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  • 2009 Annual Meeting November 25

    The NAIHC 2009 Annual Meeting to elect the new NAIHC Board for 2009-2010 and to conduct other business will be held November 25, 2009. Please plan to participate. For more information see the page here....
  • Vermont Joins North Dakota in Voting for Industrial Hemp

    June 9, 2008: Vermont’s Governor Jim Douglas made no announcement on his web site. But on May 29, Douglas decided against a veto. So Vermont’s “Hemp for Vermont” bill which won overwhelming support in the legislature is now law. (The bill passed i...
  • Wausau Daily Herald OpEd Praises Industrial Hemp

    June 7, 2008: An opinion piece by Jim Maas of the Libertarian Party of Wisconsin blasts current federal subsidies for farmers but singles industrial hemp out for praise. Maas writes that “Hemp has thousands of uses. Besides fibers for paper and textiles...
  • Canadian Video on Industrial Hemp

    Industrial hemp organizations have put together an excellent summary of centuries of hemp history: "Hemp - The Environmentally Sustainable Alternative (Part 1)." Calling hemp "the world's most valuable plant," the nine-minute YouTube video tells the story...
  • Hemp on the High Seas Once Again - Cutting Fuel Costs

    The Dot Earth blog from New York Times writer Andrew Revkin notes that hemp is making a come-back: "A new age of sail may be a bit closer to reality. The MV Beluga SkySails, the first freighter in the modern era using a kite-like sail along with its conve...
  • Reason Foundation Report on Industrial Hemp

    A comprehensive Reason Foundation report on the environmental and economic benefits of industrial hemp was released March 13 by the Reason Foundation, a non-profit research and educational organization. Contrasting industrial hemp with competitors such as...
  • Industrial Hemp Brochure Published

    Industrial Hemp Brochure Published Printed on hemp paper, this NAIHC brochure explains the many econonic and environmental reasons for once again allowing U.S. farmers to grow industrial hemp -- a crop grown and valued by both George Washington and Thomas...
  • Action Stalled on ’07 Industrial Hemp Legislation

    Action Stalled on ’07 Industrial Hemp Legislation http://naihc.org/IHLegislationUpdate.html For the latest status of the federal Industrial Hemp legislation, Click Here. To check the progress of all federal and state legislation on industrial hemp, Cli...
  • Industrial Hemp Lawsuit Dismissed in North Dakota

    Now it's up to Congress to act -- An Associated Press (AP) report states that “A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against the government by two North Dakota farmers seeking to grow industrial hemp, which can be used to make a variety of prod...
  • Industrial Hemp Decision Near in North. Dakota

    The court case pitting two respected North Dakota farmers against the U.S. Government’s DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) could resolve important questions about legalizing U.S. industrial hemp production as early as this week. The initial ruling fr...
  • ". . . silly to criminalize hemp because of marijuana."

    The Fitchburg Star and other Wisconsin newspapers are featuring an article quoting NAIHC Board members Bud Sholts, Paul Mahlberg, Andy Kerr and James Woolsey. The article summarizes key issues surrounding efforts to legalize industrial hemp as a U.S. crop...
  • CNN Highlights Industrial Hemp

    A special CNN investigative report, historical timeline, and two video clips present a strong case for changing federal rules so that U.S. farmers can once again raise industrial hemp. The report shows that industrial hemp is now an economic success just ...
  • David West, Andy Kerr et al on Research Page

    David West, Andy Kerr et al on Research Page Index to Industrial Hemp research papers by NAIHC Board Members Andy Kerr, Paul Mahlberg, Shelby Thames and Robert Armstrong. -- and by David West on"Hemp and Marijuana: Myths & Realities."   Visit http:...
  • Advances in Hemp Research

    Offering up-to-date information on the uses and composition of the plant, Advances in Hemp Research provides growers, researchers, manufacturers, and suppliers with methods and data for the processing and cultivation of hemp for textile and paper product...
  • Journal of Natural Fibers

    The Journal of Natural Fibers meets the growing demand for a comprehensive guide to new applications, processing methods and techniques, and up-to-date research findings on natural fibers....
  • Kerr Testifies on Oregon Senate Bill to Re-legalize Industrial Hemp

    Testimony on Oregon Senate Bill 348 to re-legalize industrial hemp in Oregon. NAIHC member Andy Kerr's testimony in Oregon Senate hearing, to explain how industrial hemp is not marijuana, how marijuana growe...
  • Andy Kerr's Testimony on Industrial Hemp

    Testimony on Oregon Senate Bill 348 to re-legalize industrial hemp in Oregon. NAIHC Board Member Andy Kerr's testiomony on how industrial hemp is not marijuana, how marijuana growers won't want ...
  • DEA Blocks Spring Planting of Industrial Hemp in North Dakota

    DEA Blocks Spring Planting of Industrial Hemp in North Dakota North Dakota’s clearly frustrated Agriculture Commissioner Roger Johnson calls the federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) failure to act on two farmers’ applications to grow industrial hemp ...
  • Congressional Research Service’s 2007 Update on Hemp

    “The United States is the only developed nation in which the production of industrial hemp is not permitted.” That’s according to the U.S. Congress’s research arm which reported favorably on industrial hemp in a Jan. 2005 report and then issued an...
  • California Poll and Vote Support Industrial Hemp Farming

    A California Poll and Vote sponsored by Vote Hemp shows 71 percent support for changing state law to allow farmers to grow industrial hemp, including 46 percent who strongly support and another 25 percent who somewhat support changing state law. This foll...