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...

November 3, 2017

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Quick read to scratch the surface on the tip of the hemp iceberg.

What are the biggest problems facing the world today? Climate change, globalization, health, water shortages. In short – sustainability. When you consider our rapidly dwindling natural re...

October 27, 2017

GMOs are Genetically Modified Organisms, and are incredibly prevalent in today's age.  There is much debate over whether these have any adverse health effects, and the accepted scientific consensus is that there is not health risk to eating GMO foods.  But many people...

July 13, 2017

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State Update:  West Virginia grew 14 acres of hemp in 2017.

VIENNA, West Virginia. (AP)  - JAKE ZUCKERMAN, Charleston Gazette-Mail

AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE Day aside, this past Tuesday marked the first day West Virginians could apply to the agricultur...

July 13, 2017

Fast Fact: The Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act of 2017, S. 1276, and currently has 7 Senate Cosponsors

Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley is a powerful Senator from Iowa.  Senator Dianne Feinstein is an 84 year old Senior Senator from California, who despite th...

July 13, 2017

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana

Currently, industrial hemp can only be grown as a research crop in Indiana. Purdue researchers have planted test plots to study basic production factors such as expected yield, optimal soil conditions, effective nutrients, and p...

July 13, 2017

Fast Fact: the Charlotte's Web Medical Access Act of 2017, H.R. 2273, currently has 31 cosponsors; the Therapeutic Hemp Medical Access Act, S. 1008, has 11 Senate Cosponsors.

Update : As of April 2018, The Hemp Farming Act of 2018 S. 2667 and H.R. 5485, would legalize h...

July 13, 2017

The term "Billion Dollar Crop" was coined in a 1938 article in Popular Mechanics, which talked about the many emerging uses for industrial hemp.  The article claimed 25,000 uses and included photos of some of them.  The article was largely forgotten until it was discov...

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...

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