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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Leading Hemp Advocacy Groups Outraged by Governor Brown’s Veto of California Industrial Hemp Farming Act

Posted on October 10, 2011

Veto of SB 676 is Huge Setback for California Farmers, Businesses and the Economy Sacramento, CA — Vote Hemp and the Hemp Industries Association (HIA), the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization and industry trade group, respectively, both working to revitalize industrial hemp production in the U.S., are extremely disappointed to report that Governor Jerry […]

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 Farming in California Even Closer to Reality as SB 676 Moves Through California Legislature

Posted on July 7, 2011

Sacramento, California — Introduced by Senator Mark Leno earlier this year, SB 676, the Industrial Hemp Farming Act is moving quickly through the California Legislature. SB 676 would create an 8-year pilot program to allow industrial hemp farming in five California counties, Kern, Kings, Imperial, San Joaquin and Yolo. Passing through the Assembly Committee on […]

California Considers Industrial Hemp Bill

Posted on April 25, 2005

Thousands of local businesses, organizations, individuals, and farmers are backing new industrial hemp legislation (AB 1147), that would give California farmers the right to grow low-THC varieties of hemp.

State Hemp Legislation Making Advances

Posted on March 28, 2005

ND Hemp Bill Signed, NH Hemp Bill Passes House; Hearings on Hemp Bills Set in CA, OR in April Washington, DC — Board members of Vote Hemp, a non-profit organization dedicated to the acceptance of industrial hemp, is excited by recent advances made in four state legislatures considering hemp legislation this year that would allow […]

Vote Hemp letter of appreciation

Posted on December 31, 2000

To everyone who helped build our momentum in the last election cycle and establish VoteHemp as a player on the political map, on behalf of the Board of Directors and the staff of Vote Hemp, I thank you from the bottom of my heart.