Hemp in American History

Hemp in American History

Hemp has made the news recently as Kentucky won a lawsuit against the U.S. Federal Government on Friday that allowed the state to plant its shipment of hemp seeds. The seeds were impounded upon their arrival to the U.S. as the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) still classifies it as a Schedule I drug. Other drugs […]

Hemp and the United States Government

Hemp and the United States Government

The state of Kentucky has been a focus of media lately, regarding a conflict that involved the DEA and their seizure of a shipment of hemp seeds that the state had attempted to import on May 13th. This issue, which has since been resolved, is the most recent occurrence in historical difficulties between the United […]

Hemp Legalization Could Help American Farmers

Hemp Legalization Could Help American Farmers

A federal farm bill agreement reached on Monday helps hemp growing move closer to legalization. The proposed farm bill will allow ten states to participate in pilot programs for the cultivation of this newest cash crop. The industrial cultivation of the plant is not currently legal, nor has it been in the United States (US) […]