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Industrial Hemp Action Alert : Phone Calls Needed in 48 States by Monday Morning!

Hey Daily Paulers!

On Monday May 20th, Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell is planning to introduce a hemp amendment to the 2013 Farm Bill. Because both of our Kentucky Senators have already pledged to support this issue, I'm reaching out and asking for your help around the nation!

Will you call your Senators and ask them to support and vote for a hemp amendment to the Farm Bill of 2013? This amendment should be attempted on Monday, so phone calls should be made today, this weekend, or early Monday morning.

Even leaving messages for your Senators is great, so don't worry if you don't get through right away.

This may indeed be one of those "strange bedfellows" situations, but Industrial Hemp is an issue that rises above political divides. And it may be one of the best methods to save our economy and begin the healing process of our country and our environment.

There are no silver bullets. But this is an opportunity that has presented itself to us, and we should take action while we have time!
Please go to:
http://capwiz.com/votehemp/callalert/index.tt?alertid=62416381
Ask them to support & vote for the Industrial Hemp Amendment to the Farm Bill.

Use the link to find your Senators, their numbers, and talking points about the amendment.

Then please share this information with everyone you know! You can copy/paste or feel free to share my post on http://www.kentuckyhempcoalition.blogspot.com/




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Keep calling...

especially if you live in Nevada call Harry Reid's office.
https://www.facebook.com/votehemp/posts/10151618055359920

Nevada Residents: URGENT! Please Call Senator Harry Reid Today and Ask Him to Give Senator Wyden's Hemp Amendment to the Farm Bill a Voice Vote

On May 20th Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon introduced Senate Amendment 952, the Industrial Hemp amendment to the Farm Bill. A Senate vote could come at any time and it's critical that you make this call now. We have received support from many key Senators on this amendment and now we need your support!

If you live in Nevada, please call Senator Reid's Washington, DC office and give him this message:

Call Now - 202-224-3542

* Introduce yourself, mention that you are a constituent and that you vote.

* I'm calling to ask that Senator Reid please give Senator Wyden's hemp amendment to the Farm Bill a voice vote.

* Ask for a reply letter or email, give them your name and address, and thank them for their time.

We ask that you pass this information on to friends and family in Nevada and ask them to make the call as well. Thank you so much for your support!

http://www.votehemp.com/alerts/vote_hemp_alert-20130522.html

I called my two senators,

anyone else call today?

ALERT: Hemp amendment to the farm bill

has finally been introduced. Please call your Senators and ask them to support S.AMDT.952, Senator Ron Wyden's Industrial Hemp Amendment to the Farm Bill.

More information at:
https://www.facebook.com/votehemp

article on HuffPo:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/21/ron-wyden-hemp-lega...

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For

Texans

Call Here: (202) 224-2934
Washington, D.C. office of U.S. Senator John Cornyn

Senator Cruz's Washington, D.C. office at 202-224-5922

(please call between 9am & 5pm) (or leave message)
Talking
Points:
1) Introduce yourself, mention that you are a constituent and that you vote.
2) I'm calling to ask the Senator to support & vote for Senator Mitch McConnell's Industrial Hemp Amendment to the Farm Bill.
3) The language is the same as S. 359, the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2013.
4) See the March 21, 2013 CRS report "Hemp as an Agricultural Commodity," order code RL 32725, for more information on the issue
5) Ask for a reply letter or email, give them your name and address, and thank them for their time.

I must be the only pot head

I must be the only pot head here on the DP, but please change the picture, that's not hemp.

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Here's

the source for the picture.
http://www.votehemp.com/

http://hempbenefits.org/blog/

Here's a Google image search for "hemp field."
http://isearch.avg.com/images?s=sideNav&q=hemp+field&sap=nt&...

So what's the difference?
How can you tell what is psychoactive and what is not, from a photo?

After looking at the bigger

After looking at the bigger picture thanks to your sources, i think i might be wrong, but its still difficult to differentiate them. Never mind now and ill just shut up :P

The male plant isn't like a

The male plant isn't like a baseball bat at the top, its more of little tiny pods of little football shaped balls, but it's not the balls you want, its the actual fiber in the stalk of the male plant. Technically yes, there might be some hemp there, but those plants in the picture are ready to be dried and smoked.

Because that field is BUD.

