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The miracle crop
     By Philip Chadwick, PrintWeek. (June 5, 2008)

Vermont a hemp state? Not so fast
     By Peter Hirschfeld, Vermont Press Bureau, The Barre Montpelier Times Argus. (June 4, 2008)

Markowitz says Douglas may have vetoed bill he intended to become law
     Bob Kinzel, Vermont Public Radio. (June 3, 2008)

Hemp Bill Becomes Law in Vermont
     USAgNet, Wisconsin Ag Connection. (June 2, 2008)

Holland's hemp history
     By Sjoerd Kold, Fibre2fashion.com. (May 31, 2008)

Douglas to allow hemp bill to become law without signing it
     Associated Press, Boston Globe. (May 30, 2008)

Vermont Hemp Bill to Become Law
     Join Together Online. (May 30, 2008)

Hemp for Vermont Bill Becomes Law
     Vote Hemp Press Release. (May 30, 2008)

Hemp bill becomes law without Douglas' signature
     Ross Sneyd, Vermont Public Radio. (May 30, 2008)

Douglas will let bill legalizing hemp become law
     By Peter Hirschfeld, Vermont Press Bureau, The Barre Montpelier Times Argus. (May 30, 2008)

Stemergy Secures $3.3 Million Commitment for Hemp Processing Technology from Ontario Government
     Stemergy Press Release. (May 28, 2008)

Hemp to boost Moree region
     By Cady Andersen, Moree Champion. (May 27, 2008)

Building green: Local company using hemp concrete
     By T.L. Hamilton, The Courier. (May 24, 2008)

Industrial hemp gets green light
     By Shan Goodwin, The Land. (May 22, 2008)

On hemp ...
     Eric Lineback, Letters, Brattleboro Reformer. (May 22, 2008)

Free screening: Skylight Kunming
     GoKunming. (May 21, 2008)

Hemp catching on with NW farmers
     BBC News. (May 20, 2008)

Line between hemp and marijuana still blurry to U.S.
     By Olivia Radcliffe, The Lantern. (May 15, 2008)

Petition seeks OK for hemp in energy research
     By Cy Ryan, Las Vegas Sun. (May 15, 2008)

OUR OPINIONS: Were they smoking something?
     By Mike King, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. (May 13, 2008)

New direction for hemp
     Queensland Country Life. (May 14, 2008)

Five Organic Leaders Team Up as "Power Foods Group" at Green Festival in Chicago
     Power Foods Group Press Release. (May 13, 2008)

An unlikely mix: agriculture to veterans' issues
     By LeeAnn Schutz, Twin Cities Planet. (May 13, 2008)

Students explore possibilities of a greener future
     By Megan Salisbury, The Daily Evergreen. (May 12, 2008)

Highly Sustainable Tradical Hemcrete Creates a "Greener" Community Facility in South Dakota
     American Lime Technology Press Release. (May 11, 2008)

New Ga. law bans sale of 'pot candy' to minors
     By Greg Bluestein, Associated Press, Yahoo! Finance. (May 7, 2008)

Law bans retailers from selling 'pot candy' to minors
     Associated Press, Ledger-Enquirer. (May 7, 2008)

'Pocket-veto' rule sets off accusations
     By Terri Hallenbeck, The Burlington Free Press. (May 7, 2008)

The bills that made it addressed these issues ...
     Vermont Press Bureau, The Barre Montpelier Times Argus. (May 4, 2008)

Hemp Hoe Down organizers promise food, music and more
     By Heidi Bell Gease, Rapid City Journal. (May 5, 2008)

APUC to Review 11 Funding Requests
     KFYR-TV. (May 5, 2008)

Hemp bill moves to full Senate vote
     By Neal P. Goswami, Bennington Banner. (May 2, 2008)

Pass the hemp
     Editorial, Bennington Banner. (May 2, 2008)

Senate passes bill legalizing industrial hemp cultivation
     By Peter Hirschfeld, Vermont Press Bureau, The Barre Montpelier Times Argus. (May 2, 2008)

Pass the hemp bill
     By Anne G. Wallace-Senft, Nathan J. Wallace-Senft, Mike Eastman, Letters, Bennington Banner. (May 1, 2008)

Hemp milk review
     By Sheree Welshimer, BellaOnline. (May 1, 2008)

Weekend made for green living
     By Marc Kilchling, Sun Media, The Toronto Sun. (April 26, 2008)

Lecture theatre to have hemp walls
     Green Building Press. (April 25, 2008)

Ottawa to fund B.C. hemp plot trials
     By FBC Staff, The Manitoba Co-operator. (April 24, 2008)

Federal Mountain Pine Beetle Funding for Hemp Pilot Project; Cultural Centre Study
     Government of Canada Newsroom. (April 24, 2008)

Changing times for brewery
     The Lowestoft Journal. (April 18, 2008)

Highly Sustainable British Hemcrete Building System Makes Its Debut in the United States
     American Lime Technology Press Release. (April 17, 2008)

