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Hemp campaign goes mainstream

Posted on November 23, 2000

But the legal-hemp campaign has gone mainstream, and in one sense, Nunn’s involvement makes perfect sense. One tenet of the pro-hemp campaign is quintessentially Republican — the idea that states, not the federal government, should decide what crops their farmers can produce.

Supporters needed for lobbying Health Canada

Posted on November 22, 2000

Letters are needed from across the industry to support the CHFA’s efforts. Note that this is a small business issue and not a THC issue. We need to establish what percentage of business will be lost through the continued enforcement of section 3. (1) and to have a reasonable dollar estimate of what kind of market is being lost for the future.

Legislature should resurrect hemp research bill

Posted on November 22, 2000

Kentucky lawmakers looking for constructive ways to occupy their time during the first “annual” General Assembly next year might want to do something for the state’s farmers — something like reviving House Bill 855.

Herriott’s happy with his hemp

Posted on November 22, 2000

Greg Herriott thinks hemp has had a bad rap. Because some hemp varieties produce marijuana, people tend to believe all hemp is bad and illegal. Actually, 12 non-marijuana varieties have been approved by the federal government for growing in Canada to produce oils, baking flour and fibres.

Tofu Tsar

Posted on November 22, 2000

Our own local tofu tsar, Richard Rose, is a guy we can thank for popularizing tofu, somehow making the bland pallid gunk suitable (hey, even desirable) for the American palate.

Pro-Hemp Campaign is Becoming Mainstream

Posted on November 20, 2000

The man handing out bumper stickers promoting “Industrial Hemp for Farmers, Fiber and Food” was neither wild-eyed radical nor aging flower child. He was Jake Graves, 75, prominent Fayette County farmer, conservative, solid and respectable.

Governor Nunn says DEA engaged in “bureaucratic self-preservation”

Posted on November 18, 2000

People who think it should be legal to grow hemp for food and fiber showed off an array of hemp products, from cosmetics to car parts, at a conference yesterday. For Kentucky farmers, it was a peek at what might be.

Hemp-legalization proponents display products at conference

Posted on November 18, 2000

People who think it should be legal to grow hemp for food and fiber showed off an array of hemp products, from cosmetics to car parts, at a conference yesterday. For Kentucky farmers, it was a peek at what might be.

Hemp supporters show crop’s versatility

Posted on November 18, 2000

People who think it should be legal to grow hemp for food and fiber showed off an array of hemp products, from cosmetics to car parts, at a conference at Midway College. For Kentucky farmers, it was a peek at what might be.

Europeans interested in hemp products

Posted on November 16, 2000

The men from Hemp Oil Canada just had to say “cannabis” and they found they were speaking an international language at the SIAL food show in Paris.