California Farmers to Grow Industrial Hemp

Industrial hemp farming is renewable and sustainable

Vote Hemp and the Hemp Industries Association (HIA), the nation’s leading hemp grassroots advocacy organization and industry trade group, respectively, each working to revitalize industrial hemp production and processing in the U.S., are excited to report that Governor Jerry Brown has signed SB 566, the California Industrial Hemp Farming Act. …

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Hemp in Bob Marley’s Restored Mercedes

In the first episode, “One Love, One Car,” Marley hooks up with Danny (a.k.a. The Count) at his car-repair shop, Count’s Kustoms, in Las Vegas. The Mercedes has not been touched in 20 years,; it’s black paint is faded and the engine is stuffed with straw (a rat’s nest, perhaps?). …

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Editorial: Hemp Gaining Acceptance

Though the Farm Bill, which included the hemp amendment, did not pass the House this past week, however it did bring to light that more and more politicians and decision makers are stepping into the green and opening their minds to the possibility that growing hemp on American soil will be a …

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Hemp industry achieves goal of US hemp-made flag

Hemp Flag over the capital

Despite the failing of the Federal farm bill last month to allow U.S. farmers to raise Industrial Hemp, hemp leaders and activists were overjoyed as the American flag, made of industrial hemp, flew over the U.S. Capitol. Hemp, Inc. one of the major leaders in the Industrial Hemp Industry spoke …

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Editorial: Hemp, Why It Matters

I Grew Hemp - George Washington

This is a moving and persuasive article by  Doug Fine. He sites how legalizing hemp would have a direct affect on his family and what is getting in the way of that legalization. — How can a decision be both astonishing and a no-brainer? On June 20, the U.S. House of Representatives passed …

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Steve Beshear Asks Obama For Help With Hemp

Obama and Beshear - Can they agree on hemp?

In a shift toward embracing a potential new agricultural industry, Gov. Steve Beshear has written to President Barack Obama asking for help with hemp. “While experience in Canada tells us that the economic opportunities in the hemp industry are still largely unknown, we want to explore any and all opportunities …

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I was Pro – Hemp before Hemp was cool! – Diana Oliver

Hempsters Plant The Seed keeps changing people's views

I was Pro – Hemp before Hemp was cool! Hempsters, Plant the Seed Producer Diana Oliver brings industrial hemp into the public eyes. Every state in the US now attempts to manage or many would claim ignores an ever-growing Hemp movement. From state house legislative debates, presidential candidates to Washington …

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Industrial Hemp Industry Inches Closer to Ending Prohibition

Hemp is not marijuana

Industrial Hemp Industry Inches Closer to the End of Prohibition on the Federal Level with Recent Amendments by Lawmakers in California and Washington, DC LAS VEGAS, May 28, 2013  — As a leading innovator in the industrial hemp market, Hemp, Inc. (OTC: HEMP) keeps a strong foothold in its sector …

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Whole Foods will celebrate Hemp History Week

Industrial Hemp Field - Healthy and almost ready for harvest

Whole Foods Market will celebrate Hemp History Week June 3-9 by spotlighting more than 300 hemp products. Hemp is an environmentally sustainable plant whose seeds, oil and fibers are used as ingredients to make a wide variety of foods, paper, clothing, body care products, building materials and fuel. The Austin,Texas-based …

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day - Hemp.com remembers

Hemp.com wants to take a few minutes to remember and thank all who have fought for this great country! Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. There are many stories as to its actual beginnings, with over …

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Hemp History Week

Hemp History Week - 2013

Join natural products pioneers, leading retail stores, health and wellness advocates and citizens across the nation in celebrating industrial Hemp’s rich history and incredible potential during Hemp History Week! As more Americans recognize the health and environmental benefits of hemp products, hemp farming promises job creation and economic opportunity for …

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Video: Seeds of Death – Gary Null

March against Monsanto

March Against Monsanto – May 25 Watch this video and learn why your Food Freedom is in jeopardy! In preparation of the global March Against Monsanto, you are invited to watch the award-winning documentary Seeds of Death free thanks to Gary Null. http://www.march-against-monsanto.com/ The leaders of Big Agriculture–Monsanto, DuPont, Syngenta–are …

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Lithuania legalizes growing hemp for textiles

Lithuania on Thursday legalized growing hemp as of January for the industrial-scale production of textiles, making it the last of the EU’s 27 members to give it the green light.   This further strengthens the exports of this thriving country as the USA still refuses to allow farmers to grow this …

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Legalize Hemp – It’s Long Overdue – Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader

A bipartisan legislative movement toward legalizing the growing of industrial hemp is finally on the rise. Last week, the Vermont General Assembly voted to lift a state statute that banned the growing of industrial hemp. While this, if enacted, would allow Vermont farmers to grow hemp under state law, it …

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March against Monsanto and the risks of GMOs

NON GMO Project - NonGMOproject.com

GMO stands for Genetically Modified Organism. Other names for the process include Genetic Engineering (GE) or Genetic Modification (GM), which are one and the same. How is a GMO Different from Cross-Breeding? Genetic modification is the process of forcing genes from one species into another entirely unrelated species. Unlike cross …

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March Against Monsanto – Label GMOs

The March Against Monsanto is a worldwide day of protest to raise awareness of concerns regarding the company’s products. The event will sweep across the globe on Saturday, May 25, bringing like-minded individuals from all corners of the earth together to draw attention to the issue of genetically modified and …

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Industrial Hemp Bill Hits Rocks in Kentucky

Hemp history week - Movie screening-Bringing it home

Senate Bill 50 would bring industrial hemp, a cash crop, back to the farming communities in Kentucky that need the growth and fresh industry. AP-Momentum for a bill laying the groundwork for a possible industrial hemp comeback skidded to a halt Wednesday when a Kentucky House panel failed to vote …

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Video: Save us – Hemp

What if you had one thing - Hemp Inc.

Hemp is not only an ancient plant that has a ton of uses, it is a healing plant. The ground that hemp is planted in is revived by a crop of hemp growing above. Secondly, the seeds and buds become food and medicine that allow us to heal as people. …

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Mitch McConnell Supports Industrial Hemp In Kentucky

Mitch McConnell Joins Rand Paul In Supporting Industrial Hemp In Kentucky Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday came out in support of developing industrial hemp in Kentucky, becoming the most powerful voice to back the state’s contentious effort. “I am convinced that allowing its production will be a …

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