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Friends of Hemp Good Giving Challenge
Posted by | November 29, 2017
Friends of Hemp Non-Profit Participates in Fundraising Campaign with $10,000 Matching Donation

The Good Giving Challenge is a fundraising challenge hosted by the Bluegrass Community Foundation and Smiley Pete Publishing. In 2016 the Challenge raised over $1.6 million across 118 non-profits. In...

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Posted by | November 22, 2017
Is Your CBD Properly Labeled?

On November 7th, 2017 Johns Hopkins University released a study that found that 70% of CBD products sold online were mislabeled. The study analyzed 84 CBD products sold by 31...

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hemp hearts
Posted by | November 15, 2017
27 Ways to Eat Hemp Hearts

I first tried hemp hearts in 2010. My sister is a vegetarian, so my mom bought them to use as an additive in salads. I quickly started using them on...

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Posted by | August 9, 2017
Hemp Foods Reaching Tens of Thousands at Local Food Festival

Local Hemp Foods Cook-Off Join the Kentucky Hemp Research Foundation at CRAVE LEXINGTON this weekend, August 12th, for their second annual Local Hemp Foods Cook-Off! Last year the Kentucky Hemp...

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Posted by | July 27, 2017
Industrial Hemp Farming Act Does More Harm Than Good

KY Congressman Introduces Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2017 Congressman Jamie Comer (R – KY) introduced the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2017 this week in the House of Representatives,...

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Posted by | June 14, 2017
Hemp Versus Marijuana

First and foremost: Hemp is not marijuana. Marijuana is not hemp. This is one of the most important facts to KNOW AND SHARE because people are unaware that they are...

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President Nixon Signs Controlled Substance Act - 1970
Posted by | June 7, 2017
Federal Agency Holds Medical Patent for Schedule I Narcotic

From 1968 to 1970 the U.S. Bureau of Narcotic became the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA). Alongside re-branding, the transition moved narcotic jurisdiction from the Department of Treasury to the Department...

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Narcotic Status during Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs
Posted by | June 7, 2017
From Tax to Imprisonment: Hemp’s Path to Narcotic Status

During the 1950s, the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs researched and monitored the medical use of cannabis. In 1961, the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs,  “obliged Parties to place...

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Posted by | June 1, 2017
Was Hemp for Victory Truly A Victory?

Prior to passage of the Marijuana Tax Act, hearings were held by the House Ways and Means Committee. Cannabis had been listed as a medicine on the U.S. Pharmacopoeia and...

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Posted by | May 31, 2017
Marijuana Tax Act Regulated Hemp But Didn’t Forbid Growth

Up until the 1930s no one considered hemp to be a dangerous plant. In fact, most individuals considered hemp to be an extremely efficient crop, but with difficult workability due...

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