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Fiber processing plant will put Dauphin

Posted on September 20, 2005

With 80 per cent of the continent’s narcotic-free hemp grown here, and one of the world’s largest hemp fibre plants slated for construction next year, Dauphin is laying claim as Canada’s hemp capital.

Hemp history

Posted on January 1, 2001

A primer on the uses of hemp throughout the ages. Use of hemp has existed for over ten thousand years, and is one of the oldest crops used for cultivation.

Evaluating Interference of THC in Hemp Food Products With Employee Drug Testing

Posted on July 1, 2000

A toxicological study was conducted to evaluate the potential conflict between extended consumption of hemp food products and workplace drug-testing programs in the United States.

Omni Ventures Presents Open Forum with Illinois Governor Ryan

Posted on May 2, 2000

Transcript of speech given by Ned Behrensmeyer to Illinois Governor Ryan, Illinois Department of Agriculture Director Hampton, and attendees.

The Economic Truths About Hemp / Marijuana and its Non-Existent Market Economy

Posted on May 1, 2000

Global Hemp was able to obtain a copy of this letter that was distributed by Illinois State Police. This is an internal memo that is pure propaganda. As an informed reader can note, most all points made are false. The Illinois State Police issued this memo as they were officially opposed to the first Illinois Industrial Hemp Bill. However, the second bill added that the study to be conducted on industrial hemp would include a study to see what effect industrial hemp cultivation would have regarding law enforcement. After this portion was added to the second bill, the Illinois State Police officially dropped their opposition to the bill to become neutral on the bill, neither supporting or opposing.

The Illinois Industrial Hemp Act vs. the Illinois Drug Education Alliance

Posted on April 15, 2000

Partially as a result of a misinformation campaign mounted by the Illinois Drug Education Alliance (IDEA) the Illinois Industrial Hemp Act (Senate Bill 1397, House Bill 3559) has currently stalled in the House of Representatives. After sailing through the Illinois Senate Ag Committee 6 to 0, the full Senate 49 to 9 and the House Ag Committee 11 to 4 the bill has been removed from the House agenda until after the November elections.

Illinois Drug Education Alliance Letter

Posted on March 21, 2000

The Illinois Drug Education Alliance (IDEA) continues to oppose SB 1397. The hemp movement was started by the pro-drug culture and is more a means of legalizing marijuana than identifying an alternative agricultural crop.

Illinois Drug Education Alliance Letter

Posted on February 10, 2000

The Illinois Drug Education Alliance (IDEA) is extremely concerned about the Illinois Industrial Hemp bill, HR553. IDEA’s only mission is drug-free children, and the Hemp bill has serious implications for increasing drug use.

Illinois Industrial Hemp Task Force Update and Review

Posted on January 31, 2000

The Industrial Hemp Task Force was made up of Republican and Democratic appointees representing a broad range of agricultural, business, academic and law enforcement professionals.

Illinois Industrial Hemp Investigative and Advisory Task Force Report

Posted on January 26, 2000

The Industrial Hemp Investigative and Advisory Task Force was created to study the economic viability of industrial hemp production in Illinois, to identify any legal or other obstacles to industrial hemp production, and to make recommendations.