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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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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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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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Recipe: Hemp Seed, Tomato, and Cucumber soup

Cucumber, Tomato and Hemp Seed Soup

Looking for an simple and healthy lunch snack that you can make quickly and has some awesome hemp seed nutrition?  Look no further, this hemp seed, tomato, cucumber soup is not only tasty, it is healthy and can be made in under 15 minutes.  I have had it both cold ...

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Recipe: Garlic Hemp Seed Oil Bruschetta

Yummy Hemp Seed Oil Brushetta

Everyone knows that hemp seed oil is very healthy. Now lets take that healthy hemp seed oil and put it to good use in a Garlic Hemp Seed Oil Bruschetta recipe that will make your mouth water. Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 1/4 cup Organic Hemp Seed Oil 1-2 Organic tomatoes ...

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Legal Hemp Begins In Colorado

Hemp fiber can be made into a number of products. But growing it is illegal under federal law.

KRISTEN WYATT, AP – Hemp registration opened for farmers Saturday in Colorado, the first state to start regulating industrial hemp since the federal government allowed limited hemp regulation. A handful of Colorado farmers grew industrial hemp last year without interference from law enforcement or state agriculture officials. But the opening ...

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I was Pro – Hemp before Hemp was cool! – Diana Oliver

Hempsters Plant The Seed keeps changing people's views

I was Pro – Hemp before Hemp was cool! Hempsters, Plant the Seed Producer Diana Oliver brings industrial hemp into the public eyes. Every state in the US now attempts to manage or many would claim ignores an ever-growing Hemp movement. From state house legislative debates, presidential candidates to Washington ...

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Hemp legalization effort gathers steam

Industrial hemp farming is renewable and sustainable

The Washington Post had this article on the “good” and the ” bad” seed… In the cannabis plant family, hemp is the good seed. Marijuana, the evil weed. Michael Bowman, a gregarious Colorado farmer who grows corn and wheat, has been working his contacts in Congress in an attempt to ...

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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 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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MEDICINAL BENEFITS OF COMPOUNDS FOUND IN HEMP

It’s interesting, as the elections are upon us and lots of folks are watching the national news on tv, the barrage of commercials brought to us by Big Pharma showcasing on primetime their new drugs available to us for our ailments (particularly us baby boomers) – along with their horrific ...

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Hemp Harvest Time in Canada!

industrial hemp being grown for seeds

Stephanie Bishop, Hemp Inc. – Canadian Farmers have been growing Hemp since 1606. Hemp was one of the first crops brought to Nova Scotia by Samuel De Champlain’s botanist, Louis Hebert. Throughout the centuries Canada has oftentimes supplied the US Navy with Hemp for use in sails, uniforms and rope. ...

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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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Hemp Speaker Pioneer John Harrison Dies at 59

John Harrison - Influencing the music and hemp industries

Influencing musicians such as Santana and his products being used by names like Eric Clapton, John Harrison is a name that people will remember in both the hemp and the music worlds.  His achievements were born out of his genuine love for music in the most unique of ways. John ...

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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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Interview with American Hemp Inc.

Xavier Alexandre Veille and his brother Patrique Matthieu Veille from American Hemp Inc. join Josh Davis at Hemp.com for an interesting interview. The Veille brothers will change the way you look at hemp! Podcast coming soon!

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Russia to Possibly Legalize Hemp!

Yes, you read that correctly. Russia, our former cold-war nemesis appears to have an open mind when it comes to Hemp. It seems that they are considering the legalization of Hemp on a national scale. Why? According to Russia’s Federal Drug Control Service ” a revival of hemp’s industrial usage ...

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