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Tilray to Acquire Manitoba Harvest for $319 Million

As the hemp industry continues to grow in the US, Tilray’s purchase of Manitoba Harvest opens access to the enormous hemp market for Tilray and its peers. Tilray will initially pay C$277.5 million (C$150 million in cash and C$127.5 million in Tilray shares) at the close of the deal, expected within the next 30 days. …

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Hemp Seeds

Why Hemp? Top 5 Reasons for Hemp!

So, what are the top 5 reasons for hemp! People are always asking “what is hemp?” and “What hemp is good for?”.  These are very good questions!  Industrial hemp is not new to civilization on this earth. In fact, industrial hemp has been used for centuries for rope, paper, fabric, fuel (diesel and ethanol), food …

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Hemp, Inc. Announces Completion of First Purchase Order for Natural Absorbent Product Spill-Be-Gone™

SPRING HOPE, N.C. — (Marketwired – 1-25-18) Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP), a global leader in the industrial hemp industry with the largest hemp mill in the western hemisphere, announced today that the Company has fulfilled its first purchase order for Spill-Be-Gone™, part of Hemp, Inc.’s spill-absorbent family of products, for a company in Georgia. …

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Hemp Foods Australia

Hemp Foods Australia – Incorporate Hemp Into Your Diet

Hemp Foods Australia – Teaching us how easy it is to incorporate hemp into your diet Hemp Foods Australia sells soft, tasty Hemp Seeds can be used for making Hemp Milk, Hemp Ice Cream, Hemp Hommus, sprinkled onto breakfast, lunch and dinner meals or eaten on their own. They can also be used in making …

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The Benefits Of Using 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, we recommend starting with hemp …

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Hemp Seeds

Hip hemp products for dogs

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. It’s used to make everything …

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Colorado hemp

Colorado Law Affirms Farmers Can Use Water Rights to Cultivate 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 a person with an absolute …

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San Diego Celebrates Hemp History Week

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 Prop. 64 (get it?!?) by …

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Why America’s fired up about hemp

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 to be seen by many …

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Ryan Loflin talks hemp

Hemp pioneer fields questions at Ag Expo

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 Colorado grower, owns and operates …

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CBD Concentrate

CBD Oil and Your Health

With companies 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 is available on the subject. Today we are …

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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 participants, including a first-time $350 …

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Hemp is not marijuana

Merkley, Wyden greet key win for industrial hemp

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 states now allow farmers to …

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CSU industrial hemp research

CSU researching industrial hemp

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 counties have hemp registrations and …

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

Learning about Hemp – 15 Facts about Hemp

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 one of the fastest growing …

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Doug Fine- First Legal Harvest

Support Hemp History Week

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 Fine, the author of 2014’s …

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Hempsters Plant The Seed keeps changing people's views

The Hempster Film Series

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 even Hemp’s history with indigenous …

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Hemp oil as a base for hemp plastic

How Industrial Hemp Can Change Our Future

While the subject of industrial hemp may be on the lips of millions of people today, in current hemp news, and certainly on the minds of researchers and farmers alike, some of the value regarding this crop might not be the most talked about subject among the average Joe. The benefits of having a plant …

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Making Hemp Milk

Hemp Milk does a body good

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 to cow milk. You can …

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Kentucky farmers need to grow hemp

Update: Kentucky Hemp is Flourishing

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 just two months. Officials are …

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