A Texas Republican is making the Biblical case for marijuana legalization: ‘God made it’ By Maria Santos |March 5,2015| A Republican lawmaker from Texas wants to not only legalize pot, but tax and regulate it like any other plant, completely free of sin taxes. Why? Because it’s God’s creation. “The plant is good. God […]
Monsanto-Seeding Fear The Story of Michael White vs Monsanto Neil Young and Monsanto Reignite War over GMOs since Release of ‘Seeding Fear’ Young, a co-executive producer of the film, wrote on Facebook, which has more than 3 million likes, “Monsanto is a corporation with great wealth, now controlling over 90 percent of soybean and corn […]
Manitoba Harvest Bought By Compass Compass, a US holding company, will be purchasing Manitoba Harvest, a hemp food manufacturer, for $132.5 million. Mike Fata, CEO and founder of Winnipeg Hemp Foods, whom Manitoba Harvest is the manufacturer, will remain on as CEO of the Company. Manitoba Harvest started in the early 1990’s by Mike Fata […]
Medical Pot Firms on Victoria’s Radar In order to control the increasing number of medical marijuana shops in Victoria, British Columbia, which have grown from 4 to 18 in the past year, is considering following Vancouver B.C. more stringent regulations. Vancouver hopes to create a new business license category, which will charge a business license […]
McConnell Secures Hemp Provision in Senate Agriculture Measure would allow the processing of legally grown industrial hemp WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell secured a provision in the Senate Agriculture Appropriations bill today to allow the processing of legally grown industrial hemp. The McConnell language would help farmers transport legal industrial hemp […]
Oregon’s U.S. Congressman Greg Walden is now a cosponsor of the Industrial Hemp Farming Act, H.R. 525. Vote Hemp is happy to see this bipartisan effort, and we encourage you to thank the Representative for supporting this important piece of legislation that would remove industrial hemp from the Controlled Substances Act.