Tag Archives: Industrial Hemp

‪#‎Hemp Seed Eating Village in China Holds Oldest, Healthiest People in the World

While there is a man in Bolivia said to be the oldest living person in the world, at 123 years of age, a village in China is boasting ages far older than the global average, and few suffer from any health problems. Scientists believe the secret is in their diet, which actually  includes lots of hempseed. It also helps that the water and air in Bama Yao, China are exceptionally clean, and that their food contains noticeably less fat, animal proteins, salt, and sugar than…

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HOW and WHY does Cannabis Cure Cancer – Scientific Explanation

HOW and WHY does Cannabis Cure Cancer – Scientific Explanation Full Video: What Are Terpenes? Take a closer look at what Terpenes are and how they react within the cannabis plant. 1975 report on Cannabis and Cancer, from a dot gov site, hundreds if not thousands more articles on that same dot gov site. Why is that, if there is no medical benefit? http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1159836 http://files.iowamedicalmarijuana.org/sc…n%2075.pdf

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Senator: U.S. Ban On Hemp Makes About As Much Sense As ‘A Ban On Portobello Mushrooms’

Hemp “was once a booming crop in America,” Wyden said. “It can, and should be, again.” Sen. Ron Wyden today today urged lifting the federal ban on industrial hemp, which has a wide variety of uses and economic benefits in Oregon and nationwide.   “In my view, keeping the ban on growing hemp makes about as much sense as instituting a ban on portobello mushrooms,” Wyden, who introduced a hemp legalization bill earlier this year, said on the Senate floor. “There’s no reason to outlaw…

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Pine Ridge reservation farmer banned from growing hemp seeks reprieve

Alex White Plume, an Oglala Lakota elder, started growing hemp in 2000 on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, but the DEA raided the field and destroyed the plants. (Hempsters LLC) By The Associated Press PINE RIDGE, S.D. — Alex White Plume planted industrial hemp on his Pine Ridge farm more than a decade ago, but never harvested a crop. Now, he says it’s time to grow again. White Plume, an Oglala Sioux tribal member, wants to grow hemp again on the Pine Ridge…

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Group Explains Positive Side of Industrial Hemp

Group Explains Positive Side of Industrial Hemp WBOY.com: Clarksburg, Morgantown: News, Sports, Weather MORGANTOWN – The West Virginia Hemp Farmers Cooperative is spreading awareness about ongoing research at West Virginia University. The group shared hemp facts and products today outside the Mountainlair as part of Hemp History Week. Regulations in the United States have limited hemp production for more than 70 years. Recent legislature, however, will allow students at WVU to grow and research hemp in controlled quantities. That research could lead to valuable findings…

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Breaking: US House Hemp Amendments Pass!

Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives voted to prevent the DEA and the Department of Justice from interfering with state hemp laws,   laws and Farm Bill pilot programs. In fact, they voted on 3 different hemp amendments and all 3 passed with overwhelming bipartisan majorities! The Bonamici amendment which protects states implementing state hemp farming regulations passed by a vote of 282-146. The Massie amendment which protects states that are implementing hemp pilot programs under the Farm Bill passed by a vote of 289 – 132. The Perry…

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Thousands of families praise Gov. Abbott for supporting hemp oil

WASHINGTON, DC (Coalition for Access Now) – The Coalition for Access Now – a non-profit coalition representing thousands of families petitioning for access to therapeutic hemp oil nationwide – released the following statement in support of Texas Governor Greg Abbott passing TX SB 339, which would legalize access to hemp oil therapies in the State of Texas. “On behalf of the thousands of families who have been suffering from lack of access to hemp oil therapies for our ailing children, I would like to thank…

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Connecticut Lawmakers Approve Hemp Legalization Bill

HARTFORD, CT — Lawmakers in Connecticut approved a bill Wednesday aimed legalizing industrial hemp cultivation in the state. The Senate voted 36-0 to approve the measure, House Bill 5780, which previously passed the House by a vote of 142-2. Once enacted, the bill will allow Connecticut to begin industrial hemp pilot and research programs through the Department of Agriculture and the state’s higher education institutions, in accordance with new federal regulations introduced last year. The bill defines industrial hemp as cannabis containing less than 0.3% THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) on…

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