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    After 81 years of daunting political prohibition, Industrial Hemp is removed from the Schedule 1 Controlled Substance list blamed as one of the most illicit of drugs. Today, President Trump signs into law the Farm Bill of 2018, an $867 Billion dollar bipartisan policy that includes the Hemp Farming Act.  After a final vote by ...
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    During, as well as many years after the Revolutionary War, hemp was considered to be so valuable that it was considered to be equivalent to legal tender. As such, from as early as the 1600’s, it was commonly used to satisfy tax liabilities. Likewise, raw hemp, as well as a variety of hemp products were ...
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    Still, even today, millions of people in this country…as well as the world, are sadly ill-informed when it comes to the cannabis industry as a whole. Many of us have been so duped over the last several decades by some very well-crafted propaganda, that we tend to refuse to see the real facts. Along with ...
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      Hemp was in such demand at the turn of the 20th century, that in January of 1913, the USDA published it’s acclaimed “1913 Yearbook” that showcased hemp throughout the entire book. Written by Lyster H Dewey, Botanist in Charge of Fiber-Plant Investigations, Bureau of Plant Industry, it was the first of its kind to focus ...
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    THC has long been the focus of controversy and speculation due to its psychoactive properties and is what put it on the Controlled Substance Act Schedule 1 list, to begin with. But did you know that cannabis plants, in their natural state do NOT contain Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) at all? You just have to laugh when hearing stories ...
  • HempTek in DC
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    In celebration of Hemp History Week and the historic Hemp Lobby Day on June 7th, 2018, HempTek.org, a non-profit leading advocate for hemp change, is assisting advocates from Vote Hemp and Agricultural Hemp Solutions in petitioning congressional leaders for passage of the Hemp Farming Act of 2018. Eric Steenstra, President of Vote Hemp and Eric Blair, ...
  • Hemp Food
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    Industrial hemp is not only grown for its fiber and manufacturing potential but as an essential dietary food source as well. Hemp seeds derived from the hemp flower produce the most nutritional food byproduct from any other plant pound for pound in the world. Hemp seeds (hearts) are the most nutritionally dense plant food and the best source ...
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    With over 150 different cannabinoids to date (and counting), Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD) are two of the most abundant and dynamic cannabinoids found in the cannabis plant. Although related and derive from the cannabis plant, they have quite distinct behaviors and properties. FACT #1 – THC predominantly comes from marijuana and is a byproduct ...
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    Not to say that Industrial Hemp is competing with trees for paper and other resources but rather as an accoutrement and possibly even a major alternative to other wood products. Due to its ability to grow rapidly in a variety of soils and climates, Hemp could easily save millions of trees each year from needless ...
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    Yes, it is a fact that back in 1938, Popular Mechanics ran a story announcing that even then, hemp was a billion dollar cash crop. Still, after 80 years of deception, our government has failed to allow Americans to bank on it, while China, India and even Canada import over 600 million dollars worth of hemp ...