Discussion in 'Health and Lifestyle' started by bigrebnc1775, Mar 8, 2011.
DEA fights hemp growing efforts in Kentucky...
Hemp in Kentucky Creates Latest Drug War Battleground
May 27, 2014 Two brothers in Kentucky, both military veterans, are fighting to grow industrial hemp in the country they served. But Mike Lewis, 40, who in December 2012 founded Growing Warriors, an agricultural non-profit for vets, and Fred-Curtis Lewis, 36, are facing opposition from an adversary they're not trained to fight: the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).
No one can get high on industrial hemp. It's THC levels are too low. The only reason why industrial hemp was banned was because it looks just like recreational marijuana. There's no reason why we can't grow industrial hemp with the same kind of testing and controls that we use for any other kind of factory farming.
Hemp was a profitable crop in the days of our country's founding, used for all kinds of good things ..paper, rope, fabric.
True enough but in case you have been in a coma for a hundred and fifty years we don't pound pulp to make paper or twist rope out of natural fibers. We all know what the issue is about and it ain't about making shirts out of plant fiber.
... rollin', smokin', partyin', etc. Only now it's called "bud."
Granny says, "Dat's right (puff) it's good fer what ails ya...
Growing Hemp in the Bluegrass State to Treat PTSD
May 29, 2014 Sonia Kendrick was just 25 in 2003 when she went on an eight-month military tour of Afghanistan, but her Post Traumatic Stress Disorder didn't hit until four years after her return, a delayed onset of panic attacks and insomnia.
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