Ag commissioner: Sheriff’s support for industrial hemp a big boost to legalization efforts

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 28, 2012) — Agriculture Commissioner James Comer applauded Christian County Sheriff Livy Leavell Jr. on Wednesday for supporting the production of industrial hemp in Kentucky during the annual conference of the Kentucky Association of Counties in Louisville. “Sheriff Leavell’s support is a big step for the industrial hemp initiative,” Comer said. “By having a […]

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Placebo Effect or Not?

After Jeanne Marcum was diagnosed with early-onset rheumatoid arthritis, her sons suggested she look into trying cannabidiol, better known as CBD. “When I started researching it, I discovered Kentucky Hemp Works, basically right up the street from me,” says Marcum, a former bodybuilder. “I made an appointment to talk to them and learn all about […]

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Real Farmers, Real Questions

Katie Moyer is the founder of Kentucky Hemp Works, a seed and root processing facility in Western Kentucky. Her efforts to legalize hemp began in 2007 when she drafted the first version of a Kentucky Hemp Bill. Because of her efforts traveling across the state educating and lobbying, Katie was appointed to the Kentucky Industrial […]

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Katie Moyer, Hemp and CBD for a Natural Alternative to Pharmaceuticals

Most of us have heard that hemp can be used for clothing, ropes, and building materials. But in recent years, hemp has also become a valuable tool for human and animal health and wellness. Join hemp producer Katie Moyer from Kentucky Hemp Works for an insightful discussion about the many health benefits of using hemp for everything from clothing and building materials to life-changing natural remedies. Bring your questions and stop in to sample and check out a variety of raw materials and products made out of Kentucky-grown hemp. […]

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KY’s First Hemp Processing Plant Unveils Range of Products

The owner of Kentucky’s first hemp processing plant will open its doors to the public Saturday. Kentucky Hemp Works, located in Hopkinsville, was the first of 35 processing plants to join the Kentucky Department of Agriculture in its statewide hemp pilot project. Janine Silfies combines frozen fruits, unsweetened almond milk, and hemp protein powder, a […]

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