News and Events
This is our News and Events page, where we post State & Federal legislation updates for growing of Industrial Hemp in the USA and other news worthy events when they happen so check back from time to time to follow our progress.
2/7/14 President Obama signs the Hemp Farming Bill for research trials in those states already legislated to grow iHemp
8/23/13 Greg interviewed about Taranaki Hemp Industrial Village in New Zealand
1/29/13 Greg interviewed on Access Radio Taranaki about hemp coming to NZ
8/23/12 Energy Conservation News for Southwest Missouri writes about our Hempcrete
6/4/12 HB12-1099 passes in Colorado to study phytoremediation
3/12/12 Jeffrey Head wrote an article in the LA Times about the Knapps Castle project
6/2/11 Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) authors SB 676 (California Industrial Hemp Farming Act)
5/5/11 Radio interview on NPR WCQS Interview
3/18/11 John Dvorak writes about building for West Coast Leaf
3/16/11 Smoky Mountain News about Lake Junaluska
01/22/11 Another article in Citizen Times: 1st Hemp House in USA
12/08/10 David talks live on WsRadio.com about Hempcrete
11/30/10 Gizmag article “House made of Hemp”
11/29/10 Article in Asheville Citizen Times about the 3rd Hemp House in North Carolina
11/09/10 Hemp Biofuel Blazes Competition
09/12/10 Hemp Houses are cutting edge of green building by USA Today
08/25/10 CNN runs a story of “a house built with hemp”
05/17/10 John Le (WLOS Channel 13) News on Hemp History Week!
03/20/10 John Dvorak has a great site about the history of Industrial Hemp: www.hempology.org
11/22/09 Front page Business Section of Citizen Times article
11/13/09 Started installation of Hemcrete on Town Mountain
10/10/09 A-B Tech workshop completed at their Enka Campus
7/24/09 Greg/David interviewed in WFAE 90.7FM NPR
6/26/09 Hemcore processing plant now part of our group
6/18/09 Hemp News Update featuring our new BRE hemp house
6/12/09 Article at Concrete Decor
5/31/09 WNCW radio 88.7FM interview with Greg & David
5/29/09 See the new BRE affordable home
5/11/09 CNBC news item "Hemp Wars"
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On April 2, 2009 Rep. Ron Paul introduced H.R. 1866, the "Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2009," with ten original co-sponsors: Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Wm. Lacy Clay (D-MO), Barney Frank (D-MA), Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ), Maurice Hinchey (D-NY), Tom McClintock (R-CA), George Miller (D-CA), Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA), Pete Stark (D-CA), and Lynn Woolsey (D-CA).
Click this link to goto the Vote Hemp website to read the relative legislation for your State
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