Is the DEA Threatening Industrial Hemp?
Aug17

Is the DEA Threatening Industrial Hemp?

Decide for yourself.  Is the DEA threatening industrial hemp production? The agency also included what it called a statement of principles on hemp, another cannabis plant that’s legal in Oregon but remains illegal federally. The eight-page document intends to lay out the agency’s position on the plant, but it has people associated with the burgeoning hemp industry searching for answers. The statement reiterated that the agency and the...

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Rhode Island Embraces Industrial Hemp
Jul19

Rhode Island Embraces Industrial Hemp

The walls of cannabis prohibition are collapsing on the west coast.  In the east we still applaud every new crack in that edifice of lies.  Rhode Island is welcoming back a crop grown by her original colonists — hemp.  Here’s more: House and Senate lawmakers have approved legislation, H8232, to establish rules for the commercial, licensed cultivation of hemp in the state. The legislation creates the “Hemp Growth...

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Tennessee:  Small Steps / Right Direction
May24

Tennessee: Small Steps / Right Direction

The states of the old confederacy are some conservative places, but even there small steps in the direction of re-legal cannabis are being taken.  Attend: On the criminal front: Legislation signed into law reduces marijuana possession penalties for repeat offenders.  House Bill 1478 amends third-time marijuana possession offenses from a Class E felony, punishable by up to six years in prison, to a misdemeanor offense, punishable by no...

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Upcoming Events: Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition
May22

Upcoming Events: Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition

Wednesday, June 15 will be the opening day of the 3rd Annual Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo (CWCBE) in New York; a gathering where some of the sharpest minds in the cannabis industry assemble to provide business solutions and expertise in the presence of potential partners and investors.   The International Cannabis Association (ICA) will host the event. They are a company dedicated to the evolution of the cannabis...

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Will the real Beth Kempf Please Stand Up… Oh Wait I DID.
Mar28

Will the real Beth Kempf Please Stand Up… Oh Wait I DID.

So I’d like to let everyone in the entire world know, you may think you have been interacting with me on the internet, but in reality my identity has been stolen on multiple occasions over the past few years to try and destroy me not only personally, but professionally as well. In order for you to understand reasons why I may be a target, you need to understand a little about me. Not to self promote, but before I worked with...

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MJ”s Book Look:  Getting High, Marijuana Through the Ages
Feb22

MJ”s Book Look: Getting High, Marijuana Through the Ages

The question that opens this treasure hunt is, “when and where did fiber hemp plants become psychoactive cannabis strains?”  We all are grateful why.  John Charles Chasteen presents a trip back in time, visiting all parts of the planet.  We follow a lot of false leads  but we do find an answer.  This is first rate scholarship but written so well you hardly hold that against the work.   I kid.  I bet there is a...

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