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

Energy Conservation News for Southwest Missouri writes about our Hempcrete

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

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 about Hempcrete

Gizmag article “House made of Hemp”

11/29/10 Article in
Asheville Citizen Times about the 3rd Hemp House in North Carolina

Hemp Biofuel Blazes Competition

Hemp Houses are cutting edge of green building by USA Today

08/25/10 CNN runs a story of “
a house built with hemp

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:

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

Another very interesting matrix of what is happening around the United States

What's happening around the World with Industrial Hemp