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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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Mitch McConnell Supports Industrial Hemp In Kentucky

Mitch McConnell Joins Rand Paul In Supporting Industrial Hemp In Kentucky Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday came out in support of developing industrial hemp in Kentucky, becoming the most powerful voice to back the state’s contentious effort. “I am convinced that allowing its production will be a ...

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Hemp Film Makers Need Your Help!

In November of last year,  I met two film makers, Blaire Johnson & Linda Booker, who were showing clips from their documentary Bringing It Home at a hemp convention.  Being a former producer for the Discovery Networks I was impressed with the production value (industry lingo for – Wow that looks ...

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Swimming For Hemp

Patrick Furlotti likes to swim. But where as you or I would hop in a pool and do a few laps, or maybe brave the summer waves at the local beach, Pat’s idea of fun is hoping in the Ocean and swimming around t he entire Island of Oahu, Hawaii… ...

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Hemp.com letter to President Obama

Dear President Obama, an Editorial by Josh Davis -There are 21 Countries, including Canada, Great Britain, Spain, France Germany, Romania and China that currently grow hemp. Why not the USA? Mr. President Obama, care to answer?

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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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Will Car Sales Ever Rebound to Meet U.S. Ethanol Targets?

Just as the fiscal crisis sweeping through the major oil-consuming nations of the world is cutting funding for green energy, one of the most expensive yet least efficient of green fuels, corn-based ethanol, has been given another year of generous taxpayer support in the US. The promotion of corn-based ethanol ...

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Hemp Growers Tout Biodiesel Benefits

Researchers at Universtiy of Connecticut have found that the fiber crop Cannabis sativa, known as industrial hemp, has properties that make it viable and even attractive as a raw material, or feedstock, for producing biodiesel – sustainable diesel fuel made from renewable plant sources. The plant’s ability to grow in ...

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Hemp Society – And the winner is…

Us, I guess, welcome to our new project, (old link removed).  A place to come and share, learn and get connected to others interested in furthering industrial hemp use in the United States and world over.

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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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