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DEA Admits Natural Cannabinoids Aren’t Scheduled

On June 2, 2017, DEA filed a Response to the HIA suit. Everything I’ve been saying about the case (just an administrative adjustment, no re-Scheduling, only for Licensees) was confirmed by DEA’s Response. The Response favorably acknowledges certain significant legal tenets, including that (1) the Rule does not place any …

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Indiana Hemp Bills: HB-1137, HB-124, SB-52, SB 370 & SB-371

Again we are seeing a similar pattern with the Pending hemp bills in Indiana: More Restriction on a plant that is already legal. “It is well enough that people of the nation do not understand our Cannabis laws, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.” – (adapted from Henry Ford) …

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Helpful Information on the Legal Status of CBD

I’ve competed with small cap public companies for almost 4 decades. I love it, as they give you lots of competitive intelligence you can put to good use, every quarter. Elixinol is about to go public and released its Prospectus for investors. TLDR, but found a few gems. The following is the …

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From AP to Hemp

We have just learned that a wonderful writer will be reporting on all things hemp The Colorado Independent. Great to see you will share your voice to the expanding opportunities of Hemp.  

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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 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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Kentucky-State expects hemp program to grow

From the Bowling Green Daily News: Kentucky‘s industrial hemp research pilot program heads into its fourth growing season with expectations that it will continue to expand. Applications are being accepted through Nov. 14 by the state Department of Agriculture. But farmers should note that there are some new fees for …

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Merkley, Wyden greet key win for industrial hemp

Hemp Seeds for health

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, D-ore., announced Friday that included in the Senate Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations committee bill is an amendment offered by Merkley to prevent the federal government from interfering with the implementation of state laws on the cultivation of industrial hemp. A total of 27 …

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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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Update: Kentucky Hemp is Flourishing

Kentucky farmers need to grow hemp

After some issues at the start of the hemp plot programs in Kentucky, including a lengthy legal battle for their seeds, it seems the hemp crops have begun to flourish at a mind-blowing rate. The industrial hemp stalks have now grown from 6 feet to a whopping 16 feet in …

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Australia Leading the Industrial Hemp Race

Agriculture in Australia is booming

Hemp is a fast growing, water efficient crop, which can thrive in the worst soil and can be used for a bevy of products, including paper, food, and medicine. It was around thousands of years ago and it’s still being grown today, just not as much since being banned in …

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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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Hawaii to Research Hemp Bio-Fuel

Hemp is great as a biofuel

Last Tuesday, the University of Hawaii’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources was given the go-ahead to grow industrial hemp thanks to the bill SB2175. The two year project involves researching the crop, in addition to growing the hemp to remove toxins from contaminated soil, as well as making …

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Industrial Hemp in Kentucky is Exceeding Expectations

The return of Kentucky hemp has started

It’s been over 50 years since Kentucky has legally grown industrial hemp. Now, it’s begun again, and the crop is growing quicker and more beautifully than anyone could have anticipated. After a quick battle with the DEA over confiscated hemp seeds, just six weeks since those hemp seeds were planted, …

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The Declaration of Industrial Hemp

July 4th - Independance Day

On July 4th, 1776, something absolutely amazing happened. A man by the name of John Adams was pushing for independence from Great Britain and the 13 American colonies would soon become the United States of America thanks to Thomas Jefferson’s draft of the Declaration of Independence. This pivotal piece of …

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Nelson County Farmer Fights for Industrial Hemp

Historic picture of a farmer Cutting down a hemp field

A local farmer named Jerry Thornton of Nelson county Virginia believes he has a plan that will create tons of jobs in the area, save trees, and preserve precious farmland in the state. The idea is to begin growing industrial hemp that Thornton (founder of Commonwealth Hemp) believes can help …

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