hemp prohibition

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 […]

Cannabis Kids: Tiny Icons for the End of Prohibition

Cannabis Kids: Tiny Icons for the End of Prohibition

There are numerous reasons why the prohibition of cannabis is a colossal catastrophe:  thousands killed fighting over black market profits, millions arrested, decimating our minority communities, and billions in agribusiness lost because our farmers can’t grow hemp.  Sadly, these tragic circumstances seem to fall on deaf ears as far as the public and our policy […]

Vote Hemp: National Non-Profit Pushing Against Hemp Farming Prohibition

Vote Hemp: National Non-Profit Pushing Against Hemp Farming Prohibition

The following text originally appeared as a campaign funding update from Vote Hemp.  Now is a very important time for the industrial hemp movement. As you may know, the DEA complicated efforts for Kentucky to proceed with hemp pilot programs authorized by section 7606 of the Farm Bill. The Kentucky Department of Agriculture took the […]