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The Michigan Industrial Hemp Education and Marketing Project has the stated goal of "Working to expand hemp as a natural resource for industrial and private enterprise."
Our mission is to educate the public and state government officials about Industrial Hemp and try to clear up the myths and teach the facts through meetings and seminars and setting up booths at public events.
We also will be working to connect consumers and vendors of hemp products in Michigan and in the United States.
We are a non profit organization and will fund it through membership dues, fund raising events, and donations. If you are interested in helping out or becoming a member please do not hesitate to contact us.
New Federal Farm Bill Allows Industrial Hemp Research, But Michigan May Be Missing Opportunity, Says Advocacy Group
Dowload a .pdf of this Press Release Here illman, MI - The Michigan Industrial Hemp Education and Marketing Project, MIHEMP, is excited to report that on February 7th, 2014, President Obama signed the Agriculture Act of 2014, commonly called the Farm Bill, which contains a forward-thinking Amendment allowing the legal growth of industrial hemp. After passing Congress, the final bill was signed by the President here in Michigan. The Amendment (H.AMDT.2087) ...
Proposed Legislative Bill Legislative Proposal For a .pdf of the proposed legislation of a bill to define IH, go here . . . MIHEMP encourages all members and anyone with a passion for this issue to both call and write their - County Commisioners (see MIHEMP's guide here) - US Senators - US Representatives - State Senators - State Representatives - State Governors, and of course - President Barack Obama to voice your strong support for Industrial Hemp. Don't ...
MIHEMP Exec. Director on Patriot Voice Radio Network Everett Swift on N. Michigan Radio The following links include informative updstes for activists on the current state of the Industrial Hemp (IH) movement in Michigan. The podcast and internet site can be found at Patriot-Voice.us. Part 1 can be found here . . . Part 2 can be found here . . . Part 3 can be found
Update: February 3, 2013 Important Update! Are You Sitting Down?! US Senate Lead Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Favors Industrial Hemp! Feb 2, 2013 US Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell has done what many politicians have been unwilling to do: Change their minds for the better. In politics, even after careful consideration of new information, changing a publically-held position is viewed, usually by opposing parties, as a sign of weekness. But, oh, how times ... they are a-changin'!
August 2, 2012 enator Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced S. 3501, the Senate companion bill to H.R. 1831, the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2011. Currently, federal regulations prohibit states, even if they have laws on the books allowing the growth of industrial hemp, from allowing farmers to use what he calls an "important crop". "There is government regulation on the books today that prevents America's farmers from growing industrial hemp, and what's worse is this regulation ...