Latest Industrial Hemp Farming Act Stories

2014-08-29 12:25:49

PEORIA, Ill., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The growing of industrial hemp ("hemp") in Illinois for research purposes will become legal on January 1, 2015 thanks to Governor Quinn's signing of HB 5085 on August 26th, 2014. This marks the third time hemp legislation has been put before a governor in the state. The two prior attempts were made in 1999 and 2000, but both were vetoed by Governor Ryan. The reason for the 2000 veto was stated to be a lack of private funding of...

2014-08-26 16:29:35

Hemp Industry Leaders, Experts and Entrepreneurs Gather for Two-Day Event to Discuss Progress and New Goals for U.S. Hemp Industry WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 21(st) annual conference of the Hemp Industries Association (HIA) will be held Sunday, September 21 - Monday, September 22, 2014, at the Phoenix Park Hotel in Washington, DC. Business leaders and farmers in the hemp industry in North America and from abroad will meet during the two-day event to...

2014-07-22 12:31:50

Growth of US Domestic Hemp Industry Will Require Political and Public Policy Action LAS VEGAS, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CannaVest Corp. (OTCBB: CANV), a leading manufacturer and distributor of hemp and CBD-based products, donated and successfully delivered a shipment of industrial hemp seeds to Kentucky's Murray State University Pilot Cultivation Project. On May 12, 2014, the seeds were planted, and the project was hailed as the first legal hemp field in the United States under...

2014-06-02 12:30:49

1,400 Events Occur Nationwide June 2-8, as Farmers, Manufacturers, Environmentalists & Sustainable Businesses Lead Grassroots Education Events to Raise Awareness on the Benefits of Hemp WASHINGTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The fifth annual Hemp History Week (June 2-8, 2014) began today, featuring events and activities throughout all 50 states this week, to raise awareness on the environmental, economic and health benefits of industrial hemp. Organized by the Hemp...

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