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Nader calls for legal hemp farming

Posted on September 5, 2000

Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader joined people seeking to legally grow and market industrial hemp Tuesday in criticizing federal agencies for making it difficult for farmers to grow the crop.

Nader At Odds With Drug Agency Plan

Posted on September 5, 2000

Under pressure from the White House drug czar, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is planning to classify industrial-use hemp as the most serious narcotic drug, such as heroin and cocaine. Green Party presidential nominee Ralph Nader disclosed the plan Monday and blasted government efforts to crack down on farmers who want to grow industrial-use hemp for use in food, cosmetics, carpets and paper products.

Nader & LaDuke blast DEA proposed hemp food policy, raid in South Dakota

Posted on September 5, 2000

DEA reportedly will propose new restrictions on hemp food products, ignore plea by farmers and businesses to allow hemp crops in the US.

Hawaii Industrial Hemp Field Day

Posted on September 5, 2000

The Second Annual Hawaii Industrial Hemp Field Day is tentatively scheduled for Labor Day Weekend 2001 in Wahiawa.

Activists Denounce DEA Plan to Ban Hemp Foods, Federal Raid on Pine Ridge Reservation

Posted on September 4, 2000

Andy Kerr and Jeff Gain, board members of the North American Industrial Hemp Council, as well as Joe American Horse will be available afterward to answer questions.

Fall into denim jackets

Posted on September 2, 2000

It’s a great equalizer. An affordable accessory that puts us lowly mortals at level with the likes of Madonna and Cher. This year, the denim jacket has outperformed the pashmina shawl as the trendiest cover-up.

Bioneers 2000 Conference

Posted on September 2, 2000

This conference will include speakers, panels, mixers, dinners, and organizing meetings on a variety of topics from globalization and the environment to restoring the feminine and native american vision.

There is a great paradox about Cannabis sativa

Posted on September 2, 2000

There is a great paradox about Cannabis sativa and the dramatic pictures in Sunday’s Herald Whig of the police destroying large patches of “wild marijuana” reveal, unwittingly, a portion of it.

DEA recently approved the Seed Importation Permit, so the Project can continue

Posted on September 1, 2000

The good news is: Industrial hemp grows quickly and can be cultivated year-round in Hawaii. The bad news is: Hawaii’s fledgling industrial hemp research may soon be stymied by a lack of seed sources, since importation of hemp seeds is illegal under federal law.

Hemp festival Tuesday in Wahiawa

Posted on September 1, 2000

Legislators, government officials and agricultural experts will attend a celebration of Hawaii Industrial Hemp Field Day at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Wahiawa.