BIG PHARMACY AT WORK HERE IN KENTUCKY, IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED!

Chad Wilson  VIEW VIDEO THRU THIS LINK! BIG PHARMACY AT WORK HERE IN KENTUCKY. IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED..IF YOU CARE ABOUT THIS STATE...THIS PLANT..AND IT'S FARMERS. Legislators' Hot Line: 1-800-372-7181 Legislative alert: HB 333 – Fentanyl Bill: In this bill they have buried something that will undo a lot of the good work Jamie Comer did …

When Woody Harrelson Planted Four Hemp Seeds Thu Apr 03, 2014

On June 1st, 1996, the sun rose lazily over Kentucky’s heartland. Thankfully, it wasn’t mid-summer yet in the Bluegrass State, when the land itself seems to be a source of heat, in addition to a blistering sun. I was in a car with Woody Harrelson, Kentucky hemp activist Joe Hickey and Woody’s attorney, another hemp …

As advocate for industrial hemp production, Kentucky’s Thomas Massie standing tall

Jun 25th, 2015 ·   By Tim Thornberry Special to NKyTribune If there is anyone from Kentucky who is a bigger industrial hemp advocate than Agriculture Commissioner James Comer, it is likely U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie, who stood beside Comer when state legislation was being passed to allow an administrative framework be set up. Massie, …

Banking on industrial hemp

Posted on May 29, 2015 by Dan Dickson Industrial hemp is getting a lot of ink, air time and social media attention in Kentucky lately. In the second year of the state’s hemp pilot program, 121 farmers were selected to grow a total of 1,740 acres of the crop in demonstration projects that industry leaders …

Report: $620 Million in Hemp Products Sold in the U.S. in 2014

Hemp Foods and Body Care Retail Market in U.S. Achieves 21.2% Growth in 2014 WASHINGTON, DC — The Hemp Industries Association (HIA), a non-profit trade association consisting of hundreds of hemp businesses, has released final estimates of the size of the 2014 U.S. retail market for hemp products. Data from market research supports an estimate …

Farmers, Industry Leaders Excited About Future of Industrial Hemp in Kentucky

KENTUCKY — Kentucky Hemp is coming back. Fiber, seed, fuel, oil, and artisan products are simmering in the recently revived hemp industry.     SEE GRAPHIC HERE Research and debate about bringing hemp back has circulated since the 1990s, when other countries like Canada and Australia re-legalized hemp production. Finally, last year, the 2014 Farm …

In the next few days, the (HEMP) seeds will finally arrive to Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer says it's been a long road to bring back industrial hemp.   Kentucky lawmakers passed a bill in 2013 to allow the reintroduction of industrial hemp if the federal government lifted its ban. Then, a federal farm bill agreement allowed pilot growing programs. Comer says Kentucky …

Indiana Senate Committee Unanimously Approves Industrial Hemp Bill

INDIANAPOLIS, IN — Allowing farmers to grow hemp in Indiana could help boost the economy and dispel myths about a crop that can be used to make everything from paper to car parts, supporters told lawmakers Friday. The testimony helped convince the Senate’s agriculture committee to unanimously approve a bill, Senate Bill 357, that would …

Canadian company eyes Ky. for possible hemp plant

By BRUCE SCHREINER Associated Press     LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A Canadian hemp processor looking to expand operations south of the border sees Kentucky as fertile territory for production and processing, but its top executive said Wednesday that questions about the crop's legality have to be resolved first. Hemp Oil Canada Inc. President and CEO …

U.S. House of Representatives Votes to Legalize Industrial Hemp

    The U.S. House of Representatives voted 225-200 on June 20 to legalize the industrial farming of hemp fiber. Hemp is the same species as the marijuana plant, and its fiber has been used to create clothing, paper, and other industrial products for thousands of years; however, it has been listed as a “controlled …

Marijuana fed pork becoming highly successful

    SEATTLE, Washington (KING) – It’s a different kind of head shop found just down the stairs from the Pike Place market. It’s the BB Ranch selling something that’s even better than bacon. It’s marijuana fed pork. “The pig farmer has been feeding them marijuana for the last two and a half months of …