1/28/2015, U of Hawaii Receives Industrial Hemp Seed Import Permit

http://www.hawaiireporter.com/university-of-hawaii-receives-industrial-hemp-seed-import-permit

Hawaii State Capitol to Fly Hemp Flag on Opening Day

A new law allows the University of Hawaii to establish a two-year industrial hemp remediation and biofuel crop research program.

http://www.civilbeat.com/2015/01/hawaii-state-capitol-to-fly-hemp-flag-on-opening-day/

On Wednesday, the opening day of the 2015 legislative session, Hawaii will join the U.S. Capitol and four other states in having flown an American-grown and -produced hemp flag…

On a related note, Maui “is slated to become the first island in the state with a home built using industrial hemp,” according to Maui News.

God bless Lebanese Walter White.

Facebook comments:

Robert Michael Pristupa said:  It’s official – life is nothing but a giant Quentin Tarrentino movie.

David Oke said:  it’s a funny world when we’re cheering on the drug lords

Manuel Fogg said:  There was a time in America where the National Slogan was, “Save America with Hemp!”

Lynn Baker said:  Of course he would fight ISIS, The people of ISIS are high on their god, not his drugs.

Dale Hash said:  Give me three lesbians with pool cues and I can take on the world! Oh…. you said Lebanese. Never mind.

Danny Shehayeb said:  I’m Lebanese and I approve of this message

Sam Jackson said:  If a drug lord is doing that he’s making the rest of us look bad

Mike Haas said:  When pot farmers and Hezbollah are against you, you’re fucked.

Krysztov Sweeney said:  Wait, so they make some of the world’s best hash, AND they kill the shit out of ISIS?

Colorado’s first legal hemp crop

http://www.thecannabist.co/2014/12/26/colorado-first-legal-hemp-crop/26073/

“It came up just amazing,” Billings said. “We irrigated three times, compared to six or seven times for (nearby) corn crops.” Billings said he’s planning to make his own lines of hemp oils, lotions and mints, and he’s talking with retailers including Walmart and Whole Foods to carry the products.

Texans Discover Oil Grows on Olive Trees as Crude Drops

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-12-29/texans-discover-oil-growing-on-olive-trees-as-crude-drop-deepens.html

The U.S. is among the world’s largest consumers of olive oil, yet it produces just a fraction of its own consumption. About 97 percent of the olive oil used in the U.S. is imported from overseas, primarily Italy and Spain, according to the American Olive Oil Producers Association.

Hemp and Texas (and New Mexico) would be a perfect match 🙂

Congress Blocks Feds From Targeting Medical Marijuana, Hemp Cultivation

If passed…

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/12/10/congress-blocks-feds-from_n_6302530.html

“This is a victory for so many, including scores of our wounded veterans, who have found marijuana to be an important medicine for some of the ailments they suffer, such as PTSD, epilepsy and MS,” Rohrabacher added.