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Congress Introduces Industrial Hemp Farming Act with Bi-partisan Support

Congress Introduces Industrial Hemp Farming Act with Bi-partisan Support

WASHINGTON, DC – Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization working to change state and federal laws to allow commercial hemp farming, is pleased to announce the introduction of complementary bills in both the Senate and House, S. 134 and H.R. 525, The Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2015.  If passed, this bill would […]

Hearing Friday Regarding Industrial Hemp Regulations In Colorado

Hearing Friday Regarding Industrial Hemp Regulations In Colorado

This Friday, January 23rd, 2015, there will be a public hearing in the San Juan Conference Room at the main office for the Colorado Department of Agriculture. Vote Hemp and similar organizations are encouraging Colorado citizens, especially those interested in hemp farming, to attend this rule-making session as a show of solidarity. The rule hearing’s […]

Year End Giving: Ladybud Magazine Reader Favorites

Year End Giving: Ladybud Magazine Reader Favorites

It’s almost 2015 but not quite yet! That means it’s time for end-of-year giving. While there are over a million charitable organizations from which to choose, Ladybud Magazine asked readers and staff to suggest a few that are their favorites. Some of the organizations might be recognizable but we’ve made a special effort to include […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hemp History Week Launches as Historic Hemp Research and Development Crops Sprout in U.S. Soil After Decades of Prohibition

Hemp History Week Launches as Historic Hemp Research and Development Crops Sprout in U.S. Soil After Decades of Prohibition

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The fifth annual Hemp History Week (June 2-8, 2014) began yesterday, featuring events and activities throughout all 50 states this week, to raise awareness on the environmental, economic and health benefits of industrial hemp. Organized by the Hemp Industries Association (HIA) and Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading advocacy group for industrial hemp farming legalization—Hemp History […]

Hemp Hemp Hurray: Vote Hemp 2013 Year-End Wrap-Up

Hemp Hemp Hurray: Vote Hemp 2013 Year-End Wrap-Up

PHOTO: Theodor von Hörmann (1840–1895) ‘Retting Raw Hemp’ oil painting We’re huge fans of the folks at Vote Hemp. There are only a few hours left in 2013 to do some year-end giving and since hemp is one of our all-time favorite things on this Spaceship Earth, we invite you to get to know the wonderful organization […]

Tis the Time for End of Year Giving

Tis the Time for End of Year Giving

Here at Ladybud Magazine, it is no secret that we want the Drug War to end. However, we are not just interested in that form of human rights progress alone — we care about all kinds of things! There are only two days to contribute for 2013 to organizations that work hard to create a […]

Hemp Industry Association (HIA) Conference in DC Sunday With Hemp Lobbying Day Monday

Hemp Industry Association (HIA) Conference in DC Sunday With Hemp Lobbying Day Monday

The 20th Annual HIA Conference is taking place on November 17 at the Phoenix Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. and  HIA will lead a lobbying day on November 18th. It is not too late to register either or both. Invited and Confirmed Speakers: Tony Budden, Hemporium – South Africa – Hemp’s potential for sustainable change in Africa Kevin […]

Stylin’ Hemp Clothes And Accessories On Etsy

Stylin’ Hemp Clothes And Accessories On Etsy

Hemp for a Healthy Future via Hemp History Week: Hemp is the distinct oilseed and fiber varieties of the plant species Cannabis sativa L. It is a tall, slender, fibrous plant that has been cultivated worldwide for over 10,000 years. A nutrition powerhouse, hemp is also an environmentally sustainable solution for potentially thousands of products ranging from […]