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High on hemp

Posted on November 15, 2000

To the great disappointment of crop-raiding pot heads, you can’t get high from Vaclav Tusek’s fragrant fields of green. Tusek, 28, better known as “Diamond,” is one of the Czech Republic’s only growers of industrial cannabis, or hemp. His business represents a global revival of the marijuana look-alike, best known for its textile applications.

The Reliable Source

Posted on November 15, 2000

House Republican staffer Eric Bergren was doing his job yesterday morning, trying to obtain information about proposed federal regulations regarding “hemp-based” products for a constituent of his boss, Rep. Ron Lewis of Kentucky.

Natural parents choose cloth diapers and baby hemp clothing from What’s Hempenin’ Baby?

Posted on November 14, 2000

Did anyone expect Dharma’s mother to receive typical gifts at her baby shower? Instead of typical shower gifts like boxes of disposable diapers and sweatshop-made clothing, the newest characters on popular ABC-TV show Dharma and Greg received unique clothing and accessories picked with love and care.

Briefs from Midway, Lexington, Greenup and Louisville

Posted on November 14, 2000

Midway College will host a one-day conference on the economic potential of industrial hemp, the college said. Former Kentucky Gov. Louie Nunn and Hawaii state Rep. Cynthia Thielen are among the featured speakers. Thielen was instrumental in 1999 legislation authorizing industrial hemp research trials in Hawaii.

Santa Cruz Expo 2001

Posted on November 12, 2000

The fourth annual Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo, Saturday and Sunday, May 12 and 13 at the Civic Auditorium in Santa Cruz, California will hold its panel and speaker series in the Santa Cruz City Council Chambers for the first time in 2001.

Hemp museum releases collection of over 3,400 photos of wild hemp

Posted on November 10, 2000

This year, Brooks Kelly, Ph.D. of Hemp Museum took more than 3,400 digital photos of wild industrial hemp. The company is offering a CD-ROM packed with over 400 choice images of all-natural, pure Nebraskian hemp.

Hawaii Senate Judiciary Committee letter to the DEA

Posted on November 9, 2000

We understand that you are currently proposing to ban some hemp products. We are writing to urge you to reconsider this proposal.

Hempseed company scouts future markets

Posted on November 9, 2000

In a province plagued by brain drain, it’s refreshing to receive a little injection of grey matter. Saskatchewan’s brain gain is courtesy of Jason Freeman, a young entrepreneur from Vancouver who recently moved his hemp business to Regina. The Saskatchewan Hemp Association, the provincial Agri-Food Equity Fund and a hempseed supplier called Gen-X Research Inc. influenced Freeman’s decision to relocate.

Midway College to Host Hemp Conference

Posted on November 8, 2000

Tobacco farmers, legislators, agricultural economists, business and economics researchers, environmentalists, business owners, and several former governors, are expected to be in attendance at a one-day conference on the Midway College campus.

Hemp: An offbeat food product

Posted on November 8, 2000

Many people don’t realize that hempseed is edible, that hemp foods are very nutritious and that they are really delicious. In many ways, hemp is where soy was 15 years ago, an offbeat product with a funky reputation and overlooked nutritional value.