From 2013 Years first Quarter we then Grew 4X our size to the production of 11 acres. From that growth we are now growing over 10X times that alone. Plans are now made to build Taranaki Hemp Industrial Village a world-wide collaboration.
SB 566 Would Allow California Farmers to Grow Industrial Hemp Upon Federal Approval SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Vote Hemp and the Hemp Industries Association (HIA), the nation’s leading hemp grassroots advocacy organization…
“We are at a tipping point,” says Greg Flavall, technical building advisor for Hemp Technologies Collective, which sells a hemp mixture for insulating walls. He says inquiries are rising, and he expects the number of hemp homes—now about a dozen in the U.S.—could quadruple in the next year.“It all comes down to acceptance,” Flavall says, noting many baby boomers saw hemp as taboo and didn’t distinguish it from marijuana. He says they thought that if a house with hemp caught fire, the neighborhood would party.Not so. Hemp contains much lower levels of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) so it won’t give people a high. It also looks different than marijuana during cultivation, since it grows in densely-packed stalks of nine to 15 feet tall. Its oil and fiber can be used to make thousands of products including textiles, health foods, and Mercedes-Benz door panels.
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Hemp moves ahead
Posted: Friday, January 30, 2015 8:41 am
By JACOB GEIGER
Richmond Times-Dispatch Hemp moves ahead
Joni Lane, with the Virginia Industrial Hemp Coalition, shows off a block of hemp and also her skirt made from hemp to Del. Joseph R. Yost, R-Giles, left, as she address, the House Agriculture Chesapeake, and Natural Resources committee at the General Assembly Building in Richmond, VA Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Yost’s bill, HB1277, allowing for production of industrial hemp, later passed the committee.
The House of Delegates could hold a final vote Monday on industrial hemp. Virginia farmers in the distant past were required to grow the product. But in this century is has been outlawed as part of the war on drugs. The measure before the house would legalize it for growth.
By Lisa Autry Originally published December 2014 The application window is now open for Kentucky farmers and processors who want to grow hemp for research in 2015. Several Kentucky universities, including WKU, grew hemp this year for the first time in decades. The application deadline for the next round is January 1.
“Last spring the DEA wasted precious taxpayer resources when it confiscated a shipment of hemp seeds intended for a pilot project in Kentucky,” Massie said in a Vote Hemp release. “By defunding further DEA interference, this amendment saves taxpayer dollars and gives states and research institutions the freedom to pursue hemp pilot programs.”
Journeying across the North American landscape, The Culture High is the riveting story that tears into the very fiber of modern day marijuana prohibition to reveal the truth behind the arguments and motives governing both those who support and oppose the existing pot laws. With budgets to fight the war reaching billions and arrests for simple possession sky rocketing to nearly a million annually, the debate over marijuana’s legality has reached epic proportions. Utilizing the quirky yet profound nature of its predecessor, The Union: The Business Behind Getting High, The Culture High raises the stakes with some of todays biggest names, unprecedented access to footage previously unobtainable, and incredibly moving testimonials from both sides of the spectrum. Top celebrities, former undercover agents, university professors and a slew of unforgettable characters from all points of view come together for an amusing yet insightful portrait of cannabis prohibition and the grasp it has on society as a whole. The Culture High will strip search the oddity of human nature and dare to ask the question: What exactly is going on here?
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