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Watch Kentucky Rep. Thomas Massie talk about Kentucky’s fight against the DEA to grow hemp seeds.
Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky) writes in The Boston Herald today about why he is opposing David Barron’s nomination to the First Circuit Court of Appeals. Barron is the author of a controversial memo justifying the extrajudicial killing of American citizens overseas. From The Boston Herald: There is no valid legal precedent to justify the killing […]
In Colorado’s latest move to circumvent onerous federal laws, the Governor Hickenlooper has signed a bill into law that would allow terminally ill patients to access experimental medicine without getting approval from the FDA, a particularly grueling process especially considering patients may only have days or weeks to live. From Buzzfeed: “Right To Try” advocates hope […]
In an update to yesterday’s post, “Free the Seed!,” the local news in Louisville is reporting the DEA will stand down and has agreed to release the hemp seeds by the end of the week. The apparent agreement came from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture applying for an import permit that the DEA promises to […]
The DEA apparently ordered the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol at Louisville International Airport to hold a 250-pound shipment of hemp seeds from Italy in contravention of industrial hemp policy included in the 2013 Farm Bill. Huffington Post reports: The Drug Enforcement Administration has seized a batch of seeds that were intended to be part […]