Industrial Hemp

Some say 1000, some say 25,000, others say over 50,000. The truth is that hemp has thousands of potential applications, especially considering the recent technological innovations. In 2013 Ian Hodder discovered a hemp artifact dating back to 9,000 years ago, a proof that the uses of hemp have an ancient history. Italy, too, has had […]

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PIERRE, S.D. (Feb. 22, 2016) – After passing the House by a 57-11 margin on Feb. 4, five Republican senators killed a bill that would have legalized industrial hemp for commercial production and distribution in South Dakota. Rep. Mike Verchio (R-Hill City) along with a bipartisan coalition of 39 cosponsors introduced House Bill 1054 (HB1054) earlier […]

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PIERRE, S.D. (Feb. 22, 2016) – After passing the House by a 57-11 margin on Feb. 4, five Republican senators killed a bill that would have legalized industrial hemp for commercial production and distribution in South Dakota. Rep. Mike Verchio (R-Hill City) along with a bipartisan coalition of 39 cosponsors introduced House Bill 1054 (HB1054) earlier […]

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SECTION 9. INDUSTRIAL HEMP. This section provides for the production and processing of industrial hemp as a small scale to large scale agricultural crop and manufacturing resource, including: Section 11018.5 of the Health and Safety Code is amended to read as follows: 11018.5. Industrial hemp (a) “Industrial hemp” means a fiber or oilseed crop, or […]

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PIERRE, S.D. (Feb. 22, 2016) – After passing the House by a 57-11 margin on Feb. 4, five Republican senators killed a bill that would have legalized industrial hemp for commercial production and distribution in South Dakota. Rep. Mike Verchio (R-Hill City) along with a bipartisan coalition of 39 cosponsors introduced House Bill 1054 (HB1054) earlier […]

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Drug Fight Malawi, a local NGO has faulted government for allowing two firms conduct research on industrial hemp. Zakeyu (centre) against legal hemp Drug Fight Malawi official Nelson Zakeyu feared the research was a step ahead of legalising hemp which he said would grossly be abused by the youth. “This is a setback in the […]

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Drug Fight Malawi, a local NGO has faulted government for allowing two firms conduct research on industrial hemp. Zakeyu (centre) against legal hemp Drug Fight Malawi official Nelson Zakeyu feared the research was a step ahead of legalising hemp which he said would grossly be abused by the youth. “This is a setback in the […]

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Drug Fight Malawi, a local NGO has faulted government for allowing two firms conduct research on industrial hemp. Zakeyu (centre) against legal hemp Drug Fight Malawi official Nelson Zakeyu feared the research was a step ahead of legalising hemp which he said would grossly be abused by the youth. “This is a setback in the […]

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