Hemp building material could prevent wildfire destruction – Cannabis News

Hempcrete — a mixture of hemp stalk, water and lime — could pave the way toward a sustainable future.

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Australian hemp food producer expecting 400 per cent growth in next 12 months – Cannabis News

An Australian producer of hemp foods is predicting a 400 per cent growth in the next year, even though it is still illegal to sell hemp products for human consumption here.

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An Italian steel town turns to hemp farming to clean up its act – Cannabis News

Can cannabis farming help clean up the land contaminated by Europe’s biggest steel plant?

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Hemp oil company sees big opportunity in southern Colorado operation – Cannabis News

Clint Pyatt is a third-generation farmer from Oklahoma who has traveled the world promoting the hemp industry. So it’s no coincidence that the 45-year-old Marine Corps veteran is trying to shepherd hemp into Pueblo County.

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West Virginia farmers work toward hemp revival – Cannabis News

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The half-acre plot of fledgling plants along a hillside at Cedar Lane Farm puts into perspective the return of hemp to West Virginia soil — a resistance-riddled movement struggling to rise out of infancy.

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West Virginia farmers work toward hemp revival – Cannabis News

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The half-acre plot of fledgling plants along a hillside at Cedar Lane Farm puts into perspective the return of hemp to West Virginia soil — a resistance-riddled movement struggling to rise out of infancy.

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Industrial Hemp Bill Now Law in Hawaii – Cannabis News

It calls for a pilot program through the Hawaii Department of Agriculture.

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Industrial Hemp Bill Now Law in Hawaii – Cannabis News

It calls for a pilot program through the Hawaii Department of Agriculture.

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Could Hemp Grow Back to Aid Sustainability Efforts? – Cannabis News

Hemp could disrupt the myriad industries that produce and use plastics. You can make a car out of hemp. Imagine a hemp car with an engine running on clean-burning biofuel.

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Could Hemp Disrupt the Energy Industry? – Cannabis News

In West Virginia, residents will soon be seeing a lot more green than they’re used to. And it may come in the form of dollar bills, too.

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Seeds of history: North Dakota farmer plants industrial hemp in pilot program - Cannabis News

ELGIN, N.D. – Out in a field that can be viewed from the windows of a farmhouse in southwestern North Dakota, Clarence Laub III, finished seeding his industrial hemp crop on June 1.

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Colorado Farmer Shatters Hemp's Fiber Ceiling - Cannabis News

Ryan Loflin bet the farm in 2013 and did what no U.S. producer had done for 70 years.

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Rhode Island Preparing to Legalize Hemp – Cannabis News

Rhode Island is set to join America’s industrial hemp revolution after a legislative vote June 20 to legalize the agriculture.

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Rhode Island Preparing to Legalize Hemp – Cannabis News

Rhode Island is set to join America’s industrial hemp revolution after a legislative vote June 20 to legalize the agriculture.

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Petition asks DEA to quit treating industrial hemp like marijuana – Cannabis News

A Portland attorney and a Southern Oregon environmentalist are asking the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to take industrial hemp off the federal government’s list of controlled substances.

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Senator: Smoking Hemp To Get High Akin To ‘Smoking Cotton From A T-Shirt’ – Cannabis News

Sen. Ron Wyden maintains that there is a big difference between hemp and weed.

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Senator: Smoking Hemp To Get High Akin To ‘Smoking Cotton From A T-Shirt’ – Cannabis News

Sen. Ron Wyden maintains that there is a big difference between hemp and weed.

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Hemp Week 2016: End America’s Hemp Prohibition by Busting Myths – Cannabis News

Hemp history week began on June 6, and one hemp businessman and activist is driving across the country for the second phase of his Hemp Road Trip, to show America the power of industrial hemp.

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Hemp, Hemp, Hooray! Hemp History Week on Maui – Cannabis News

Legislation recently passed in Hawaii’s Senate that sets the foundation to legalize hemp grown for research, but the bill awaits Governor David Ige’s signature.

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Patagonia joins the fight to legalize hemp in the U.S.

American clothing company Patagonia has joined calls urging Congress to legalize industrial hemp farming in the United States.

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