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Hempz Sugar Body Scrub line

Make Your Skin Glow with Hempz Sugar Body Scrubs

Hempz Sugar Scrubs are a luxurious and effective way to exfoliate the skin. Just a small amount will help to remove old, dead cells from the surface of the skin. Use Hempz Sugar Body Scrub as it exfoliates and polishes the skin, leaving it soft and smooth. It contains high levels of antioxidants that will help to renew the skin and restore its healthy glow.

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Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

The task of providing cloth for an entire community was an integral part of daily work at Pleasant Hill. Coats, bed sheets, socks, blankets, feed sacks, dresses, towels, rope — all of these were a necessary part of everyday life. Until it became practical to purchase textile goods, they were produced within the community. In addition to providing for their own needs, Shaker textile items were manufactured for sale.

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Hemp Foods

How To Use Hemp Foods

Hemp foods are made from hemp seeds and are incredibly nutritious. They offer a wide variety of important health attributes. They boosts the immune system, provides fiber to care for the digestive tract, are a great source of protein, and contain healthy omega-3 fats. Regular intake of hemp foods can help to improve overall health and may even stave off some diseases.

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Hempz Hydrating Bath and Body Oil

Moisturize with Hempz Hydrating Bath & Body Oil

Millions of people suffer from dry skin. While the winter months are the harshest on skin, any time of year can dry skin. Hempz Bath and Body Oil is gentle and non-greasy, yet it gives the skin a smooth, soft feel. It can be applied directly onto the skin, or used in a bathtub.

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Top 10 Uses for Hemp Cord

Top 10 Uses for Hemp Cord

Hemp twine and hemp cord are often used in craft projects and in gardening. Hemp has been used for millennia and is known for its strength and durability. Hemp cord is available in a number of different colors and sizes. Durable and strong, hemp cord is also quite affordable. Here are the top 10 uses for hemp cord — and in no particular order.

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Hempz Limited Edition Pink Pump

Hempz Limited Edition Pink Pump

In support of Breast Cancer research, Hempz will contribute a portion of each Limited Edition Hempz pink colored pumps purchase to help find a cure. Research is essential to finding a cure and helping fight against breast cancer. Buy a full size Hempz Moisturizer (17 oz) and get a mini moisturizer (2.25 oz) with pink holder for free. This deal is available in four fragrances.

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Hemp Legislation

Industrial Hemp Legalized in California

California Governor Jerry Brown signed The California Industrial Hemp Farming Act (SB 566). Hemp supporters have been formally lobbying for such legislation since 1999. The law classifies hemp as either a fiber or oilseed crop, and must not contain any more than three tenths of one percent THC (the psychoactive chemical in marijuana).

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Automotive composites

Automotive Composites

Natural fiber composites are made of a mixture of 50% hemp and 50% polypropylene (PP) which are formed into fleece mats and are later formed into various components.

The use of natural fibers in automotive composites versus fiberglass results in both ecological and technological benefits.

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Kentucky Postcards

Kentucky Postcards

This collection contains 10 postcards from the early 1900’s. Hemp flourished in the Bluegrass region of Kentucky and was grown primarily for bailing cotton. Henry Clay encouraged the US Navy to use Kentucky hemp over Russian hemp for cordage used on sailing ships. Scenes include cutting hemp by hand and machine, shocks of hemp, and manually breaking hemp in the field.

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World War II

World War II

During WWII the Japanese cut-off supplies of manilla hemp from the Philippines. Therefore, the US government formed the War Hemp Industries, a subsidiary of the Commodity Credit Corporation, to build over forty hemp fiber processing mills throughout the Midwest to produce cordage for the Navy.

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