Press Releases

Annual Retail Sales for Hemp-Derived CBD Products Estimated to Exceed $646 Million by 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization working to change state and federal laws to allow commercial hemp farming, has released estimates of the sales and market growth for hemp-derived CBD products. According to...


New Belgium Brewing, Willie Nelson’s Cannabis Company, and Vote Hemp Team Up to Form the ‘American Hemp Campaign’; Effort to Promote U.S. Hemp Independence to Launch on Fourth of July

  The nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization, Vote Hemp, is teaming up with craft brewer New Belgium Brewing and GCH, the company behind Willie Nelson’s cannabis brands, to form the American Hemp Campaign. The effort, which is aimed...


2017 Annual Retail Sales for Hemp Products Estimated at $820 Million

WASHINGTON, DC – Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization working to change state and federal laws to allow commercial hemp farming, has released final estimates of the size of the 2017 U.S. retail market for hemp...


Vote Hemp Organizes Hemp Lobby Day on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization working to change state and federal laws to allow commercial hemp farming, in coordination with Agricultural Hemp Solutions, will hold a Hemp Lobby Day on Capitol Hill,...


Senator McConnell Introduces The Hemp Farming Act of 2018

The Hemp Farming Act of 2018 Strongly Poised to Pass Federal Legalization of Hemp Cultivation, Regulation and Commerce in 115th Congress WASHINGTON, D.C. – Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization working to change state and federal...


Vote Hemp Releases 2017 U.S. Hemp Crop Report Documenting Industrial Hemp Cultivation and State Legislation in the U.S.

WASHINGTON, DC — Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization working to change state and federal laws to allow commercial hemp farming, has released its 2017 U.S. Hemp Crop Report. The report documents state-by-state progress of hemp...


Congress Introduces Industrial Hemp Farming Act with New Framework for Cultivation, Regulation and Commerce

WASHINGTON, D.C. Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization working to change state and federal laws to allow commercial hemp farming, supports the introduction of the Congressional bill H.R. 3530, The Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2017,...


Vote Hemp Petition Gains More than 100,000 Signatures, Office of the White House to Issue Formal Response Within 60 Days

Petition Seeks Support For Bipartisan Hemp Farming Legislation to Boost Rural Economy WASHINGTON, DC – Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization working to change state and federal laws to allow commercial hemp farming, has garnered more...


Vote Hemp Organizes Hemp Lobby Day in Coordination with Hemp Expo on Capitol Hill

Hemp Business Owners, Farmers, Entrepreneurs and Activists to Push for Passage of Industrial Hemp Farming Act in Congress WASHINGTON, DC – Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization working to change state and federal laws to allow...


Vote Hemp Issues Statement in Response to Unjust DEA Raid of Menominee Indian Reservation Industrial Hemp Crop

WASHINGTON, DC – Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization working to change state and federal laws to allow commercial hemp farming, has released a statement in response to the undue and wrongful raid of industrial hemp...