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Times are changing: OSU to offer course on hemp

Oregon State University will be offering the first course in industrial hemp beginning spring term. The course will be offered online and is the first of its kind in the world.

The three-credit course, WSE 266, is being offered by the College of Forestry’s department of wood science and engineering and will be coordinated by Anndrea Hermann, an instructor in the college.

“It’s an up and coming crop in the United States and we are going to need professionals coming out of academia who are experts in multiple areas,” Hermann said.

Cultivation of hemp is currently illegal in the United States, although importation of it is legal. Hemp is a non-psychoactive relative of cannabis sativa indica or marijuana, and can be used for a variety of purposes. Hemp was once widely grown in the United States but has been banned by the federal government for more than 50 years.

Hermann said hemp can be used in a variety of different applications, from making paper and textiles to food products and biofuels, and the industry stands to grow in the near future. Sales of hemp products exceeded $452 million last year according to the Hemp Industries Association.

Hermann said a variety of students would benefit from the class, anyone from food science students to those interested in fashion and textiles.

The class will look at the historical and political context of hemp, both in the United States and internationally. It will also look at the growing and industrial applications of hemp.

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Hemp For Victory

http://www.globalhemp.com/1942/01/hemp-a-war-crop-for-iowa.html

Minnesota City: Blooming Prairie (Steele County)

Operator: U S Government, Commodity Credit Corp

Product Type: hemp fiber

War Product or Service: hemp fiber

http://www.heritageresearch.com/ourlibrary/databases/wwii/au...

When Jack Herer ran for President

He autographed his book for me and wrote as follows: 9/19/92

"Keep learning & teaching this Hemp knowledge non-stop till total victory. No one can beat the facts except by us being silent. Be loud. Love Jack"

Film produced by the US Government in 1942

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ne9UF-pFhJY

"I, __________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oath_of_enlistment

There is no duration defined in the Oath

Has anyone ever tested this law?

If hemp has none of the drug effects like marijuana does, is it in fact an illegal drug? I wonder what would happen if a few dozen farmers planted a few thousand acres? Now if they had a trial of their peers, farmers, could they get a conviction?

THIS is it!

I've said it 30 or 40 times: hemp can set us free. I doubt the GI bill will cover this class :(

Lima-1, out.

If you don't know your rights, you don't have any.

Hemp can help restore this planet

'Peace Mom' Cindy Sheehan said to me couple of years back after I send her the latest Ron Paul's hemp initiative in Congress.

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Hemp is going to sweep the toxic petroleum plastics industry

into the distbins of history!

Everything is about the change.

Michael Nystrom's picture

Bump

Woot!

Times are changing indeed!

Michael

I have this beautiful feeling (not just from my dreams) that this planet earth will soon be restored.

We are all part of it.
We all have our roles in it.

Big hug*))

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My son just graduated from OSU

Bravo I applaud this move. They will not be making marijuana brownies they will be making space age materials and will improve our lives with the study of this fiberous material. Many plant materials are used in making fabrics and plastics.

I fed some pigeons once again today

--I deserve one self-bump.

:)

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Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

I'll give you a bump. =)

Would love to see hemp as an alternate farm crop.

Thank you

In every country I lived hemp was legal.
Why America has to be different?
When its own Constitution was written on it and George Washington had a hemp farm.
Why?

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Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15