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  • Hemp Is on its Way to Your Car Battery

    Hemp Is on its Way to Your Car Battery and Many Things You Haven't Yet Imagined This piece is an advance excerpt of a hemp-printed piece Doug Fine will be publishing in the spring. Follow Doug @organiccowboy Original article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/doug-fine/hemp-is-on-its-way-to-you_b_6017068.html By Doug Fine October 14, 2014 | Doug Fine, from DougFine.com and Twitter.com/organiccowboy © 2014 ...

    Posted at December 12, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,Michigan Businesses,MIHEMP Update | Comments Off on Hemp Is on its Way to Your Car Battery
  • 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) ...

    Posted at February 20, 2014 | By : | Categories : Blog,MIHEMP Update,Press Release | 0 Comment
  • Proposed Legislative Bill

    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 ...

    Posted at November 29, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,MIHEMP Update | 0 Comment
  • Everett Swift on N. Michigan Radio

    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 this link.  

    Posted at November 29, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,MIHEMP Update | 0 Comment
  • US Senate Lead Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Favors Industrial Hemp!

    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'!

    Posted at February 3, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog,MIHEMP Update | 0 Comment
  • Industrial Hemp bill introduced in US Senate

    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 ...

    Posted at August 2, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog,MIHEMP Update | Comments Off on Industrial Hemp bill introduced in US Senate
  • Funds Being Raised for Industrial Hemp Permit in Michigan

    Source: MIHEMP Dated: Oct. 16, 2011 The Michigan Industrial Hemp Education and Marketing Project (MIHEMP), announced today that they will start a fund raising campaign in order to raise money to apply for a permit from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to grow industrial hemp. HILLMAN, Mich. -- Detroit, MI-The Michigan Industrial Hemp Education and Marketing Project (MIHEMP), led by Executive Director Everett Swift announced today that they will start ...

    Posted at October 17, 2011 | By : | Categories : Blog,Press Release | 0 Comment
  • Oscoda County Passes Industrial Hemp Resolution!

    6/14/2011 he Oscoda County Board of Commissioners has approved a resolution that prods lawmakers to ease restrictions on growing industrial hemp. The resolution brought forth by Everett Swift, the executive director of the Michigan Industrial Hemp Education and Marketing Project (MIHEMP) passed on a five to one zero vote. A pdf of the signed resolution is available here.

    Posted at June 16, 2011 | By : | Categories : Blog,MIHEMP Update | 0 Comment
  • NEMCOG Passes Industrial Hemp Resolution!

    6/16/2011 he Northeast Michigan Council of Governments has approved a resolution that prods lawmakers to ease restrictions on growing industrial hemp. The resolution passed by an eleven to one vote. A pdf of the signed resolution is available here.

    Posted at June 16, 2011 | By : | Categories : Blog,MIHEMP Update | 0 Comment
  • Montmorency County Passes Industrial Hemp Resolution!

    05/25/2011 he Montmorency County Board of Commissioners has approved a resolution that prods lawmakers to ease restrictions on growing industrial hemp. The resolution brought forth by Everett Swift, the executive director of the Michigan Industrial Hemp Education and Marketing Project (MIHEMP) passed on a four to one vote. A pdf of the signed resolution is available here.

    Posted at May 25, 2011 | By : | Categories : Blog,MIHEMP Update | 0 Comment
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