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We’re Making History

Posted on August 11, 2000

The HIA and Vote Hemp have made history, congressional candidates are coming out publicly Pro Hemp by 90% of those reporting. We are one step closer to Hemp Deregulation. Thank you for your co-operation.

Hemp’s Emerging Opportunities

Posted on August 10, 2000

Atlas Corporation has been selected to lead a seminar entitled “Hemp’s Emerging Opportunities” as part of the New Hope Institute educational series during Natural Products Expo East, the natural product industry’s premiere trade show.

Tie One At The Bead Bar

Posted on August 10, 2000

Beads have been around nearly as long as humans and are a part of almost every culture. They’ve been made of bones, rocks, wood, metals, glass, precious stones and plastic. They are religious symbols, talismen and currency. They decorate necks, ears, wrists, ankles and bellies.

South Islanders have high hopes for hemp harvest

Posted on August 10, 2000

The South Island could produce top-quality hemp-seed oils for export, says a South Canterbury grower wanting to trial industrial hemp. The possibility that industrial hemp may soon be growing in paddocks around New Zealand moved a step closer two weeks ago when Customs Minister Phillida Bunkle agreed in principle to trials. Customs officials will meet industry representatives on August 21 to work out a trial framework.

High Hopes for Hemp

Posted on August 9, 2000

The governor of Hawaii has just signed a bill that allows farmers to grow a small test plot of industrial hemp for the first time in half a century. And more and more farmers are hoping other states will follow suit.

Local market for hemp likely

Posted on August 8, 2000

What do Jesus Christ, Woody Harrelson, and Queen Victoria have in common? Apart from being famous, they have all used cannabis in some form. Jesus wore it, Woody grows it, and Queen Victoria smoked it to alleviate “the curse.”

Committee to mull new department for state, Judy says

Posted on August 6, 2000

State promotion of the growth of hemp, which can be substituted for trees in the paper-making process. Hemp can be grown on agricultural land and does not require as much bleaching as trees. Bleaching with chemicals produces pollution, the caucus said.

Vote Hemp Sends Position Request Letter to the Entire Congressional and Presidential Candidacy

Posted on August 4, 2000

Its done! The position request letter has been sent to all the congressional and presidential candidates. This was a monumental task as we had to build data bases to mail merge and print these letters.

High hopes for hemp harvests

Posted on August 3, 2000

Canterbury could produce top-quality hemp-seed oils for export, says a South Canterbury grower wanting to trial industrial hemp. The possibility that industrial hemp may soon be growing in paddocks around New Zealand moved a step closer last week when Customs Minister Phillida Bunkle agreed in principle to trials. Customs officials will meet industry representatives on August 21 to work out a trial framework.

State Legislators and Policymakers Vote “Yes” for Hemp at Annual National Legislative Conference Hosted by Chicago

Posted on August 2, 2000

About 1,500 state legislators, staff, policymakers, and other government officials passed through a booth display about industrial hemp sponsored by Hempwell Inc. a marketing firm for businesses with an interest in hemp products, at the annual National Conference for State Legislators held July 16-20 in Chicago. Those curious about hemp were nearly one-third of the 4,500 conference attendees.