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Hemp history

Posted on January 1, 2001

A primer on the uses of hemp throughout the ages. Use of hemp has existed for over ten thousand years, and is one of the oldest crops used for cultivation.

Vote Hemp letter of appreciation

Posted on December 31, 2000

To everyone who helped build our momentum in the last election cycle and establish VoteHemp as a player on the political map, on behalf of the Board of Directors and the staff of Vote Hemp, I thank you from the bottom of my heart.

Hemp Powered Car Tours US, Canada

Posted on December 29, 2000

A hemp powered car will be touring N. America this summer. It’s goal is to prove the viability of hemp as fuel, and promote environmental fuel technologies and drug law reform. The car will attend environmental festivals, such as SolFest, and drug law reform events.

North American Industrial Hemp Council letter to the DEA

Posted on December 28, 2000

We are informing the NAIHC membership of a letter that has been mailed from NAIHC to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) concerning their proposed new rules affecting hemp foods and body car products.

Hempcar News

Posted on December 27, 2000

Greetings everyone and thanks for your support. As we end the fifth week of Hempcar’s campaign we are excited by our progress and by the many wonderful contacts we have made.

Clearing The Air On Hemp History

Posted on December 27, 2000

Stephen O’Driscoll e-mailed that I made “two glaring mistakes concerning history” recently, when writing about the cannabis plant grown as hemp and its many uses.

Friend Letter to President Clinton Regarding the Cultivation and Marketing of Industrial Hemp

Posted on December 26, 2000

The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Winter Meeting was held December 13-15, 2000 in Washington, D.C. Members of the Agriculture and International Trade Committee adopted a new policy supporting more flexible federal policy regarding the cultivation and marketing of industrial hemp.

When is Salad Dressing a Drug?

Posted on December 22, 2000

Late last month, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) set in motion plans to bar hemp-based foods and other hemp products that can enter the human body, such as lotions and creams.

The World Grows Hemp; US waits

Posted on December 22, 2000

While most farmers await the naming of a new agricultural secretary, a much smaller group of agriculturalists awaits new leadership in another area of government. They are more concerned with who will head up the Office of National Drug Control Policy and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Pro-hemp resolution adopted by the National Conference of State Legislatures at Washington, DC meeting

Posted on December 21, 2000

The NCSL is considering whether it will comment on the new proposed rules regarding the treatment of hemp products, which are to be published in the Federal Register.