Sowing the seeds for hemp's future
     By Luis Feliu, The Northern Rivers Echo. (April 16, 2008)

Why Not Hemp
     by earlbishop, The Examiner Blogs. (April 15, 2008)

Hemp Nutrition Holds Value-Added Potential (PDF file 1.5MB)
     The World-Spectator. (April 14, 2008)

Promoting hemp's health benefits
     Ontario Farmer Daily. (April 11, 2008)

Green bedrooms and more: Healthy fabrics for the home
     By Karen Secord, The Ottawa Citizen. (April 10, 2008)

Minister defends commercial hemp licence delay
     ABC Online. (April 10, 2008)

Farmers in NSW going to pot
     By Ben Cubby, Stock & Land. (April 9, 2008)

Farmers to get go-ahead to grow hemp
     The Age. (April 9, 2008)

Australian farmers to grow legal cannabis
     ABC Online. (April 9, 2008)

Hemp is the latest alternative to concrete. And like vegetables or fruit, it's locally grown
     Donnachadh McCarthy: The Home Ecologist, Independent. (April 9, 2008)

Got hemp?
     GateHouse News Service, The Times Reporter. (April 7, 2008)

D.C. Gets a (Perfectly Legal) Hemp Store
     By Annys Shin, The Washington Post. (April 7, 2008)

Forbes considered for hemp trial crop
     ABC Online. (April 5, 2008)

House lingers over pot-flavored lollipop bill
     By Mike Billips, The Telegraph. (April 4, 2008)

Hemp advocates tout plant's virtues
     By Terry Smith, Idaho Mountain Express and Guide. (April 2, 2008)

Hemp farming, the other cash crop
     By Joan Silver, 100 Mile House Free Press. (April 2, 2008)

Ga. lawmakers vote to outlaw sale of marijuana-flavored candy to minors
     By Shannon McCaffrey, Associated Press, The Telegraph. (April 1, 2008)

Sen. Stoner Wants Stoner Pops Banned
     By Tracey Christensen, WXIA-TV. (April 1, 2008)

A nice day for a "green" wedding
     By Dino-Ray Ramos, Contra Costa Times. (March 31, 2008)

Culture Artist: Building Ecotopia: Organic cotton, hemp and bamboo
     By Chuck Hall, North Texas e-News. (March 30, 2008)

It's A Gray Area: Let's revitalize the hemp industry!
     Opinion by James P. Gray, Daily Pilot. (March 29, 2008)

Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods expands with new facility In Winnipeg
     Manitoba Harvest Press Release. (March 26, 2008)

Munchies from milk?
     By Clare Howard, Journal Star. (March 26, 2008)

Hemp education 101
     By Kate Weldon, Barry's Bay This Week. (March 19, 2008)

Eco-Living: Spliff competition
     By Louisa Pearson, Scotland on Sunday. (March 16, 2008)

Hemp manufacturer secures Hong Kong contract
     ABC Online. (March 14, 2008)

ND producers plan acres, appeal industrial hemp lawsuit
     By Sue Roesler, Farm & Ranch Guide. (March 13, 2008)

Study: U.S. Hemp Ban Hurts Environment, Economy
     Reason Foundation News Release. (March 13, 2008)

New Poll Shows Strong Voter Support for Industrial Hemp Farming in North Dakota
     Vote Hemp Press Release. (March 12, 2008)

Adnams completes £3.5m eco-friendly brewhouse
     By Paul Charity, Morning Advertiser. (March 12, 2008)

Hemp Foods Pioneer Nutiva to Introduce New 3 Pound Bulk Size Organic Hemp Seed and Hemp Protein at Natural Foods Expo West
     Nutiva Press Release. (March 11, 2008)

Glenwood textile company weaves way to success with hemp
     By Phillip Yates, Post Independent. (March 11, 2008)

Former CIA Director Woolsey weaves case for legalizing hemp
     By Gargi Chakrabarty, Rocky Mountain News. (March 11, 2008)

Eco-fashions echo green lifestyle
     By Vivi Hoang, The Tennessean. (March 10, 2008)

Hemp: Licensing Bill Passes Minnesota House, Would Require Federal Approval
     Drug War Chronicle, Issue #526. (March 7, 2008)

Eating Right: The New Super Foods
     By Julia Hirsch, RedOrbit. (March 6, 2008)

Building on hemp's marvels
     By Andy Parks, Lismore Northern Star. (March 4, 2008)

Hemp bill survives close vote by Minn. House panel
     The Associated Press, Worthington Daily Globe. (March 4, 2008)

Hemp concrete in £6.2m eco-centre
     BBC News. (March 4, 2008)

Not just another brick in the wall
     Story and photos by Rudi Maxwell, The Northern Rivers Echo. (March 4, 2008)

Cutting CO2 with hemp and lime
     By Paul Thompson, Construction News Plus. (March 3, 2008)

CAT building to use hemp walls
     Green Building Press. (March 3, 2008)

Good, Bad, Ugly
     By Journal Editorial Board, Rapid City Journal. (March 2, 2008)

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