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Again, thank you very much for your support.

Erwin A. "Bud" Sholts, Chairman

 

 

The News

Chip Comins & Michael Bowman on Hemp & Clean Energy

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NAIHC.org, January 22, 2014 – Industrial hemp “ is such an important fiber that can replace so many of the petrochemical products that we use throughout the entire value chain.” That’s according to Chip Comins, Chairman of The American Renewable Energy Institute (AREI).

NAIHC Advisory Associate Michael Bowman, an AREI Board member and 25x’25 National Steering Committee member, added that he expects federal legalization of industrial hemp “very soon.” 

Read more: Chip Comins & Michael Bowman on Hemp & Clean Energy

 

4th International Hemp Building Symposium 2014

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NAIHC.org, January 10, 2014 - The International Hemp Building Association (IHBA) 4th International Hemp Building Symposium will be held April 9-10, 2014 at the CatWise Center, Wales UK.

The Symposium is being held in a building built with Hempcrete. With speakers from all over the globe in this year's symposium, the latest hemp building experts will be sharing their knowledge in what promises to be a very unusual and beautiful setting.

Read more: 4th International Hemp Building Symposium 2014

 

Conservation Group Touts Industrial Hemp

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NAIHC.org, December 12, 2013 - The Private Landowner Network, an international conservation non-profit, has joined the ever-louder chorus of voices calling for legalizing industrial hemp as a U.S. crop.

Based on research showing growing industrial hemp provides a range of environmental and economic benefits, the Private Landowner Network's Breana Behrens concludes that "it is clear that hemp is not a crop to be dismissed lightly."

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California law redefines industrial hemp as a legal crop

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NAIHC.org, October 1, 2013 - The "California Industrial Hemp Farming Act" (SB 566) was signed into law last week by Gov. Jerry Brown. The new law redefines "marijuana" so that the term would exclude biologically-related industrial hemp as long as the plant is not cultivated or processed for any marijuana uses.

California's new industrial hemp law defines industrial hemp as a fiber or oilseed crop, or both, that is limited to the non-psychoactive types of the plant Cannabis sativa L. and the seed produced therefrom.

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NAIHC 2013 Annual Meeting

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NAIHC.orgSeptember 3, 2013 - The North American Industrial Hemp Council (NAIHC) will hold its 18th annual membership meeting Wednesday October 2. All NAIHC members are invited to join via teleconference call to learn more about progress toward re-commercialization of industrial hemp and to interact with members and the public nationwide.

Members will exchange ideas, report on progress and actions taken, and discuss the objectives for 2014 and beyond. The meeting will allow members to become fully informed about the activities and actions taken by the NAIHC in 2013 to advance the re-commercialization of industrial hemp. The meeting will consider proposed changes to the NAIHC bylaws and elect Board Members for the year ahead.

Read more: NAIHC 2013 Annual Meeting

   

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