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Legal Status for Transport of Hemp Remains Confusing

Hemp transportation has become a hot topic as the clash between federal and state laws create confusion for both law enforcement as well as hemp businesses.  More discussion is needed between the two sides to clarify how industrial hemp can be transported between states. Legal Status for Transport of Hemp …

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Why Hemp? Top 5 Reasons for Hemp!

Hemp Seeds

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, …

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Hemp Entrepreneurs Say Big Retailers Unfairly Dominate Online Ads

Alexis Keenan **Yahoo Finance “We’ve been rejected by almost every single digital media company that’s out there, any advertising platform, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google, Bing, Yahoo, the search engines,” Ari Sherman, founder of Boulder, Colorado-based Evo Hemp, said. Sherman’s company sells THC-free hemp products, including energy bars, seeds, and protein, …

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Quest for the Golden Fiber

“Quest for the Golden Fiber” follows Cannabis expert Robert C. Clarke on his explorations of Turkish hemp culture. Join us as we visit weavers and rope makers in their countryside homes, and follow the crop cycle in the last village where they still grow hemp as they have for centuries. …

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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 …

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Merkley, Wyden greet key win for industrial hemp

Hemp Seeds for health

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 …

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CSU researching industrial hemp

CSU industrial hemp research

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 …

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Learning about Hemp – 15 Facts about Hemp

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

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 …

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Support Hemp History Week

Doug Fine- First Legal Harvest

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 …

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How Industrial Hemp Can Change Our Future

Hemp oil as a base for hemp plastic

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 …

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Australia Leading the Industrial Hemp Race

Agriculture in Australia is booming

Hemp is a fast growing, water efficient crop, which can thrive in the worst soil and can be used for a bevy of products, including paper, food, and medicine. It was around thousands of years ago and it’s still being grown today, just not as much since being banned in …

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Industrial Hemp Takes Root

Industrial hemp roots are very strong and dense

Industrial Hemp Takes Root(Wherever you plant it) Something special happened last May. Before we get into all that, let me ask you this: how much do you enjoy weeds? Not that kind of “weed”, but the type that sprouts from your yard and driveway that you have to constantly pull …

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Industrial Hemp in Kentucky is Exceeding Expectations

The return of Kentucky hemp has started

It’s been over 50 years since Kentucky has legally grown industrial hemp. Now, it’s begun again, and the crop is growing quicker and more beautifully than anyone could have anticipated. After a quick battle with the DEA over confiscated hemp seeds, just six weeks since those hemp seeds were planted, …

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The Declaration of Industrial Hemp

July 4th - Independance Day

On July 4th, 1776, something absolutely amazing happened. A man by the name of John Adams was pushing for independence from Great Britain and the 13 American colonies would soon become the United States of America thanks to Thomas Jefferson’s draft of the Declaration of Independence. This pivotal piece of …

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Lack of Seeds Leave Hemp Farmers Restless

Empty hemp field

Colorado hemp farmers were as eager as anyone to start planting industrial hemp on their test plots, but lack of available seeds has left two Montezuma County farmers stuck in a holding pattern. “We are having an impossible time getting seed,” said Merle Root of Pleasant View. Root and fellow …

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What’s the Deal with the DEA?

Making Hemp Milk

Hemp seeds are more than just a vessel in which to sprout stalks of cannabis sativa for textiles, paper, food products, cosmetics, fuel, and more. They are a potential life-saving miracle seed with clinically documented cases where the CBD in hemp has proved useful in preventing seizures in children as …

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Colorado Hemp Seeds Seized By Feds

Colorado Industrial Hemp

Just when you thought hemp seeds were once again free to ship into the country with the DEA getting their hands on them, current hemp news discovers a massive shipment of hemp seeds heading into the US (bound for Colorado) from Canada, has been taken by federal authorities in North …

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Eat Hemp Seeds, Stay Healthy

Hemp Seeds are healthy

I have a good friend who loves nothing more than to spend 3 hours a day at the gym and at least another 2 hours browsing a health food store for the perfect ingredient to accommodate his healthy lifestyle. He’s big on Flax, which has been around for thousands of …

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