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Nader supports breakup of agribusiness

Posted on September 23, 2000

Presidential hopeful Ralph Nader proposed on Friday shifting control of U.S. agriculture away from corporate conglomerates and back toward the family farmer.

Nader Touts Agriculture Plan

Posted on September 22, 2000

Presidential hopeful Ralph Nader proposed shifting control of U.S. agriculture away from corporate conglomerates and back toward the family farmer on Friday.

The Last Angry Man

Posted on September 22, 2000

“The Orpheum is the place to be tonight,” says a TV reporter outside the theater where a sellout crowd, mostly young people, has paid $10 a head to hear Mr. Nader explain why he’s running for president.

Hand Ralph a Hat

Posted on September 22, 2000

On Thursday, September 14, HIA Board Member Mari Kane met Ralph Nader at an appearance at San Francisco’s VoteNader campaign office. There, Mari formally announced the HIA’s endorsement of Mr. Nader and presented him with an HIA logo hemp hat, which he then wore proudly.

Nader challenges Gore/Bush on US industrial hemp policy

Posted on September 11, 2000

Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader today challenged Al Gore and George W. Bush to explain their positions on industrial hemp and the opposition of the U.S. government to an agricultural crop that would benefit farmers and manufacturers while at the same time providing many environmental benefits.

Nader criticizes hemp restrictions

Posted on September 6, 2000

Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader joined people who want to grow and market industrial hemp Tuesday in criticizing federal agencies for making it difficult for farmers to grow the crop.

Nader differentiates between hemp, marijuana

Posted on September 6, 2000

Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader joined people who want to grow and market industrial hemp yesterday in criticizing federal agencies for making it difficult for farmers to grow the crop.

Crusading for Hemp

Posted on September 5, 2000

Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader joined people who want to grow and market industrial hemp today in criticizing federal agencies for making it difficult for farmers to grow the crop. Nader also spoke out against a recent raid on a South Dakota Indian reservation in which federal agents seized at least 2,000 plants described as industrial-grade hemp plants by the crop’s owner.

Nader calls for legal hemp farming

Posted on September 5, 2000

Green Party presidential candidate Ralph Nader joined people seeking to legally grow and market industrial hemp Tuesday in criticizing federal agencies for making it difficult for farmers to grow the crop.

Nader At Odds With Drug Agency Plan

Posted on September 5, 2000

Under pressure from the White House drug czar, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is planning to classify industrial-use hemp as the most serious narcotic drug, such as heroin and cocaine. Green Party presidential nominee Ralph Nader disclosed the plan Monday and blasted government efforts to crack down on farmers who want to grow industrial-use hemp for use in food, cosmetics, carpets and paper products.