The Latest Hemp news in Kentucky…

    Kentucky state senator to bring hemp bill up for vote By The Associated Press Posted January 28, 2013 at 3:13 p.m. FRANKFORT, Ky. — The chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee sounded upbeat Monday about prospects for his bill that would regulate industrial hemp production in Kentucky if the federal government lifts its … Continue reading The Latest Hemp news in Kentucky…

Hemp could make a comeback

    By Kevin Wheatley about 23 hours ago Industrial hemp could make a comeback as one of Kentucky’s top cash crops if lawmakers legalize the harvest of marijuana’s botanical cousin, legislators have told a House committee. The Agricultural and Small Business Committee on Wednesday heard from key sponsors of two pieces of legislation –House … Continue reading Hemp could make a comeback

In Praise of Hemp

September 27, 2010 at 16:30:57   Promoted to Headline (H3) on 9/27/10: Permalink In Praise of Hemp Jim Prues (about the author)     Page 1 of 2 page(s) For OpEdNews: Jim Prues - Writer Hemp by Hendrike   Hemp is the common name for cannabis, the first plant cultivated by humanity as we crept from … Continue reading In Praise of Hemp

High Hopes for Hemp Industries Spending day after day in fields of cannabis, one can come up with some pretty offbeat ideas—like making houses out of hemp. But Dr Susanna Wilkerson has great visions for a plant often maligned for its association with drug use. The founder of Australian company Pure Delight Hemp says the fibrous plant could replace … Continue reading High Hopes for Hemp Industries