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Congressional Omnibus Appropriations Bill Includes Hemp Amendment

Posted on December 15, 2014
Vote Hemp

The 2014 Commerce, Justice and Sciences (CJS) appropriations bill includes an historic amendment to prohibit the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) from spending funds “in contravention of Section 7606” of the 2014 Farm Bill. By approving this measure, Congress is sending a clear message to DEA that it should respect the law and work cooperatively with states to allow them to conduct hemp research and pilot programs.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

HIA Convention 2011

Posted on September 12, 2011

Will You Miss These Excellent Speakers? San Francisco, CA — We are really excited about the upcoming HIA Convention in San Francisco, which will be held on Sunday and Monday, November 13 and 14. We have been adding a wide range of very interesting speakers to the roster for the convention and look forward to […]

Governor Can Help California Economy, Farmers and the Environment by Signing New Industrial Hemp Farming Bill

Posted on September 9, 2011

SB 676 is Supported by Kings and Kern County Sheriffs, Local Governments, Leading Unions, Businesses and Farming Groups Sacramento, California — Vote Hemp and the Hemp Industries Association, the nation’s leading grassroots organizations working to revitalize industrial hemp production in the U.S., urge Governor Brown to support SB 676, the California Industrial Hemp Farming Act. […]

Hemp Legislation Introduced Into New Hampshire House of Representatives

Posted on January 7, 2005

The hearing for the New Hampshire Hemp Bill (HB 55) has been changed to Tuesday, February 1, 2005 at 10am in the Legislative Office Building, Room 303 of the NH General Court.

Bush Administration Fails to Challenge Court Ruling on Legality of Hemp Products

Posted on October 30, 2004

Time has run out for the Bush administration to appeal a court ruling earlier this year protecting the sale and consumption of hemp food and cosmetic products in the United States.

Fresh from Victory, Hemp Food Companies Exhibit at Expo East

Posted on October 12, 2004

Manufacturers of nutritious hemp foods will exhibit a wide variety of products at the Natural Products Expo East at the Washington Convention Center, October 14-17, 2004.

North American Conventions Poise Hemp Industry to Capture Urgent Opportunity

Posted on October 5, 2004

Two well timed industry conferences over the next month will position producers, processors, marketers, and researchers for urgent opportunity emerging in industrial hemp.