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April 20th, 2011 - 5:40 PM § in Ag Hemp

Your Tax Dollars At Work

In the past two decades, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has spent at least $175 million in direct spending and grants to the states to eradicate feral hemp plants, popularly known as “ditch weed.” The plants, the hardy descendants of hemp plants grown by farmers at the federal[...]

April 12th, 2011 - 10:08 PM § in Ag Hemp

The Many Uses of Hemp from Monterey Bay Spices

Hemp is a variation of the Cannabis sativa plant – a natural fiber product that is used for many industrial purposes over thousands of years. Not only does hemp provide manufacturers with alternatives to less environmentally-friendly products, hemp can used in food, jewelry, clothing, fuels, a[...]