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By Richard Rose For 25 years I’ve been a hemp foods pioneer, researcher, author, educator, advocate, speaker, consultant, product developer, brander, marketer, thought leader, Mentor, and entrepreneur. In 1994 I pivoted from an Inc. 500 14-year vegan foods career to using hempseed instead of soybean and was the first by years to develop the product …

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Farmer switches from raising chickens to growing hemp

Hemp is making waves with the farming communities as the many positive qualities are being realized. Industrial hemp has the potential to revitalize the many farming communities by adding to their arsenal another way to generate income and save the family farm. Growing hemp is an excellent way to diversify and utilize existing resources more …

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Industrial Hemp Production – States Waiting on Hemp Rules

States waiting on hemp rules from USDA to start planting- Industrial Hemp Production By RAMSEY SCOTT Wyoming Tribune Eagle CHEYENNE, Wyo. — While the federal government paved the way for industrial hemp production in the 2018 Farm Bill, states still need direction on how the nascent industry will be regulated before seeds can go into …

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Scientists brew cannabis using hacked beer yeast

NATURE By Elie Dolgin The feat, described on 27 February in Nature, turns a sugar in brewer’s yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) called galactose into tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the main psychoactive compound in cannabis (Cannabis sativa). The altered yeast can also produce cannabidiol (CBD), another major cannabinoid that’s attracted attention lately for its potential therapeutic benefits, including its …

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House Oks industrial hemp bill despite Noem’s call for delay

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – State representatives have overwhelmingly advanced legislation to legalize industrial hemp in South Dakota days after Gov. Kristi Noem asked lawmakers to shelve the efforts this session. The House voted 65-2 Monday to send the bill to the Senate. House Majority Leader Lee Qualm says it’s time to move forward with hemp. The …

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What Is The Cannabis Oil That Is Causing A Rage In The USA?

Cannabis Oil is making waves in the US and Canada for all the great benefits to our general well being. By Sarah Palanques Tost (Translated from Spanish) Cannabidiol is a substance present in hemp that begins to be a common remedy to control pain, reduce anxiety and improve sleep Sharon is 59 years old, lives …

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South Dakota Senate to Consider bill Criminalizing Use of CBD Oil

Commentary: Keep a sharp eye out, there will be attacks like this in each state unless stopped by ALL OF US. This will continue with other Cannabinoids if nothing is done to stop the Hemp Round Table and their manipulation of the worlds Cannabis plants. Remember they helped create this mess. PIERRE, S.D. — The state Senate’s …

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Hemp Post-Wildfire Remediation

  We were fortunate enough to be at the Colorado CCI Western District meeting on Friday August 24th, 2018, to hear the presentation about using hemp in post-wildfire remediation with Mr. Jason Lauve of Hemp Cleans. This has been an ongoing investigation into how Hemp, Cannabis Sativa L., may be used in post wildfire remediation …

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Looking Closer At The Start Of Hemp Legislation In Colorado

Who Occupied the first steps? As we follow the hemp thread in a tangle of other artificial strings, we at Hemp.com reported earlier this week that we are finding a different history than what is being told to people in some of the associations and industry groups. There are actually many other representations of ideas …

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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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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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Industrial Hemp is Key to Clean Soil

Hemp is a variety of the plant species Cannabis Sativa L. that contains minimal amounts of THC, the primary psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. It is a tall, slender, fibrous plant similar to flax. Various parts of the plant can be used to make a wide variety of textiles, paper, paints, animal feed, plastics, clothing, cosmetics, …

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Industrial Hemp: The Struggle for Greatness

There are 15 states in the US who have passed the bill to allow farmers to plant, grow, and harvest industrial hemp for research purposes. Two states, however, are ahead of the pack, and beginning to plant hemp on specific pilot plots this year. Colorado and Kentucky are two states that have actually started to …

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Oregon: Industrial hemp fields just waiting on the rules

Oregon: Hemp in Oregon waiting on the rules

Noelle Crombie – Oregon Department of Agriculture officials said Thursday the state will not have rules in place for a spring planting of an industrial hemp crop. Jim Cramer, the agency’s director of market access and certification, said the recent passage of the federal Farm Bill, which included an industrial hemp provision, prompted state officials …

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Hemp fiber can be made into a number of products. But growing it is illegal under federal law.

Legal Hemp Begins In Colorado

KRISTEN WYATT, AP – Hemp registration opened for farmers Saturday in Colorado, the first state to start regulating industrial hemp since the federal government allowed limited hemp regulation. A handful of Colorado farmers grew industrial hemp last year without interference from law enforcement or state agriculture officials. But the opening Saturday of Colorado’s industrial-hemp registry …

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Colorado Hemp being harvested

Hemp growing going legit

The US government is ready to let farmers grow hemp – at least the kind that can’t get people high. Hemp – marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin that’s used to make everything from clothing to cooking oil – could soon be cultivated in 10 states under a federal farm bill agreement that allows the establishment of pilot …

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Kentucky announces 5 hemp pilot projects

Kentucky’s first legal hemp production in at least 50 years will include five projects in conjunction with state universities to test whether the crop can help clean soil on former industrial sites, Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said Monday. Each of the projects will be paid for through private contributions and will focus on different …

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Hemp after being cut down, part of the harvest

Oregon – Hemp backers want industrial crop by spring

PORTLAND — Oregon farmers could put in a crop of industrial hemp next spring if a panel of experts can satisfy federal officials with a set of tightly drawn rules. The committee of agricultural experts and state policy officials has been selected by the Oregon Department of Agriculture and will come together in December, the …

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Video: Seeds of Death – Gary Null

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 determined that world’s populations remain …

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Legalize Hemp – It’s Long Overdue – 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 is still illegal under federal …

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