The following is a list of news articles concerning industrial hemp.
The majority pertain to Kentucky only and date back as far as 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.
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…
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.
But Democratic incumbent Scotty Baesler said that “it’s not going to happen in our lifetime.”
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.”