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DEA Gives Washington State Approval to Import Hemp Seeds

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) has received approval from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to import hemp seeds. “It’s a real, real possibility we’ll have a spring planting of hemp,” says WSDA’s hemp coordinator Emily Feblesy According to Feblesy the WSDA has proposed rules for hemp cultivation and hopes to issue licenses to …

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5 Great Ways to Eat Hemp Seeds

Hemp seeds are one of the most nutritious foods on the planet. In addition to providing a massive amount of protein and other nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids, studies have shown that they provide medical benefits such as treating and preventing high blood pressure. Given these benefits, and the simple fact that hemp seeds …

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Study: Hemp Seeds Can Treat and Prevent High Blood Pressure

A widely unpublicized study published in the European Journal of Nutrition shows that hemp seeds may not only treat hypertension (high blood pressure), they may have the ability to prevent it as well. “This work determined the ability of hemp seed meal protein hydrolysate (HMH)-containing diets to attenuate elevated blood pressure (hypertension) development in spontaneously …

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Colorado Legislature Passes Legislation to Establish Hemp Seed Program, Sent to Governor for Consideration

Colorado’s full Legislature has given approval to Senate Bill 196, a proposal to establish a certified hemp seed program. The measure has been sent to Governor John Hickenlooper, who’s expected to sign it into law. If signed by Governor Hickenlooper, or allowed to become law without his signature, Senate Bill 196 would establish a hemp …

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Colorado Senate Unanimously Passes Bill to Establish Hemp Seed Program

Colorado’s Senate has given unanimous approval to Senate Bill 196, a proposal to establish a certified hemp seed program. The bill was passed with unanimous support, 35 to 0. Senate Bill 196 would establish a hemp seed program through the state’s Department of Agriculture, which would allow farmers to apply with the Department to receive …

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Tennessee Receives Approval from DEA to Import Hemp Seeds

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture has received approval from the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to import hemp seeds. The production and cultivation of industrial hemp became legal in Tennessee on July 1st of last year, thanks to legislation approved by lawmakers – and signed by the state’s governor – earlier that year. The law allows …

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Kentucky Receives Permit For Hemp Seeds From DEA

Over 250 pounds of hemp seeds will be delivered tomorrow to Kentucky’s Agriculture Department by the DEA, which confiscated the seeds as they were being delivered from Italy to Kentucky. Agriculture Commissioner James Comer plans on using the hemp seeds for hemp pilot projects which will take place across the state. These projects are legal …

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New Study Finds Hemp Seeds Can Prevent and Treat Hypertension

A study published in the November issue of the European Journal of Nutrition has found that hemp seeds may not only treat hypertension, but may have the ability to prevent it as well. “This work determined the ability of hemp seed meal protein hydrolysate (HMH)-containing diets to attenuate elevated blood pressure (hypertension) development in spontaneously hypertensive …

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U.S. Air Force Bans Yogurt With Hemp Seeds

The U.S. Air Force – in a move so ridiculous it’s almost comical – has banned a yogurt which is sold in supermarkets across the country. The reason? This particular yogurt (Blueberry Power Flip Chobani Greek yogurt) comes with a side of walnuts, chia, and that ever-controversial superfood: hemp seed. According to Captain Adam Koudelka, …

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