cleaning Research House Bill 1099 “received …

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