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Kentucky Moving Forward Despite DEA Seizure

Kentucky has a history of industrial hemp

In current hemp news, the DEA recently seized a 250 pound shipment of industrial hemp seeds from Italy heading to Kentucky for research purposes and Kentucky Agricultural Commissioner James Comer says he plans to move forward with the plans to grow, harvest, and research industrial hemp on one of the pilot lots they plan to […]

Louisville Kentucky Hemp Farmers 250lb bag of seeds

Wild Kentucky Industrial Hemp

Louisville Kentucky farmers were waiting for a 250 pound batch of industrial hemp seeds, which were being sent over from Italy, so they could begin planting and growing industrial hemp for the first time in decades, but ran into a bit of a snag when Federal Customs agents stepped in and put a stop to […]

More Farmers In Colorado To Start Growing Hemp

Colorado Industrial Hemp

Industrial hemp farming is still widely banned, but certain states who pushed for the bill to legalize the growth of hemp, have been taking off. Two Montezuma County farmers just recently joined the rest of the industrial hemp growers in Colorado (close to 100 now) who will begin to grow just over 1,300 acres of […]

Hemp: The Billion Dollar Crop

Hemp Field in Canada

In February 1938, Popular Mechanics Magazine called hemp the “New Billion Dollar Crop”. This allows us to peer into the realm of “what could have been” and steal a taste of just how close we were to saving ourselves decades of unnecessary pollution and money. Hemp seemed to be on the precipice of achieving greatness, […]

The Incredible Edible… Hemp?

Healthy Hemp Cookies - Hemp Food

If you search the internet for hemp news you’ll find a large handful of very informative and helpful articles regarding current hemp news and events, but what you might have a hard time locating is the actual uses for industrial hemp, which in most cases, are mind blowing. Not a lot of people out there […]

Hawaii: Governor to sign industrial hemp bill

Hemp seeds are great for your health

Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie plans to sign a bill to establish an industrial hemp research program at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Officials in the governor’s office said Monday that Abercrombie planned a signing ceremony on Wednesday afternoon. The bill approves a two-year program to study industrial hemp remediation and biofuel research. Rep. Cynthia […]