A new law allows the University of Hawaii to establish a two-year industrial hemp remediation and biofuel crop research program.
POT TV - CNN's Headline News covers the flying of the hemp flag at the Capitol Building in Washington D.C. on the Fourth of July. From Headline News: The flag flying over the U.S. Capitol will be a little different today: It will reportedly be made of hemp! That's a substance that's actually illegal to grow in the United States. But lawmakers have been trying to change that law. The Washington Post reports a Colorado advocate came up with the plan to fly a hemp flag over the capitol.
CANNABIS CULTURE - The use of hemp was prevalent in the days of America's founding fathers. George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, among others, grew hemp. Betsy Ross sewed the first American flag out of hemp. Centuries later, this Fourth of July, a hemp flag flies over America once more.