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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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Missouri hemp oil program slow to take off

Wht wait for the states to get it together with Industrial hemp ? Join us now and become one of the world premier suppliers of HEMP! Hemp is one of the oldest industries on earth #hemp #IndustrialHemp #history Why would you not want to grow with us? ST. LOUIS — When Missouri agreed to allow the use of hemp extract to treat severe forms of epilepsy, Marc DeSantis was hopeful his 8-year-old son, Lucas, would benefit. Lucas has various brain malformations and, at times, has…

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Industrial Hemp Production Comes to Tennessee

UT Extension – Sevier County  May 23, 2015 For the first time in more than 60 years, industrial hemp can be produced in Tennessee. The 2014 United States Farm Bill and a new law enacted by the Tennessee General Assembly in 2014 both provide for the lawful production of industrial hemp, which differs from the genetically similar marijuana that remains unlawful to grow. “Industrial hemp is regarded primarily as an agricultural crop produced for its fiber and grain,” said Eric Walker, the University of Tennessee…

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Legislators renew push to legalize industrial hemp growing

(Harrisburg) — While state lawmakers consider legalizing marijuana for medical use, some are urging the commonwealth at least allow one type of the crop for commercial use. Advocates view industrial hemp as a win-win. Let’s first be clear: industrial hemp is like marijuana, but can’t really be smoked. Instead the plant is used in clothes, cars, and paper, among many other goods. Bills in both the state Senate and House would legalize commercial harvesting of the crop and legislators used a recent hearing to build…

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Is Honduras a Good Place to Grow Industrial Hemp?

Is Honduras a Good Place to Grow Industrial Hemp? – YES! Historically without a doubt Honduras is a prime location to grow numerous plantation crops and that includes Hemp. The following is an article from 1942. The Honduras was used as a jurisdiction to grow Hemp for the war effort, the USA at that time needed a place where the Japanese where not entrenched. The Bureau of Economic Warfare had a vested interest with plantation operators in Honduras namely in this case The United Fruit…

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Proponents push to legalize hemp farming – Video Report

  COLUMBIA, Pa. (WHTM) – There is a push in Pennsylvania to legalize hemp farming, which some say would create an economic boom. By Dan Carrigan Published: May 12, 2015, 5:53 pm At Lancaster Trading House Inc.’s headquarters in Columbia, owner Shawn Patrick House had a number of his hemp food products on display, including pretzels and protein powder. They are sold online at various local stores. Currently, due to hemp growing being outlawed in Pennsylvania, House gets the product from Canada. Hemp is a…

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International Goldfields jettisons mining for Uruguay cannabis

International Goldfields jettisons mining for Uruguay cannabis Monday, May 11, 2015 by Proactive Investors The acquisition of the Uruguay company will propel International Goldfields down the cannabis products road International Goldfields (ASX:IGS) is firmly on the road to gaining a dominant position in the legal cannabis market of Uruguay with a binding agreement to acquire an 85% interest in local Winter Garden Biosciences. Uruguay recently became the first nation in the world to fully legalise under its federal regulatory system the research & development, as…

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Hemp Cultivation

Hemp is usually planted between March and May in the northern hemisphere, between September and November in the southern hemisphere.[52] It matures in about three to four months. Millennia of selective breeding have resulted in varieties that look quite different. Also, breeding since circa 1930 has focused quite specifically on producing strains which would perform very poorly as sources of drug material. Hemp grown for fiber is planted closely, resulting in tall, slender plants with long fibers. “Until the early 1900s industrial hemp was a…

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The Miracle Crop of Hemp

HEMP FACTS   1) Hemp is among the oldest industries on the planet, going back more than 10,000 years to the beginnings of pottery. The Columbia History of the World states that the oldest relic of human industry is a bit of hemp fabric dating back to approximately 8,000 BC.   2) Presidents Washington and Jefferson both grew hemp. Americans were legally bound to grow hemp during the Colonial Era and Early Republic. The federal government subsidized hemp during the Second World War and US…

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