March 28th, 2013 - Jill Ettinger
Hemp advocates are rejoicing as Kentucky has passed legislation to allow the agricultural production of industrial hemp, which is currently classified as a Schedule 1 drug because of its relation to its psychoactive cousin, cannabis.
Read More:Out of the Weeds: Industrial Hemp Bill Passes in Kentucky
June 13th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
David Bronner, CEO and President of the iconic organic soap brand, Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soap, founded by his grandfather Emil Bronner in 1948, was arrested earlier this week just outside of the White House for protesting the law that makes it illegal to grow the hemp plant in the U.S. because of its close relation to marijuana.
Read More:The Cleanest Man In Prison: Dr. Bronner’s Soap CEO Arrested for Hemp Activism