Tag Archives: hemp

Andy Craig: Obama administration’s attack on Menominee Tribe demands immediate firings


via LPWI.org:

DEA agents on Friday invaded the territory of the Menominee Tribal Reservation in Wisconsin in order to seize and destroy hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of legal industrial hemp crops, on the claim that some of the plants tested for an unacceptably high amount of THC. Andy Craig, Libertarian candidate for Congress in Wisconsin’s 4th Congressional District (Milwaukee) issued the following statement in response to the shocking news:

This crop of industrial hemp was being grown in compliance with federal law, under a provision of the 2014 Farm Bill that explicitly authorized it.… Read more ...

Ralph Nader: Let Our Farmers Grow

Ralph Nader at Nader.org:

Congressman Ron Paul introduced H.R. 1831, the “Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2011” on May 11th of this year. It is a simple bill at just two pages in length, and it would legalize the growing of industrial hemp in the United States.

Currently farmers can grow industrial hemp only if they have received a permit from the DEA – a prospect that the agency has made all but impossible for decades.… Read more ...