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Hemp: A New Crop for New Jersey?

Posted on January 23, 2014
Hemp A New Crop for New Jersey

New Jersey seemed poised to become the next state to approve industrial hemp as a legal agricultural crop. On January 13, 2014 the State’s Senate unanimously approved Senate Bill 3110, which would have allowed the licensing of industrial hemp. The bill was then passed by the State’s Assembly by a crushing vote of 65-8. However, Governor Chris Christie rejected the bill on January 21, 2014.

Hemp By Another Name

Posted on December 26, 2013
Hemp By Another Name

Common names for hemp in several languages including: Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, and Yugoslavian.

Nations That Allow Cultivation of Industrial Hemp

Posted on December 10, 2013
Nations That Allow the Cultivation of Industrial Hemp

Following are a list of over 30 nations that allow the cultivation of industrial hemp. As of this writing, the three primary produces are Canada, European Union, and China. Canada primarily produced hemp seed which is used for human food consumption (shelled hemp / hemp hearts, hemp oil, and hemp protein). The European Union primarily grows hemp for fiber with the two primary end-uses being paper and automotive composites. China grows hemp primarily for textiles that are made into clothing and hemp cordage.

Make Your Skin Glow with Hempz Sugar Body Scrubs

Posted on November 25, 2013
Hempz Sugar Scrubs

Hempz Sugar Scrubs are a luxurious and effective way to exfoliate the skin. Just a small amount will help to remove old, dead cells from the surface of the skin. Use Hempz Sugar Body Scrub as it exfoliates and polishes the skin, leaving it soft and smooth. It contains high levels of antioxidants that will help to renew the skin and restore its healthy glow.

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Posted on November 19, 2013
sShaker Village of Pleasant Hill

The task of providing cloth for an entire community was an integral part of daily work at Pleasant Hill. Coats, bed sheets, socks, blankets, feed sacks, dresses, towels, rope — all of these were a necessary part of everyday life. Until it became practical to purchase textile goods, they were produced within the community. In addition to providing for their own needs, Shaker textile items were manufactured for sale.

How To Use Hemp Foods

Posted on November 14, 2013
Whole Hemp Seeds

Hemp foods are made from hemp seeds and are incredibly nutritious. They offer a wide variety of important health attributes. They boosts the immune system, provides fiber to care for the digestive tract, are a great source of protein, and contain healthy omega-3 fats. Regular intake of hemp foods can help to improve overall health and may even stave off some diseases.

Moisturize Your Skin with Hempz Hydrating Bath & Body Oil

Posted on November 6, 2013
Hempz Hydrating Bath and Body Oil

Millions of people suffer from dry skin. While the winter months are the harshest on skin, any time of year can dry skin. Hempz Bath and Body Oil is gentle and non-greasy, yet it gives the skin a smooth, soft feel. It can be applied directly onto the skin, or used in a bathtub.

Top 10 Uses for Hemp Cord

Posted on October 24, 2013
Global Hemp Cord

Hemp twine and hemp cord are often used in craft projects and in gardening. Hemp has been used for millennia and is known for its strength and durability. Hemp cord is available in a number of different colors and sizes. Durable and strong, hemp cord is also quite affordable. Here are the top 10 uses for hemp cord — and in no particular order.

Hempz Limited Edition Pink Pump

Posted on October 17, 2013
Hempz Original Limited Edition Pink Pump

In support of Breast Cancer research, Hempz will contribute a portion of each Limited Edition Hempz pink colored pumps purchase to help find a cure. Research is essential to finding a cure and helping fight against breast cancer. Buy a full size Hempz Moisturizer (17 oz) and get a mini moisturizer (2.25 oz) with pink holder for free. This deal is available in four fragrances.

Industrial Hemp Legalized in California

Posted on October 1, 2013
Industrial Hemp Legislation

California Governor Jerry Brown signed The California Industrial Hemp Farming Act (SB 566). Hemp supporters have been formally lobbying for such legislation since 1999. The law classifies hemp as either a fiber or oilseed crop, and must not contain any more than three tenths of one percent THC (the psychoactive chemical in marijuana).