Press Releases

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

WASHINGTON, DC – Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization working to change state and federal laws to allow commercial hemp farming, is organizing a Hemp Lobby Day in coordination with the Hemp Product Expo sponsored by...


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...


Congress Introduces Industrial Hemp Farming Act with Bi-partisan Support

WASHINGTON, DC – Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization working to change state and federal laws to allow commercial hemp farming, is pleased to announce the introduction of complementary bills in both the Senate and House,...


President Obama Signs Farm Bill with Amendment to Allow Industrial Hemp Research

WASHINGTON, DC — Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading grassroots hemp advocacy organization working to revitalize industrial hemp production in the U.S., is excited to report that President Obama has signed the Farm Bill which contains an amendment to legalize...


Amendment to Allow Industrial Hemp Research Included in Farm Bill

WASHINGTON, DC — Vote Hemp, the nation’s leading hemp grassroots advocacy organization working to revitalize industrial hemp production in the U.S., is excited to report that an amendment to legalize hemp production for research purposes was included in the...


Farm Bureau Passes Policy Urging Removal of Industrial Hemp Classification as Controlled Substance

WASHINGTON, DC — The national, single-issue, non-profit advocacy group Vote Hemp applauds the new resolution on industrial hemp that was adopted by delegates of the American Farm Bureau Federation at its 95th annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas last...


Governor Brown Signs California Industrial Hemp Farming Act Legalizing Hemp Farming Under State Law

SACRAMENTO, CA — Vote Hemp and the Hemp Industries Association (HIA), the nation’s leading hemp grassroots advocacy organization and industry trade group, respectively, each working to revitalize industrial hemp production and processing in the U.S., are excited to report that...


Vote Hemp Holds Briefing with Rep. Massie, Rep. Polis and Commissioner Comer to Discuss State vs. Federal Laws on Industrial Hemp Farming

Vote Hemp Holds Briefing with Rep. Massie, Rep. Polis and Commissioner Comer to Discuss State vs. Federal Laws on Industrial Hemp Farming New Department of Justice Policy Change Regarding Enforcement of Federal and State Marijuana Laws Raises Questions for...