Why Obama Should Endorse Industrial Hemp Now

By: Tuesday April 9, 2013 9:53 am

Now that Kentucky has become the latest state to embrace industrial hemp, President Obama should seize the moment to endorse the concept. It would be a bipartisan move to improve the country. The federal government continued opposition to allowing American farmers to grow industrial hemp is an illogical and outdated relic from our insane drug [...]

Kentucky Adopts Industrial Hemp Law

By: Friday April 5, 2013 1:04 pm

Today, Kentucky adopted a new industrial hemp law. The state legislature overwhelmingly approved the bill last month, but Gov. Steve Beshear (D) had been undecided on it. After some consideration Beshear decided to allow the bill to become law without his signature. From Beasher statement: “I strongly support efforts to create additional legal cash crops [...]

The Eight Most Promising Marijuana Reform Bills for 2013

By: Thursday February 7, 2013 10:13 am

The big advances for marijuana reform still tend to come during election years when initiatives are put on the ballot, but there are already some promising signs for possible legislative victories in 2013. Across the country several marijuana reform bills have been introduced in the state legislatures that either stand a decent chance of becoming [...]


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