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Hawaii to Research Hemp Bio-Fuel

Last Tuesday, the University of Hawaii’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources was given the go-ahead to grow industrial hemp thanks to the bill SB2175. The two year project involves researching the crop, in addition to growing the hemp to remove toxins from contaminated soil, as well as making it a bio-fuel crop. Industrial …

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Facts about Industrial Hemp

I thought it might be fun to explore some interesting and thought provoking facts about industrial hemp since there isn’t too much going on right now in the world of current hemp news. Hemp might be older than you think. Hemp is among one of the oldest industries on the planet. If you were to …

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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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Hemp serves as useful resource

By George Morin With the possible exception of soy, no plant has managed to spawn as many different products and as much controversy as hemp. You can buy hemp clothing, hemp paper, hemp milk, and hemp oil; the list goes on. Even an electric car has been built out of hemp by a Canadian company. …

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UPDATE!! California Senator is Poised to Welcome Hemp

As of this last post The California State… “Senate also voted to legalize farming of industrial hemp in five counties in California for use in making products such as paper and clothes. Industrial hemp is a variety of cannabis sativa plant that has much lower levels of psychoactive chemicals than are found in marijuana. “We …

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Breaking News: Hemp Resolution Passes in Michigan!

Below is the press release from Everett Swift detailing the resolution that would seek to lessen the barriers to growing hemp in the State of Michigan. Earlier this year I had the opportunity to speak with Mr. Swift on my podcast which will be released in the coming month. As an industrial hemp advocate, Everette …

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Canada vs. US – Canada wins by TKO

How is it that Canada, our closest industrialized neighbor, has no problem growing hemp while we Americans are forbidden to plant one seed in the ground? In a recent article for the Salem-News Diane Walsh sheds some interesting light on our Hemp growing neighbor sand why we are still slaves to the DEA. ——— May-03-2011 …

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Two Republican Candidates back Hemp Farming in Kentucky

There is ditch weed that still grows along the roads and crops of Kentucky’s fertile farmlands. It is a living memory to a time when America was in desperate need of it’s agricultural resources.  In 1943, after the trade routes from the Philippines had been compromised and our relationship with Japan took a turn for …

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Growing the Future – New Bamboo and Hemp Bike

I was talking with a friend of mine who is a bamboo advocate and we were discussing how both bamboo and hemp had amazing potentials in todays economy. But we were stumped as to how they could be used together… Well, enter Bamboosero. The Bamboo and Hemp Bike. By melding bamboo tubes to hemp-fiber lugs …

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Green living tips

Green living tips Industrial Hemp is an integral part of a sustainable future.  But living the green life requires a little “conscious living”.  Some tips for living green: Green living tips.

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 hemp may sound like someone’s …

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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 for new revenue sources has …

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