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Third Annual ‘Hemp History Week’ Campaign is Biggest Yet

Posted on June 18, 2012

800 Grassroots Events and Retail Store Promotions Held Throughout all 50 States; Senator Ron Wyden Introduces Historic Industrial Hemp Amendment to Farm Bill; Organizers Announce Fourth Annual Campaign to be Held June 3-9, 2013 Washington, DC — June 4-10, 2012 marked the biggest and most celebrated Hemp History Week to date. The 3rd Annual Hemp […]

Nutiva Outgrows Headquarters, Moves to San Francisco Bay Area

Posted on June 12, 2012

Leading Organic Superfood Brand Already Giving Back to New Community Oxnard, CA — Nutiva®, the world’s leading brand of organic hemp foods, coconut oil, and chia seeds, announced today that on September 1, 2012, it will move its corporate headquarters from Oxnard, in Southern California, to Point Richmond, in the San Francisco Bay Area. Having […]

Hemp Harvest Protest in Front of White House Begins

Posted on June 11, 2012

American Farmers Continue to be Shut Out of Booming Global Industry WASHINGTON, DC — David Bronner, CEO of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, America’s top-selling natural brand of soap and an importer of more than 20 tons of hemp oil per year from Canadian farmers is staging an action at the White House today to protest […]

Vote Hemp Encourages Support for Proposed Amendment by Senator Wyden on Industrial Hemp in the Farm Bill

Posted on June 7, 2012

Amendment would Exclude Industrial Hemp from the Definition of Marihuana WASHINGTON, DC — Vote Hemp released an action alert today encouraging support for Senator Ron Wyden’s proposed amendment to the Farm Bill, S.3240, the Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012, which would exclude industrial hemp from the definition of ‘marihuana.’ Senator Wyden’s amendment […]

Third Annual ‘Hemp History Week’ Kicks Off to Promote Hemp for a Healthy Future June 4-10

Posted on June 4, 2012

Public Education Campaign to Bring Back Industrial Hemp Farming will Feature over 800 Grassroots Events and Retail Store Promotions Throughout all 50 States Washington, DC — Today, June 4 marks the start of the 3rd annual Hemp History Week, June 4-10, 2012. The national grassroots education campaign organized by Vote Hemp and The Hemp Industries […]

Drug Czar Reiterates Government’s Opposition To Domestic Hemp Production

Posted on April 26, 2012

Washington, DC — The federal government continues to oppose allowing licensed farmers the opportunity to cultivate industrial hemp for fiber and other agricultural purposes, according to statements posted this week by Drug Czar Gil Kerlikowske on the whitehouse.gov website. Hemp is a distinct variety of the plant species cannabis sativa that contains only minute (typically […]

New Hampshire House OKs hemp farming

Posted on March 7, 2012

Concord, NH — The New Hampshire House is giving the nod to hemp farmers after passing a bill to protect industrial hemp from being tagged as an illicit drug. The bill, which passed the House Wednesday without debate, would forbid industrial hemp, a botanical cousin to marijuana, from being listed as a controlled substance. It […]

Leading Natural Product Brands, Retailers, Celebrities and Grassroots Activists Team Up to Produce Third Annual ‘Hemp History Week’

Posted on March 6, 2012

Public Education Campaign Aims to Allow Industrial Hemp Farming Again in the U.S. Washington, DC — The Hemp Industries Association (HIA) and Vote Hemp have announced plans for the 3rd Annual Hemp History Week to be held on June 4-10, 2012. A national grassroots education campaign designed to renew strong support for hemp farming in […]

Naturally Advanced Technologies and Tuscarora Yarns Partner; Plan to Expand Innovative CRAiLAR Flax Fiber Applications

Posted on January 30, 2012

Vancouver, BC & Portland, OR — Naturally Advanced Technologies Inc., which produces and markets one of the first new natural fibers in decades, CRAiLAR®, announced it will partner with Tuscarora Yarns, one of the world’s premier yarn innovators, to explore a host of new blended yarns using CRAiLAR Flax. Under the terms of the non-exclusive, […]

White Road Investments Invests in Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & Oils

Posted on January 5, 2012

Winnipeg, Manitoba — Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods & Oils announced that it has secured growth and working capital from leading consumer-focused private equity firm White Road Investments and re-investment from Avrio Ventures. The largest vertically integrated hemp food manufacturer in the world, Manitoba Harvest will use the funds to strengthen all aspects of the supply […]