Since 2003 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has held a patent for Cannabidiol, a drug that the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has considered to have no medicinal value. According to the Controlled Substance Act, marijuana, tetrahydrocannabinols (THC) and “any material, compound, mixture, or preparation which contains […]

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Holds Patent for CBD



Did you know that Nutmeg, the spice commonly found in every spice rack and sold in every grocery store contains hallucinogenic properties comparable to marijuana? According to ‘Nightmare Drugs’ by Donald Louria, M.D., when taken in doses of less than 10-grams the flavoring agent Nutmeg can produce mild euphoria, described […]

Common Spice Nutmeg Contains Hallucinogenic Properties


A Hemp Legacy Reborn Because of the 2014 Farm Bill, 88-year-old Jake Graves planted industrial hemp on his farm last June for the first time in decades last. Graves’ family has grown hemp since the 1770s. During World War I and World War II the family grew the crop to help maintain military […]

A Hemp Legacy Reborn


iSpyHemp Awareness Campaign
  In celebration of Hemp History Week, Think Hempy Thoughts is launching a new hemp awareness campaign called iSpyHemp! How do you play? It’s simple. When you are out in your everyday life and notice industrial hemp materials or products in the store, the field, a market, a facility or […]

iSpyHemp



Food - Fiber - Fuel - Future - HEMP
Happy International Hemp Day! Why today? Today separates 4-20 aka Annual Cannabis Consumption Day or National Pot Smoking Day and 4-22 aka Earth Day! But isn’t hemp cannabis? Yes. It is.  But since 1937 industrial hemp has been coupled with marijuana under the cannabis species and it is time to […]

Happy International Hemp Day!


LEGO Searches for Sustainable Material Replacement, HEMP is the Answer In June LEGO announced an investment of USD$150 Million towards research for a more sustainable plastic replacement for its famous LEGO blocks and the packaging thereof. The Danish company produces 60 billion plastic parts per year and by 2030* plans to replace these […]

LEGO Searches for Sustainable Material Replacement, HEMP is the Answer


The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference has kicked off in Paris, with leaders from the heaviest emitters to those with the smallest impacts participating in negotiations to tremendously reduce global emissions by 2050. Excess greenhouse gases in our atmosphere are contributed to human change on the environment– through operations […]

Hemp Reduces Carbon Emissions



What is a border after all? Dictionary.com says: Border (noun): 1. the part or edge of a surface or area that forms its outer boundary. 2. the line that separates one country, state, province, etc., from another; frontier line 3. the district or region that lies along the boundary line […]

Imaginary Lines Prohibit Commercial Growth of Industrial Hemp


Yesterday Japan learned a little more about Kentucky’s industrial hemp industry after interviewing CEO of Atalo Holdings, Andy Graves for the Japanese program entitled, Sekai Fushigi Hakken. The program has over 20 million viewers and is a series that extends the globe “introducing (the) audience to different cultures, technology, and historical events.” […]

Tokyo Broadcasting System Films Atalo Holdings for Japanese Television Program


Kentucky Hemp- 2015 Growing Season Begins May 2015: Kentucky launches second year of pilot program with 121 participants representing 1,742.25 acres of hemp planted. Seven universities and individual farms will conduct research trials across the state testing seed varieties, fiber qualities and CBD strains. One project outside of University research is […]

Kentucky Hemp- 2015 Growing Season Begins