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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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Nebraska: Bill to Allow Growing Industrial Hemp

Wild Nebraska industrial hemp - Photo byDiana Sunshine Wulf

Thirteen years ago, industrial hemp‘s resemblance to marijuana sank legislation to legalize growing of hemp in Nebraska. On Tuesday, a bill to allow production and marketing of industrial hemp sailed through first-round debate in the Nebraska Legislature. Legislative Bill 1001, introduced by State Sen. Norm Wallman of Cortland, advanced on ...

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Kentucky Hemp Growers Cooperative Association

Hemp leaves

The Kentucky Hemp Growers Cooperative Association is a member-owned corporation providing assistance, information, and resources to partner-members endeavoring to produce or sell industrial hemp. Incorporated in 1994, the Cooperative seeks to uphold a tradition of legal and profitable hemp production in Kentucky. The original Kentucky hemp cooperative association, organized during ...

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Industrial Hemp Industry Inches Closer to Ending Prohibition

Hemp is not marijuana

Industrial Hemp Industry Inches Closer to the End of Prohibition on the Federal Level with Recent Amendments by Lawmakers in California and Washington, DC LAS VEGAS, May 28, 2013  — As a leading innovator in the industrial hemp market, Hemp, Inc. (OTC: HEMP) keeps a strong foothold in its sector ...

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Lithuania legalizes growing hemp for textiles

hemp adidas

Lithuania on Thursday legalized growing hemp as of January for the industrial-scale production of textiles, making it the last of the EU’s 27 members to give it the green light.   This further strengthens the exports of this thriving country as the USA still refuses to allow farmers to grow this ...

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Video: Save us – Hemp

What if you had one thing - Hemp Inc.

Hemp is not only an ancient plant that has a ton of uses, it is a healing plant. The ground that hemp is planted in is revived by a crop of hemp growing above. Secondly, the seeds and buds become food and medicine that allow us to heal as people. ...

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Bipartisan Bill In Support Of Industrial Hemp Farming Introduced

Hemp Farming in the USA

Rep. Massie And Rep. Schrader Introduce Bipartisan Bill In Support Of Industrial Hemp Farming H.R. 525, the Industrial Hemp Farming Act, and Senate Companion Bill Promise Economic Opportunity by Removing Restrictions on Industrial Hemp Farming in the United States Vote Hemp is pleased to announce that this week, Representatives Thomas ...

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NPR: Hemp Gets The Green Light in Colorado

Growing hemp in Colorado will likely look like this

With recreational marijuana now legal in Colorado, small-scale recreational marijuana shops will open up soon in places like Denver and Boulder. But that’s not the only business that could get a boost: Large-scale commercial farmers may also be in line to benefit. Why? When Colorado voters legalized marijuana last November, ...

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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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Support the Industrial Hemp Petition!!

Please visit the We the People site started by The White House. This Industrial Hemp Petition has met the signature threshold for an official response from the Obama Administration. So far the the petition has over 21,000 signatures and is number 4 on the Top 10 list.  If you have ...

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Michigan Legalizing Hemp Piece by Piece

Our Friend from Michigan, Everett Swift, has done it again…. He is helping Michigan slowly but surely become the next state to legalize Industrial hemp by passing resolutions  it county by county. We salute you Everett!! Read the Press Release Below Montmorency commissioners pass MIHEMP resolution of support May 26, ...

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Can hemp win in a marijuana society

I often wonder why it is that our craving as a society is the medicine that gives us relief and not the immense opportunity the hemp plant (cousin to marijuana) has. Hemp has been overlooked and misunderstood for decades now. Ignored as a resource but associated with ‘Marijuana’. A tragic ...

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Canada vs. US – Canada wins by TKO

How is it that Canada, our closest industrialized neighbor, has no problem growing hemp while we Americans are forbidden to plant one seed in the ground? In a recent article for the Salem-News Diane Walsh sheds some interesting light on our Hemp growing neighbor sand why we are still slaves ...

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Two Republican Candidates back Hemp Farming in Kentucky

There is ditch weed that still grows along the roads and crops of Kentucky’s fertile farmlands. It is a living memory to a time when America was in desperate need of it’s agricultural resources.  In 1943, after the trade routes from the Philippines had been compromised and our relationship with ...

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Australia Says Yes To Cannabis Food

Would you say yes to cannabis dessert? Australia would. Australia’s top food watchdog, Food Standards Australia New Zealand, officially cleared the use of cannabis in foods such as cake, ice cream and beer. While the idea of an ice cream sundae “à-la-cannabis” might not appeal to some, there are others ...

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Australia Contemplates Nutritious Hemp

Our friends down under are contemplating the use of hemp seed as a food staple. Currently, it is illegal to consume hemp in Australia and New Zealand…although it is legal to grow hemp for fiber. Go figure.  Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is currently conducting a study to see if ...

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How to Build a Hemp House

A review of the ebook – How to Build a House Using Hemp. My laundry list of stuff I need to do this weekend. Pick up dry cleaning. Get milk and eggs. Build a house. Yeah that’s right it can be done – you could be building the house of ...

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