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News-You just have to love Ron Paul

This is an interesting take on a tabacco issue that turns to the core issues with HEMP.  Ron Paul is an avid hemp supporter and a very well spoken individual. Original posted at smallgovtimes.com Moving towards tobacco prohibition by Ron Paul Last week, another bill was passed and signed into law …

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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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News- Hemp Is Not Pot: It’s the Economic Stimulus and Green Jobs Solution We Need

This incredible read by Dara Colwell was posted at alternet here. I tried and tried to just grab a quote or two but failed miserably. Anyway, I enjoyed reading this so much I borrowed it. Hemp Is Not Pot: It’s the Economic Stimulus and Green Jobs Solution We Need  While Uncle Sam’s scramble …

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News-Building materials going to pot

The AustralianAAP CANNABIS could soon be going up in buildings rather than going up in smoke. The hemp plant is one of six identified by Department of Primary Industries (DPI) scientists in Queensland as a source of natural resin to reduce the building industry’s reliance on resins produced from fossil …

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So Close

Alright, I’m not exactly sure what this little legal quagmire means. You can grow Hemp but we call it pot and we’ll arrest you? That doesn’t make any sense at all. BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota is high on hemp. Beginning Jan. 1, farmers may start applying for state …

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Well, I guess we coulda seen this comin’….

If you haven’t heard by now, California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (it still cracks me up top say those words together) has vetoed the most promising piece of pro-hemp legislation in the country:Veto is ‘Irrational’ Agriculture Policy Based on Fear So it was all window dressing after all. The California State …

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We’re Jammin’

Just read this headline: Governor’s Decision on California Industrial Hemp Farming Act Expected by Sept. 30full story That’s Tomorrow!!!!!!We’re gonna be growing Hemp in California tomorrow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Can you believe it? This is so awesome

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We’re Waiting!

Alright, it’s sitting there, why isn’t it getting signed? c’mon california, lead the way into sanity!SACRAMENTO / Assembly sends hemp bill to governoranother good analyisis

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Getting Closer

California is getting closer to farming industrial Hemp than almost any other state right now. It’ll be interesting to see who comes in and torpedos the bill at the last minute: The state Senate passed the California Industrial Hemp Farming Act on Wednesday. Central coast resident who buy and sell …

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Guesss what we just discovered?

The media is always amazed when they re-invent the wheel. Or in this case re-discover that Hemp is actually a very useful plant that we have made illegal for some reason: Hemp has a bad rap for being the marijuana plant. But one Russian scientist is proposing a drug-free variety …

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Thoughtfully debating Hemp

In California cool heads seem to prevail: Yet the cultivation of industrial hemp remains illegal in this nation. Why? Two words: mythology and confusion. Industrial hemp suffers discrimination by association with its cannabis cousin — marijuana. The federal Controlled Substances Act of 1970 effectively banned the production of all cannabis …

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Let’s Cook!

Alright people, here’s you chance to get your hemp nut and get cooking! This nutritious ingredient and snack food is offered in 5 pound, 25 pound and 200 pound pails and is a bulk item designed to meet the needs of food manufacturers, retailers with bulk food sections, restaurants and …

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This week on the “O.C.”: Hemp Farmers

Finaly, a Republican I can really get behind: So why is he trying to legalize hemp? He says it’s only natural for a “free-market, pro-business, low-tax conservative” to support an agricultural product in high demand that’s nothing like its notorious cousin, marijuana. full story

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Mouthwatering Hemp

The Drug Enforcement Agency lifted its ban on hemp in 2004, and now it’s in everything from waffles to smoothies. full story I want my job to be food taster for the newspaper. There’s nothing worse than trying a new hemp food and realizing that what you are getting in …

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Making of a Market

Ahhhhh, here’s the rest of the story: With a cluster of garment retailers and wholesalers operating locally, Santa Cruz is in fine position to snag a share of an estimated $270 million market, should California legalize cultivation of industrial hemp. Cold Hard Cash: the great motivator.

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Read it and weep

A new hemp processing plant has been built in southern Queensland. Why isn’t this happening in the US? That is all. p.s. Seriously, what more can you say than “Why?”

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