Latest Articles By: Paul James

Fighting Back After Facebook Shuts Down CBD Pages


Facebook shut down dozens of CBD pages during the holidays, wrongly claiming they sold "prescription drugs." Representatives of Joy Organics waged a successful...

Hemp By Mail: Recent Court Rulings Enable Mailing Industrial Hemp


Recent court rulings make it clear that it's fully legal to send hemp by mail. We spoke with Courtney Moran of EARTH Law, LLCabout her court battles over...

Marc Grignon: Hemp Can Help Sustain Native Americans


When you begin to look into the fight for hemp legalization, you start to unearth stories you weren’t expecting to find. That’s exactly what happened when...

Bees Love Hemp: 23 Species Of Bees Attracted To Colorado Hemp


With bee populations dwindling worldwide, hemp presents a tantalizing possibility. A graduate student studied bees in a University of Colorado hemp field, and...

Expanding US Hemp Acreage Proves Hemp Is The Next Big Cash Crop


Total U.S. hemp acreage is rapidly increasing, as legalization spreads across the country. In 2017, hemp fields expanded by 163 percent across the country....

Hemp In Space: Researchers Send Hemp Plants To International Space Station


Hemp in space sounds like a science fiction dream. Earth researchers will soon begin growing hemp in space on a tiny laboratory aboard the International Space...

Green Mountain State: ‘Lenient’ Vermont Hemp Laws Could Fuel New Hemp Boom


Vermont hemp laws make it simple to grow hemp, and business is booming. As one grower told us, “Vermont is a very lenient state to grow hemp in. It’s hemp...

George Washington’s Hemp Farm: Industrial Hemp Returns to Mount Vernon


Hemp is growing once again at Mount Vernon, thanks to a partnership with the University of Virginia. Industrial hemp was once a vital part of American...

Luce Farm: How Hemp Saved A Piece Of Vermont Farming History


Recently, we were lucky enough to visit a historic Vermont hemp farm that’s a wonderful example of hemp’s power to heal American agriculture. Originally...

US Hemp Sales Reach Record-Breaking $820M In 2017


U.S. hemp sales reached record breaking levels last year, thanks to the continued spread of legalization and the growing popularity of CBD oil. Hemp Business...