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Hemp Debate in Wisconsin

Here’s an article from Fox News Wisconsin – They said they got the information from NPR, but when I searched I couldn’t find anything about hemp on the Wisconsin NPR site. ——– MADISON (WPR) It could soon be legal to grow hemp for industrial purposes in Wisconsin, depending on what …

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Bill would let Wisconson farmers grow industrial hemp

Bill would let Wisconson farmers grow industrial hemp By Cara Spoto Central Wisconsin Sunday February 28, 2010 A bill introduced by a Stevens Point lawmaker would allow Wisconsin farmers to grow industrial hemp with a state license. Currently, farmers in the state are prohibited under state and federal law from producing …

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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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House of straw and hemp withstands 1000C fire test

A house made of straw and hemp panels passed a fire resistance test where it was exposed to temperatures over 1,000 C, a university said. Balehaus@Bath – built of pre-fabricated straw-bale and hemp sections – has fire resistance “as good as houses built of conventional building materials”, according to new …

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‘Cannabis’ Drinks Can’t Be Trademarked, Court Says

(CN) – The word “Cannabis” may not be trademarked for beverages containing hemp, a European court ruled. The Court of First Instance upheld a European market office’s determination that the mark is descriptive, not distinctive. A German brewery producing a beer called “Cannabis Club” challenged Italian beverage retailer Giampietro Torresan’s …

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Robust Export Growth Boosts Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & Oils

Hemp foods are one of the hottest health food trends in North America, and a fast-growing Canadian company is demonstrating that there is a healthy appetite for nutritious hemp foods overseas, too. Due to a vigorous international sales initiative over the past few years by Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & …

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Get your ‘Mojo’ free on the web

This really doesn’t have anything to do with Hemp… but for some reason country-rocker Mojo Nixon’s complete works are available for free on Amazon.com’s MP3 download area this week. Get em while they’re hot!! It is best not to ask why! Just a “thank you Mr. Nixon” will do.

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Totally free THC HEMP?

U.S. scientists say they are moving closer to engineering a totally drug-free cannabis plant to produce hemp fiber and oil.

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Hemp Bags -Austrailia town makes a statement

This is a fun hemp making a difference article. Plastic bags in a store shelved for hemp bags that were designed by local students. A great example of a small change with a huge impact. “The launch was very positive and we received good feedback,” she said. “The bags were …

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Cops slash research field of Industrial hemp

Of all the places you would think the cops wouldn’t make this mistake – the Netherlands? THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Dutch police who mowed down what they thought were illicit marijuana plants were red-faced Thursday when it emerged they’d ruined a research group’s giant, officially sanctioned field of harmless hemp. …

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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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Hemp Society – And the winner is…

Us, I guess, welcome to our new project, (old link removed).  A place to come and share, learn and get connected to others interested in furthering industrial hemp use in the United States and world over.

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News-Hemp cars? The marijuana mobile might not be far off

Another fun story… Up where it is legal to grow they are making great strides in the technology surrounding industrial hemp Hemp cars? The marijuana mobile might not be far off Calgary firm working on prototype By David Finlayson, Edmonton Journal June 5, 2009 Original  here A car made of …

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News- Hemp Is Not Pot: It’s the Economic Stimulus and Green Jobs Solution We Need

This incredible read by Dara Colwell was posted at alternet here. I tried and tried to just grab a quote or two but failed miserably. Anyway, I enjoyed reading this so much I borrowed it. Hemp Is Not Pot: It’s the Economic Stimulus and Green Jobs Solution We Need  While Uncle Sam’s scramble …

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News-Building materials going to pot

The Australian AAP CANNABIS could soon be going up in buildings rather than going up in smoke. The hemp plant is one of six identified by Department of Primary Industries (DPI) scientists in Queensland as a source of natural resin to reduce the building industry’s reliance on resins produced from …

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