April 18, 2018

​On April 12, 2018, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell introduced the Hemp Farming Act of 2018, S. 2667.  

This legislation follows the footsteps of The Industrial Hemp Farming Act (IHFA), which has been in Congress since 2005.  While the original IHFA was a si...

February 5, 2018

A federal hemp lobbyist breaks down the national progress that was made and missed in 2017 on the issue of hemp legalization.

This piece was originally published in The Hemp Mag on January 8, 2018

https://thehempmag.com/2018/01/state-of-hemp/

2017 was a big year for indus...

January 5, 2018

On January 4, Attorney General Jeff Session went back on his own words during his confirmation hearing, going against both public opinion and science to reiterate his opposition to Marijuana. He reversed the “Cole Memo”, which set clear guidelines that respect State's...

December 15, 2017

Hemp Update:  Hemp History Week 2018 is June 4-10.  Sign up to host your own event and get free hemp giveaways!
 

Industrial Hemp has emerged somewhat quietly yet increasing quickly as an issue across the country over the past several years. For American consumers, Hemp...

November 10, 2017

This piece was published on Medium, the week that Donald Trump won the election to be President of the United States.

While it is very hard for many of us to come to grips with the results, we must not be blinded by the divisiveness and racism that has defined the newly...

July 13, 2017

Humans have co-evolved with life on earth, and this is no more apparent than with cannabis.

I have been developing a theory that the hemp plant is to the plant kingdom, as humans are to the animal kingdom.  The hemp plant has dominated every continent, has strength and...

July 13, 2017

"Banning Hemp because it's related to marijuana is like banning portobello mushrooms because some mushrooms have psilocybin"  While this analogy is more illustrative than it is accurate, it certainly makes a good foundation to describe a growing connection between thes...

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