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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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Sick & Tired of Immoral Actions!

WSDA drawing up fines for hemp violations This is what the WSDA is asking from the our state legislature. This would virtually end any chance of hemp industry in Washington State. Original Article • Up to $15,000 for growing hemp without a license. • Up to $15,000 for growing hemp …

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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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The “New” (and evil) Farm Bill HB-3530

Please read this bill and notice that there is a restrictive definition of hemp. Real hemp supporters do not want this. There is no need for a ‘research hemp’ definition. Beware those that are lobbying for the bill, it is against the American farmer!! https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/3530/text

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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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Agricultural Hemp Foods Improve Quality of Life

Agricultural Hemp provides a solution

Restaurants Serving Agricultural Hemp Foods Improve Quality of Life The oldest known food catering establishments dated as far back as the Song Dynasty (960-1279) whose paper money economy and healthy middle class allowed them to cater to the residents who lived there as well as travelers. All other examples of …

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CSU researching industrial hemp

CSU industrial hemp research

Colorado State University is one of few universities in the country that can legally grow and research hemp. Researchers at Colorado State University are studying which climates are best for growing hemp in Colorado, and are legitimizing the industry by partnering with the state. Even though nearly two-thirds of Colorado …

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Learning about Hemp – 15 Facts about Hemp

Our money even reflected industrial hemp's great value - the 10 dollar bill

Hemp is the common name for plants of the entire genus Cannabis, although the term is often used to refer only to cannabis strains cultivated for industrial use (low or no THC varieties). Industrial hemp has many uses, including paper, textiles, biodegradable plastics, construction, health food, and fuel. It is …

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Support Hemp History Week

Doug Fine- First Legal Harvest

Show your support for Hemp History Week by reading a book that is all about industrial hemp and the re-introduction of it to our farmers. First Legal Harvest is the new hemp-printed monograph from the world’s industrial hemp fields and the digital age industries they are already supplying. By Doug …

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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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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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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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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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Lack of Seeds Leave Hemp Farmers Restless

Empty hemp field

Colorado hemp farmers were as eager as anyone to start planting industrial hemp on their test plots, but lack of available seeds has left two Montezuma County farmers stuck in a holding pattern. “We are having an impossible time getting seed,” said Merle Root of Pleasant View. Root and fellow …

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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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Eat Hemp, Stay Healthy: Part Two

Hemp seeds are healthy! Cook with hemp seeds

In Eat Hemp Seeds, Stay Healthy we learned about industrial hemp seeds and how awesome they are for your health! Today we are revisiting that topic and I am again going to provide you a few fun ways to incorporate industrial hemp seeds into your diet. Industrial hemp has brought …

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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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