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Gatewood Galbraith: The Man Who Brought Hemp to Kentucky

    By Sarah Baird on January 12, 2015 After decades of being demonized and damned, hemp is now officially sprouting its way back into Kentucky’s good graces. Since the successful cultivation of the state’s first small-but-mighty legal “research” hemp crop early last year, politicians on both sides of the aisle have been eating hemp … Continue reading »

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Information on “KCHHI”–Kentucky Hemp Health Initiative

    LINK TO KCHHI :   Some background on the “KCHHI” Petition. It was re-written by Mary Thomas-Spears and modeled after the CALIFORNIA HEMP HEALTH INITIATIVE (shown below) which was started in 2012. It is important because it represents “REPEAL” of “PROHIBITION” at the State, Federal and Local levels of Government in the United … Continue reading »

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Gatewood Galbraith: The Man Who Brought Hemp to Kentucky

    By Sarah Baird on January 12, 2015 After decades of being demonized and damned, hemp is now officially sprouting its way back into Kentucky’s good graces. Since the successful cultivation of the state’s first small-but-mighty legal “research” hemp crop early last year, politicians on both sides of the aisle have been eating hemp … Continue reading »

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O.K. EVERYONE THIS IS YOUR DAILY REMINDER THAT WE NEED SIGNATURES ON KCHHI !!

        THE PETITION IS LOCATED HERE: (DIRECT LINK) http://www.petition2congress.com/9641/kentucky-cannabis-hemp-health-initiative-2013-2014/     It is my opinion that this is the Initiative we should be getting as many signatures on as possible so that we, as a group, can go to Sen. McConnells office at an opportune time and present it to him. At the … Continue reading »

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Hemp Freedom Act Kentucky

In 2013, SB50 became law, which authorized industrial hemp farming and production provided that Federal law authorized the same. As is being introduced in other states, a simple amendment to that legislation to remove such federal approval – will authorize hemp farming and production on a state level! The Hemp Freedom Act would authorize farming, … Continue reading »

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Ky Ag looking for farmers to grow hemp

Last updated: December 04. 2014 11:07AM – 1102 Views By Chris Cooper – [email protected]   The Kentucky Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications from the state’s farmers who would like to participate in an industrial hemp pilot project the beginning of next year. The application deadline is Jan. 1. Logan County farmers can find … Continue reading »

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Hemp homecoming: Rebirth sprouts in Kentucky

  MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Call it a homecoming for hemp: Marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin is undergoing a rebirth in a state at the forefront of efforts to reclaim it as a mainstream crop. Researchers and farmers are producing the first legal hemp crop in generations in Kentucky, where hemp has turned into a political cause … Continue reading »

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Hemp Crops Are Flourishing in Kentucky

      Posted by: admin Posted date: August 04, 2014 In: News After a nonsensical battle simply to get the seeds into the arms of farmers in the Bluegrass State, hemp crops are lastly on the develop. Kentucky’s first crop of hemp in many years is claimed to be flourishing simply two months after … Continue reading »

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UK hemp crop growing well without fertilizer, pesticide

By Janet Patton [email protected] 30, 2014 Facebook Twitter Google Plus Reddit E-mail Print UK agronomist Dave Williams stood next to a plot of 7-foot hemp plants at the University of Kentucky Spindletop Research Farm in Lexington last Thursday. This hemp was planted in late May after the seeds were released by the Drug Enforcement Administration. … Continue reading »

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Military Veteran Farmers to Plant Historic Industrial Hemp Crop in Kentucky

MOUNT VERNON, KY — Vote Hemp, the national single-issue advocacy group dedicated to re-commercializing industrial hemp, and Kentucky non-profit Growing Warriors, have partnered to organize a planting of industrial hemp in Mount Vernon, KY on May 16, 2014, as part of the nationwide grassroots education effort Hemp History Week . The certified industrial hemp seed … Continue reading »

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