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Colorado – State unveils regulations for hemp farming

Hemp farmers in Colorado could be asked to pay annual fees of at least $200 and submit to inspections to make sure they’re growing industrial hemp and not marijuana, according to regulations proposed by Colorado agriculture officials. The proposed rules, announced Wednesday, will be submitted next week for approval by commissioners of the state Department …

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Kentucky-The Hemp State

Kentucky: Comer to pitch hemp to auto execs

Janet Patton wrote this great article on the Kentucky.com website on how industrial hemp is changing the ways we do business and how a change is possible through determined people! Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said hemp fibers could make cars “greener.” –Agriculture Commissioner James Comer will take his pitch for hemp to auto manufacturers …

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Kentucky Hemp Growers Cooperative Association

The Kentucky Hemp Growers Cooperative Association is a member-owned corporation providing assistance, information, and resources to partner-members endeavoring to produce or sell industrial hemp. Incorporated in 1994, the Cooperative seeks to uphold a tradition of legal and profitable hemp production in Kentucky. The original Kentucky hemp cooperative association, organized during WWII, produced high-quality industrial hemp …

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Hemp-It is time to allow farmers to grow hemp again

First Hemp harvest in more than fifty years begins in southeastern Colorado

America’s first (known) industrial hemp harvest in more than fifty years began this month in southeastern Colorado. This past spring, following last year’s passage of Amendment 64, which legalized small amounts of marijuana for adults and paved the way for industrial hemp production, farmer Ryan Loflin planted 55 acres of marijuana’s sober sister. Last week, …

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Industrial hemp farming is renewable and sustainable

California Farmers to Grow Industrial Hemp

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. After moving smoothly through the …

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Hempsters Plant The Seed keeps changing people's views

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

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 lawmakers and even the hallowed …

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Industrial Hemp Field - Healthy and almost ready for harvest

Whole Foods will celebrate Hemp History Week

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 natural foods retailer already offers …

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Hemp History Week - 2013

Hemp History Week

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 farmers and manufacturers, and ensures …

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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 positive development for Kentucky’s farm …

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Hemp Farming in the USA

Bipartisan Bill In Support Of Industrial Hemp Farming Introduced

Rep. Massie And Rep. Schrader Introduce Bipartisan Bill In Support Of Industrial Hemp Farming H.R. 525, the Industrial Hemp Farming Act, and Senate Companion Bill Promise Economic Opportunity by Removing Restrictions on Industrial Hemp Farming in the United States Vote Hemp is pleased to announce that this week, Representatives Thomas Massie (R-KY) and Kurt Schrader …

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