Because that field is BUD. Something i would smoke if i had the sufficient time to dry it. Hemp is the male plant, that picture is a cannabis field. Not busting your balls, just irritated me a little haha

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No

hemp is not the "male plant." Hemp is a cousin to cannabis sativa. It consists of male AND female plants. How do you think they get the seeds to plant more? Didn't you get the "birds and bees" speech when you were little?

"A distinct variety of the Cannabis sativa plant, known as hemp, can be grown to maximize the fibers in the stalk of the plant or to maximize seed production. Hemp has a minimal amount — about 1 percent — of the psychotropic chemical THC."
http://www.livescience.com/24552-what-is-hemp.html

lol, i know about sex sir.

lol, i know about sex sir. Just ill-informed on hemp. I still feel that the picture is pure bud tho, and HEMP does not and will not get you high but im sure the shit in that picture would.

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The

female flower/bud is the same on either variety. What you might be trying to refer (hehe reefer) to is "Sensimilla" which is a group of strictly female plants with the males ...ehem..weeded out.

When a female plant gets pollinated and bears seed, its potency gets lowered. That is why some outdoor high grade "sensimillia" growers would not want to grow close to hemp because it would cross pollinate and not only seed their crop, but contaminate it with the lesser potent genetics of the hemp plant.

This is why some politicians are hesitant to legalize hemp production because they think people could hide "high grade sensimilla" cannabis plants among the hemp plants, which would be pointless as they would be ruined genetically.

Make sense? (or sensimillia?) I'm just full of puns today and I'm not even trying...;)

Sensimilia is just seedless

Sensimilia is just seedless bud bro.

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I hope

you've called your senator in return for all the effort I've invested in trying to explain things.

Yes Sensimillia is "seedless." It's seedless because of the reason I mentioned in the post you replied to. no males= no pollen= no seeds

So it's agreed: smoke weed

So it's agreed: smoke weed everyday.

Simple Facts and Plain Arguments
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Agreed.

A blunt a day keeps the doctor away.

'Nuff said.

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

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Lotus

Eco Elise made from Hemp


http://youtu.be/xCoVFOc1iVM

1941 ford


http://youtu.be/54vD_cPCQM8

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Hemp products,

are wonderful and should be permitted. I have a concern when it comes to seed. "MONSANTO the evil" has poisoned our food seed with the paid off blessing of the Fed Gov. Now their after the highest profit seed on the planet. "Hemp" Think of the cross pollination to your cannabis, sativa & indica strains, and what that will do to the "GOD GIVEN" medicine. Remember, BILLY GATES has his money in the mix.

NOSHEEPLE

Heirloom

1. Heirloom seeds are plentiful and have been mano a mano forever
2. Virtually ALL growers treasure their seeds and hybrids
3. Virtually ALL growers loathe Monsanto et al

Way, way different than the unsuspecting subsistence type farmers (suiciding themselves in India).

I believe Monsanto/Gates couldn't propagate/market like they have with the unsuspecting.... MJ/Hemp 'farmers' would be/are suspicious by nature.... with good reason.

Possible? Sure.
Likely? Not on your life.
Consumers will be ON GUARD and vigilant.

Done!

call & emailed + 6 friends in less than 5 minutes.
Do it.

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.

"Industrial Hemp is an issue that rises above political divides"

Unfortunately industrial hemp HAS ALSO BEEN an issue that has bonded both sides AGAINST IT as well. Praying for the truth to rise above all else.

"All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent."
Thomas Jefferson

Thanks for the comments and

Thanks for the comments and keep spreading the word! Michigan and Vermont are crucial, but we need people from all over the country to start calling their Senators either this weekend or first thing Monday morning.

Phone calls are better right now.

We aren't 100% what this amendment is going to be attached to. It could be attached to the Farm Bill, which some would consider to be a disaster at it's best. It could be attached to something else.

It is not Rep Thomas Massie's hemp bill nor is it Sen Ron Wyden's hemp bill.

This amendment would legalize Industrial Hemp in all 50 States.

"Agriculture is the foundation of manufactures, since the productions of nature are the materials of art."

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way to go, my sista kentuckykate!

Hemp for Victory


http://youtu.be/a1oFcgLfgV0

"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

BUMP

BUMP

Votehemp.com/farmbill

Easy to use, and they give you talking points for when you call and even a template for a follow-up e-mail.

Thank you for posting!

¶~~*~~Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth. ~Ludwig Börne~~*~~¶