hemp

David Bronner Arrested at Capital for HEMP

Authorities in Washington DC went to extreme measures to arrest an Escondido soap-maker Monday, using a chainsaw to access the man protesting outside the White House. David Bronner, CEO of Escondido’s top-selling Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, was protesting laws banning hemp harvesting in the U.S., according to the Washington Post. Bronner locked himself in the …

David Bronner Arrested at Capital for HEMP Read More »

Ron Wyden Introduces Industrial Hemp Amendment To Farm Bill

Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) on Thursday introduced an amendment to the farm bill that would allow farmers to grow industrial hemp. The amendment, S.3240, would exclude industrial hemp from the definition of “marijuana,” thereby allowing hemp farming to be regulated by state permitting programs, bypassing the federal government’s long-standing prohibition of marijuana. A sister bill, …

Ron Wyden Introduces Industrial Hemp Amendment To Farm Bill Read More »

United States: Protecting Industrial Hemp in New England

Accolades to the politicians in New England. News yesterday out of New Hampshire reports the Senate is considering protecting industrial hemp from being listed as a controlled substance. It would only go into effect after the Drug Enforcement Agency certifies that at least two other New England states have adopted such legislation but is an …

United States: Protecting Industrial Hemp in New England Read More »

East Coast & The Rockies: State Victories for Hemp Farming

Picture from http://www.cannabis-cosmetics.com/ Both New Hampshire and Colorado had small victories this past week regarding hemp legislation. While NH passed a resolution expressing it’s position on hemp farming, 260-41 in favor of (We’ll have to work hard to educate those 40 dissenters) Colorado’s Hemp Soil-cleaning Research House Bill 1099 “received unanimous support in the House …

East Coast & The Rockies: State Victories for Hemp Farming Read More »

Kentucky: Momentum builds behind bill to legalize hemp farming

WHAS11 – Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer says momentum is building behind a bill that would show the federal government that the state is ready to legalize hemp farming. Comer says the majority of Kentucky residents want to explore hemp as an alternative to tobacco farming. Supporters say it is a great economic opportunity but …

Kentucky: Momentum builds behind bill to legalize hemp farming Read More »

Kentucky: Lawmakers say Hemp would be a boon to agriculture

Kentucky.com – Kentucky farmers could be on the forefront of agriculture again with an age-old crop: hemp. With the support of Agriculture Commissioner James Comer, Kentucky legislators filed a bill Thursday to put Comer at the head of the long-dormant Kentucky Industrial Hemp Commission and renew a push to bring the crop back. Hemp, otherwise …

Kentucky: Lawmakers say Hemp would be a boon to agriculture Read More »

Hemp company harvests new cash

Canada: Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & Oils has landed another round of venture-capital funding to help finance growth and strengthen its supply chain. This new funding will help spur growth for Manitoba Harvest! No totals were disclosed in the latest round of financing from Calgary-based Avrio Ventures and White Road Investments from Emeryville, Calif., but …

Hemp company harvests new cash Read More »

Scroll to Top