Industrial Hemp


The following is a list of news articles concerning industrial hemp.

The majority pertain to Kentucky only and date back as far as 1865.

 

Medical Cannabis and Industrial Hemp Re-legalization

 

HEMP AND FLAX DUTIES; WAYS AND MEANS COMMITTEE HEARS INTERESTED PARTIES. Free Burlaps, Oilcloths, and Linoleums Favored and Opposed — Growers of Hemp Make a Plea for Protection.

 

The Old Guard Volume 0003 Issue 4 (Apr 1865)

FROM KENTUCKY.; Military Bills The Wolfe Resolutions, as Amended and Adopted by the Senate, Pass the House Bucknerites Tearing up the Track as they Retire The Prevailing Spirit and Paramount Object of the Officers of the Grand Army of the Ohio Military Items Parson Browniow’s Arrest,etc. The Direct Tax Assumed Rebel Members of the House Expelled Magoffiu’s Suspicious Conduct, &c.

FOURTH LETTER.; Newport and Covington, Kentucky The Blue Grass Region Agricultural Prospects and Prices Trade and Industry in Lexington Slavery Melting Away from Kentucky.

lMr. ANTHONY moved to increase the amount proposed by the Finance Committee from 65,000 to 110,000 dollars, of which 20,000 dollars be expended in experiments to procure a substitute for cotton.

THE SLAVE OF HASHEESH

THE FOUR KENTUCKY SADDLE GAITS

SOME DANGEROUS PLANTS

GAINS HIM NO VOTES

Breckinridge’s Speech Proves Damaging to His Cause.

Special.]–The Kentucky Democrat votes more from habit than principle, and it is not expected by the lenders here that the election which is to take place tomorrow will show any material falling off in the usual majority of from 30,000 to 40,000…

THE DUTY ON LINEN FABRICS.; Letter from Gen. Duff Green.

Hemp for Victory

USDA, 1942

Transcript of the original 1942 United States Department of Agriculture Film, Hemp for Victory extolling some of the many uses of this ancient plant and premier world resource.

 

1996

FLETCHER, BAESLER SPAR OVER HEMP

But Democratic incumbent Scotty Baesler said that “it’s not going to happen in our lifetime.”

Casey is once again sponsoring the so-called “Industrial Hemp Production Act,” which would legalize the growing…

HARRLESON ARRESTED IN MARIJUANA PUBLICITY STUNT

1997

HEMP FARMING BACKERS GET HEARING

INDEPENDENCE DAY COMES A DAY EARLY FOR HARRELSON

TAKING A COTTON TO HEMP

HEMP HAS TOUGH ROW TO HOE

1998

Economic Impact of Industrial Hemp in Kentucky

Kentucky Farmer says hemp meal makes healthy animals

Hemp could be viable Kentucky crop

 

1999

KENTUCKY HEMP ADVOCATES WILLIAMSON DAILY NEWS

STATES’ HEMP SUPPORT GROWING

JUSTICES HEAR ARGUMENTS IN HARRELSON HEMP CASE

 

2000

President Clinton’s staff threw him a belated 54th birthday party yesterday on the White House South Lawn. Jimmy Buffett provided the entertainment. Clinton’s birthday was Aug. 19 . . . Woody Harrelson has won his hemp case. A Kentucky jury this week dismissed a marijuana possession charge against the actor, who was arrested in 1996 for planting four hemp seeds in his crusade to legalize the plant.

* House Republican staffer Eric Bergren was doing his job yesterday morning, trying to obtain information about proposed federal regulations regarding “hemp-based” products for a constituent of his boss, Rep. Ron Lewis of Kentucky.

HEMP BILL RECEIVES PRELIMINARY APPROVAL BUT PROPOSAL MIGHT NOT MAKE IT TO SENATE FLOOR

SENATE LACKS VOTES FOR UNION PROPOSAL

KY. HOUSE PASSES AMENDED HEMP BILL ONE STATE UNIVERSITY COULD CULTIVATE IT EXPERIMENTALLY

2001

HOUSE BILL WOULD ALLOW HEMP STUDY BY UNIVERSITIES

LEGALIZATION OF INDUSTRIAL HEMP TAKES A MAJOR STEP

The crop is hemp, and an increasing number of states are showing interest in its industrial and agricultural potential to shore up their economies. Seven states (Arkansas, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota and New Mexico) have enacted laws authorizing studies of industrial hemp; five states (Illinois, Montana, North Dakota, Vermont and Virginia) have urged the federal government to relax laws against hemp; two states (Montana and North Dakota) have legalized hemp; and one state (Hawaii) is working with the DEA to plant hemp

2003

There is another critical fact of which I was probably more cognizant
than others: the germplasm that had once been the basis of a
thriving American hemp industry, a type of hemp known to the world
as “Kentucky Hemp,” has been lost to us

 

 

2007

Vote Hemp Press Release: Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2007 Introduced in Congress

 

2009

The Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2009

Sponsored by Reps. Ron Paul (R-Tex.) and Barney Frank (D-Mass.), the bill would allow U.S. farmers to grow industrial, non-psychoactive hemp, which manufacturers use for everything from soap to shoes to car upholstery. Current law allows hemp to be imported, but not cultivated domestically.

LEXINGTON — A Kentucky state senator plans to lead a group of farmers from the Bluegrass State to Canada to study industrial hemp farming.

State Sen. Joey Pendleton, D-Hopkinsville, has introduced a bill for the 2010 session to legalize industrial hemp in Kentucky as a cash crop and a source for alternative fuels

 

2010

Kentucky environmental attorney Sanders says Texas Congressman Ron Paul supports industrial hemp in America.

What Is Industrial Hemp

 

Moffett goes on record supporting industrial hemp

All Twenty-Five Co-Sponsors of Industrial Hemp Farming Act H.R. 1866 Rewarded with Re-election

The federal government is pumping more than $700,000 into the hemp industry as it looks to increase production capacity and make inroads into the American market.

Medical Marijuana Inc (PINKSHEETS: MJNA) announces that its division, The Hemp Network, has taken the next step to become a leader in the production and distribution of Industrial Hemp. President Don Steinberg stated, “We will now control our involvement in the Hemp Industry by growing Hemp in Guatemala, making that Hemp into hundreds of useable products, and then use our global base of distributors to create awareness of the qualities of Hemp based products.”

 

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