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Can hemp win in a marijuana society

I often wonder why it is that our craving as a society is the medicine that gives us relief and not the immense opportunity the hemp plant (cousin to marijuana) has. Hemp has been overlooked and misunderstood for decades now. Ignored as a resource but associated with ‘Marijuana’. A tragic ...

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Canada: Hemp truck involved in rollover

An accident involving two trucks near Indian Head, Sask., was causing delays on the Trans-Canada Highway Tuesday afternoon. RCMP said a semi-trailer truck hauling hempseed collided with a half-ton truck, then flipped onto its side. Eastbound traffic was blocked, so RCMP rerouted vehicles onto a westbound lane of the highway. ...

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Wear Your Hemp Proudly

Rob Jungmaven has a dream – “To get every man women and child in America to wear a Hemp t-shirt by 2020!” Not a bad dream if you ask me… I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Mr. Jungmaven the founder of Jungmavan and Manastash clothing line which ...

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Colorado: Hemp-licious

The company's Hemp I Scream sandwiches quickly became a staple at Red Rocks Amphitheater events and subsequently the 1stBank Center concerts in Broomfield. The Hemp I Scream sandwiches and pints are retailed at Whole Foods and Vitamin Cottage stores and soon will be distributed to nine states.

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Illinois Decides to Stay Ignorant – No Hemp For You!

Illinois rejected a House Bill 1383, sponsored by Rep. Ken Dunkin, D-Chicago, on Thursday that would have allowed its farmers to grow industrial hemp. According to Dunkin’s view, “This is part of the new green movement across the nation,” Dunkin said. “This will put Illinois ahead of most states.” As ...

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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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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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Listen to this!

There is a trend in High-End consumer products lately engineers are incorporating hemp based materials into their designs. Check out these new speakers by JVC. “(The) Eco-friendly Hemp Fiber reduces unwanted mid- and high-frequencies in subwoofers–like a natural low pass filter. Internal loss is reduced within the speaker diaphragm for ...

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Hemp.com Audio interview: John Shaw

John Shaw is probably the only Republican politician who has openly call for the legalization of ALL drugs. Hemp.com’s senior writer Josh Davis sits down with Florida state Senate candidate John Shaw to talk about why he narrowed his drug stance down to just a pro-hemp stance and if he ...

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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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Author and hemp activist Jack Herer has died

Herer, pictured in 1996, was a longtime marijuana activist and the author of the landmark book "The Emperor Wears No Clothes: The Authoritative Historical Record of Cannabis and the Conspiracy Against Marijuana." By 2004, it had been through 16 printings and published more than 600,000 copies

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East Anglia growers in switch from peas to hemp – UK

By MICHAEL POLLITT, AGRICULTURAL EDITOR Originally posted here East Anglia’s vining pea growers could switch to a profitable alternative crop and plant hemp this spring, members of Norfolk’s oldest farming club have been told. And Europe’s biggest hemp proces-sing plant at Halesworth is planning a £5m investment to boost production ...

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Cannabis key to future of U.S.

Ancient plant has many uses, from medicinal to industrial by Jesse Rowland originally posted here Issue date: 2/16/10 Section: Opinion Ever since I first learned what it was, I’ve been fascinated by marijuana. It’s a miraculous plant that can and has been used for a multitude of purposes since at ...

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Buildings made out of hemp. It’s about time!

"The versatile substance can be used for flooring, wall construction and roof insulation. Hempcrete is reportedly fireproof, waterproof, makes for a good insulate and doesn't rot when used above ground. Manufacturers claim the material is 100 percent recyclable and can be used as fertilizer after demolition."

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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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