The Benefits Of Using Hemp Soap

hemp soap

  We’re not at all surprised by the popularity of hemp beauty products. Hemp seed oil has been used for centuries to treat a variety of skin conditions including eczema psoriasis, and acne, just to mention a few. Now, if you’re someone who’s never tried any hemp skincare product before, …

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Hip hemp products for dogs

Hemp Seeds

Hemp is a durable, eco-friendly fiber that has woven its way into a range of natural and sustainable products for dogs. One of the most versatile materials on the planet, hemp is valued for its hypoallergenic and earth-friendly qualities. Hemp is made from the fibers of the cannabis sativa plant. …

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Colorado Law Affirms Farmers Can Use Water Rights to Cultivate Hemp

Colorado hemp

Late last month, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law affirming hemp farmers have a right to use their water rights for hemp cultivation, even if the water is held in federal reservoirs. Sen. Don Coram (R-Montrose) introduced Senate Bill 117 (SB117) in February. The legislation confirms that …

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San Diego Celebrates Hemp History Week

hemp products - Photo by A.J. Herrington

Many of the uses and benefits of hemp were on display at the International Cannabis University (ICU) in San Diego, California for a celebration of Hemp History Week. The event on June 4 also took advantage of the date (6/4) to celebrate recreational cannabis use, legalized with the passage of …

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Why America’s fired up about hemp

hemp field

Hemp: It’s not just for health food smoothies and hippie clothing. The unintended victim of the United States’ prohibition on cannabis — it got swept up in the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937 and is now blacklisted by the DEA under the Controlled Substances Act — the plant is beginning …

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Hemp pioneer fields questions at Ag Expo

Ryan Loflin talks hemp

An attentive audience of more than 50 local farmers and citizens quizzed America’s first modern-day industrial hemp farmer at the Four States Ag Expo. As the three-day event came to a close on Saturday, Ryan Loflin fielded dozens of questions during a hemp awareness event Saturday afternoon. Loflin, a third-generation …

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CBD Oil and Your Health

CBD Concentrate

With companies such as CBDRX producing safe organic CBD products from organically grown industrial hemp we are seeing a shift in how confident the consumer can be about what they are consuming or using. The science of CBD is growing on a daily basis but quite a bit of knowledge …

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Kentucky-State expects hemp program to grow

From the Bowling Green Daily News: Kentucky‘s industrial hemp research pilot program heads into its fourth growing season with expectations that it will continue to expand. Applications are being accepted through Nov. 14 by the state Department of Agriculture. But farmers should note that there are some new fees for …

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Agricultural Hemp Foods Improve Quality of Life

Agricultural Hemp provides a solution

Restaurants Serving Agricultural Hemp Foods Improve Quality of Life The oldest known food catering establishments dated as far back as the Song Dynasty (960-1279) whose paper money economy and healthy middle class allowed them to cater to the residents who lived there as well as travelers. All other examples of …

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Merkley, Wyden greet key win for industrial hemp

Hemp Seeds for health

Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, D-ore., announced Friday that included in the Senate Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations committee bill is an amendment offered by Merkley to prevent the federal government from interfering with the implementation of state laws on the cultivation of industrial hemp. A total of 27 …

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CSU researching industrial hemp

CSU industrial hemp research

Colorado State University is one of few universities in the country that can legally grow and research hemp. Researchers at Colorado State University are studying which climates are best for growing hemp in Colorado, and are legitimizing the industry by partnering with the state. Even though nearly two-thirds of Colorado …

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Learning about Hemp – 15 Facts about Hemp

Our money even reflected industrial hemp's great value - the 10 dollar bill

Hemp is the common name for plants of the entire genus Cannabis, although the term is often used to refer only to cannabis strains cultivated for industrial use (low or no THC varieties). Industrial hemp has many uses, including paper, textiles, biodegradable plastics, construction, health food, and fuel. It is …

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USDA Organic – CBDRX in Colorado

CBD Hemp growing in greenhouse

CBDRx, the premier organic hemp company located in Colorado, is extremely pleased to announce that it has received USDA Organic Certification for its entire hemp crop. CBDRx is one of the first companies in the U.S. to have the processes, documentation, and transparency necessary to achieve this groundbreaking organic certification. …

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Support Hemp History Week

Doug Fine- First Legal Harvest

Show your support for Hemp History Week by reading a book that is all about industrial hemp and the re-introduction of it to our farmers. First Legal Harvest is the new hemp-printed monograph from the world’s industrial hemp fields and the digital age industries they are already supplying. By Doug …

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The Hempster Film Series

Hempsters Plant The Seed keeps changing people's views

The Hempsters Documentary film is on the move this spring, helping educate about Hemp and picking up the momentum for their upcoming film tour. The Hempsters films are a five-part series documenting the Hemp movement from the struggle to legalize through progress in the US and around the globe, and …

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Hemp Milk does a body good

Making Hemp Milk

About a decade ago when someone asked you if you wanted some milk, your first thought would automatically go straight to “cow”. And why wouldn’t it? Milk was and is synonymous with cows. But now times have changed and our grocery stores and food markets are flooded with plant-based alternatives …

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Update: Kentucky Hemp is Flourishing

Kentucky farmers need to grow hemp

After some issues at the start of the hemp plot programs in Kentucky, including a lengthy legal battle for their seeds, it seems the hemp crops have begun to flourish at a mind-blowing rate. The industrial hemp stalks have now grown from 6 feet to a whopping 16 feet in …

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5 Facts about hemp you won’t believe!

History of hemp - Hemp Facts

Current hemp news tells us that industrial hemp is on the rise in America. More states are beginning to grow their own industrial hemp, just as it was centuries ago. But here are a fistful of hemp facts I think will blow your minds! If anything, it’s a good read …

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