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First major hemp crop in 60 years is planted in southeast Colorado

By Steve Raabe
The Denver Post

Ryan Loflin, of Colorado Hemp, funnels his hemp seeds into a baggie in Crested Butte in April. (AAron Ontiveroz, Denver Post file)

Springfield farmer Ryan Loflin on Monday planted the nation's first industrial hemp crop in almost 60 years.

Loflin's plans to grow hemp already have been chronicled, and Monday's planting attracted the attention of more media in southeastern Colorado and a documentary film crew.

Hemp is genetically related to marijuana but contains little or no THC, the psychoactive substance in marijuana. Hemp has dozens of uses in food, cosmetics, clothing and industrial materials.

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Congrats , Ryan Loflin, of

Congrats , Ryan Loflin, of Colorado Hemp, funnels his hemp seeds into a baggie in Crested Butte in April.

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Unrelated question

How does one keep ones thread active, or get it back up top when it's legs have grown tired?
The reason I ask, is several of my posts are very pertinent to liberty, news at this time and I'd like to keep these articles here people can view them. I noticed that your thread seems to rebirth itself daily, how is that accomplished ?

Thanks.

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Stēkō

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Thread "self-bumping" is a

Thread "self-bumping" is a violation of the site rules and could result in the bumper being banned.

Yes, I'm aware of that,

But I'm not thinking of an ego based bump, but discovering a manner by which information already seen by others as important might be brought back into view.
I've observed, on many occasions threads that have gone far downstream by 2:30 ( 5:30 EST ) , reappear as if by magic at 3:00 (6:00 EST ) as if they'd been on the most viewed comments thread all day long, when in fact they had not been view since the previous day, such as happened to this particular thread. That doesn't bother me, I could care less if someone's self bumping an informational thread: it's the information that rightly is important and not the individual aggregating the information.
My innocuous query, was to redeploy similar informational threads already posted and not to repost threads that are pointless.
Thanks for your reply.

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Stēkō

Drew, by the very grace of GOD through the blood of Christ Jesus.
"there shall come after us men whom shall garner great wealth using our system, and having done so shall seek to slam the door of prosperity behind them." George Washington

I hope all of the farmers in

I hope all of the farmers in this country will support this. Growing hemp could help many small farmers survive.

Here's hoping this guy is

friends with the sheriff of his county, for when the feds come snooping.

The regulation they have put

The regulations they have put on hemp(non-drug) makes it all comical and sad at that same time.

The regulation of hemp should have 0 regulations on it.

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it's all about controlling the opposition. Not about the product.

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Thanks for the uplifting news

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Until federal thug enforcers come...

"This is monumental for our industry," said Bruce Perlowin, chief executive of Hemp Inc. "It will unlock a clean industrial revolution that will be good for the economy, good for jobs and good for the environment."

Yeah until federal thug enforcers come and shut him down and arrest him and his community and sheriff do nothing to protect him... And of course since he is in the news he is a prime target I hate to say...

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Here's

an interesting piece 60 minutes did on the "green rush" in CO. At the end they discuss the conflict between State and Federal law and if they even have the manpower to enforce it.
CBS 60 Minutes Rocky Mountain High Marijuana Millionaires


http://youtu.be/gxx8fS7LNTs

It's a shame Colorado has

It's a shame Colorado has simultaneously gone in the right direction on cannabis and hemp and the wrong direction on the Second Amendment.

wouldn't celebrate yet. The

wouldn't celebrate yet. The regulations on hemp are laughable.

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"Hemp for Victory!"

Wooooooo!

http://www.votehemp.com/download_center.html

There's a lot of material on Hemp right there.

I'm really trying to do this myself but I'm having a hard time seeing the demand in WA state.

Great post, Bob! Wish I could give you another "+"

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

You can't make rope out of plants.

Everyone knows that rope was invented in 1957 by Oscar Mayer DuPont.

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Fun fact: The word 'canvass'

Fun fact:

The word 'canvass' is derived from the word "Cannabis"

We all share this eternally evolving present moment- The past and future only exist as inconsequential mental fabrications.

Patents, huh :D

Patents, huh

:D

Rand Paul Keep Pushing this in Kentucky !!!

Rand Paul Keep Pushing this in Kentucky !!!

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