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Kentucky: Comer to pitch hemp to auto execs

Kentucky-The Hemp State

Janet Patton wrote this great article on the Kentucky.com website on how industrial hemp is changing the ways we do business and how a change is possible through determined people! Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said hemp fibers could make cars “greener.” –Agriculture Commissioner James Comer will take his pitch …

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Hemp Hemp Hemp

We are always on the lookout for some good articles about our favorite fibrous plant, hemp… here’s a good one from 303 Magazine. This is a wonderful article that gives you some good over all information on the hemp plant.  It has a comedic flare to it that captures your attention. …

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Henry Ford’s Hemp Car Re-Examined

Remember the famous picture of Mr. Ford slamming the back of his car with an Axe or some sort of large pounding device? (see picture below). We’ve googled that image, whichmost people  refer as “Henry’s Hemp Car” –  but according to the officials at the Henry Ford Museum it was …

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Canada Is Leading The Way With Hemp In The Automotive Industry

Hemp is back in the driver’s seat – or rather surrounding the driver – in this latest car built by Canadian auto-maker Motive Industries Inc. “We’re hoping it will demonstrate Canada’s abilities in technology and vehicle development. Something that hasn’t been highlighted internationally—ever. If successful it will generate a whole …

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Canadian company set to roll out car made from Hemp

We all know the story about Henry Ford’s Hemp/plastic car (if you don’t watch the Youtube video below) and now, half-a-century later, a Canadian manufacturer is getting ready to roll out a “zero-emission” Hemp composite car. Its body is built from hemp grown in Vegreville, Alta., outside Edmonton, and processed …

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News-Hemp cars? The marijuana mobile might not be far off

Another fun story… Up where it is legal to grow they are making great strides in the technology surrounding industrial hemp Hemp cars? The marijuana mobile might not be far off Calgary firm working on prototype By David Finlayson, Edmonton Journal June 5, 2009 Original  here A car made of …

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