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Hemp Crops Getting Destroyed and Stolen

Hemp Crops Getting Destroyed and Stolen

Before the Marijuana Tax Act of 1937, hemp was a major industrial crop in the United States. Farmers had been growing hemp for hundreds of years here in North America for everything from fiber for rope to oil. Prohibition and the War on Drugs changed that, and now hemp is basically a new crop in […]

The U.S. Legislature Voted to Legalize Industrial Hemp Farming

The U.S. Legislature Voted to Legalize Industrial Hemp Farming

In a move that is equal parts surprising and overdue, the federal government is finally reconsidering it’s a ludicrous and inappropriate stance on industrial hemp. This decision comes on the heels of farmers across the country feeling the painful pinch of lost sales and slumping prices on soy, one of the most prominent crops, because […]

HEMP OIL HUSTLERS: A Project CBD Special Report on Medical Marijuana Inc., HempMeds and Kannaway

HEMP OIL HUSTLERS: A Project CBD Special Report on Medical Marijuana Inc., HempMeds and Kannaway

UPDATE: On January 8, Project CBD and CannaVest posted a joint statement detailing additional testing results. They note, however, that  “These findings do not negate or refute the lab data presented in Project CBD’s original report.” Click here for full statement. A half year ago, Project CBD assigned a writer to investigate and report on Medical Marijuana […]

Hemp Industries Association 2014 Conference and Lobby Day

Hemp Industries Association 2014 Conference and Lobby Day

This Sunday and upcoming Monday, Washington DC will be hosting the 2014 Hemp Industries Association 2014 Conference and annual Lobby Day. This event begins at 8 am on Sunday morning, with the actual conference running from 9am to 6 pm on Sunday, September 21st, 2014. There will be a dinner on Sunday, but the location […]