Category Archives: Hemp News

UPDATE: Kentucky Sues for the Return of Hemp Seeds

Industrial hemp field up close

On Wednesday Kentucky sued the federal government for the return of its 250 pounds of hemp seeds which the DEA had seized earlier as it approached from Italy. The hemp seeds were to be used as part of a pilot project in which 9 lots of land would be designated for growing industrial hemp for […]

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 […]

Hemp: A Cleaner Tomorrow

Hemp Provides Clean Biofuel

In order for the world to have balance, some things need to change. Among some of those things, are radical ideas which could not only change the world, it could help save it. Industrial hemp has been illegal to grow commercially for some time now, but the ideas of what it could become are still […]

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, […]

Hemp Farming Might Soon Be Legal In New York

Industrial Hemp Seed Farm

In the world of industrial hemp news there has been an influx of information regarding the legalization of hemp cultivation across the nation. If you brush aside the sweet rhymes and dig a little deeper into the world of east coast hemp news, you might be surprised to see more and more states moving for […]

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 […]

Australian Farmers Benefit From Hemp

Industrial Hemp growing in a field

BANGALOW, Australia – Hemp has come a long way since the hand-made paper of Egyptian times and the ropes of old sailing ships with a $1bn industry just in Hemp Foods offers hope for Australian hemp farmers. Today Hemp Foods Australia is glad to announce two contract’s have been signed that represent over $20 million […]