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!Take Action for Industrial Hemp!

It’s time to take action People! Legalizing Industrial Hemp will not happen without the support of those who need it most. If you are reading this than you are probably 99.9% more knowledgeable about Industrial Hemp than your average citizen. America has gone through a Collective Amnesia when it comes …

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Australia’s Hemp Industry Caught Up in Political Red Tape

Here is an article on the Effort to “Grow” the Hemp Industry in a North Eastern Australian Town. THE push to reignite struggling Monto (Queensland, Australia) by making it a key growing and processing centre for  Queensland’s emerging $10 million commercial hemp industry has been stalled by government red tape. …

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In Praise of Hemp

Here is a very good background editorial on ‘Hemp’ and its history written by Jim Prues on ‘The People’s Voice’.  Some very good points in history are covered well in the full article, see link at bottom. Hemp is the common name for cannabis, the first plant cultivated by humanity …

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Hemp Milk – When dairy just won’t do…

You don’t want to drink soy milk because you’re afraid of the genetically modified soy out there and the health consequences. Your allergic to almonds and coconuts but still want something “milk like”? What do you do? Hemp Milk Hemp milk may be your answer. Hemp milk just hit the …

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Grow Your Own Home?

According to Klara Marosszeky with 2.5 hecters of Land you can basically grow enough materials to make a basic beautful home. Learn more and see the Home that Hemp Built by clicking the link below. CLICK HERE! – GROW YOUR OWN HOME

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Hemp ain’t for Hippies anymore – New Technologies On The Rise

Move over Mr. Hippie. Yes – You can still wear your hemp bracelets and tie-dies – but the word today is New Technology! Leaders in the fields of Architecture and Car Design are using Hemp products to redefine a new age of environmentally friendly High-tech Materials made from our friendly …

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Canadian Firm Really Goes Green with Hemp Car

By May Jeong TORONTO (Reuters) – Canadian developers are plotting a small revolution in the still-tiny market for electric cars, with a concept vehicle made from hemp set to debut at a specialized auto show next month. The four-seat car, called the Kestrel, has an outer shell of a hemp-based …

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Used plastic + hemp = lumber

UNCC researchers create a formula for recycling old bottles into new building materials By Amber Veverka Charlotte Observer A UNC Charlotte researcher with a passion for sustainability is creating a new building material out of recycled plastic bottles and an ancient grass. Dr. Na Lu, an assistant professor at UNCC’s …

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‘Cannabinomics’ chips away at Hemp prohibition

We here at Hemp.com tend to stay away from the medical marijuana debate, but BoingBoing.net had an interesting post today about the economic tipping point being reached across med pot states. With 15 states offering medical marijuana licenses to everyday Joes, and California mulling complete decriminalization of pot, the new …

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Farmers discuss the benefits of growing Hemp as cash crop

Farmers discuss the benefits of growing Hemp as cash crop Canada is the largest producer of Hemp products in North America – even though the US is the largest market for Hemp products. And yet we stubbornly stick to an arbitrary ban for fear that somebody might mistake it for …

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Medical Marijuana opening doors for Industrial Hemp production

Medical pot shops are opening their doors across the country and green entrepreneurs are cashing in on the crop. While everyone takes sides on whether they are “for” or “against” the legalization of this long-banned weed an important discussion is getting lost in the background.  What about “Hemp”? The sudden …

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Why Hemp is illegal (hint: racism, fraud & greed)

As states begin decriminalizing the “demon weed” for medical needs, it may be a good time to look back at why nobody is allowed to use this amazing plant. Here’s a good recap of why we as a society decided to criminalize a useful plant: HempNews » Blog Archive » …

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Sustainable, healthy, tasty cooking oil – from hemp?

Movies? Well, yes, says Glynis Murray, she does dabble in producing them (most recently, Everybody’s Fine, starring Robert De Niro). “But that’s not my regular day job,” she says in a recent Skype interview. “Henry (Braham, her partner) is a director of photography and I’m a producer. We’ve been doing …

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Cash Crop

NEW BILLION-DOLLAR CROP Popular Mechanics 1938 – AMERICAN farmers are promised a new cash crop with an annual value of several hundred million dollars, all because a machine has been invented which solves a problem more than 6,000 years old. It is hemp, a crop that will not compete with …

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Hemp kingpin ditches Amsterdam for Denver

AMSTERDAM (CNNMoney.com) — When American entrepreneur Adam Dunn moved to the Netherlands at age 19, his first business plan wasn’t anything to write home about. He’d crammed 300 Rolling Stones concert T-shirts into his luggage, hoping to sell them for some quick cash. That was in 1989. Today the 40-year-old …

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Week Long Campaign to Celebrate History of Hemp Farming in America Begins

185 Events in 32 States Planned to Celebrate ‘Hemp History Week’ Historic Early 20th Century USDA Hemp Research Documents Re-Discovered WASHINGTON, May 17 PRNewswire/USNewswire — Today marks the start of the 1st Annual Hemp History Week, which is taking place between now and May 23, 2010. As a national grassroots …

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Proof found: Hemp Cultivation in Washington D.C. Area

-WASHINGTON, May 13  PRNewswire/USNewswire Newly Discovered Diaries of USDA Botanist Lyster Dewey Highlight the History of Hemp Cultivation in Washington D.C. Area On Monday, May 17, 2010 at 7:30pm, the Hemp Industries Association (HIA) will display the diaries of USDA Chief Botanist Lyster Dewey in public for the first time …

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Ron Paul on Hemp History Week

Ron Paul addressed Congress on Hemp History Week Ron Paul continues to be an avid supporter of the relegalization of industrial hemp. Congressman Ron Paul entered this statement into the Congressional Record to commemorate Hemp History Week: “Madam Speaker, I rise to speak about Hemp History Week. To celebrate the …

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