The Global Hemp Renaissance

4 Aug

I think we should make an effort to find out more how hemp may be used. You can see in one of Dr Bramhall’s repblogs more about it: https://stuartjeannebramhall.com/2017/08/03/hempcrete-could-change-the-way-we-build-everything/

The Most Revolutionary Act

John and Charles

Taranaki hemp farmer John Earney with organic enthusiast HRH Prince Charles

Where the people lead, the leaders will follow – Ghandi

Nothing honors Ghandi’s vision more stunningly than the citizens movement to legalize marijuana and industrial hemp. At the time former Congressman Ron Paul introduced his 2011 Industrial Hemp Farming Act Bill, five states (North Dakota, Hawaii, Kentucky, Maine, Oregon, California, Montana, West Virginia and Vermont) had enacted laws authorizing industrial hemp cultivation. Without Obama’s support, the bill died in committee. Fast forward to November 2012, when Colorado voters passed Amendment 64 to legalize hemp cultivation.Last week the Denver Post reported on the Colorado farmer who made history by harvesting the first commercial hemp crop in the US in 56 years.

Growing industrial hemp is still illegal under the 1970 federal Controlled Substances Act. The law makes no sense whatsoever – scientifically, environmentally, or economically. First the hemp plant contains…

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2 Responses to “The Global Hemp Renaissance”

  1. stuartbramhall August 5, 2017 at 7:43 am #

    Wow. I forgot about this photo of John Earney with HRH. John is one of my best mates. He’s my farmer and provides me all my organic meat and eggs. Thanks for reblogging.

    • auntyuta August 5, 2017 at 8:22 am #

      Organic meat and eggs, Stuart. That’s excellent!

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