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Our Opinion: Industrial hemp won’t go to pot

Posted on October 18, 2004

Although politicos have every right to be concerned about the legalization of growing industrial hemp, they, like many people, shouldn’t become dazed about the actual use of the crop.

Santa Barbara Hemp Festival

Posted on October 18, 2004

The Santa Barbara Hemp Company and Hempwise of Isla Vista are pleased to announce that the Sixth Annual Santa Barbara Hemp Festival will be taking place at the end of this month, on Saturday October 30th, from 10am until 5pm.

Eco-Effective Clothing

Posted on October 18, 2004

Earth Speaks combines pure fashion with a strong commitment to the environment and fair labor practices. The entire line is produced in China in sweatshop-free facilities.

Hemp industry may blossom

Posted on October 17, 2004

Though hemp advocates are cheering the end of the ban, they bemoan the fact that the hemp-products industry in the United States has fallen far behind Canada and the European Union. Casady sees great days ahead for hemp retailers.

DEA surrender in the battle against hemp food products

Posted on October 15, 2004

Three years after the Bush administration tried to ban food products made with hemp, the government surrendered that front in the war on drugs, attorneys for the hemp industry said.

County Board committee seeks support of hemp cultivation

Posted on October 14, 2004

DeKalb officials and farmers want to grow industrial hemp in addition to the usual corn and soybeans. Currently, industrial hemp is illegal to grow in Illinois, even for research purposes. Julia Fauci, a DeKalb County Board member, said that is the first hurdle that stands in the way of bringing the versatile crop to Illinois.

Hearty hemp

Posted on October 13, 2004

No sooner did the Bush administration decide in recent days not to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court a unanimous 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling of February that hemp foods should be legal for sale and consumption, than manufacturers began lining up to peddle hemp products at this week’s food expo at the Washington Convention Center.

Fresh from Victory, Hemp Food Companies Exhibit at Expo East

Posted on October 12, 2004

Manufacturers of nutritious hemp foods will exhibit a wide variety of products at the Natural Products Expo East at the Washington Convention Center, October 14-17, 2004.

Ruth’s Hemp Foods launches New Protein Blends at Expo East

Posted on October 11, 2004

The hemp seed is an excellent source of both protein and Omega fatty acids. Based on high quality hemp protein, Ruth’s Protein Power blends certified organic ingredients to add valuable nutrients to smoothies and baked goods. Ruth’s Protein Power blends use no chemicals in their production, unlike most soy-or whey-protein powders.

Alterna Professional Haircare launches its groundbreaking Hemp Straight Collection

Posted on October 10, 2004

Alterna Professional Haircare announced today the launch of its Hemp Straight Collection. This powerful trio debuts with a sulfate free shampoo, conditioner and the relaunch of the heralded and best-selling Hemp Seed Straightening Balm, which has been repackaged to match the vibrant fuchsia of Hemp Straight.