By Tag "Hemp"
Campaign for Liberty has frequently reported on the progress of rehabilitating hemp's image and rescuing the crop (which has deep historical roots in our country) from the stigma it's been given since being classified as a Schedule 1 narcotic in [...]
After some back and forth with the Drug Enforcement Administration, including Kentucky agriculture officials filing suit against the federal government, the contested hemp seeds have made it to the Bluegrass State. Via USA Today: FRANKFORT, [...]
Last night, the Kentucky General Assembly passed SB 50 by a vote of 88-4 after having previously passed the Kentucky State Senate 31-6. SB 50 creates a regulatory framework for industrial hemp in Kentucky, provided the federal government moves [...]
Industrial Hemp, currently classified as a Schedule 1 substance under the Controlled Substances Act of 1970, is once again a topic of discussion in political forums. On the front page of the Washington Post this morning, (albeit the bottom [...]
Late last night, by a vote of 246-162, the House voted on, and passed, Rep Thomas Massie's hemp amendment C4L urged our members to take action on yesterday. The amendment simply stated, “that no funds may be used by the Department of [...]
Watch Kentucky Rep. Thomas Massie talk about Kentucky's fight against the DEA to grow hemp seeds.
By: David Heacock The use of industrial hemp has a rich heritage in America of providing people with inventive, affordable, and sustainable solutions to the needs of society. So, why has hemp production been virtually prohibited for decades in [...]