Hemp Industry Association, USA

-The (Hemp Industries Association) is confident that the total North American hemp food and body care market in 2008 accounted for at least $100 million in retail sales. In 2005-2008, hemp food sales have averaged 47% annual growth, making hemp one of the fastest-growing natural food categories. .

Hemp Industry Association, USA

 “Commercial Cultivation of Industrial Hemp Approved in Canada”, Health Canada, 1998

“Hemp Defined”, North American Industrial Hemp Council (NAIHC)

House CJS Industrial Hemp Amendments Adopted
Rep. Massie (R-KY) - An amendment to prohibit the use of funds to be used in contravention of section 7606 ("Legitimacy of Industrial Hemp Research") of the Agricultural Act of 2014 by the Department of Justice or the Drug Enforcement Administration." The amendment was adopted on a vote of 289-132

Industrial Hemp: The Ultimate Web Resource For Hemp

Rep. Bonamici (D-OR) - An amendment numbered 9 printed in the Congressional Record to prohibit the use of funds to prevent a State from implementing its own State laws that authorize the use, distribution, possession, or cultivation of industrial hemp. The amendment was adopted on a vote of 282 - 146

“Canada’s Industrial Hemp Industry”, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, updated 2005-03-08

Yield Per Acre | Industrial Hemp Q&A

Industrial hemp includes varieties of that are intended for agricultural and industrial purposes. Industrial hemp is commercially grown in virtually every industrialized country in the world, except the United States. The special varieties are grown for their seed and fiber content, as well as byproducts. Industrial hemp fiber is used for textiles, rope, paper and building products. Hemp seed is used for food, feed and oil. Hemp oil is also the basis for pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, inks, lubrication, household detergents, stain removers, varnishes, resins, and paints. Industrial hemp may even prove significant in the biofuel industry.

Industrial Hemp Regulations - Justice

Author’s assertion. However, it is understood that the hemp farming acreage, farmer know-how and processing technology still has a ways to go before this will be the case. The paper companies would also have to stop cutting down trees as quickly as they are. More on this topin in: John W. Roulac, , (Vermont: Chelsea Green Publishing, 1997)

Industrial Hemp | North Dakota Department of Agriculture

After all, if you can buy hemp at the local supermarket in Oregon, American farmers should be able to grow it.”The amendment was given approval in a bipartisan voice vote.At the time of this publication, there are 27 states – the majority of the country – that have passed laws legalizing hemp for research and/or commercial purposes.The post

“Growing Industrial Hemp In Ontario”, W.J. Baxter, Gov’t of Ontario, 2000

Federal Register :: Statement of Principles on Industrial Hemp

I thought I knew a lot about hemp. On a trip to Europe a Canadian friend turned me on to eating the seeds mixed with carob pieces. Once when I was a volunteer deputy on our sheriff’s posse mounted division I helped harvest some growing illegally in a state game area.

“Industrial Hemp: A Cropping Guide For Farmers”, Peter Dragla M. Sc., University of Guelph, ON

Home - EIHA European Industrial Hemp Association

Federal law, specifically the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), 21 U.S.C. § 801 , continues to prohibit the possession, cultivation, processing, or distribution of industrial hemp except for the limited purpose of agricultural or academic research conducted by a state department of agriculture or by an institution of higher education. 7 U.S.C. § 5940.

“Oglala Sioux Tribe To Plant Industrial Hemp Crops”, Press Release, Tom Cooke, April 29, 2000

Industrial Hemp Pilot Program in North Carolina

The NDDA requested industrial hemp research proposals in December of 2016. Proposals received on or before January 31, 2017 were reviewed and considered. North Dakota Agriculture Commissioner Doug Goehring approved 34 of the 42 proposals received.